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Should I remove Nero MediaHome Free?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,027
United States Rank #6,681
Reach 0.1569%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.17 days
211.57 days >
Average installed length: 111.16 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
17.0.00600 1.73%
17.0.00500 2.36%
16.0.03300 2.41%
16.0.02900 1.50%
16.0.02800 6.77%
16.0.01700 8.08%
16.0.01600 1.18%
16.0.01500 13.85%
16.0.01100 0.23%
16.0.01000 2.86%
16.0.00800 3.18%
16.0.00700 6.63%
15.0.04700 10.72%
15.0.04100 2.59%
15.0.04000 0.14%
15.0.02900 7.04%
15.0.02800 2.27%
15.0.02500 0.14%
15.0.02400 5.40%
15.0.02200 0.54%
15.0.01900 0.41%
15.0.01800 5.54%
15.0.01000 0.59%
15.0.00900 5.27%
15.0.00700 2.36%
15.0.00100 6.22%

Typically installed together

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Nero MediaHome Free

Overview

Nero MediaHome Free is a program developed by Nero AG. The most used version is 16.0.01500, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 main program executable is Patch.exe. The software installer includes 62 files and is usually about 630.08 KB (645,206 bytes). KwikMediaUpdater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 26% of users of Nero MediaHome Free come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nero.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Nero\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{113B00AE-953B-4C3A-AD13-20F02661E146}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 630.08 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Nero MediaHome Free

Program executable:Patch.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Nero\Patch.exe
MD5:6361751c82f6b7e4fdc59db5d5f5d90d
Additional files:
  • ImageProcessLib.Interop.dll - Nero Playback Component Dynamic Link Library
  • ACME.Interop.dll - Advanced Content Manager & Enumerator
  • CognitecConnector.Interop.dll - Nero Cognitec Connector
  • AdvrCntrProxy.dll - Nero Core Components (AdvrCntrProxy)
  • DeviceConnector.Interop.dll - Nero Move it plug-in
  • Blu-rayPlayer.exe - Nero Blu-ray Player
  • DotNetAppLauncher.dll - DotNetAppLauncher (.net application launcher)
  • DesktopClientLib.dll - DesktopClientLib
  • BRWizard.exe - Nero MediaHome (Backup & Restore Wizard)
  • Burn.Model.dll - Nero.Framework.Burn
  • Burn.UI.dll - BurnUI
  • Burn.ViewModel.dll - Burn.ViewModel
  • DeviceManager.dll - DeviceManager
  • DeviceMonitor.dll - DeviceMonitor
  • DeviceOperations.dll - DeviceOperations
  • FaceScanner.dll - FaceScanner
  • FileScanner.dll - FileScanner
  • FileSystemWatcher.dll - FileSystemWatcher
  • FolderScanner.exe - Folder Scanner
  • IndexingManager.dll - IndexingManager
  • KwikMedia.exe - Nero MediaHome Compatibility
  • KwikMediaUpdater.exe - KwikMediaUpdater
  • MainAppCommunicator.dll - Communication Bridge
  • MediaBrowser.exe - Nero MediaBrowser
  • MediaHome.exe
  • MediaHome.Wpf.dll - MediaHome.Wpf
  • MediaHub.Core.dll - MainApplication
  • MediaHub.DataModel.dll - DataModel
  • MediaHub.Main.exe
  • MediaHub.Sdk.dll - MediaHubSDK
  • MediaHubBurnSDK.dll - MediaHubBurnSDK
  • Medialib.dll - MediaLibrary
  • MediaLibrary.dll
  • MiniHub.exe - Nero MediaBrowser Compatibility
  • MiniHubStub.dll - MiniHubStub
  • SerialHelper.exe - Nero MediaHome Store Activator
  • UpgradeInfo.exe - Upgrade Information
  • UpgradeInfoKM.exe
  • MovieWizard.Interop.dll - MovieWizard
  • NANotify.exe - Nero Update (Nero Update UI)
  • NASvc.exe - NeroUpdate
  • NASvcPS.dll - NeroUpdate PS
  • SolutionExplorer.dll
  • Gracenote.Interop.dll - Gracenote
  • NMDllHost.exe - NMDllHost (OutProc server for DLL loading)
  • Nfx.Oops.exe - Nfx.Oops
  • ABServer.dll - AirLink (AirLink server)
  • BurnAPI.Interop.dll - BurnAPI
  • AppFormatCOM.Interop.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Autoplay Handlers
  • MediaHome.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'KwikMedia11BluRayOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'OpenWithNeroKwikMedia11' and the action verb 'open.
  • KwikMedia.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'KwikMedia11VCDMovieOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'OpenWithNeroKwikMedia11' and the action verb 'open.
  • Blu-rayPlayer.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'NeroBluRayPlayerOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'OpenWithNeroBluRayPlayer' and the action verb 'open.
4 Scheduled Tasks
  • KwikMedia.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{30199570-5861-4797-844A-31FCCBD1B012}' (runs on registration).
  • MediaHome.exe is scheduled as a task named 'DLNAStreamServerS-1-5-21-4208230928-2836373107-3574143593-1001'.
  • MediaBrowser.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{EB5C1F69-F37B-44ED-8C3B-5561B70E7D23}' (runs on registration).
  • KwikMediaUpdater.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F686C2B9-A5E7-4E11-9F6F-F6F36246ED1F}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • MediaHome.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named DLNAStreamServerS-1-5-21-3256278613-2309624341-3252783711-1002.
Service
  • NASvc.exe runs as a service named 'Nero Update' (NAUpdate).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

NASvc.exe
Memory:10.69 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0003290541%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00000828%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00032078%
0.015104% average
Switches/sec:5
70 average
NMDllHost.exe
Memory:9.75 MB
Total CPU:0.0010155169%
Kernel CPU:0.00020820%
User CPU:0.00080731%

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Or, you can uninstall Nero MediaHome Free 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 MediaHome Free, 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 MediaHome Free.

HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#4,027

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.33%
Windows 8 40.35%
Windows Vista 2.50%
Windows XP 1.82%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.85%
Windows 8.1 15.79%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.69%
Windows 7 Professional 10.51%
Windows 10 Home 6.41%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.41%

Distribution by countryGeography

26.07% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 26.07%
  United States 22.14%
  United Kingdom 6.58%
  Italy 5.68%
  France 5.43%
  Canada 3.50%
  Spain 2.39%
  Brazil 2.35%
  Australia 2.09%
  Belgium 1.84%
  Netherlands 1.79%
  Austria 1.20%
  Sweden 0.85%
  DK 0.81%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 21.34%
Hewlett-Packard 18.44%
Acer 18.20%
Dell 13.45%
ASUS 8.37%
Medion 8.05%
GIGABYTE 5.88%
Lenovo 2.90%
Samsung 2.01%
Intel 1.37%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 5.68%
ASUS All Series 5.11%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.03%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.03%
TOSHIBA Satellite L750 3.03%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 2.65%

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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