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Should I remove Golden Videos VHS to DVD Converter?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
28% remove it72% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #19,815
United States Rank #17,907
Reach 0.0111%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 4.67 days
137.87 days >
Average installed length: 72.44 days


3.04 78.08%
3.03 17.81%
3.02 4.11%

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Golden Videos VHS to DVD Converter

What is Golden Videos VHS to DVD Converter?

From the site: "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 Software)

Golden Videos is software that helps you convert your old VCR tapes to DVDs or digital files using your PC. Golden Videos can be set to automatically correct defects in analog video to improve image quality. Easy-to-use VHS converter installs and ready to use in minutes. Easy step-by-step wizard guides you through conv...  Read more


The most used version is 3.04, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 main program executable is goldenvideos.exe. The software installer includes 11 files and is usually about 9.15 MB (9,598,112 bytes).
Golden Videos VHS to DVD Converter has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nchsoftware.com/goldenvideos/support.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NCH Software\GoldenVideos
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\NCH Software\GoldenVideos\goldenvideos.exe" -uninstall
Estimated size: 9.15 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Golden Videos VHS to DVD Converter

Program executable:goldenvideos.exe
Golden Videos VHS to DVD Converter
Path:C:\Program Files\nch software\goldenvideos\goldenvideos.exe
Additional files:
  • goldenvideossetup_v3.01.exe - GoldenVideos (Golden Videos)
  • goldenvideossetup_v3.02.exe - Golden Videos VHS to DVD Converter
  • goldenvideossetup_v3.03.exe
  • goldenvideossetup_v3.04.exe
  • aacdec3.exe
  • aacenc3.exe
  • ffmpeg16.exe
  • mp3el2.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • goldenvideos.exe is scheduled as a task named 'GoldenVideosSevenDays' (Next runs on 5.11.2016 at 17:21).

How do I remove Golden Videos VHS to DVD Converter?

You can uninstall Golden Videos VHS to DVD Converter 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 VHS to DVD Converter, 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 VHS to DVD Converter.

Win 10 45%
Win Vista (SP2) 3%
Uninstall it 28%
Keep it 72%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 47.49%
Windows 10 45.21%
Windows XP 4.11%
Windows Vista 3.20%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.55%
Windows 10 Home 17.35%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.61%
Windows 10 Pro 10.50%
Windows 7 Professional 9.13%
Windows 8.1 8.22%

Distribution by countryGeography

47.06% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 47.06%
  Germany 6.62%
  United Kingdom 5.88%
  Italy 5.15%
  Canada 4.41%
  France 4.04%
  Netherlands 3.68%
  Spain 2.21%
  Brazil 1.84%
  Australia 1.47%
  DK 1.47%
  Belgium 1.10%
  India 1.10%
  Sweden 1.10%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.06%
Dell 17.36%
Acer 15.70%
Toshiba 9.09%
ASUS 6.61%
Lenovo 4.96%
Medion 4.96%
MSI 1.65%
Sahara 1.65%
Common models
ASUS All Series 6.14%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.39%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 3.51%
ASUSTeK K30AD_M31AD_M51AD 1.75%
Dell Inspiron 660 1.75%
Gigabyte EX58-DS4 1.75%

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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