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Should I remove Ps3 Media Server MLX?

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9% remove it91% keep it
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1.90.2-mlx-1.1.1-SNAPSHOT 33.33%
1.90.2-mlx-1.0 33.33%
1.90.2-mlx_0.9-SNAPSHOT 33.33%

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Ps3 Media Server MLX

What is Ps3 Media Server MLX?  (from PS3 Media Server)

PS3 Media Server is a DLNA-compliant UPnP Media Server. Originally written to support the PlayStation 3, PS3 Media Server has been expanded to support a range of other media renderers, including smartphones, TVs, music players and more - all of which are listed on the right. This modification of the ps3 media server le...  Read more


Ps3 Media Server MLX is a program developed by PS3 Media Server. The most used version is 1.90.2-mlx-1.1.1-snapshot, 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 software installer includes 6 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 67% of users of Ps3 Media Server MLX come from the United States, it is also popular in Netherlands and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ps3mediaserver.org
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ps3 media server mlx
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Ps3 Media Server MLX\uninst.exe"

Program filesFiles installed by Ps3 Media Server MLX

  • pms.exe - Ps3 Media Server MLX
  • MediaInfo.dll (by MediaArea.net) - MediaInfo (Convenient unified display of the most relevant technical and tag data for video and audio files)
  • MediaInfo64.dll (by MediaArea.net)
  • uninst.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • pms.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B784BAD8-6877-4799-8AF7-8494071D8387}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • pms.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named PS3 Media.
Startup File (User Run)
  • pms.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'pms.exe' and executes as C:\Program Files\PS3 Media Server\pms.exe.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • pms.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'PS3 Media Server' which loads as C:\Program Files\PS3 Media Server\PMS.exe.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • pms.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\PS3 Media Server\PMS.exe'.

How do I remove Ps3 Media Server MLX?

Quickly and completely remove Ps3 Media Server MLX from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Ps3 Media Server MLX 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 Ps3 Media Server MLX, 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 Ps3 Media Server MLX.

Win 8 67%
Win 7 (SP1) 33%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 66.67%
Windows 7 33.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8 33.33%
Windows 8.1 Pro 33.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 33.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

66.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 66.67%
  Netherlands 16.67%
  Canada 16.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 50.00%
Dell 50.00%


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