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What percent of users and experts removed it?
26% remove it74% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,854
United States Rank #1,984
Reach 0.3607%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 23.61 days
696.38 days >
Average installed length: 365.90 days


4.92 0.07%
4.83 1.29%
4.82 0.03%
4.79 2.46%
4.78 4.92%
4.73 2.18%
4.72 0.06%
4.70 1.27%
4.69 3.54%
4.68 27.52%

Other programs by NCH Software

Express Burn

What is Express Burn?

From the EULA: " During installation of this download you will be given the option to install closely related programs from the NCH Software suite. These are optional and you can select what you want depending on your requirements."

About  (from NCH Software)

Express Burn is a free CD burning program. With Express Burn you can record a data or audio discs quickly and easily by dragging the files you want onto the icon and clicking Burn CD. The software then does the rest, including converting the files if required. Express Burn is also the fast CD/DVD writing program using ...  Read more


The most used version is 4.68, with over 48% 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 main program executable is expressburn.exe. The software installer includes 41 files and is usually about 4.24 MB (4,442,431 bytes).
Express Burn 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.nch.com.au/burn/index.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NCH Software\ExpressBurn
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\NCH Software\ExpressBurn\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 4.24 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Express Burn

Program executable:expressburn.exe
Express Burn
Path:C:\Program Files\nch software\expressburn\expressburn.exe
(From the publisher) “Burning software to create and record discs quickly and easily on Windows or Mac. Audio is recorded with direct digital recording so perfect audio quality is maintained. Create MP3 CDs or Audio CDs for a traditional CD...”
Additional files:
  • burnsetup_v4.49.exe - ExpressBurn (Express Burn Disc Burning Software)
  • burnsetup_v4.50.exe - Express Burn
  • burnsetup_v4.52.exe
  • burnsetup_v4.53.exe
  • burnsetup_v4.54.exe
  • burnsetup_v4.58.exe
  • burnsetup_v4.59.exe
  • burnsetup_v4.60.exe
  • expressburnsetup_v4.62.exe
  • expressburnsetup_v4.63.exe
  • expressburnsetup_v4.65.exe
  • expressburnsetup_v4.66.exe
  • expressburnsetup_v4.68.exe
  • expressburnsetup_v4.69.exe
  • expressburnsetup_v4.70.exe
  • expressburnsetup_v4.72.exe
  • expressburnsetup_v4.73.exe
  • expressburnsetup_v4.78.exe
  • expressburnsetup_v4.79.exe
  • expressburnsetup_v4.82.exe
  • expressburnsetup_v4.83.exe
  • expressburnsetup_v4.89.exe
  • expressburnsetup_v4.92.exe
  • uninst.exe
  • burnsetup_v4.42.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • expressburn.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'ExpressBurnHandleDVDBurningOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'ExpressBurn.AutoPlay' and the action verb 'open.
Scheduled Task
  • expressburn.exe is scheduled as a task named 'ExpressBurnReminder' (Next runs on 21/10/2016 at 01:55 p. m.).

How do I remove Express Burn?

You can uninstall Express Burn 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 Express Burn, 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 Express Burn.

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 26%
Keep it 74%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.46%
Windows 10 21.91%
Windows XP 8.20%
Windows Vista 7.42%
Windows Server 2003 0.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.66%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.17%
Windows 7 Professional 10.57%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.10%
Windows 8.1 6.68%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.01%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.17% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 45.17%
  Germany 9.47%
  United Kingdom 5.87%
  Canada 4.26%
  Australia 3.42%
  France 2.92%
  Brazil 1.81%
  Israel 1.54%
  Netherlands 1.53%
  Spain 1.45%
  India 1.43%
  Belgium 1.40%
  Italy 1.38%
  Mexico 1.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.12%
Dell 22.32%
Acer 18.26%
ASUS 8.12%
Toshiba 7.18%
Lenovo 2.52%
Samsung 2.45%
Intel 2.16%
American Megatrends 1.13%
Medion 0.91%
Sahara 0.86%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.89%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.34%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.30%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.82%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.45%
ASUS All Series 2.37%

About NCH Software

NCH is a software development company tat primarily sells to individuals via their website.
Publisher URL: www.nchsoftware.com


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