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Should I remove MPlayer for Windows?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #17,551
United States Rank #21,377
Reach 0.0159%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.30 days
362.75 days >
Average installed length: 190.60 days


2015-11-07 2.69%
2015-02-06 12.56%
2014-09-29 4.48%
2014-07-27 3.14%
2014-05-16 9.42%
2014-05-05 0.90%
2014-02-12 8.07%
2014-01-13 8.97%
2013-12-15 4.93%
2013-11-08 9.87%
2013-09-29 8.97%
2013-06-29 10.31%
2013-05-25 4.48%
2013-04-14 6.28%
2013-03-18 3.14%
2013-03-10 0.90%
2013-03-01 0.90%

MPlayer for Windows


MPlayer for Windows is a program developed by The MPlayer Team. The most used version is 2015-02-06, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 mplayer.exe. The software installer includes 30 files and is usually about 34.69 MB (36,380,160 bytes). The software utilizes the Nokia Qt cross-platforms C++ framework. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 27% of users of MPlayer for Windows come from the United States, it is also popular in Egypt and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: mulder.at.gg
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\MPlayer for Windows
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\MPlayer for Windows\Uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 34.69 MB

Program filesFiles installed by MPlayer for Windows

Program executable:mplayer.exe
Name:MPlayer - The Movie Player
Path:C:\Program Files\mplayer for windows\mplayer.exe
Additional files:
  • MPUI.exe (by KeyJ) - MPUI: a Windows frontend for MPlayer (MPlayer for Windows)
  • SMPlayer.exe (by Ricardo Villalba) - SMPlayer for Windows (32-bit) (SMPlayer (Portable Edition))
  • dsnative.dll - Direct Show Native Wrapper
  • zlib1.dll - zlib (zlib data compression library)
  • QtCore4.dll (by Digia Plc and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • QtGui4.dll (by Digia Plc and/or its subsidiary(-ies))
  • QtNetwork4.dll
  • QtScript4.dll
  • QtXml4.dll
  • libgcc_s_dw2-1.dll
  • mingwm10.dll
  • Updater.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Updater.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{9F3F6E76-03A2-423F-A081-D9F845C5953D}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Updater.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'MPlayerForWindows_AutoUpdateV2' which loads as "C:\Program Files\MPlayer for Windows\Updater.exe" /L=1033 /AutoCheck.

How do I remove MPlayer for Windows?

Quickly and completely remove MPlayer for Windows from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall MPlayer for Windows 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 MPlayer for Windows, 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 MPlayer for Windows.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win Server 2003 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.05%
Windows 8 31.84%
Windows XP 8.52%
Windows Vista 3.14%
Windows Server 2003 0.45%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.81%
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.55%
Windows 7 Professional 12.22%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.05%
Windows 8.1 7.24%
Windows 8 2.71%

Distribution by countryGeography

27.23% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 27.23%
  Egypt 8.93%
  France 6.70%
  Romania 5.36%
  DZ 3.57%
  MA 3.57%
  Brazil 3.57%
  Netherlands 3.13%
  United Kingdom 3.13%
  IQ 2.68%
  Italy 2.68%
  India 2.23%
  Australia 1.79%
  Belgium 1.79%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.49%
Dell 22.82%
Acer 14.77%
Toshiba 13.42%
ASUS 6.04%
Lenovo 4.70%
Intel 3.36%
Samsung 2.01%
American Megatrends 1.34%
Common models
Dell Inspiron N5110 4.39%
TOSHIBA Satellite P55t-A 3.51%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.63%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.63%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 2.63%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 1.75%


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