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Golden Records

What is Golden Records?

The software may bundle additional potentially unwanted toolbars. - "During installation of this download you will be given the option to install closely related programs from the NCH Software suite. These are optional and you can select what you want depending on your requirements."

About  (from NCH Swift Sound)

Convert vinyl records & cassette tapes to digital audio. Golden Records converts your favorite records and cassettes to CD or MP3 files using your Mac or Windows PC.


The setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 1.25 MB (1,308,075 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nchsoftware.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\nch swift sound\golden
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\NCH Swift Sound\Golden\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 1.25 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Golden Records

  • golden.exe
  • uninst.exe
  • grsetup_v1.30.exe - Golden Records Vinyl to CD Converter
  • lame.exe

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.15 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0006185736%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00023484%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00038374%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:78,400,128
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:10.39 MB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:272.84 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Golden Records?

You can uninstall Golden Records 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 Golden Records, 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 Golden Records.

Win XP 53%
Win 10 5%
Uninstall it 43%
Keep it 57%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 52.63%
Windows Vista 26.32%
Windows 7 15.79%
Windows 10 5.26%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 52.63%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 21.05%
Windows 7 Home Premium 5.26%
Windows 7 Professional 5.26%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.26%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.26%

Distribution by countryGeography

64.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 64.00%
  United Kingdom 16.00%
  Canada 8.00%
  Switzerland 4.00%
  Germany 4.00%
  Italy 4.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 33.33%
Hewlett-Packard 20.00%
American Megatrends 13.33%
Medion 13.33%
Lenovo 6.67%
Gateway 6.67%
Common models
VIA PM800-8237 6.25%
Unknow Unknow 6.25%
PM800_ PM800-8237 6.25%
MEDIONPC MS-7358 6.25%
MEDIONPC MS-7318 6.25%
HP-Pavilion RK569AA-ABA m... 6.25%

About (from NCH Swift Sound)

NCH Software is a leader in software development.
Publisher URL: www.nch.com.au


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