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23% remove it77% keep it
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Global Rank #4,452
United States Rank #6,662
Reach 0.1187%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.95 days
559.10 days >
Average installed length: 293.76 days


8.0.17 45.90%
8.0.16 16.15%
8.0.15 3.93%
8.0.14 11.24%
8.0.11 5.68%
8.0.9 2.74%
8.0.8 0.47%
8.0.6 5.68%
8.0.2 5.30%
8.0.1 0.56%
8.0.0 1.03%
7.6.0 0.17%
7.1.7 0.56%
7.0.5 0.04%
7.0.4 0.09%
7.0.0 0.47%

COWON Media Center - jetAudio Basic VX

What is COWON Media Center - jetAudio Basic VX?  (from COWON)

JetAudio plays various music and video files. Features included are: CD Burning, Recording, and File Conversion. You can create Internet Broadcasts with JetCast. JetAudio plays most major file formats and various video or audio tracks. You can even convert audio files to various formats. A special feature is Video conv...  Read more


COWON Media Center - jetAudio Basic VX is a software program developed by COWON. The most common release is 8.0.17, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The programs's main executable is jetaudio.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 28 MB of memory. It also includes a system tray icon that is displayed in the notifications area while the program is running. The setup package generally installs about 73 files and is usually about 69.66 MB (73,044,726 bytes). The installed file jetUpdate.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 7. While about 28% of users of COWON Media Center - jetAudio Basic VX come from the United States, it is also popular in Iran and Saudi Arabia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.cowonamerica.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\JetAudio
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{DF8195AF-8E6F-4487-A0EE-196F7E3F4B8A}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 69.66 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by COWON Media Center - jetAudio Basic VX

Program executable:jetaudio.exe
Signed by:Cowon America Inc.
Path:C:\Program Files\jetaudio\jetaudio.exe
Taskbar:Displays an icon in the notification area
Additional files:
  • JFAMP3En.dll (by JetAudio) - JFACMMP3Enc Dynamic Link Library (JFACMMP3Enc DLL)
  • jetChat.dll (by JetAudio, Inc) - jetChat Dynamic Link Library (jetChat dll)
  • jdl_id3lib.dll (by http://www.id3lib.org/) - ID3lib Dynamic Link Library
  • jetChat.exe (by JetAudio) - jetChatExe Application (jetChat - chatting for jetCast)
  • JetRecorder.exe - Audio Mixing Recorder (JetRecorder)
  • jetUpdate.exe - TrueUpdate 2.0 Client
  • JetDown.exe - JetDown Application (jetAudio Download Manager)
  • JetTrim.exe - JetTrim Application (jetTrim)
  • JcServer.exe - jetaudio jcServer (jcServer)
  • JetFlExt.dll - JetFlExt Module (Shell Extension for jetAudio)
  • JetFlExt64.dll
  • JetCrash.dll - jetAudio (Crash Report Utility for jetAudio)
  • JetLyric.exe - JetLyric (jetLyric)
  • JetVidCnv.exe - Video Converter
  • JetVidCopy.exe - Video Format Converter to AVI
  • JFACDRd.dll - Audio CD Reader for jetAudio
  • JFACDWt.dll - Audio CD Writer for jetAudio
  • JFACMDec.dll - ACM Codec for jetAudio
  • JFAPERd.dll - APE Reader for jetAudio
  • JFAPEWt.dll - APE Writer for jetAudio
  • JFAudFP.dll - General Audio File Player for jetAudio
  • JFCDPl.dll - General CD Player for jetAudio
  • JFDSPl.dll - DirectShow Player for jetAudio
  • JFDVDPl.dll - DVD Player for jetAudio
  • JFEffB3D.dll - BBE 3D Effector for jetAudio
  • JFEffBBE.dll - BBE Effector for jetAudio
  • JFEffDRC.dll - DRC Effector for jetAudio
  • JFEffEQ.dll - Equalizer and Spectrum for jetAudio
  • jdl_ximage.dll (by Pizzolato Davide - www.xdp.it) - cximage
  • JetCast.exe (by jetAudio) - jetCast
  • ffmpeg_vx.exe
  • jdl_avcodec.dll
  • jdl_exif.dll
  • jdl_FLAC.dll
  • jdl_ogg.dll
  • jdl_vorbis.dll
  • jdl_vorbisenc.dll
  • jdl_vorbisfile.dll
  • jdl_xvid.dll
  • JetCfg.dll
  • JetLogo.exe
  • JetShell.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • JetAudio.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'PowerDVD13.0PlayCDAudioOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'AudioCD' and the action verb 'PlayWithPowerDVD13.0.
7 Scheduled Tasks
  • JetAudio.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{79051F2B-0788-47DA-A941-6819D8D2B0B5}' (runs on registration).
  • JetCast.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{23C9B411-96BB-48A2-809B-92BB56180DB5}' (runs on registration).
  • JetRecorder.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B58F0E95-53B0-4515-890F-722D366CDC71}' (runs on registration).
  • JetTrim.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C36F2119-D7C0-497B-8586-6DE3E0160E28}' (runs on registration).
  • JetLyric.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C0F332C0-5F47-45F8-AEA1-F85C97755A5A}' (runs on registration).
  • JetVidCopy.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{6A1A7E5B-CD4C-4E86-A8B1-811AF42E31B8}' (runs on registration).
  • Plus 1 more
5 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • JetVidCopy.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\JetAudio\JetVidCopy.exe'.
  • JetRecorder.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\JetAudio\JetRecorder.exe'.
  • jetChat.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\JetAudio\jetChat.exe'.
  • JcServer.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\JetAudio\JcServer.exe'.
  • JetAudio.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\JetAudio\JetAudio.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:28 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0025514332%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00184356%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00070788%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:6,720,005
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:306.67 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove COWON Media Center - jetAudio Basic VX?

You can uninstall COWON Media Center - jetAudio Basic VX 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 COWON Media Center - jetAudio Basic VX, 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 COWON Media Center - jetAudio Basic VX.

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 23%
Keep it 77%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 73.38%
Windows 10 14.40%
Windows XP 8.80%
Windows Vista 3.38%
Windows Server 2003 0.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 40.93%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.68%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.64%
Windows 7 Professional 7.31%
Windows 8 Pro 3.48%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 2.49%

Distribution by countryGeography

27.83% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 27.83%
  Iran 9.85%
  Saudi Arabia 9.37%
  Egypt 6.46%
  IQ 4.23%
  SY 4.19%
  India 3.79%
  Indonesia 2.87%
  United Kingdom 2.83%
  Jordan 2.79%
  Israel 1.63%
  Canada 1.59%
  PS 1.56%
  United Arab Emirates 1.32%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 24.88%
Hewlett-Packard 23.57%
Acer 16.79%
Toshiba 9.89%
ASUS 7.03%
Lenovo 3.73%
Intel 1.80%
Samsung 1.74%
American Megatrends 0.81%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.15%
Dell Inspiron N5110 5.89%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.24%
Dell Inspiron N5010 3.93%
Dell Inspiron 3521 2.62%


Cowon Systems is a consumer electronics and software corporation focused on software development and microelectronics in speech synthesis and speech recognition technology and is well known for its iAUDIO range of portable media players.
Publisher URL: www.cowonglobal.com


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