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Should I remove ATK Media?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,385
United States Rank #3,083
Reach 0.2628%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.77 days
553.68 days >
Average installed length: 290.92 days


2.0.0007 4.83%
2.0.0006 54.55%
2.0.0005 27.63%
2.0.0004 2.14%
2.0.0003 0.41%
2.0.0002 2.97%
2.0.0001 2.18%
2.0.0000 5.29%

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ATK Media

What is ATK Media?

ATK Package is a utility that opens Windows Media Center when the multimedia hotkeys are pressed.


ATK Media is a program developed by ASUS. The most used version is 2.0.0006, 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. 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 programs's main executable is DMedia.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 1.12 MB of memory. The software installer includes 20 files and is usually about 561.5 KB (574,976 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 36% of users of ATK Media come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.asus.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ASUS\ATK Media\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{D1E5870E-E3E5-4475-98A6-ADD614524ADF}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 561.5 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by ATK Media

Program executable:DMedia.exe
Name:ATK Media
Signed by:ASUSTeK Computer Inc.
Path:C:\Program Files\ASUS\ATK Media\DMedia.exe
Additional files:
  • DMedia.exe - ATK Media

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • DMedia.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{DFD14FF8-F6F1-4196-AE94-2C85748F916E}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • DMedia.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named ATKMEDIA.
Startup File (User Run)
  • DMedia.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'ATKMEDIA' and executes as C:\Program Files\ASUS\ATK Package\ATK Media\DMedia.exe.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • DMedia.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ATKMEDIA' which loads as C:\Program Files\ASUS\ATK Media\DMedia.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.12 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000078338%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00000458%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00000325%
0.015104% average

How do I remove ATK Media?

You can uninstall ATK Media 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 ATK Media, 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 ATK Media.

Win 7 (SP1) 70%
Win 7 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 79.63%
Windows Vista 11.75%
Windows 10 6.98%
Windows XP 1.64%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 64.81%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.97%
Windows 7 Professional 7.42%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.79%
Windows 10 Home 4.34%
Microsoft Windows XP 1.63%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.04% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 36.04%
  France 10.07%
  Germany 8.85%
  Italy 7.10%
  Netherlands 3.86%
  United Kingdom 2.92%
  Sweden 2.33%
  Taiwan 2.31%
  Australia 2.31%
  Canada 2.20%
  Poland 2.00%
  Spain 1.82%
  Belgium 1.59%
  Czech Republic 1.47%

About ASUS

ASUSTeK Computer, also often called ASUS is a computer hardware & electronics company.
Publisher URL: www.asus.com


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