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SHOUTcast DSP plugin V2

What is SHOUTcast DSP plugin?  (from Nullsoft, Inc)

Use Winamp media player along with the SHOUTcast DSP plug-in to program and manage your SHOUTcast station in real-time. This plug-in will broadcast whatever is playing in your Winamp playlist in real time. Use Winamp's industry-leading playlist tools to manage your SHOUTcast station.


SHOUTcast DSP plugin V2 is a software program developed by Nullsoft, Inc. 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 setup package generally installs about 17 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 50% of users of SHOUTcast DSP plugin come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.shoutcast.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\winamp
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Winamp\uninstall_shoutcast-source-dsp-v2.exe"

Program filesFiles installed by SHOUTcast DSP plugin V2

  • nde.dll - Winamp Nullsoft Database Engine (NDE) Library (Winamp Support Library)
  • burnlib.dll - Winamp CD Rip & Burn Resources
  • elevatorps.dll - Elevator Dynamic Link Library
  • nsutil.dll - Winamp Shared Code Library
  • nxlite.dll
  • tataki.dll
  • jnetlib.dll - Winamp Networking Service
  • libsndfile.dll - Winamp libsndfile Library
  • libmp4v2.dll - Winamp libmp4v2 Library
  • libFLAC.dll - Winamp FLAC Library
  • zlib.dll - Winamp ZLIB Library
  • UninstWA.exe - Winamp Installer
  • Elevator.exe - Winamp Elevator
  • winampa.exe - Winamp Agent
  • winamp.exe - Winamp

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • winamp.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'WinampPlayMediaOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'Winamp.File' and the action verb 'Play.
2 Scheduled Tasks
  • winamp.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{4E18CBC1-CA8E-434B-BE64-634050C8F76D}' (runs on registration).
  • UninstWA.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{480FD8D9-14E6-48F4-8345-D7BEBA4E82B3}' (runs on registration).
2 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • winampa.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named WinampAgent_Reg_HKLMWow6432Run.
  • winamp.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named autoStartWinampOnStartup.
Startup File (User Run)
  • winamp.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'tr_winamp' and executes as C:\Program Files\Winamp\Winamp.exe.
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • winamp.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Winamp' which loads as C:\Program Files\Winamp\winamp.exe.
  • winampa.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'WinampAgent' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Winamp\winampa.exe".
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • winampa.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Winamp\winampa.exe'.
  • winamp.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Winamp\winamp.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:20.07 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0004149693%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00009187%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00032310%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:66,143,382
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:223.49 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:1.43 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove SHOUTcast DSP plugin?

Quickly and completely remove SHOUTcast DSP plugin V2 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall SHOUTcast DSP plugin 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 SHOUTcast DSP plugin V2, 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 SHOUTcast DSP plugin.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win 7 20%
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 7 80.00%
Windows Vista 20.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 60.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 20.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.00%
  Germany 40.00%
  France 10.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 40.00%
Medion 20.00%
Acer 20.00%
ASUS 20.00%
Common models
Packard Bell EasyNote TM... 20.00%
MEDION E7218 20.00%
HP-Pavilion GQ541AA-ABD s... 20.00%
Hewlett-Packard p6-2036de 20.00%
ASUSTeK X75VD 20.00%

About Nullsoft, Inc

Nullsoft is a software developer most known products that include the Winamp media player and the SHOUTcast MP3 streaming media server.
Publisher URL: www.winamp.com


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