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Should I remove Kantaris Media Player?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
81% remove it19% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #19,265
United States Rank #23,744
Reach 0.0117%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 21.42 days
631.78 days >
Average installed length: 331.95 days

Kantaris Media Player 0.7.7

What is Kantaris Media Player?

Some versions use the OpenCandy software library to bundle potentially unwanted software offers during installation.


Kantaris Media Player 0.7.7 is a program developed by Christofer Persson. 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 kantaris.exe. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 10 files and is usually about 58.54 MB (61,378,895 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 30% of users of Kantaris Media Player come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Canada.
Kantaris Media Player 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.kantaris.org
Installation folder: C:\Players\Kantaris\
Uninstaller: "C:\Players\Kantaris\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 58.54 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Kantaris Media Player 0.7.7

Program executable:kantaris.exe
Name:Kantaris Media Player
Additional files:
  • KantarisMain.exe - Kantaris Media Player
  • VLanControl.dll - VLanControl
  • AlphaBlendTextBox.dll (by Bob Bradley / [email protected]) - AlphaBlendTextBox
  • cbar.dll (by Liu,Qi) - CoolBar
  • Freedb.dll
  • isxdl.dll (by Bjørnar Henden) - ISX Download DLL
  • kantaris.dll
  • PlayUtilities.dll (by Microsoft) - PlayItem
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • kantaris.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'KantarisVideoUSB' with the ProgID of 'KantarisVideoFile' and the action verb 'play.
2 Scheduled Tasks
  • KantarisMain.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{3E3CC737-22CD-4FBD-8DFD-14C38F2B6E9B}' (runs on registration).
  • kantaris.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{BF54E529-882E-46D4-85E3-0F15A28AA425}' (runs on registration).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:90.46 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0012638447%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00003038%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00123346%
0.015104% average
70 average

How do I remove Kantaris Media Player?

You can uninstall Kantaris Media Player 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 Kantaris Media Player 0.7.7, 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 Kantaris Media Player.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 81%
Keep it 19%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.10%
Windows 10 18.10%
Windows XP 8.19%
Windows Vista 5.60%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.17%
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.91%
Windows 7 Professional 9.52%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.23%
Windows 7 Home Basic 4.33%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

29.84% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 29.84%
  Germany 8.47%
  Canada 6.05%
  Brazil 5.65%
  Italy 4.84%
  Russia 3.23%
  Australia 2.82%
  United Kingdom 2.82%
  India 2.82%
  Netherlands 2.82%
  Portugal 2.82%
  France 2.42%
  Belgium 1.61%
  Czech Republic 1.61%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.63%
Acer 20.39%
Dell 15.79%
ASUS 8.55%
Lenovo 5.26%
Samsung 4.61%
Medion 3.29%
Intel 1.97%
Toshiba 1.97%
American Megatrends 1.32%
Sony 1.32%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.68%
HP-Pavilion NY548AA-ABL p... 2.68%
Dell Inspiron N5010 1.79%
Gateway SX2110G 1.79%
Dell Vostro 3560 1.79%
Gigabyte G41MT-S2P 1.79%

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Russover a year ago
What program do you replace it for windows vista? Quite often it stops working for some reason on my laptop.