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42% remove it58% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #16,924
United States Rank #11,390
Reach 0.0149%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 29.61 days
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Average installed length: 458.90 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

GOMTV Plug-in

What is GOMTV Plug-in?  (from Gretech)

A Plug-in program of GOM Player and when installed allows you to view the Live Stream Broadcast more stably.
'GOMTV Streamer‘, activated for the Live Stream Broadcast, applies the Grid Delivery technology which restrictively utilizes the spare resources, that are not in use on the User’s PC to transmit data to anoth...  Read more


GOMTV Plug-in is a software program developed by Gretech. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 503.37 KB (515,454 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 72% of users of GOMTV Plug-in come from the United States, it is also popular in Korea and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: GRETECH CORP.
URL: player.gomlab.com/eng/support/supportcenter
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Common Files\GRETECH
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Common Files\GRETECH\uninstall_gomtvx.exe"
Estimated size: 503.37 KB

Program filesFiles installed by GOMTV Plug-in

  • npgomtvx_nie.dll - gomtvx NIE Module
  • VSUtil.dll - VSUtil
  • uninstall_gomtvx.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Google Chrome Plugin
  • npgomtvx_nie.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npgomtvx_nie.dll'.
Mozilla Plugin
  • npgomtvx_nie.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'GOMTV Plug-in' with a plugin key of '@gomtv.com/gomtvx-plugin' for all users of the PC.

How do I remove GOMTV Plug-in?

You can uninstall GOMTV Plug-in 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 GOMTV Plug-in, 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 GOMTV Plug-in.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by GOMTV Plug-in you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win XP 0%
Plugs into Mozilla Firefox
Uninstall it 42%
Keep it 58%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.54%
Windows 10 32.31%
Windows Vista 5.10%
Windows XP 2.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.84%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.31%
Windows 8.1 11.60%
Windows 7 Professional 9.56%
Windows 8 6.83%
Windows 10 Home 5.12%

Distribution by countryGeography

71.64% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 71.64%
  Korea 7.71%
  Canada 7.21%
  Australia 3.48%
  United Kingdom 1.24%
  Argentina 0.75%
  Iran 0.75%
  Germany 0.75%
  Thailand 0.50%
  Taiwan 0.50%
  New Zealand 0.50%
  Japan 0.50%
  Saudi Arabia 0.50%
  Malaysia 0.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.13%
Dell 19.90%
Samsung 12.57%
ASUS 12.04%
Acer 10.99%
Toshiba 5.24%
Lenovo 4.19%
Sony 3.14%
Apple 2.09%
Intel 1.05%
MSI 1.05%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.97%
HP G62 Notebook PC 3.17%
LENOVO 20301 2.38%
Apple Inc. MacBookPro8,1 1.59%
Dell Inspiron 5520 1.59%
Dell Inspiron 530 1.59%

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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