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Should I remove Asset UPnP?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0013%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 116.88 days
1184.73 days >
Average installed length: 622.49 days


Release 6.1 11.54%
Release 6 3.85%
Release 5.2 BETA 3.85%
Release 5.2 7.69%
Release 4.3 7.69%
Release 4.1 19.23%
Release 4 15.38%
Release 3 23.08%
Release 2 3.85%
Release 1.1 3.85%

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Asset UPnP


Asset UPnP is a software program developed by Illustrate. The most common release is release 3, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 setup package generally installs about 29 files and is usually about 8.78 MB (9,202,688 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 56% of users of Asset UPnP come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Venezuela.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Illustrate\dBpoweramp
Uninstaller: "C:\WINDOWS\system32\SpoonUninstall.exe" <uninstall>C:\WINDOWS\system32\SpoonUninstall-Asset UPnP.dat
Estimated size: 8.78 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Asset UPnP

  • uMediaLibrary-ReadTags.exe - uMediaLibrary-ReadTags
  • AccurateRip.dll - Illustrate AccurateRip (AccurateRip)
  • GetPopupInfo.exe - GetPopup Application (Provides Audio Information for dBpoweramp)
  • uMediaLibrary.exe - uMediaLibrary
  • Asset-uPNP.exe - Asset-UPnP
  • CDGrab.exe - dBpoweramp (dBpoweramp CD Ripper)
  • CDWriter.exe - dBpoweramp CD Writer
  • CoreConverter.exe - dBpoweramp CoreConverter
  • dBConfig.exe - dBpoweramp Configuration
  • dBPropertyHandler.dll - Explorer Property Handler
  • dBShell.dll - Provides dBpoweramp Shell Interaction
  • dBThumbnailProvider.dll - dBThumbHandler
  • DMCFileSelector.exe - dBpoweramp Batch Converter
  • dMCScripting.dll - dMCScripting Module
  • dMCShell.dll - dMC Shell Module
  • MusicConverter.exe - Music Converter Application
  • AssetConfig.exe - Asset UPnP (AssetConfig)
  • AssetRemoveStartItems.exe
  • Asset-UPnPService.exe
  • uMediaLibrary-dumpdb.exe
  • WindowsXPRemovePropHandler.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Autoplay Handlers
  • CDGrab.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'dMCAudioCDInput' with the ProgID of 'dMC.AudioCD.Autorun' and the action verb 'open.
  • CDWriter.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'dCW' with the ProgID of 'dCW.AudioCD.Burn' and the action verb 'open.
  • Asset-UPnPService.exe runs as a service named 'uPlayer' (uPlayer).
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • Asset-uPNP.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Illustrate\dBpoweramp\Asset-uPNP.exe'.
  • CDGrab.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\dBpowerAMP\CDGrab.exe'.

How do I remove Asset UPnP?

You can uninstall Asset UPnP 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 Asset UPnP, 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 Asset UPnP.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win Vista (SP2) 4%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.00%
Windows 10 26.92%
Windows XP 19.23%
Windows Vista 3.85%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 20.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 20.00%
Windows 10 Home 16.00%
Windows 10 Pro 8.00%
Windows 8 Pro 4.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

56.10% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 56.10%
  United Kingdom 12.20%
  Venezuela 7.32%
  France 4.88%
  Canada 4.88%
  Australia 2.44%
  Austria 2.44%
  Israel 2.44%
  Germany 2.44%
  Ireland 2.44%
  Italy 2.44%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 26.67%
Dell 13.33%
Hewlett-Packard 13.33%
ASUS 6.67%
Lenovo 6.67%
Medion 6.67%
Apple 6.67%
Gateway 6.67%
Common models
INTEL DG31PR 15.79%
ASUS All Series 10.53%
LENOVO 42912WG 5.26%
HP 550-323nf 5.26%
Dell Inspiron 537 5.26%
Apple Inc. iMac8,1 5.26%


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