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26% remove it74% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #489
United States Rank #859
Reach 1.5658%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 30.10 days
887.87 days >
Average installed length: 466.51 days


10.6.10600.4.100 6.30%
10.6.10500.3.100 14.56%
10.6.10400.2.100 3.56%
10.2.11600.14.100 30.02%
10.2.11300.12.100 6.16%
10.2.11100.10.100 3.49%
10.2.10400.5.100 1.64%
10.0.12600.30.100 2.35%
10.0.12300.27.100 2.72%
10.0.12000.23.100 0.01%
10.0.11500.18.100 0.74%
10.0.11200.12.100 22.89%
10.0.10500.4.100 5.54%

Other programs by Nero AG

Nero StartSmart 10

What is Nero StartSmart 10?  (from Nero AG)

Nero StartSmart is the central starting point for all your audio, video, backup, and recording tasks. Choose a task from several categories to launch the corresponding Nero application, and customize the Nero StartSmart to suit your needs. A new tab within Nero StartSmart, the Nero Knowledge Center provides access to o...  Read more


Nero StartSmart 10 is a program developed by Nero AG. The most used version is 10.2.11600.14.100, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 NeroExpress.exe. The software installer includes 163 files and is usually about 1.01 MB (1,053,918 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 31% of users of Nero StartSmart 10 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nero.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Nero\Nero 10\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{F61D489E-6C44-49AC-AD02-7DA8ACA73A65}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.01 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Nero StartSmart 10

Program executable:NeroExpress.exe
Name:Nero Express
Path:C:\Program Files\Nero\Nero 10\NeroExpress.exe
Additional files:
  • ImageEffects.Interop.dll - Nero Playback Component Dynamic Link Library
  • NeroContentLicenseCheck.dll - Nero Content License Check Library
  • NeColorCrct.dll - NeColorC Dynamic Link Library
  • NBCmd.exe - Nero BackItUp Command line
  • SolutionExplorerCLI.dll - SECLI Dynamic Link Library (SolutionExplorerCLI Dynamic Link Library)
  • NCC.exe - Nero ControlCenter Module (Nero ControlCenter)
  • NCChelper.exe - Nero ControlCenter Helper
  • HelpBase.dll - Nero Help Installer Base (Nero Help Installer Base DLL)
  • nit64.dll - Nero InfoTool (x64) dll
  • SolutionExplorer.dll - SE Dynamic Link Library (SolutionExplorer Dynamic Link Library)
  • 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
  • DriveLocker.dll - Nero AG DriveLocker (DriveLocker)
  • Nfx.Burn.Model.dll - Nero.Framework.Burn
  • ClipartPack.dll - Template Pack Icon
  • MenuTemplatePackBasic.dll
  • MovieThemePack1.dll
  • MovieThemePackBasic.dll
  • DotNetAppLauncher.dll - DotNetAppLauncher (.net application launcher)
  • NeroAudioRip.exe - Save Audio Tracks
  • KARAOKE.DLL - Nero Burning ROM (Nero Karaoke DLL)
  • nero.exe
  • NeroAPIEngine.dll - Nero Library
  • NeroCmd.exe - NeroCmd - NeroAPI Command Processor
  • NeroFileDialog.Interop.dll - Nero File Dialog
  • NeroFileDialogIDL.Interop.dll
  • NeroRescueAgent.exe - Nero RescueAgent
  • uCDCopy.dll
  • uEqualize.dll
  • uFATImporter.dll
  • uGENCUSH.dll
  • uGeneratr.dll
  • uGenFAT.dll
  • ugeniso.dll
  • uGenUDF.dll
  • uGenUDF2.dll
  • uHDDImporter.dll
  • uimage.dll - Nero Recorder Driver
  • uImageGen.dll
  • uISOFS.dll
  • uMMC.dll
  • uNeroErr.dll
  • uNeVCDEngine.dll
  • uTMPVImporter.dll
  • uUDFImporter.dll
  • MediaLibBrowser.exe - MediaLibBrowser
  • NeroBurnRights.exe - Nero BurnRights (Nero BurnRights 10)
  • NeroInFDiscCopy.dll - Nero StartSmart (Nero StartSmart 10 Inline Function DiscCopy Server)
  • NeroStartSmart.exe - Nero StartSmart 10 Application
  • NMDllHost.exe - Nero Frameworks
  • NSSModelResources.dll - Nero StartSmart 9 Resources
  • waveedit.exe - Nero WaveEditor (Wave Editor)
  • CoverDes.exe - Cover Designer
  • DiscSpeed.exe - Nero DiscSpeed
  • NeroDiscMerge.exe - Nero DiscMerge (Nero DiscMerge Application)
  • SlideShw.exe - Nero SlideShow (Slideshow application)
  • SoundTrax.exe - Nero SoundTrax

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Autoplay Handlers
  • MediaHub.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'MediaHub10VCDMovieOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'OpenWithNeroMediaHub10' and the action verb 'open.
  • NeroExpress.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'NeroExpress10LaunchNE' with the ProgID of 'Nero.Express.10.AutoPlay' and the action verb 'LanchNE.
  • nero.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'NeroBurningROM10LaunchNBR' with the ProgID of 'Nero.BurningROM.10.AutoPlay' and the action verb 'LanchNE.
5 Scheduled Tasks
  • NeroExpress.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{510239FB-D419-421B-BBCD-61639B4D4559}' (runs on registration).
  • nero.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{ECE18035-B818-497D-8A3B-0B78BC8E7F6F}' (runs on registration).
  • NeroVision.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{894238C4-9B76-4B5C-9FCB-0CD77BEB7F35}' (runs on registration).
  • NBAgent.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Nicolo' NBAgent 5 4'.
  • NCC.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F6244F41-1519-4F0F-997A-F4BAB69736A0}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • NBAgent.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named NBAgent.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • NBAgent.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'NBAgent' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Nero\Nero 10\Nero BackItUp\NBAgent.exe" /WinStart.

How do I remove Nero StartSmart 10?

Quickly and completely remove Nero StartSmart 10 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 StartSmart 10 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 StartSmart 10, 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 StartSmart 10.

Win 7 (SP1) 81%
Win 8 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 26%
Keep it 74%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 85.36%
Windows 8 10.77%
Windows XP 2.15%
Windows Vista 1.72%
Windows 8.1 0.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 57.81%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.07%
Windows 7 Professional 9.09%
Windows 10 Home 2.65%
Microsoft Windows XP 2.13%
Windows 8.1 Pro 1.87%

Distribution by countryGeography

31.41% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 31.41%
  Germany 11.85%
  United Kingdom 6.92%
  France 5.39%
  Italy 4.74%
  Canada 3.71%
  Brazil 3.03%
  Netherlands 2.30%
  Spain 2.05%
  Australia 1.97%
  Belgium 1.89%
  Sweden 1.36%
  Iran 1.26%
  Taiwan 1.12%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 48.12%
Toshiba 24.66%
Hewlett-Packard 7.61%
Dell 7.10%
ASUS 4.16%
Intel 1.40%
Samsung 1.08%
Lenovo 0.79%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 9.84%
Gateway DX4860 5.69%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660D 3.61%
TOSHIBA Satellite L755 3.51%
Acer Aspire X3990 2.94%

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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