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Should I remove Last.fm?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #11,805
United States Rank #11,152
Reach 0.0279%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 176.61 days
1206.20 days >
Average installed length: 633.77 days

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What is Last.fm?  (from Last.fm)

With Last.fm on your computer you can scrobble your tracks, share your music taste, listen to personalised radio streams, and discover new music and people. Last.fm is open source software and contains no spyware / adware. If you use Skype, you can use Last.fm to set your Skype mood message to the track you're currentl...  Read more


Last.fm is a software program developed by Last.fm. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The programs's main executable is LastFM.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 33 MB of memory. The setup package generally installs about 63 files and is usually about 18.07 MB (18,944,813 bytes). The installed file Updater.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 45% of users of Last.fm come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.last.fm
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Last.fm\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Last.fm\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 18.07 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Last.fm

Program executable:LastFM.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Last.fm\LastFM.exe
Using a music recommender system called "Audioscrobbler", Last.fm builds a detailed profile of each user's musical taste by recording details of the songs the user listens to. Last.fm can optionally build a profile directly from a user's...
Additional files:
  • CrashReporter.exe - Last.fm CrashReporter (Last.fm crash reporter)
  • iPodScrobbler.exe - Last.fm iPodScrobbler
  • Installer.exe - Last.fm Scrobbler (Last.fm Installer)
  • Cleaner.exe - Last.fm Cleaner (Last.fm settings cleaner)
  • LastFMHelper.exe - Last.fm Helper
  • Last.fm Scrobbler.exe - Last.fm
  • LastFM.exe
  • Updater.exe - Updater (Last.fm Autoupdater)
  • killer.exe - Killer (Last.fm Process Killer)
  • LastFM_Win_1.1.0.0_en.exe
  • libvlc.dll (by VideoLAN) - VLC media player (VLC media player 2.0.2)
  • libvlccore.dll (by VideoLAN)
  • LastFmTools1.dll - LastFmTools
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Setup/Uninstall)
  • QtCore4.dll (by Trolltech ASA) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • QtGui4.dll (by Trolltech ASA)
  • QtNetwork4.dll
  • QtSql4.dll
  • QtXml4.dll
  • lastfm.dll
  • lastfm_fingerprint.dll
  • libfftw3f-3.dll
  • listener.dll
  • logger.dll
  • srv_itunesdevice.dll
  • unicorn.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • LastFM.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A072F656-1891-4CCD-82A6-F1778942CC70}' (runs on registration).
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • unins000.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Last.fm\unins000.exe'.
  • LastFM.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Last.fm\LastFM.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:33 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000944844%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00000150%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00009298%
0.015104% average
Memory:124 KB
CPU cycles/sec:123
I/O reads/min:4 Bytes
Last.fm Scrobbler.exe
Memory:41.49 MB
Total CPU:0.0000547207%
Kernel CPU:0.00004954%
User CPU:0.00000518%
CPU cycles/sec:1,946,941
I/O reads/min:108 Bytes
I/O writes/min:181 Bytes

How do I remove Last.fm?

You can uninstall Last.fm 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 Last.fm, 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 Last.fm.

Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.42%
Windows Vista 13.61%
Windows XP 9.80%
Windows 10 6.17%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 45.44%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.05%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.40%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.85%
Windows 7 Professional 8.39%
Windows Vista Home Basic 2.37%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 45.33%
  Germany 9.94%
  United Kingdom 9.19%
  Poland 3.46%
  Brazil 2.86%
  France 2.26%
  Netherlands 2.11%
  Canada 2.11%
  Finland 1.96%
  Australia 1.96%
  Italy 1.66%
  Portugal 1.36%
  Belgium 0.90%
  Russia 0.90%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 27.59%
Dell 19.75%
Acer 18.18%
ASUS 7.52%
Toshiba 7.21%
Samsung 3.76%
Lenovo 3.13%
Intel 2.19%
Sony 2.19%
American Megatrends 1.88%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.49%
Dell Inspiron 1545 3.85%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.85%
HP Pavilion dv5 Notebook ... 3.30%
Dell Inspiron 530s 2.20%
eMachines eMachines E525 2.20%


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