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DiXiM Media Server

What is DiXiM Media Server?  (from DigiOn)

DiXiM Media Server is media server software that delivers multimedia contents to media player client devices on the home network with its support for DLNA Guidelines. DiXiM Media Server, being upgraded continuously, started its history as a server application which was the world's first certified UPnP Media Server Dev...  Read more


DiXiM Media Server is a program developed by DigiOn. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The software installer includes 32 files and is usually about 8.57 MB (8,986,321 bytes). A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows 7 (SP1). While about 71% of users of DiXiM Media Server come from the United States, it is also popular in Thailand and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.digion.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\DigiOn\DiXiM Media Server
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{8D3447EE-A34C-438C-815B-178F771B1556}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 UNINSTALL -removeonly
Estimated size: 8.57 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by DiXiM Media Server

  • dmsf.exe - DiXiM Media Server (dmsf)
  • libmmd.dll (by Intel) - Intel(r) C Compiler, Intel(r) C++ Compiler, Intel(r) Fortran Compiler (Math Library for Intel(r) Compilers (thread-safe))
  • dms_helper.exe - DiXiM Media Server Helper (DiXiM Media Server Helper Application)
  • dms_tool.exe - DiXiM Media Server Tool (DiXiM Media Server Tool Application)
  • DMSToolShellEx.dll - DiXiM Media Server Tool Shell Extension
  • DidlEdit.dll - DidlEdit Module
  • DoSEMulti2St.dll - DigiOnSound (DigiOnSound DLL)
  • libungif4.dll (by GnuWin32 ) - LibUnGif (Libungif4: library and tools for uncompressed GIF images)
  • libpng.dll - LibPNG (PNG image compression library)
  • zlib.dll - zlib (zlib data compression library)
  • dixim_avcp.dll
  • dixim_avcpl.dll
  • dixim_cp.dll
  • dixim_device.dll
  • dixim_dmsm.dll
  • dixim_tag.dll
  • dixim_util.dll
  • libexpat.dll
  • libtiff.dll
  • msf_album_art.dll
  • msf_didl.dll
  • msf_jpeg.dll
  • msf_lpcm.dll
  • msf_lpcm_mp4.dll
  • msf_m3u.dll
  • ogg.dll
  • service_install.exe
  • service_run.exe
  • service_stop.exe
  • service_uninstall.exe
  • vorbis.dll
  • vorbisfile.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • dms_helper.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'dms_helper' which loads as "C:\Program Files\DigiOn\DiXiM Media Server\dms_helper.exe".

How do I remove DiXiM Media Server?

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

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%
Windows 7 (SP1)

Distribution by countryGeography

71.43% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 71.43%
  Thailand 14.29%
  United Kingdom 14.29%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Sony 50.00%
Acer 50.00%


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