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What percent of users and experts removed it?
24% remove it76% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #19,185
United States Rank #22,362
Reach 0.0118%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 77.21 days
384.45 days >
Average installed length: 202.00 days

BurnAware Free 6.2

What is BurnAware Free?  (from Burnaware Technologies)

BurnAware Free is a full-fledged disc burning tool - fast, lightweight, feature-packed and, most importantly, free. The program burns all types of CD, DVD and Blu-Ray discs containing data, digital photos, music and video. With BurnAware Free, you will be able to create bootable or multisession CDs and DVDs, high-quali...  Read more


BurnAware Free 6.2 is a program developed by Burnaware Technologies. 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 installer includes 35 files and is usually about 26.61 MB (27,901,070 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 33% of users of BurnAware Free come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.burnaware.com
Installation folder: C:\Burners\BurnAware Free\
Uninstaller: "C:\Burners\BurnAware Free\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 26.61 MB

Program filesFiles installed by BurnAware Free 6.2

  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • DiscImage.exe - BurnAware (BurnAware module)
  • BurnAware.exe
  • AudioCD.exe - Audio CD
  • bass.dll (by Un4seen Developments) - BASS
  • bassflac.dll (by Un4seen Developments) - BASSFLAC
  • basswma.dll - BASSWMA
  • burnaware_audio.exe
  • burnaware_data.exe
  • burnaware_discimage.exe
  • burnaware_dvdvideo.exe
  • burnaware_erase.exe
  • burnaware_image.exe
  • burnaware_info.exe
  • burnaware_mp3.exe
  • BurnImage.exe - Burn Image
  • CopyImage.exe - Copy to Image
  • DataDisc.exe - Data Disc
  • DiscInfo.exe - Disc Info
  • DVDVideo.exe - DVD Video
  • EraseDisc.exe - Erase Disc
  • foxburner.dll (by FoxBurner) - FoxBurner SDK
  • FoxPlayerU32.dll (by Pixbyte Development SL) - FoxBurner Decoding Library
  • FoxSDKU32w.dll
  • FoxWmaPluginU32.dll (by Pixbyte Development SL) - FoxBurner Decoding Library WMA Plugin
  • MakeISO.exe - Make ISO
  • MP3Disc.exe - MP3 Disc
  • mp3lib.dll
  • NMSAccess32.exe
  • nmsaccessu.exe
  • NMSDVDXU.dll (by NuMedia Soft) - NMS DVD Burning SDK - ActiveX Edition
  • tags.dll - Tags BASS add-on
  • tvqdec.dll
  • VerifyDisc.exe - Verify Disc
  • wnaspi32.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • BurnAware.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'BurnAware' with the ProgID of 'BurnAwareOpen' and the action verb 'open.
2 Services
  • NMSAccess32.exe runs as a service named 'NMSAccessU' (NMSAccessU) "Allows Non-Admins to use the CDBurnerXP Application".
  • nmsaccessu.exe runs as a service named 'NMSAccessU' (NMSAccessU).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.05 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0001519152%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00010739%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00004453%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:533
8,062,084 average
Memory:1.05 MB
Kernel CPU:0.00000245%
CPU cycles/sec:374

How do I remove BurnAware Free?

You can uninstall BurnAware Free 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 BurnAware Free 6.2, 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 BurnAware Free.

Win 7 (SP1) 59%
Win XP 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 24%
Keep it 76%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.38%
Windows 10 19.23%
Windows XP 9.83%
Windows Vista 5.56%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.04%
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.32%
Windows 7 Professional 11.59%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.87%
Windows 8 Pro 3.86%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.86%

Distribution by countryGeography

32.94% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 32.94%
  Germany 7.94%
  Brazil 7.14%
  United Kingdom 5.95%
  France 4.37%
  Italy 3.97%
  Australia 2.78%
  Canada 2.78%
  Russia 2.78%
  Belgium 2.38%
  Israel 1.59%
  Netherlands 1.59%
  Norway 1.59%
  Poland 1.59%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Dell 17.65%
Acer 17.65%
ASUS 14.71%
Toshiba 6.62%
Intel 2.21%
Samsung 2.21%
Medion 1.47%
Sahara 1.47%
Sony 1.47%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.98%
HP EliteBook 8460p 2.56%
HP-Pavilion KJ297AA-ABA a... 2.56%
Acer Aspire 5750 1.71%
ASUSTeK G73Jh 1.71%
Dell Studio XPS 435MT 1.71%

About (from Burnaware Technologies)

Burnaware Technologies is a provider of consumer digital media creation applications and produces innovative, easy-to-use products and media services that empower people to create, manage and share their digital media.
Publisher URL: www.burnaware.com


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