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Should I remove MP3 Skype Recorder?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,437
United States Rank #5,903
Reach 0.1031%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 22.09 days
651.67 days >
Average installed length: 342.40 days


VersionDistribution 7.61% 0.35% 0.21% 0.35% 9.34% 4.29% 1.11% 7.82% 1.18% 2.21%
3.1.3 57.37%
2.1.1 2.35%
1.10.1 1.66%
1.9.0 4.08%
1.8.6 0.07%

MP3 Skype Recorder

What is MP3 Skype Recorder?  (from Alexander Nikiforov)

The main features of MP3 Skype Recorder are it's absolutely free with no limits attached, automatic or manual recording capabilities, compact format of stored records (mp3 files), may be used to record P2P, SkypeOut calls and calls made to Online number, capable to track simultaneous calls and to save them separately, ...  Read more


MP3 Skype Recorder is a software program developed by Alexander Nikiforov. The most common release is 3.1.3, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 programs's main executable is mp3 skype recorder.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 31.51 MB of memory. It also includes a system tray icon that is displayed in the notifications area while the program is running. The setup package generally installs about 14 files and is usually about 1.1 MB (1,153,536 bytes). The installed file driverupdate.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 8. While about 38% of users of MP3 Skype Recorder come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: voipcallrecording.com
Help link: voipcallrecording.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\mp3 skype recorder
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{CB606F47-7D0E-40DF-95BB-0E5413A1295F}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.1 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by MP3 Skype Recorder

Program executable:mp3 skype recorder.exe
Name:MP3 Skype Recorder
Path:C:\Program Files\mp3 skype recorder\mp3 skype recorder.exe
Taskbar:Displays an icon in the notification area
Additional files:
  • MP3Recorder.dll - SkypeExtra Dynamic Link Library (Dynamic Link Library)
  • RecorderInstallerDll.dll - RecorderInstallerDll
  • Interop.SKYPE4COMLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'SKYPE4COMLib'.
  • Skype4COM.dll (by Skype Technologies) - Skype4COM (Skype for COM API)
  • lame_enc.dll
  • _1FE0E36A5139891EB85BB9.exe
  • driverupdate.exe (by SlimWare Utilities) - DriverUpdate
  • inteldriver.exe
  • srldetect_intel_4.5.13.0.dll (by Husdawg) - System Requirements Lab
  • utils.dll (by Intel) - Intel® WiDi (Platform Detection Library)
  • utils64.dll (by Intel)
  • vjsharpsxs10.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft Visual J# .NET (Microsoft Visual J# .NET Redistributable Package SxS DLL)
  • vjswfchost.dll (by Microsoft) - Hosting environment for com.ms.wfc.html in IE

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • driverupdate.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{97845A5B-75FE-4BAE-AADD-959E7B1D52DE}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • driverupdate.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named DriverUpdate Startup.
Startup File (User Run)
  • driverupdate.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'DriverUpdate' and executes as "C:\Program Files\DriverUpdate\DriverUpdate.exe" -boot.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

mp3 skype recorder.exe
Memory:31.51 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0018263425%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00089594%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00093040%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:107,147
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:14 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:2 Bytes
105.02 KB average
Memory:9.05 MB
Total CPU:0.0006044316%
Kernel CPU:0.00044166%
User CPU:0.00016277%
CPU cycles/sec:1,920,288
I/O reads/min:33 Bytes
I/O writes/min:95 Bytes

How do I remove MP3 Skype Recorder?

Quickly and completely remove MP3 Skype Recorder from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall MP3 Skype Recorder 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program MP3 Skype Recorder, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Skype Recorder.

Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win 7 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 69.68%
Windows 8 21.50%
Windows XP 4.82%
Windows Vista 3.93%
Windows Server 2003 0.07%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.52%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.28%
Windows 7 Professional 15.43%
Windows 8.1 8.62%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.86%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.41%

Distribution by countryGeography

37.74% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 37.74%
  United Kingdom 7.09%
  Germany 4.51%
  France 4.03%
  Canada 3.91%
  Brazil 3.55%
  Italy 2.70%
  Australia 2.70%
  Russia 2.46%
  Sweden 1.74%
  Mexico 1.50%
  Philippines 1.44%
  India 1.38%
  Spain 1.32%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.33%
Dell 17.94%
Acer 16.06%
ASUS 13.36%
Toshiba 7.50%
Lenovo 4.92%
Samsung 4.92%
Sahara 1.17%
Intel 1.06%
MSI 1.06%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.52%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.38%
ASUSTeK K55A 4.25%
ASUS All Series 3.97%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.55%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.27%


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