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What percent of users and experts removed it?
42% remove it58% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,033
United States Rank #10,598
Reach 0.0270%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 16.98 days
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Average installed length: 263.25 days


3.01 33.77%

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Golden Videos

What is Golden Videos?

During installation the program will offer the user During installation the program will offer the user to install the NCH Toolbar, an ad-supported web browser toolbar.to install the NCH Toolbar, an ad-supported web browser toolbar.

About  (from NCH Software)

Golden Videos is a software that helps you to convert your VHS tapes onto DVD or to AVI or MPEG files. It is designed specifically with VHS video cassettes in mind and has been developed to make the conversion process as easy and intuitive as possible. Just install the software and follow the step-by-step wizard. This ...  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 goldenvideos.exe. The setup package generally installs about 17 files and is usually about 7.93 MB (8,310,696 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nchsoftware.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NCH Software\GoldenVideos
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\NCH Software\GoldenVideos\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 7.93 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Golden Videos

Program executable:goldenvideos.exe
Golden Videos
Path:C:\Program Files\nch software\goldenvideos\goldenvideos.exe
Additional files:
  • goldenvideossetup_v3.00.exe - GoldenVideos (Golden Videos)
  • goldenvideossetup_v3.01.exe
  • gvsetup_v1.11.exe
  • gvsetup_v1.12.exe
  • gvsetup_v1.13.exe
  • gvsetup_v1.20.exe
  • gvsetup_v1.30.exe
  • gvsetup_v2.00.exe
  • gvsetup_v2.01.exe
  • gvsetup_v2.02.exe
  • uninst.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • goldenvideos.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{38106DD7-C2EF-49CB-BA9C-C16D2FBEE4A3}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Golden Videos?

You can uninstall Golden Videos 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 Videos, 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 Videos.

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 42%
Keep it 58%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.85%
Windows XP 15.01%
Windows 10 11.82%
Windows Vista 10.32%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.97%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.88%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.31%
Windows 7 Professional 10.55%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.85%
Windows 8.1 2.45%

Distribution by countryGeography

49.32% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 49.32%
  United Kingdom 7.52%
  Germany 6.32%
  Australia 4.96%
  Canada 3.76%
  Italy 2.71%
  France 2.11%
  Brazil 1.95%
  Belgium 1.95%
  Netherlands 1.80%
  Israel 1.35%
  Sweden 1.20%
  New Zealand 1.20%
  Spain 1.05%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.25%
Dell 24.92%
Acer 13.29%
Intel 5.32%
ASUS 5.32%
Toshiba 4.98%
American Megatrends 3.32%
Medion 3.32%
Lenovo 1.99%
Samsung 1.33%
Gateway 1.00%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.61%
Dell XPS 8300 3.95%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.29%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 2.63%
TOSHIBA Satellite C650 1.97%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 1.97%

About NCH Software

NCH is a software development company tat primarily sells to individuals via their website.
Publisher URL: www.nchsoftware.com


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