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What percent of users and experts removed it?
25% remove it75% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,504
United States Rank #23,010
Reach 0.0259%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.40 days
542.72 days >
Average installed length: 285.16 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

GOM Player

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What is GOM Player?

GOM Player (Gretech Online Movie Player) is a 32/64-bit media player for Microsoft Windows, distributed by the Gretech Corporation of South Korea. It is the primary client player for South Korean GOM-TV, and is more popular in South Korea than any other media player. Key strengths inherited from libavcodec include wide ranging ability to play media files, including .flv - without needing to obtain an external codec, and the ability to play some broken media files. GOM Player also supports peer-to-peer video streaming through an official add-on called GOMTV Streamer.

About  (from Gretech)

GOM Player is a free multimedia player with popular video and audio codecs built-in. GOM Player supports file formats such as AVI, DAT, MPEG, DivX, XviD, WMV, ASF and more. Users don't have to install codecs separately. GOM Player is capable of playing incomplete or damaged AVI files by skipping the damaged frames. It ...  Read more


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 primary executable is named GOM.exe. The setup package generally installs about 37 files and is usually about 17.64 MB (18,501,445 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: player.gomlab.com/eng/support/supportcenter
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\GRETECH\GomPlayer
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\GRETECH\GomPlayer\Uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 17.64 MB

Program filesFiles installed by GOM Player

Program executable:GOM.exe
Name:GOM Player
Signed by:GRETECH
Path:C:\Program Files\GRETECH\GomPlayer\GOM.exe
(From the publisher) “GOM Media Player is freeware video playback software developed by the South Korean company, Gretech Corp. Designed with both power and simplicity in mind, GOM Media Player is an ideal video player for both beginners and...”
Additional files:
  • Subtitle.dll - Gretech Subtitle Module
  • SubtitleFilter.dll - Gretech Subtitle Filter
  • Popup.exe - Gretech Popup (Popup)
  • GomX.dll - GOMPLAYER X
  • GOM.exe - GOM Player
  • Uninstall.exe - GOM Player Setup File
  • GomWeb3.dll - GomWeb (GomX Web Launcher)
  • GomWiz.exe - GomWiz
  • VSUtil.dll - VSUtil
  • GrLauncher.exe
  • icon.dll
  • KillGom.exe
  • RtParser.exe
  • ShellRegister.exe
  • srt2smi.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • GOM.EXE is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'GOMPlayMediaOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'GomPlayer.MediaFile' and the action verb 'open.
Scheduled Task
  • GOM.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{2FE1DF4A-C6CB-420D-980D-840FC302B0E8}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove GOM Player?

Quickly and completely remove GOM Player from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall GOM 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program GOM Player, 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 GOM Player.

Win 7 (SP1) 43%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Uninstall it 25%
Keep it 75%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.00%
Windows XP 16.40%
Windows 10 9.60%
Windows Vista 4.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 44.47%
Microsoft Windows XP 16.10%
Windows 7 Home Premium 11.47%
Windows 7 Professional 8.65%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.02%
Windows 7 Home Basic 2.41%

Distribution by countryGeography

14.98% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 14.98%
  Indonesia 11.09%
  Iran 6.23%
  Saudi Arabia 5.64%
  DZ 5.45%
  Turkey 4.67%
  Thailand 4.28%
  India 4.28%
  MA 4.09%
  Egypt 3.11%
  France 2.53%
  Malaysia 1.95%
  RS 1.75%
  IQ 1.75%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.93%
Acer 20.12%
Dell 15.92%
Toshiba 9.91%
ASUS 6.31%
Samsung 3.30%
Lenovo 3.00%
American Megatrends 1.80%
Intel 1.50%
Sahara 1.50%
Compaq 1.20%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 6.22%
Gigabyte G41MT-S2PT 3.11%
HP Compaq dc7600 Converti... 3.11%
Gigabyte G41MT-S2 2.07%
TOSHIBA Satellite L500 2.07%

About Gretech

The GOM Player, also known as the Gretech Online Movie Player is a media player for Windows, distributed by the Gretech Corporation.
Publisher URL: www.gretech.com


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