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Should I remove Nero 7 Essentials?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #622
United States Rank #1,642
Reach 1.2649%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 22.71 days
670.09 days >
Average installed length: 352.08 days

Versions

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7.03.1357 0.87%
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217 versions

Other programs by Nero AG

Nero 7 Essentials

What is Nero 7 Essentials?

Nero Essentials is a basic version of the Nero's regular programs, such as its CD burning software, according to Nero. Usually, hardware manufacturers include Nero Essentials so users have the bare minimum necessary to use their hardware. Nero Essentials only comes bundled with a new computer and pre-installed.

Overview

The most used version is 7.03.1303, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The software installer includes 50 files and is usually about 1.5 MB (1,570,312 bytes).
Nero 7 Essentials has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nero.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Nero\Nero 7\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{66B6D13A-9CC1-417D-B6F2-58AA539D1033}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.5 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Nero 7 Essentials

  • AudioPluginMgr.dll - Audio Plugin Manager (Audio plugin manager)
  • NeroMediaCon.dll - Nero Media Converter (Nero Library)
  • CDCopy.dll - Nero Burning ROM
  • cdr50s.dll - Nero Recorder Driver
  • CDROM.dll
  • DVDREALLOC.DLL - DVD Reallocation Library
  • Equalize.dll
  • FATImporter.dll
  • GENCUSH.dll
  • Generatr.dll
  • GenFAT.dll
  • geniso.dll
  • GenUDF.dll
  • GenUDF2.dll
  • image.dll
  • ImageGen.dll
  • ISOFS.dll
  • KARAOKE.DLL - Nero Karaoke DLL
  • MMC.dll
  • NeDwFileHelper.exe - Nero Antivirus Helper Application
  • NeHDBlkAccess.dll
  • nero.exe
  • NeroAPI.dll
  • NeroCmd.exe - NeroCmd - NeroAPI Command Processor
  • NeroCOM.dll - Nero COM Module
  • neroDB.dll
  • NeroErr.dll
  • NeroNET.dll - NeroNET Network Library
  • neroscsi.dll
  • NeRSDB.dll
  • NeVCDEngine.dll
  • newtrf.dll
  • TMPVImporter.dll
  • uCDCopy.dll
  • ucdr50s.dll
  • uCDROM.dll
  • UDFImporter.dll
  • uDVDRealloc.dll - DVDRealloc DLL
  • uEqualize.dll
  • em2v.dll - Nero Suite (Mpeg-2 Video Decoder)
  • NeEm2a.dll - Mpeg-2 Audio Encoder
  • LLS.dll - LLS-API

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • nero.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'NeroAutoPlay2RipCD' with the ProgID of 'Nero.AutoPlay2' and the action verb 'PlayCDAudioOnArrival_RipCD.
Scheduled Task
  • nero.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D65C8CD1-1D11-4DE5-9D51-5A0768BD52AF}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • nero.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Nero\Nero 7\Core\nero.exe'.

How do I remove Nero 7 Essentials?

Quickly and completely remove Nero 7 Essentials from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Nero 7 Essentials from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Nero 7 Essentials, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Nero 7 Essentials.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 46%
Win 8 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#622

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.93%
Windows XP 19.92%
Windows Vista 11.14%
Windows 8 9.92%
Windows Server 2003 0.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.82%
Microsoft Windows XP 19.93%
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.11%
Windows 7 Professional 11.35%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.39%
Windows 7 Home Basic 2.06%

Distribution by countryGeography

19.88% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 19.88%
  India 10.73%
  Brazil 9.69%
  Germany 7.68%
  Canada 4.37%
  Iran 3.55%
  France 3.23%
  Indonesia 3.18%
  Australia 2.54%
  United Kingdom 2.53%
  Italy 2.36%
  Israel 1.99%
  Poland 1.49%
  Netherlands 1.43%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 20.61%
Dell 18.93%
Acer 17.80%
GIGABYTE 12.23%
Intel 9.23%
ASUS 6.53%
Medion 3.16%
American Megatrends 3.12%
Lenovo 2.64%
Toshiba 2.33%
Samsung 2.05%
Sahara 1.37%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.15%
INTEL DG31PR 3.95%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.68%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.84%
Gigabyte G31M-ES2L 2.78%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.54%

About Nero AG

Nero is a software company best known for its burning software, Nero Burning ROM.
Publisher URL: www.nero.com

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