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What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #26,175
United States Rank #22,429
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 531.57 days
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Average installed length: 689.04 days

FREE Hi-Q Recorder 1.92

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What is FREE Hi-Q Recorder?  (from Rick Roemer, (Roemer Software))

Free sound recorder software. Now runs on Windows Vista too! It's the easiest way to record absolutely any sound! Easy enough for anyone to use. This free MP3 audio recorder records in high quality to your selected MP3 bitrate. FREE Hi-Q Recorder records directly to: MP3, (Constant Bitrate: CBR), stereo or mono. The qu...  Read more


FREE Hi-Q Recorder 1.92 is a software program developed by Rick Roemer, (Roemer Software). 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 setup package generally installs about 13 files and is usually about 5.02 MB (5,260,287 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 52% of users of FREE Hi-Q Recorder come from the United States, it is also popular in Israel and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.roemersoftware.com/free-sound-recorder.html
Help link: www.RoemerSoftware.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\FREE Hi-Q Recorder\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\FREE Hi-Q Recorder\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 5.02 MB

Program filesFiles installed by FREE Hi-Q Recorder 1.92

  • freerec.exe (by Roemer Software) - FREE Hi-Q Recorder
  • lame_enc.dll
  • ButtonEx.ocx (by Jeff Hemry) - ButtonEx ActiveX Control (Extended Functionality to the Standard Windows Button)
  • etShapedForm.ocx (by Evova Technology) - etShapedForm
  • freehiqrec.exe
  • NCTAudioDisplay2.dll (by Online Media Technologies) - NCTAudioDisplay2 ActiveX DLL
  • NCTAudioFile2.dll (by NCT Company) - NCTAudioFile2 ActiveX DLL (NCTAudioFile2 ActiveX DLL)
  • NCTAudioPlayer2.dll (by Online Media Technologies) - NCTAudioPlayer2 ActiveX DLL
  • NCTAudioRecord2.dll - NCTAudioRecord2 ActiveX DLL
  • NeoCalendarII.ocx (by Neo Components) - NeoCalendarII
  • ResetStartPosition.exe (by Roemer Software) - resettopleft
  • sldr.ocx - sldr
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Setup/Uninstall)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • freerec.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E437A1F7-2143-4292-A5EE-27105EFE0C0B}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove FREE Hi-Q Recorder?

Quickly and completely remove FREE Hi-Q Recorder 1.92 from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall FREE Hi-Q Recorder 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 FREE Hi-Q Recorder 1.92, 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 FREE Hi-Q Recorder.

Win 7 (SP1) 48%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.20%
Windows XP 23.20%
Windows Vista 15.20%
Windows 10 6.40%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.33%
Microsoft Windows XP 22.76%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.01%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 11.38%
Windows 10 Home 6.50%
Windows 7 Professional 5.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

51.88% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 51.88%
  Israel 8.75%
  United Kingdom 5.63%
  Australia 3.75%
  India 3.75%
  Poland 3.75%
  Netherlands 3.13%
  Canada 2.50%
  Belgium 1.88%
  South Africa 1.25%
  Sweden 1.25%
  Greece 1.25%
  Argentina 1.25%
  Estonia 1.25%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.63%
Acer 20.99%
Dell 19.75%
Intel 6.17%
American Megatrends 4.94%
Samsung 3.70%
Sony 2.47%
Gateway 2.47%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.13%
Hewlett-Packard Aronia 2.13%
Samsung R530/R730 2.13%
Hewlett-Packard D5468AT-A... 2.13%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 1.06%
Sony VPCSE2F1E 1.06%


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