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Should I remove Nexus Radio?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,800
United States Rank #12,441
Reach 0.0281%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 13.40 days
395.34 days >
Average installed length: 207.72 days


5.6.6 100.00%

Nexus Radio

What is Nexus Radio?

Some versions of Nexus Radio bundle a branded version of the Conduit Toolbar, which delivers search based advertising and results. During installation the user is presented with the option to install the toolbar. Once accepted, the packaged executable, ConduitInstaller.exe, will install the necessary components for the Conduit Toolbar to be added to the user's web browser (the home page and search pages will be modified in many cases).


During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 primary executable is named Nexus Radio.exe. The setup package generally installs about 43 files and is usually about 13.74 MB (14,403,712 bytes). The installed file Update.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered.
Nexus Radio has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nexusradio.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Nexus Radio\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{8763793B-4D7D-49C8-A859-5C582EC02640}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 13.74 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Nexus Radio

Program executable:Nexus Radio.exe
Name:Nexus Radio
Nexus Radio Executable
Path:C:\Program Files\Nexus Radio\Nexus Radio.exe
Additional files:
  • Toolbar.exe (by Ask.com) - Ask Toolbar (wrapper Application)
  • AviConverter.exe - VideoConverter
  • AVIConverterSetup.exe
  • AxInterop.WMPLib.dll
  • Bass.dll (by Un4seen Developments) - BASS
  • BassAAC.dll (by MaresWEB) - BASS_AAC (Advanced Audio Coding and MPEG-4 add-on for the BASS library)
  • BassEnc.dll (by Un4seen Developments) - BASSenc
  • BassVis.dll (by [email protected] Weiss) - BassVis (BassVis ADD-ON for Bass Audio Library)
  • BassWMA.dll - BASSWMA
  • Blueberry PDF Form Filler Setup (by Blueberry Consultants) - Blueberry PDF Form Filler Setup Installation
  • cbsidlm-cbsi118-Nexus_Radio-BP-10905740.exe (by CNET Download.com) - CNET Download.com
  • CCleaner.exe (by Piriform Ltd) - CCleaner
  • cddbcontrol.dll (by Gracenote) - CDDBControl Core Module
  • cddblink.dll (by Gracenote) - CddbLink Module
  • cddbmusicid.dll - CddbMusicID Module
  • convert.exe (by RealNetworks) - RealConverter
  • CurlLib.dll
  • dbghelp.dll (by Microsoft) - Debugging Tools for Windows(R) (Windows Image Helper)
  • Doppler.exe (by DopplerRadio.NET) - Doppler
  • DownloadManager.exe (by Classical Archives) - CMA Download Manager ([CurrentJavaProductName] [ProductVersion] © [Manufacturer], Inc, 2008-2010)
  • dsp_stereo_tool.dll
  • dunzip32.dll (by Inner Media) - DynaZIP-32 Multi-Threading UnZIP DLL
  • Evernote_4.5.10.7472.exe (by Evernote, 333 W Evelyn Ave. Mountain View, CA 94041) - Evernote (Evernote Installation Package)
  • Firefox Setup 4.0 Beta 12.exe (by Mozilla) - Firefox
  • fixrjb.exe (by RealNetworks) - RealNetworks RealPlayer (RealNetworks Fix RJB Application)
  • Freeraser.exe (by Codyssey) - Freeraser (Freeraser Data Shredder)
  • g2m_download.exe (by Citrix Online, a division of Citrix Systems) - GoToMeeting (GoToMeeting Downloader)
  • hulu_plugin.exe
  • hwipe.exe
  • hwshell.dll
  • hwshell64.dll
  • hwsystem.exe
  • hxaudiodevicehook.dll - HXAudioDeviceHook Module
  • ID3Lib.dll (by http://www.id3lib.org/) - ID3lib Dynamic Link Library
  • ierjplug.dll - ierjplug Module
  • Interop.iTunesLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'iTunesLib'.
  • Lame.dll
  • Nexus Radio.exe (by Egisca) - Nexus Radio (Nexus Radio Executable)
  • nexusradio.exe - Setup Launcher
  • Nexus-Radio-Toolbar.exe (by Conduit) - Nexus-Radio Toolbar
  • SkinCrafter2.dll (by DMSoft Technologies) - SkinCrafter Module
  • Update.exe
  • vlc-1.1.9-win32.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • CCleaner.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F57F4B93-6B7C-4C48-9564-FA0F2D81892C}' (runs on registration).
  • Nexus Radio.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C93C27A2-6117-47EA-AF62-321EA7FEFA96}' (runs on registration).
3 Startup Files (User Run)
  • Freeraser.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Freeraser' and executes as C:\Program Files\Codyssey\Freeraser\Freeraser.exe.
  • CCleaner.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'ccleaner' and executes as "C:\Program Files\CCleaner\CCleaner.exe" /AUTO.
  • Nexus Radio.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Nexus Radio' and executes as C:\Program Files\Nexus Radio\Nexus Radio.exe -0.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • CCleaner.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ccleaner' which loads as "C:\Program Files\CCleaner\CCleaner.exe" /AUTO.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Nexus Radio.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Nexus Radio\Nexus Radio.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:2.07 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0003721310%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00021281%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00015932%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:1,063,075
8,062,084 average

How do I remove Nexus Radio?

Quickly and completely remove Nexus Radio from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Nexus Radio 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 Nexus Radio, 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 Nexus Radio.

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.32%
Windows 8 18.23%
Windows XP 9.11%
Windows Vista 7.34%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.77%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.51%
Windows 7 Professional 10.91%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.14%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.82%
Windows 8.1 4.57%

Distribution by countryGeography

38.78% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 38.78%
  Germany 13.29%
  Canada 4.36%
  Brazil 3.27%
  Netherlands 2.61%
  Italy 2.40%
  Czech Republic 2.18%
  Spain 2.18%
  United Kingdom 2.18%
  Belgium 1.74%
  Australia 1.53%
  France 1.53%
  Venezuela 1.31%
  Austria 1.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.52%
Dell 18.94%
Acer 17.62%
Medion 5.73%
Toshiba 5.29%
Intel 3.96%
ASUS 3.96%
Lenovo 3.52%
American Megatrends 2.20%
Samsung 1.76%
Common models
ASUS All Series 4.79%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.74%
HP ProBook 4530s 2.74%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 2.74%
ASUSTeK K50IJ 2.05%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.05%


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