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Should I remove DVD Shrink deutsch DeCSS-frei?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,822
United States Rank #28,244
Reach 0.0634%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.53 days
458.10 days >
Average installed length: 240.70 days

DVD Shrink 3.2 deutsch DeCSS-frei

What is DVD Shrink deutsch DeCSS-frei?

DVDShrink is a free software to backup DVD disks. You can use this software in conjunction with DVD burning software of your choice, to make a backup copy of any DVD video disk. DVD Shrink does not burn DVDs! The output from DVD Shrink is saved as files on your hard drive, which you can then burn to a DVD-R using separate burning software, such as the software provided with your DVD-R drive.


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 dvd shrink 3.2 de (decss-frei).exe. The software installer includes 5 files and is usually about 1.04 MB (1,091,704 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.dvdshrink.org
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\DVD Shrink DE\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\DVD Shrink DE\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 1.04 MB

Program filesFiles installed by DVD Shrink 3.2 deutsch DeCSS-frei

Program executable:dvd shrink 3.2 de (decss-frei).exe
Name:DVD Shrink
DVD Shrink 3.2 deutsch (DeCSS-frei)
Path:C:\Program Files\dvd shrink de\dvd shrink 3.2 de (decss-frei).exe
Additional files:
  • DVD Shrink 3.2 DE.exe - DVD Shrink (DVD Shrink 3.2 deutsch)
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Uninstaller)
  • machinist2.dll
  • DVD Shrink 3.2.exe - DVD Shrink 3.2

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • DVD Shrink 3.2.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'Backup Movie With DVD Shrink_using_DVD Shrink 3.2' with the ProgID of 'DVD Shrink 3.2_autoplay_handler' and the action verb 'Backup Movie With DVD Shrink_verb.
Scheduled Task
  • DVD Shrink 3.2.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{6F47F465-FA7D-4CFF-878B-7970F17E350F}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • unins000.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Lavalys\EVEREST Home Edition\unins000.exe'.

How do I remove DVD Shrink deutsch DeCSS-frei?

You can uninstall DVD Shrink deutsch DeCSS-frei 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 DVD Shrink 3.2 deutsch (DeCSS-frei), 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 DVD Shrink deutsch DeCSS-frei.

Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.68%
Windows 10 16.92%
Windows XP 8.14%
Windows Vista 7.18%
Windows Server 2003 0.08%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 43.81%
Windows 7 Professional 11.82%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.05%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.04%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.87%
Windows 8.1 5.55%

Distribution by countryGeography

86.19% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 86.19%
  Austria 5.83%
  United States 3.99%
  Switzerland 1.28%
  Netherlands 0.48%
  Luxembourg 0.32%
  United Kingdom 0.32%
  France 0.24%
  Belgium 0.16%
  LI 0.16%
  MK 0.08%
  Chile 0.08%
  Thailand 0.08%
  Dominican Republic 0.08%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 25.32%
Acer 17.86%
Dell 11.69%
Hewlett-Packard 11.20%
ASUS 6.66%
Samsung 3.73%
Intel 3.25%
Toshiba 2.76%
Sahara 2.44%
American Megatrends 2.27%
Lenovo 1.79%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7502 5.57%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 5.04%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.45%
MEDIONPC MS-7366 3.18%
MEDIONPC MS-7616 2.65%
ASUS All Series 2.12%


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