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Should I remove 5KPlayer?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #19,360
United States Rank #10,999
Reach 0.0116%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 4.09 days
120.63 days >
Average installed length: 63.38 days


6.1 1.31%
5.1 2.62%
4.9 41.05%
4.8 5.68%
4.6 42.36%
4.5 6.99%



5KPlayer is a program developed by DearMob. The most used version is 4.6, 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. 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 5kplayer.exe. The software installer includes 69 files and is usually about 113.94 MB (119,477,854 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 85% of users of 5KPlayer come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\dearmob\5kplayer
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\DearMob\5KPlayer\uninstaller.exe
Estimated size: 113.94 MB

Program filesFiles installed by 5KPlayer

Program executable:5kplayer.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\dearmob\5kplayer\5kplayer.exe
Additional files:
  • uninstaller.exe - 5KPlayer
  • pthreadGC2.dll (by Open Source Software community LGPL) - POSIX Threads for Windows LPGL (GNU C x86 (mingw32))
  • libvlc.dll (by VideoLAN) - VLC media player
  • libvlccore.dll (by VideoLAN)
  • avcodec-57.dll (by FFmpeg Project) - FFmpeg (FFmpeg codec library)
  • avdevice-57.dll (by FFmpeg Project) - FFmpeg device handling library
  • avfilter-6.dll - FFmpeg audio/video filtering library
  • avformat-57.dll - FFmpeg container format library
  • avresample-3.dll - Libav audio resampling library
  • avutil-55.dll - FFmpeg utility library
  • postproc-54.dll - FFmpeg postprocessing library
  • swresample-2.dll - FFmpeg audio resampling library
  • swscale-4.dll - FFmpeg image rescaling library
  • zlib1.dll - zlib (zlib data compression library)
  • airplay.dll
  • FileRelation.exe
  • libgcc_s_dw2-1.dll
  • libpthread-2.dll (by Open Source Software community project) - POSIX Threads for Windows32 Library
  • libstdc++-6.dll
  • libwinpthread-1.dll (by MingW-W64 Project. All rights reserved) - POSIX WinThreads for Windows
  • ScreenMirroring.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • 5KPlayer.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named '5KPlayer' and executes as "C:\Program Files\DearMob\5KPlayer\5KPlayer.exe" -auto.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • 5KPlayer.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name '5KPlayer.exe' which loads as "C:\Program Files\DearMob\5KPlayer\5KPlayer.exe" -auto.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • 5KPlayer.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\DearMob\5KPlayer\5KPlayer.exe'.

How do I remove 5KPlayer?

You can uninstall 5KPlayer 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program 5KPlayer, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 5KPlayer.

Win 10 83%
Win 7 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 83.48%
Windows 7 16.52%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 49.78%
Windows 10 Pro 24.89%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.55%
Windows 7 Home Premium 5.68%
Windows 7 Professional 3.49%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 2.62%

Distribution by countryGeography

85.08% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 85.08%
  United Kingdom 3.31%
  Italy 1.66%
  Netherlands 1.66%
  Singapore 1.66%
  Germany 0.83%
  France 0.83%
  Canada 0.55%
  Spain 0.55%
  Portugal 0.55%
  Austria 0.28%
  Australia 0.28%
  Belgium 0.28%
  DK 0.28%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.73%
Dell 25.90%
ASUS 12.05%
Acer 10.84%
Lenovo 6.02%
Toshiba 3.01%
MSI 1.81%
Medion 1.20%
NEC 1.20%
Samsung 1.20%
Common models
HP 15 Notebook PC 3.01%
ASUS All Series 3.01%
TOSHIBA Satellite C75D-B 3.01%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.26%
Dell XPS 8700 2.26%
HP ProBook 4540s 2.26%


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