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What percent of users and experts removed it?
25% remove it75% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #13,188
United States Rank #21,260
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.02 days
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Average installed length: 108.74 days

KMP Connect Program

What is KMP Connect Program?  (from Pandora.TV)

With KMP has simplified the process of watching your
PC downloaded movies on your Mobile device.


KMP Connect Program is a software program developed by Pandora.TV. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named kair_view.exe. The setup package generally installs about 12 files and is usually about 33.58 MB (35,212,899 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 19% of users of KMP Connect Program come from the United States, it is also popular in Iran and Saudi Arabia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pandora.tv
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\KMPConnect\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\KMPConnect\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 33.58 MB

Program filesFiles installed by KMP Connect Program

Program executable:kair_view.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\kmpconnect\kair_view.exe
Additional files:
  • kmpconnectcore.exe
  • ffmpeg.exe
  • KMPConnectService.exe
  • mencoder.exe - MEncoder
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • upnpc.exe
  • libportforward.dll
  • cygwin1.dll (by Red Hat) - Cygwin (Cygwin® POSIX Emulation DLL)
  • kair_viewmgr.exe (by Macromedia) - Shockwave Flash (Macromedia Flash Player 7.0 r14)
  • MediaInfo.dll (by MediaArea.net) - MediaInfo (Convenient unified display of the most relevant technical and tag data for video and audio files)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • KMPConnectService.exe runs as a service named 'Service_KAir' (ServiceKAirModule).
Startup File (User Run)
  • kair_view.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'KMPConnect' and executes as C:\Program Files\KMPConnect\kair_view.exe.
4 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • upnpc.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\KMPConnect\upnpc.exe'.
  • KMPConnectService.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\KMPConnect\KMPConnectService.exe'.
  • kmpconnectcore.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\KMPConnect\KMPConnectCore.exe'.
  • ffmpeg.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\KMPConnect\ffmpeg.exe'.

How do I remove KMP Connect Program?

You can uninstall KMP Connect Program 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 KMP Connect Program, 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 KMP Connect Program.

Win 10 48%
Win 8.1 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 25%
Keep it 75%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 48.81%
Windows 10 48.16%
Windows Vista 1.52%
Windows XP 1.52%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.82%
Windows 7 Home Premium 14.66%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.63%
Windows 8.1 6.56%
Windows 7 Professional 6.13%
Windows 10 Pro 5.03%

Distribution by countryGeography

19.17% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 19.17%
  Iran 11.67%
  Saudi Arabia 5.83%
  India 5.00%
  BD 3.54%
  Russia 3.33%
  Germany 2.71%
  Taiwan 2.29%
  United Kingdom 2.08%
  UA 1.88%
  BG 1.88%
  Brazil 1.67%
  France 1.67%
  Egypt 1.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.79%
Acer 20.75%
Dell 16.33%
ASUS 11.56%
Lenovo 8.50%
Toshiba 6.80%
Samsung 2.38%
Sony 1.70%
Intel 1.36%
MSI 1.02%
Alienware 0.68%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.32%
Dell Inspiron 3521 4.27%
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.05%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.44%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.44%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.44%

About Pandora.TV

Pandora TV is a video sharing software and website that hosts user-generated content and is the first video sharing site to attach advertisements to user submitted videoa and provide unlimited storage space for users to upload.
Publisher URL: www.pandora.tv


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