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24% remove it76% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,429
United States Rank #4,665
Reach 0.1906%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 25.09 days
740.09 days >
Average installed length: 388.86 days


11.0.13100 20.84%
11.0.12800 0.04%
11.0.12700 3.14%
11.0.12600 5.09%
11.0.12300 3.67%
11.0.11500 60.83%
11.0.10800 6.25%
11.0.10700 0.15%

Other programs by Nero AG

Nero Prerequisite Installer 1.0


Nero Prerequisite Installer 1.0 is a program developed by Nero AG. The most used version is 11.0.11500, 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is nero11disccopygadget-11.0.00400.exe. The software installer includes 126 files and is usually about 1.49 MB (1,565,571 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 34% of users of Nero Prerequisite Installer 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{011E92F1-AF76-4983-8707-79F8F1956439}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.49 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Nero Prerequisite Installer 1.0

Program executable:nero11disccopygadget-11.0.00400.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Nero\nero11disccopygadget-11.0.00400.exe
Additional files:
  • SolutionExplorerCLI.dll - Nero Solution Explorer CLI Dynamic Link Library
  • ImageEffects.Interop.dll - Nero Playback Component Dynamic Link Library
  • ImageProcessLib.Interop.dll
  • SolutionExplorer.dll - Nero Solution Explorer Dynamic Link Library
  • ACME.Interop.dll - Advanced Content Manager & Enumerator
  • NeroGadgetCMServer.exe - Nero Copy Medium Gadget Server
  • NCC.exe - Nero ControlCenter Module (Nero ControlCenter)
  • NCChelper.exe - Nero ControlCenter Helper
  • HelpBase.dll - Nero Help Installer Base (Nero Help Installer Base DLL)
  • CognitecConnector.Interop.dll - Nero Cognitec Connector
  • NeroDiscMergeWrongDisc.exe - NeroDiscMergeWrongDisc (NeroDiscMergeWrongDisc Application)
  • InFAudioRippingServer.dll - InFAudioRippingServer (Nero 10 Inline Function AudioRipping Server)
  • NeroSecurDiscViewer.exe - Nero SecurDisc Viewer (Nero Aplication for SecurDisc)
  • AdvrCntrProxy.dll - Nero Core Components (AdvrCntrProxy)
  • DeviceConnector.Interop.dll - Nero Move it plug-in
  • Blu-rayPlayer.exe - Nero Blu-ray Player
  • DriveLocker.dll - Nero AG DriveLocker (DriveLocker)
  • MenuTemplatePackBasic.dll - Template Pack Icon
  • MovieThemePack3.dll
  • DotNetAppLauncher.dll - DotNetAppLauncher (.net application launcher)
  • NeroAudioRip.exe - Save Audio Tracks
  • DesktopClientLib.dll - DesktopClientLib
  • FatFs.dll - Nero RescueAgent (FatFsDevicePlugin DLL)
  • Iso9660Fs.dll - Iso9660FsPlugin DLL
  • KARAOKE.DLL - Nero Burning ROM (Nero Karaoke DLL)
  • Mmc.dll - MmcDevicePlugin DLL
  • nero.exe
  • NeroAPIEngine.dll - Nero Library
  • NeroCmd.exe - NeroCmd - NeroAPI Command Processor
  • NeroRescueAgent.exe
  • NtfsFS.dll - NtfsFsDevicePlugin DLL
  • Sbc.dll - SbcDevicePlugin DLL
  • uCDCopy.dll
  • UdfFs.dll - UdfFsPlugin DLL
  • uEqualize.dll
  • uFATImporter.dll
  • uGENCUSH.dll
  • uGeneratr.dll
  • uGenFAT.dll
  • ugeniso.dll
  • Burn.Model.dll - Nero Kwik Media (Nero.Framework.Burn)
  • Burn.UI.dll - BurnUI
  • Burn.ViewModel.dll - Burn.ViewModel
  • DeviceImportLibrary.dll - DeviceImportLibrary
  • DeviceManager.dll - DeviceManager
  • DeviceMonitor.dll - DeviceMonitor
  • DeviceOperations.dll - DeviceOperations
  • DeviceSync.dll - DeviceSync
  • FaceScanner.dll - FaceScanner
  • FileScanner.dll - FileScanner
  • FileSystemWatcher.dll - FileSystemWatcher
  • FolderScanner.exe - Folder Scanner
  • IndexingManager.dll - IndexingManager
  • KwikFileWatcher.dll - NTFS File Watcher Core
  • KwikFileWatcherService.exe - NTFS File Watcher Service
  • KwikFileWatcherServicePS.dll - NTFS File Watcher Service Proxy/Stub
  • KwikMedia.600.exe
  • KwikMedia.601.exe
  • KwikMedia.exe
  • KwikMediaUpdater.exe - KwikMediaUpdater

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

5 Autoplay Handlers
  • KwikMedia.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'KwikMedia11VCDMovieOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'OpenWithNeroKwikMedia11' and the action verb 'open.
  • MediaHome.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.
  • nero.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'NeroBurningROM10LaunchNBR' with the ProgID of 'Nero.BurningROM.10.AutoPlay' and the action verb 'LanchNE.
  • NeroExpress.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'NeroExpress11LaunchNE' with the ProgID of 'Nero.Express.11.AutoPlay' and the action verb 'LanchNE.
6 Scheduled Tasks
  • NeroExpress.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{510239FB-D419-421B-BBCD-61639B4D4559}' (runs on registration).
  • KwikMedia.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C73A1EA8-CA69-4B6B-9DC0-B356E5EC96A9}' (runs on registration).
  • MediaBrowser.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{EB5C1F69-F37B-44ED-8C3B-5561B70E7D23}' (runs on registration).
  • MediaHome.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E3E9885E-211C-4F6A-8FED-26E3705E8557}' (runs on registration).
  • KwikMediaUpdater.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F686C2B9-A5E7-4E11-9F6F-F6F36246ED1F}' (runs on registration).
  • NCC.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F6244F41-1519-4F0F-997A-F4BAB69736A0}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • MediaHome.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named DLNAStreamServerS-1-5-21-541580850-1041912314-1963337512-1002.
  • NASvc.exe runs as a service named [email protected]:\Programme\Nero\Update\NASvc.exe,-200' (NAUpdate).
Startup File (User Run Once)
  • NCC.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'NeroControlCenter' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Nero\Nero ControlCenter\NCC.exe" STARTPAGE=UPDATE.
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • KwikMedia.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Nero\KM\KwikMedia.exe'.
  • Blu-rayPlayer.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\System-Programme\Nero 2014\Nero Blu-ray Player\Blu-rayPlayer.exe'.

How do I remove Nero Prerequisite Installer?

Quickly and completely remove Nero Prerequisite Installer 1.0 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 Prerequisite Installer 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 Prerequisite Installer 1.0, 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 Prerequisite Installer.

Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 24%
Keep it 76%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 76.75%
Windows 8 17.01%
Windows XP 3.55%
Windows Vista 2.69%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 47.77%
Windows 7 Professional 15.53%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.16%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.71%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.49%
Windows 8.1 3.38%

Distribution by countryGeography

33.99% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 33.99%
  United States 30.38%
  United Kingdom 4.48%
  Canada 3.71%
  Italy 3.38%
  France 2.61%
  Netherlands 2.54%
  Belgium 2.27%
  Australia 2.14%
  Austria 1.97%
  Spain 1.50%
  Finland 0.94%
  Brazil 0.87%
  Switzerland 0.87%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 18.31%
Hewlett-Packard 17.51%
Acer 15.51%
Medion 11.91%
ASUS 7.83%
Toshiba 7.59%
Intel 2.72%
Samsung 2.48%
Lenovo 1.28%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.35%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 4.23%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 3.75%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.58%
MEDIONPC MS-7616 3.09%
Dell XPS 8300 3.09%

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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