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Should I remove HP MediaSmart SlingPlayer?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,538
United States Rank #1,628
Reach 0.1564%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.82 days
466.66 days >
Average installed length: 245.19 days


VersionDistribution 41.55% 35.36% 1.14%
2.1 21.96%

HP MediaSmart SlingPlayer

What is HP MediaSmart SlingPlayer?

This package provides the HP MediaSmart SlingPlayer Software for the supported notebook/laptop models and operating systems. The HP MediaSmart SlingPlayer software enables you to watch and control basic cable with wide-ranging functionality and ease, all from the screen of your notebook/laptop.


The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named SlingPlayer.exe. The setup package generally installs about 28 files and is usually about 39.1 MB (40,999,959 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.slingmedia.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Media\SlingPlayer\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{1747DF05-6890-440B-B094-2146F5DC50E0}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 39.1 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by HP MediaSmart SlingPlayer

Program executable:SlingPlayer.exe
Name:HP MediaSmart SlingPlayer 3.0
Path:C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Media\SlingPlayer\SlingPlayer.exe

How do I remove HP MediaSmart SlingPlayer?

You can uninstall HP MediaSmart SlingPlayer 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 HP MediaSmart SlingPlayer, 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 HP MediaSmart SlingPlayer.

Win 7 (SP1) 71%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 77.61%
Windows Vista 15.46%
Windows 10 6.74%
Windows XP 0.19%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 69.96%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 14.99%
Windows 10 Home 5.10%
Windows 7 Professional 4.81%
Windows 7 Ultimate 2.73%
Windows 10 Pro 0.62%

Distribution by countryGeography

93.36% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 93.36%
  Brazil 0.74%
  Canada 0.68%
  Mexico 0.33%
  India 0.31%
  Argentina 0.29%
  Israel 0.25%
  Italy 0.25%
  Germany 0.21%
  United Kingdom 0.19%
  France 0.14%
  Australia 0.14%
  Iran 0.14%
  Philippines 0.12%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 98.88%
Dell 0.43%
Acer 0.20%
ASUS 0.17%
American Megatrends 0.10%
Toshiba 0.10%
Lenovo 0.07%
Gateway 0.07%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 37.27%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 32.19%
HP Pavilion dv4 Notebook ... 18.27%
HP Pavilion dm3 Notebook ... 2.30%
HP Pavilion dv8 Notebook ... 2.13%
HP Pavilion dv3 Notebook ... 1.38%

About (from Sling Media)

Sling Media's flagship product, the internationally-acclaimed, Emmy award-winning Slingbox®, transforms the way consumers watch television—allowing consumers to watch their home TV on any Internet-connected PC, Mac, tablet or smartphone—from virtually anywhere in the world! Sling Media's innovative SlingPlayer™ software connects consumers on all types of computing platforms to their Slingbox, giving them complete control over their living room TV.
Publisher URL: www.slingmedia.com


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