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Should I remove Final Media Player 2012?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
72% remove it28% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,387
United States Rank #6,432
Reach 0.0704%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 30.14 days
889.18 days >
Average installed length: 467.20 days


2012.10.9.0 90.92%
2012.10.7.0 0.22%

Final Media Player 2012

What is Final Media Player 2012?

Final Media Player will modify system settings upon installation, making Final Media Player the default viewer application for supported file types that do not already have a default viewer application associated. Final Media Player is installed via the W3i InstallIQ software bundler that includes various toolbar apps such as SavingApps, WeatherBug and Smart PC Cleaner.

About  (from Bitberry Software)

Get Final Media Player if you are tired of messing with codecs or tired of seeing the dreaded "Windows cannot open this file" error message. Download and install Final Media Player and you will be able to play video files like 3GP, ASF, AVI, AVM, AVS, DAT, FLV, IFO, MKV, MOV, MP4, MPEG, MPG, NSV, OGM, RM, RMVB, TP, TS,...  Read more


The most common release is 2012.10.9.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up (this is typically done to avoid any UAC prompts). 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 primary executable is named finalmediaplayer.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 20.39 MB (21,375,314 bytes). The installed file FMPCheckForUpdates.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered.
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Known to include offers within the setup
  • The wisdom of the experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Final Media Player 2012.
FMPCheckForUpdates.exe (45d04f1309c5d1dc172f139a89d90e66) has been flagged by the following 2 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Bkav FE W32.HfsAdware
Vba32 AntiVirus Signed-Adware.InstallCore
Final Media Player 2012 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.bitberry.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\FinalMediaPlayer\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\FinalMediaPlayer\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 20.39 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Final Media Player 2012

Program executable:finalmediaplayer.exe
Name:Final Media Player
Path:C:\Program Files\finalmediaplayer\finalmediaplayer.exe
Additional files:
  • (Malware detected) FMPCheckForUpdates.exe - Update Checker
  • tsasetup.exe (by Trusted Software) - Trusted Software Unknown File Assistant
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Scheduled Tasks
  • FinalMediaPlayer.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{269DDB8B-6057-4284-B98D-4BD36D7D554B}' (runs on registration).
  • unins000.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{90101447-1553-49B9-8C25-C516D2FECC14}' (runs on registration).
  • FMPCheckForUpdates.exe is scheduled as a task named 'C:\WINDOWS\Tasks\FreeFileViewerUpdateChecker.job'.
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • FMPCheckForUpdates.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Free File Viewer Update Checker.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • FMPCheckForUpdates.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\FreeFileViewer\FFVCheckForUpdates.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:6.19 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0003376348%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00017260%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00016504%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:1,027,677
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:8.84 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Final Media Player 2012?

You can uninstall Final Media Player 2012 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 Final Media Player 2012, 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 Final Media Player 2012.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win 7 0%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 72%
Keep it 28%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.46%
Windows Vista 15.85%
Windows XP 14.63%
Windows 10 6.99%
Windows Server 2003 0.07%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.77%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.43%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 12.47%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.04%
Windows 7 Professional 10.08%
Windows Vista Home Basic 2.18%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.95% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 43.95%
  Germany 12.39%
  France 3.34%
  Canada 3.16%
  United Kingdom 2.86%
  Spain 2.50%
  Mexico 1.91%
  Argentina 1.85%
  Australia 1.79%
  India 1.79%
  Israel 1.43%
  MA 1.37%
  Austria 1.13%
  Netherlands 1.07%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.32%
Dell 22.84%
Acer 16.77%
Toshiba 7.35%
ASUS 5.42%
Intel 4.26%
Samsung 3.23%
American Megatrends 2.45%
Medion 2.45%
Sahara 1.81%
Lenovo 1.29%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.51%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.89%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 2.28%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 2.28%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.28%
HP G62 Notebook PC 1.95%

About Bitberry Software

Bitberry Software is a software company located in Denmark and produces products such as BitZipper.
Publisher URL: www.bitberry.com

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valtover a year ago
For me it is working very nice,because with FMP desapeare file opening problems.