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Should I remove Slacker Software Player?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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United States Rank #19,218
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2.1.2370.0000 12.50%
1.0.0169.0000 87.50%

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Slacker Software Player


Slacker Software Player is a program developed by Slacker. The most used version is 1.0.0169.0000, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 slacker.player.exe. The software installer includes 19 files and is usually about 4.83 MB (5,060,368 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 96% of users of Slacker Software Player come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.slacker.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\slacker\software player
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Slacker\Software Player\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 4.83 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Slacker Software Player

Program executable:slacker.player.exe
Name:Slacker Software Player
Path:C:\Program Files\slacker\software player\slacker.player.exe
Additional files:
  • slacker.browser.dll - Slacker Software Player (Embedded Browser Control)
  • slacker.dec.aacv2.dll - aacPlusV2 DirectShow Source Filter
  • slacker.gui.dll - gui
  • slacker.jukebox.exe - Slacker Jukebox
  • slacker.jukebox.launch.exe - SlackerJukeboxLaunch
  • slacker.library.dll - Library
  • slacker.player.dll - Jukebox Player
  • slacker.portable.dll - portable
  • slacker.portable.service.exe - Slacker Portable Service
  • slacker.scrobbler.dll - Scrobbler
  • slacker.shared.dll - Shared
  • slacker.tray.exe - Tray Application
  • uninstall.exe
  • slacker.bsu.dll - Adapted Bugslayer Utilities

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • slacker.player.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{DF373D34-4037-4AE1-B529-AB2258024E88}' (runs on registration).
  • slacker.portable.service.exe runs as a service named 'Slacker Portable Service' (Slacker Portable Service) "Slacker Portable Hardware Management Service".
4 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • slacker.tray.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Slacker\Software Player\slacker.tray.exe'.
  • slacker.jukebox.launch.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Slacker\Software Player\slacker.jukebox.launch.exe'.
  • slacker.jukebox.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Slacker\Software Player\slacker.jukebox.exe'.
  • slacker.player.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Slacker\Software Player\slacker.player.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:3.71 MB
21.09 MB average
Kernel CPU:0.00000120%
0.016088% average
CPU cycles/sec:922
8,062,084 average
Memory:4.35 MB
Total CPU:0.0000337208%
Kernel CPU:0.00003124%
User CPU:0.00000248%

How do I remove Slacker Software Player?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 65%
Win 7 4%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.75%
Windows Vista 18.75%
Windows XP 6.25%
Windows 8 6.25%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 46.81%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 14.89%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.64%
Windows 7 Professional 8.51%
Windows 8 Pro 6.38%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.26%

Distribution by countryGeography

96.25% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 96.25%
  Canada 2.50%
  France 1.25%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 25.58%
Hewlett-Packard 23.26%
Acer 16.28%
ASUS 6.98%
Toshiba 6.98%
Gateway 6.98%
Sony 4.65%
Lenovo 2.33%
Intel 2.33%
Common models
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 5.13%
TOSHIBA Satellite T135D 2.56%
TOSHIBA Satellite L750D 2.56%
TOSHIBA Satellite L555 2.56%
Sony VPCEB18FD 2.56%
Sony VGN-TZ170N 2.56%


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