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Should I remove COWON Media Center - jetAudio Plus VX?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
30% remove it70% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,767
United States Rank #9,259
Reach 0.2180%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.08 days
562.91 days >
Average installed length: 295.77 days


VersionDistribution 0.02%
8.0.17 20.22%
8.0.16 12.50%
8.0.15 4.12%
8.0.14 5.75%
8.0.11 6.63%
8.0.9 2.89%
8.0.8 2.42%
8.0.6 8.89%
8.0.2 6.94%
8.0.1 1.51%
8.0.0 6.87%
7.5.4 2.02%
7.5.3 0.49%
7.5.2 0.74%
7.5.0 2.56%
7.1.7 3.56%
7.1.0 2.61%
7.0.5 2.82%
7.0.0 6.45%

COWON Media Center - jetAudio Plus VX

What is COWON Media Center - jetAudio Plus VX?

Some versions of COWON Media Center bundles a branded version of the Conduit Toolbar, which delivers search based advertising and results. During installation the user is presented in some cases with the option to install the toolbar. Once accepted, the packaged executable, ConduitInstaller.exe, will download and install the necessary components for the Conduit Toolbar.

About  (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


The most used version 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 main program executable is jetaudio.exe. The software installer includes 44 files and is usually about 70.31 MB (73,720,997 bytes).
COWON Media Center - jetAudio Plus VX has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

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: 70.31 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by COWON Media Center - jetAudio Plus VX

Program executable:jetaudio.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\jetaudio\jetaudio.exe
Additional files:
  • JetTrim.exe (by JetAudio) - JetTrim Application (jetTrim)
  • JetFlExt.dll (by JetAudio) - JetFlExt Module (Shell Extension for jetAudio)
  • JetLyric.exe - JetLyric (jetLyric)
  • JetVidCnv.exe - jetAudio (Video Converter)
  • JetVidCopy.exe - Video Format Converter to AVI
  • JFACDRd.dll - Audio CD Reader for jetAudio
  • JFACDWt.dll - Audio CD Writer for jetAudio
  • JFAPERd.dll - APE Reader 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
  • ffmpeg_vx.exe
  • JetShell.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • JetAudio.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'PowerDVD12.0PlayCDAudioOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'AudioCD' and the action verb 'PlayWithPowerDVD12.0.
6 Scheduled Tasks
  • JetAudio.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{79051F2B-0788-47DA-A941-6819D8D2B0B5}' (runs on registration).
  • JetVidCopy.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A080F47D-63C7-48B1-A7B2-BDBC641F141E}' (runs on registration).
  • JetVidCnv.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{88951D34-4748-4219-8DB5-F11F124B3445}' (runs on registration).
  • JetTrim.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E3384837-C368-4C4C-A9F3-7BC2B11378EA}' (runs on registration).
  • JetLyric.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C0F332C0-5F47-45F8-AEA1-F85C97755A5A}' (runs on registration).
  • JetShell.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{956032F0-57FD-483E-A94A-DF6FBA9ED78C}' (runs on registration).
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • JetVidCopy.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\JetAudio\JetVidCopy.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 Plus VX?

You can uninstall COWON Media Center - jetAudio Plus 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 Plus 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 Plus VX.

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win 8 0%
Uninstall it 30%
Keep it 70%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 76.73%
Windows XP 11.52%
Windows 10 10.45%
Windows Vista 1.21%
Windows Server 2003 0.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 59.47%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.61%
Windows 7 Home Premium 9.35%
Windows 7 Professional 5.01%
Windows 8 Pro 2.36%
Windows 8.1 Pro 1.63%

Distribution by countryGeography

57.65% of installs come from Iran
Which countries install it?
  Iran 57.65%
  United States 9.63%
  IQ 4.30%
  SY 3.47%
  United Kingdom 2.72%
  Saudi Arabia 2.28%
  Indonesia 1.79%
  Jordan 1.54%
  India 1.33%
  Thailand 1.23%
  Germany 1.07%
  Canada 0.95%
  Egypt 0.91%
  BD 0.63%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 27.18%
Hewlett-Packard 18.10%
Acer 14.07%
ASUS 11.26%
Lenovo 4.13%
Toshiba 2.99%
American Megatrends 1.75%
Intel 1.39%
MSI 0.78%
Samsung 0.71%
Common models
Dell Inspiron N5110 7.92%
Dell Inspiron N5010 6.47%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.72%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.15%
Acer Aspire V3-571G 2.33%


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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