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Nero Recode 12

What is Nero Recode 12?  (from Nero AG)

Nero Recode rips and imports videos in virtually any file or disc format, including Blu-ray Disc™, and converts them to just about any other format supported by a long list of cross-platform devices. You don’t have to get an engineering degree and learn all the acronyms of a thousand different file formats. Just drag t...  Read more


Nero Recode 12 is a program developed by Nero AG. The most used version is 12.0.00300, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 software installer includes 187 files. 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 51% of users of Nero Recode 12 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nero.com/enu/products/nero-recode
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Nero\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{A209E21D-5FCA-4F63-824D-961D9B0D4F40}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)

Program filesFiles installed by Nero Recode 12

  • ImageEffects.Interop.dll - Nero Playback Component Dynamic Link Library
  • ImageProcessLib.Interop.dll
  • NMCdRip.Interop.dll
  • NMPlaybackComponent.Interop.dll
  • NMTTranscoder.Interop.dll
  • ACME.Interop.dll - Advanced Content Manager & Enumerator
  • NeColorCrct.dll - NeColorC Dynamic Link Library
  • NeroStarter.dll - Nero Starter Plugin Extension (Audio plugin extension)
  • Nfx.GlobalThumbnailProvider.dll - Nfx.GlobalThumbnailProvider
  • Nfx.GlobalMetadataProvider.dll - Nfx.GlobalMetadataProvider
  • 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
  • NeroAPIGlueLayerUnicode.dll - NeroAPIGlueLayerUnicode
  • Nfx.GlobalMetadataStore.dll - Nfx.GlobalMetadataStore
  • NeroDiscMergeWrongDisc.exe - NeroDiscMergeWrongDisc (NeroDiscMergeWrongDisc Application)
  • InFAudioRippingServer.dll - InFAudioRippingServer (Nero 9 Inline Function AudioRipping Server)
  • NeroSecurDiscViewer.exe - Nero SecurDisc Viewer (Nero Application for SecurDisc)
  • AdvrCntrProxy.dll - Nero Core Components (AdvrCntrProxy)
  • DeviceConnector.Interop.dll - Nero Move it plug-in
  • Nfx.Toolkit.ShellLib.dll - Nfx.Toolkit.ShellLib
  • DriveLocker.dll - Nero AG DriveLocker (DriveLocker)
  • NeroOnlineUpgrade.exe - Nero Online-Upgrade
  • Nfx.Burn.Model.dll - Nero.Framework.Burn
  • Nfx.Burn.ViewModel.dll - Nfx.Burn.ViewModel
  • DotNetAppLauncher.dll - DotNetAppLauncher (.net application launcher)
  • NeroAudioRip.exe - Save Audio Tracks
  • Nfx.OIDPathMapper.dll - Nfx.OIDPathMapper
  • Nfx.Policy.Nero11.dll - Nfx.Policy.Nero11
  • DesktopClientLib.dll - DesktopClientLib
  • KARAOKE.DLL - Nero Burning ROM (Nero Karaoke DLL)
  • MetadataDetector.Interop.dll - MetadataDetector
  • NeDwFileHelper.exe - Nero Antivirus Helper Application
  • nero.exe
  • NeroAPI.dll - Nero Library
  • NeroAPIEngine.dll
  • NeroAPIUnicode.dll
  • NeroCmd.exe - NeroCmd - NeroAPI Command Processor
  • NeroFileDialog.Interop.dll - Nero File Dialog
  • NeroFileDialogIDL.Interop.dll
  • Nfx.SmmAppConfig.dll - Nfx.SmmAppConfig
  • Nfx.SmmContracts.dll - Nfx.SmmContracts
  • uCDCopy.dll
  • uDVDRealloc.dll - DVDRealloc DLL
  • uEqualize.dll
  • uFATImporter.dll
  • uGENCUSH.dll
  • uGeneratr.dll
  • uGenFAT.dll
  • uGenISO.dll
  • uGenUDF.dll
  • uGenUDF2.dll
  • uimage.dll - Nero Recorder Driver
  • uImageGen.dll
  • uISOFS.dll
  • uMMC.dll
  • uNeroErr.dll
  • uNeVCDEngine.dll
  • uNewTRF.dll
  • uTMPVImporter.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

5 Autoplay Handlers
  • nero.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'NeroExpress12LaunchNE' with the ProgID of 'Nero.Express.12.AutoPlay' and the action verb 'LanchNE.
  • KwikMedia.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'KwikMedia11BluRayOnArrival' 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.
  • NeroExpress.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'NeroAutoPlay9DataDisc' with the ProgID of 'Nero.AutoPlay8' and the action verb 'DataDisc_HandleCDBurningOnArrival.
  • NeroStartSmart.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler (NeroAutoPlay9LaunchNeroStartSmart).
4 Scheduled Tasks
  • KwikMedia.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C93D1D78-5CF7-4AC0-8021-1C638ADCE556}' (runs on registration).
  • ncc.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B89A4038-2657-4FE9-86DD-7C4AB9CD442D}' (runs on registration).
  • MediaHome.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{642D5E0B-6CD3-4BA5-BCFE-2682E3BFD514}' (runs on registration).
  • MediaBrowser.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{87EE94FE-AE68-4A8E-8DD3-4193DD3B0E77}' (runs on registration).
  • NASvc.exe runs as a service named 'NAUpdate' (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.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • KwikMedia.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Nero\KM\KwikMedia.exe'.

How do I remove Nero Recode 12?

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Or, you can uninstall Nero Recode 12 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 Recode 12, 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 Recode 12.

Win 7 (SP1) 74%
Win XP 9%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 73.53%
Windows 8 17.65%
Windows XP 8.82%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 29.41%
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.53%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.59%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 8.82%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.82%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 5.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

51.16% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 51.16%
  Germany 9.30%
  Italy 6.98%
  Russia 4.65%
  Austria 4.65%
  South Africa 2.33%
  Taiwan 2.33%
  UA 2.33%
  France 2.33%
  Australia 2.33%
  Mexico 2.33%
  Philippines 2.33%
  DK 2.33%
  Canada 2.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 27.59%
Dell 24.14%
Hewlett-Packard 17.24%
American Megatrends 10.34%
ASUS 6.90%
Medion 3.45%
Common models
Acer Aspire X1430G 8.33%
Packard Bell EasyNote LS1... 4.17%
MEDION MS-7797 4.17%
Hewlett-Packard p6750z 4.17%
HP EliteBook 8770w 4.17%
HP EliteBook 8530w 4.17%

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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