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Free Player

What is Free Player?  (from Abdio)

Free Player is a Powerful Media Player. It can Play 231 Formats and Convert 40 Media Formats. You can Understand better about How to Play and Convert. Free Player is a Multilingual Player, It Support English, Chinese, German, French, Italian and Japanese. Very Easy to Use.


Free Player is a program developed by Abdio. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 FreePlayer.exe. The software installer includes 4 files and is usually about 16.65 MB (17,460,268 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 67% of users of Free Player come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and Egypt.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Free Player
URL: www.freeplayersoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\FreePlayer
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files2\FREEPL~1\UNWISE.EXE C:\Program Files2\FREEPL~1\INSTALL.LOG
(Wise Installer is used for installing and uninstalling this software.)
Estimated size: 16.65 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Free Player

Program executable:FreePlayer.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\FreePlayer\FreePlayer.exe
Additional files:
  • freeplayer.dll
  • FreePlayer.exe
  • OfficeLinks.exe (by Office-Converter.com) - Office-Converter.com 1.00 Installation

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • UNWISE.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{459AC677-F089-4F3B-9364-B86490DE6679}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • FreePlayer.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Free Player' which loads as C:\Program Files1\FREEPL~1\FreePlayer.exe.

How do I remove Free Player?

You can uninstall Free Player 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 Free Player, 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 Free Player.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win 10 33%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 40%
Keep it 60%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows 10 33.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 33.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 33.33%
Windows 8.1 33.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

66.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 66.67%
  Brazil 16.67%
  Egypt 16.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 66.67%
Acer 33.33%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 33.33%
Hewlett-Packard 23-h052 33.33%


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