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12% remove it88% keep it
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VersionDistribution 93.55% 3.23% 3.23%

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BeoPlayer is a software program developed by Bang & Olufsen. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 38 files and is usually about 26.34 MB (27,616,524 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 18% of users of BeoPlayer come from United Kingdom, it is also popular in the United States and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.beoplayer.com
Help link: www.bang-olufsen.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Bang & Olufsen\BeoPlayer
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{04AC9AD3-B5D1-11D4-A0CB-00B0D02376CF}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 26.34 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by BeoPlayer

  • BeoReg1.dll - BeoMedia 1 / BeoPort / BeoPlayer / BeoLink Media / BeoLink PC 2 / BeoSound 2 (BeoReg1)
  • WmpEngine.dll - BeoMedia 1 / BeoPort / BeoPlayer / BeoLink Media / BeoLink PC 2 (WmpEngine)
  • WmfEngine.dll - BeoMaster 5 / BeoSound 5 / BeoPort / BeoPlayer (WmfEngine)
  • BeoVideoEngine.dll - BeoPlayer/BeoLink PC 2/BeoLink Media (BeoVideoEngine)
  • BeoPcCd.dll - BeoPort / BeoPlayer / BeoLink PC 2 (BeoPcCd Engine)
  • CDRDS.dll - BeoPcCd CD-Drive Support
  • CDRDSNT.dll - BeoPcCd Win2K/XP CD-Drive Support
  • WmWriter.dll - WmWriter Engine
  • BeoNetMusic.exe - BeoPlayer/BeoPort/BeoMedia 1 (BeoNetMusic)
  • BeoNetRadio.exe - BeoNetRadio
  • BeoPhoto.exe - BeoPhoto
  • BeoPhotoPlayer.dll - BeoPhotoplayer
  • AudioPlayer.dll - BeoMaster 5 / BeoSound 5 (AudioPlayer)
  • BeoPcCd.exe - BeoPlayer/BeoPort (BeoPcCd)
  • BeoPcCdConfig.exe - BeoPlayer Config
  • BeoPlayer.exe - BeoPlayer
  • BeoSTEngine.dll - Sound transcoder engine
  • BeoTray.exe - BeoTray
  • DiscDB.dll - DiscDB
  • MMHook.dll
  • BupRestLic.dll - B&O BupRestLic (BupRestLic)
  • BeoLauncher.exe - BeoLauncher
  • BeoDM.dll - BeoPlayer (WMDM Control)
  • VistaVolumeController.dll - VistaVolumeController
  • BeoReg2.dll
  • KlibRNNMUD.dll - Klib
  • BeoPortalMetadataService.dll - BeoPortalMetadataService DLL (Allows to access BeoPortal Metadata Webservice using WSE 3.0 encryption.)
  • BeoPortalRegistration.dll - BeoPortalRegistration DLL (Allows to access BeoPortal Registration Webservice using WSE 3.0 encryption.)
  • NDxSL.dll (by Nero AG) - Nero Digital API (NDAPI License Object)
  • FingerPrint.dll - FingerPrint DLL (Generate the FingerPrint for various formats(MP3/WMA/WAV/AAC/M4A))
  • ndaudio.dll (by Nero AG) - Nero Suite (Nero Digital Audio Library)
  • TranslationLookup.dll
  • UpdateNotifier.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • BeoPcCd.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'PowerDVD13.0PlayCDAudioOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'AudioCD' and the action verb 'PlayWithPowerDVD13.0.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • BeoTray.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Beoplayertray' which loads as C:\Program Files\Bang & Olufsen\BeoPlayer\Beotray.exe.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • BeoPlayer.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Bang & Olufsen\BeoPlayer\BeoPlayer.exe'.

How do I remove BeoPlayer?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 71%
Win Vista (SP2) 3%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.97%
Windows 10 19.35%
Windows XP 6.45%
Windows Vista 3.23%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.48%
Windows 7 Ultimate 29.03%
Windows 7 Professional 6.45%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.45%
Windows 10 Home 6.45%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.23%

Distribution by countryGeography

17.65% of installs come from United Kingdom
Which countries install it?
  United Kingdom 17.65%
  United States 11.76%
  Germany 11.76%
  Taiwan 8.82%
  China 8.82%
  Luxembourg 5.88%
  Netherlands 5.88%
  Malaysia 5.88%
  Hong Kong 2.94%
  Brazil 2.94%
  Belgium 2.94%
  France 2.94%
  Switzerland 2.94%
  Australia 2.94%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 20.83%
Hewlett-Packard 16.67%
Acer 16.67%
Lenovo 12.50%
Sony 8.33%
Medion 8.33%
ASUS 8.33%
Intel 4.17%
American Megatrends 4.17%
Common models
Sony VPCL21S1E 4.17%
Sony SVS15116GGB 4.17%
MSI MS-7752 4.17%
MEDION MS-7797 4.17%
MEDION H67H2-EM 4.17%
LENOVO Lenovo A720 4.17%


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