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Should I remove Cinema Now Media Manager?

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1% remove it99% keep it
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Cinema Now Media Manager


Cinema Now Media Manager is a program developed by CinemaNow. 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 software installer includes 23 files and is usually about 8.73 MB (9,150,759 bytes). CNUpdater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows 7 (SP1). The distribution of this has mostly been seen in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.cinemanow.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\CinemaNow\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{6C122441-1861-4CD7-B1C5-A163A6984E12}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 8.73 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Cinema Now Media Manager

  • CinemaNowControl.dll - CinemaNow Media Manager ActiveX (CinemaNow Media Manager Control)
  • CinemaNowSvc.exe - CinemaNow Service Application
  • CNProgHelper.dll - Media Manager CNProgHelper (CNProgHelper)
  • CinemaNowUpdateControl.dll - CinemaNow Update Control (CinemaNowUpdateControl)
  • CNDevSynch.dll - Media Manager CNDevSynch (CNDevSynch)
  • UpdateLauncher.exe - CinemaNow UpdateLauncher (UpdateLauncher)
  • CinemaNowShell.exe - CinemaNow Media Manager
  • RoxioPlugin.dll - CinemaNow Roxio Plugin (Roxio Plugin)
  • CNUpdater.exe - CNUpdater Application (CNUpdater)
  • DownloadMgr.dll - CinemaNow DownloadMgr (DownloadMgr)
  • IndivDRM.exe - CinemaNow IndivDRM (IndivDRM)
  • CinemaNowUtils.dll - CinemaNow Utils
  • Download.dll
  • VenueTray.exe - Venue Tray (Venue Tray App)
  • CleanupCN.exe - Cleanup Process Application
  • CNLicense.dll - CNLicens Dynamic Link Library (CinemaNow License Revocation Library)
  • CNRpc.exe - CNowRpc Application
  • msvcm80.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2005 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • msvcp80.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library
  • msvcr80.dll
  • nasinfo.dll (by Hewlett-Packard Company) - nasinfo
  • PreloadedSvc.exe - Preloaded Service Application
  • wvc1dmod.dll - Microsoft® Windows Media Services (Windows Media Video 9 Advanced Profile Decoder)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • PreloadedSvc.exe runs as a service named 'CinemaNow Preloaded Service' (CNPreloadedSvc).
  • CinemaNowSvc.exe runs as a service named 'CinemaNow Service' (CinemaNow Service).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • CinemaNowShell.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\CinemaNow\CinemaNow Media Manager\CinemaNowShell.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:4.29 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0003582914%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00018883%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00016946%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:1,856,038
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:7.81 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:1.76 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Cinema Now Media Manager?

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

Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%
Windows 7 (SP1)

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%


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