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22% remove it78% keep it
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What is StormPlayer?  (from luozhenke)

Because Storm video player garbled on Japanese systems in use. To address this problem, use the installation file repackaged. So that more people can use the tool STORM.


StormPlayer is a program developed by luozhenke. 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 mplayerc.exe. The software installer includes 13 files and is usually about 29.01 MB (30,424,108 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 29% of users of StormPlayer come from the United States, it is also popular in Malaysia and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: stormplayer.sourceforge.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\stormplayer
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\StormPlayer\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 29.01 MB

Program filesFiles installed by StormPlayer

Program executable:mplayerc.exe
Name:Storm Player
Path:C:\Program Files\stormplayer\mplayerc.exe
Additional files:
  • mpcassoc.exe
  • Uninstall.exe
  • MPC_zh-CN.dll (by Gabest) - Storm Player
  • MPC_zh-TW.dll (by Gabest)
  • PictureViewer.exe (by Apple) - QuickTime (PictureViewer)
  • QTOControl.dll (by Apple) - QuickTime Control
  • QTOLibrary.dll - QuickTime Library
  • QTPlugin.ocx - QuickTime Control (The QuickTime Control allows you to view a wide variety of multimedia content in web pages.)
  • QTTask.exe - QuickTime Task
  • QTUIPanelControl.dll - QuickTime UI Panel Control
  • QuickTimePlayer.dll - QuickTime Player
  • QuickTimePlayer.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • QuickTimePlayer.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{9FD8A3B1-088A-4369-BA4F-B10B826DCB10}' (runs on registration).
  • PictureViewer.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{44556464-741E-46CA-BA2F-708A2DF64074}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • QTTask.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named QuickTime Task.
2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • QuickTimePlayer.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'QuickTime Player' and executes as C:\Program Files\QuickTime\QuickTimePlayer.exe.
  • QTTask.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'QuickTime Task' and executes as "C:\Program Files\QuickTime\QTTask.exe" -atboottime.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • QTTask.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'QuickTime Task1' which loads as "C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe" -atboottime.
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • QTTask.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\QuickTime\qttask.exe'.
  • QuickTimePlayer.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\QuickTime\QuickTimePlayer.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:11.94 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0006650126%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00026166%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00040335%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:9,268,791
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:1.96 KB
435.61 KB average
Memory:3.31 MB
Total CPU:0.0003655486%
Kernel CPU:0.00027907%
User CPU:0.00008648%

How do I remove StormPlayer?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 45%
Win XP 9%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 22%
Keep it 78%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 54.55%
Windows XP 27.27%
Windows Vista 18.18%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.27%
Microsoft Windows XP 27.27%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.18%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.09%
Windows 7 Professional 9.09%
Windows Vista Home Basic 9.09%

Distribution by countryGeography

28.57% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 28.57%
  Malaysia 28.57%
  Canada 14.29%
  China 14.29%
  Taiwan 7.14%
  Netherlands 7.14%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 25.00%
Lenovo 12.50%
Intel 12.50%
Dell 12.50%
ASUS 12.50%
Common models
LENOVO Lenovo IdeaPad Y48... 14.29%
Gigabyte H55M-USB3 14.29%
Gigabyte 965P-S3 14.29%
Dell Vostro 200 14.29%
ASUSTeK UX31A 14.29%


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