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Should I remove Freeplayer?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
23% remove it77% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #17,910
Reach 0.0153%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 22.01 days
649.23 days >
Average installed length: 341.12 days


20070531 81.31%
20050902 18.69%

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What is Freeplayer?

Freeplayer is a feature of the Freebox to access television since its hard drive of his computer. Freeplayer client is a modified version of VLC media player , which must be run from the computer Freenaute and allows the connection between the computer and the Freebox. Freeplayer recognizes many codecs that VLC. The operation of Freeplayer is quite simple: the client sends a video stream Freeplayer the Freebox, which appears. With regard to the interaction with the user, Freeplayer also uses HTML Freebox (also used by Telesites ), a modified version of HTML 3.2, which allows to manage remote Freebox and superimpose an additional interface to the video stream.


The most common release is 20070531, with over 98% of all installations currently using this 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 setup package generally installs about 5 files and is usually about 38.76 MB (40,646,174 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.free.fr
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\freeplayer
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Freeplayer\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 38.76 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Freeplayer

  • fbx-playlist.exe
  • mingwm10.dll
  • Uninstall.exe
  • vlc-0.8.6d-win32.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • fbx-playlist.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Freeplayer\fbx-playlist.exe'.

How do I remove Freeplayer?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 51%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 23%
Keep it 77%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 52.80%
Windows 8 21.03%
Windows Vista 13.55%
Windows XP 12.62%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.45%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.62%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 11.21%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.88%
Windows 7 Professional 7.01%
Windows 10 Home 6.07%

Distribution by countryGeography

94.23% of installs come from France
Which countries install it?
  France 94.23%
  United States 2.40%
  Canada 1.44%
  MA 0.48%
  TN 0.48%
  Japan 0.48%
  China 0.48%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 27.83%
Hewlett-Packard 20.00%
Dell 12.17%
ASUS 11.30%
Samsung 6.09%
Toshiba 5.22%
American Megatrends 3.48%
Intel 1.74%
MSI 1.74%
Packard Bell 1.74%
Sahara 1.74%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.88%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.36%
Samsung 350V5C/351V5C/354... 2.52%
Acer Aspire M1100 1.68%
Acer Aspire MC605 1.68%
eMachines EL1850 1.68%


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