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What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
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How common is it?
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Versions

VersionDistribution
v1.3 100.00%

Winamp Playlist Sidecar

Overview

Winamp Playlist Sidecar is a software program developed by Christoph Grether. 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 programs's main executable is winamp.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 249.92 MB of memory. The setup package generally installs about 24 files. Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 7 (SP1). Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\winamp
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Winamp\UninstallPlaylistSidecar.exe

Program filesFiles installed by Winamp Playlist Sidecar

Program executable:winamp.exe
Name:Winamp
Signed by:Nullsoft Inc.
Path:C:\Program Files\winamp\winamp.exe
MD5:3d1eb71373a344446a507e6025ea9395
Winamp is a media player for Windows-based PCs and Android devices, written by Nullsoft, now a subsidiary of AOL. It is proprietary freeware/shareware, multi-format, extensible with plug-ins and skins, and is noted for its graphical sound...
Additional files:
  • nde.dll (by Nullsoft) - Winamp Nullsoft Database Engine (NDE) Library (Winamp Support Library)
  • UninstallPlaylistSidecar.exe - Playlist Sidecar for Modern Skin v1.3 (Playlist Sidecar for Modern Skin v1.3 Installer)
  • TrayIconPackuninst.exe - Nullsoft Tray Control Icon Pack
  • burnlib.dll (by Nullsoft) - 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
  • UninstallWinampEssentials.exe - Winamp Essentials Pack (Winamp Essentials Pack Installer)
  • libFLAC.dll - Winamp FLAC Library
  • zlib.dll - Winamp ZLIB Library
  • UninstWA.exe - Winamp Installer
  • UninstWIP.exe - Winamp Icon Pack
  • Elevator.exe - Winamp Elevator
  • pxsdkpls.DLL (by Sonic Solutions) - Prassi PrimoSDK (Primo Software Development Kit)
  • Uninst_Win7Shell.exe (by Magyari Attila) - Win7 Taskbar (Windows 7 Taskbar Integration v2.0)
  • winampa.exe - Winamp Agent
  • uninstall el-vis_neuromancer.exe
  • uninstall el-vis_plasma.exe
  • uninst-vis_MojoMaster.dll.exe

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 '{22080F23-B54C-4EB5-96AE-FFF906A62F51}' (runs on registration).
  • winampa.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B8106C22-B46B-4A3F-905F-842935F48D61}' (runs on registration).
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.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • 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".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • winamp.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Winamp\winamp.exe'.
Network connections
  • winamp.exe connects to streaming204.radionomy.net (31.12.64.204 port 80).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

winamp.exe
Memory:249.92 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0005020528%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00042123%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00008082%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:46,080,491
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:6.15 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:276 Bytes
105.02 KB average
winampa.exe
Memory:1.07 MB
Kernel CPU:0.00000500%

How do I remove Winamp Playlist Sidecar?

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

HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%
 
MOST USED OS
~99%
Windows 7 (SP1)

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

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