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Should I remove Nero TuneItUp Free?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #23,168
United States Rank #28,396
Reach 0.0091%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 0.87 days
25.78 days >
Average installed length: 13.54 days


VersionDistribution 10.85% 9.30% 5.43% 34.88% 21.71% 4.65% 13.18%

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Nero TuneItUp Free


Nero TuneItUp Free is a program developed by Nero AG. The most used version is, 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 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 tuneitup.exe. The software installer includes 14 files and is usually about 25.24 MB (26,461,425 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 24% of users of Nero TuneItUp Free come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nero.com
Help link: support.nero.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Nero\Nero TuneItUp Free\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Nero\Nero TuneItUp Free\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 25.24 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Nero TuneItUp Free

Program executable:tuneitup.exe
Name:Nero TuneItUp
Path:C:\Program Files\nero\nero tuneitup free\tuneitup.exe
Additional files:
  • gahelper.dll - simplitec Power Suite
  • MrStyler.dll
  • simpliprotect.dll - simplitec simpliprotect
  • ServiceProvider.exe - Nero TuneItUp (Nero TuneItUp Tray (Service Provider))
  • tuneitupStart.exe
  • CrashLogMailer.exe (by simplitec GmbH) - Simplitec CrashLogMailer (CrashLogMailer)
  • ExceptionHandler32.dll (by simplitec GmbH) - ExceptionHandler
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • vcredist_2013_x86.exe (by Microsoft) - Microsoft Visual C++ 2013 Redistributable (x86) - 12.0.21005

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • TuneItUp.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Nero TuneItUp PRO'.
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • ServiceProvider.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Nero TuneItUp (Tray).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • ServiceProvider.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Nero TuneItUp PRO (Tray)' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Nero\Nero TuneItUp\ServiceProvider.exe".
2 Startup Files (All Users Run Once)
  • tuneitupStart.exe is loaded once in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'tuneitupStart.exe' which loads as C:\Program Files\Nero AG\Nero\Nero TuneItUp\tuneitupStart.exe /register.
  • ServiceProvider.exe is loaded once in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ServiceProvider.exe' which loads as C:\Program Files\Nero AG\Nero\Nero TuneItUp\ServiceProvider.exe /register.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • tuneitup.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Nero\Nero TuneItUp\tuneitup.exe'.

How do I remove Nero TuneItUp Free?

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Or, you can uninstall Nero TuneItUp 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 TuneItUp 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 TuneItUp Free.

Win 8 67%
Win Vista 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 67.44%
Windows 7 29.46%
Windows XP 2.33%
Windows Vista 0.78%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 38.76%
Windows 7 Home Premium 15.50%
Windows 10 Pro 12.40%
Windows 8.1 10.85%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.20%
Windows 7 Professional 5.43%

Distribution by countryGeography

23.70% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 23.70%
  Germany 16.30%
  United Kingdom 14.81%
  France 7.41%
  Canada 7.41%
  Italy 4.44%
  India 2.96%
  Netherlands 2.96%
  DK 2.22%
  Australia 1.48%
  New Zealand 1.48%
  Spain 1.48%
  Kazakstan 0.74%
  South Africa 0.74%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 28.38%
Dell 16.22%
Hewlett-Packard 16.22%
ASUS 10.81%
Medion 10.81%
Lenovo 9.46%
Intel 2.70%
Common models
Medion Akoya P7639 2.97%
Acer Aspire V3-771 1.98%
ASUS All Series 1.98%
Gigabyte G41MT-ES2L 1.98%
Acer Aspire 7715Z 1.98%
ASUSTeK X550CL 1.98%

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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