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What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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United States Rank #20,980
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VersionDistribution 53.19% 46.81%

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MP3 Player Recovery Tool


MP3 Player Recovery Tool is a program developed by Creative Technology Ltd. The most used version is, 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 software installer includes 4 files and is usually about 3.76 MB (3,944,139 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 69% of users of MP3 Player Recovery Tool come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.creative.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Creative\MP3 Player Recovery Tool\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Creative\MP3 Player Recovery Tool\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 3.76 MB

Program filesFiles installed by MP3 Player Recovery Tool

  • Redbutton.exe - Creative MP3 Recovery Tool (Automated firmware update and/or formatting for CL MP3 players.)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Redbutton.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{DDCF67A7-D7CF-40C8-B207-B4B1923B2EE5}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove MP3 Player Recovery Tool?

You can uninstall MP3 Player Recovery Tool 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 MP3 Player Recovery Tool, 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 MP3 Player Recovery Tool.

Win 7 (SP1) 37%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 39.36%
Windows Vista 37.23%
Windows XP 15.96%
Windows 10 7.45%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 30.85%
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.53%
Microsoft Windows XP 15.96%
Windows 7 Professional 7.45%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.32%
Windows 10 Home 3.19%

Distribution by countryGeography

69.12% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 69.12%
  United Kingdom 11.03%
  France 2.94%
  Italy 2.94%
  Canada 1.47%
  Germany 1.47%
  Ireland 1.47%
  Poland 1.47%
  Sweden 1.47%
  Australia 0.74%
  Belgium 0.74%
  DK 0.74%
  Spain 0.74%
  India 0.74%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 25.00%
Acer 20.59%
Hewlett-Packard 16.18%
Toshiba 11.76%
Gateway 5.88%
Intel 2.94%
Lenovo 2.94%
Samsung 2.94%
American Megatrends 2.94%
Common models
Acer Aspire M3300 3.75%
HP Pavilion dv6700 Notebo... 2.50%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.50%
Acer Aspire 7735 1.25%
Acer Aspire 6920 1.25%
Acer Aspire 5930 1.25%

About Creative Technology Ltd

Creative designs, manufactures and distributes digitized sound and video boards, computers and related multimedia, and personal digital entertainment products.
Publisher URL: us.creative.com


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