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What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,840
United States Rank #6,607
Reach 0.0244%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 94.71 days

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MSN Music Assistant

What is MSN Music Assistant?

The MSN Music Assistant is required to play music on your computer.


MSN Music Assistant is a program developed by Microsoft. The main program executable is MsnMusic.exe. The software installer includes 4 files and is usually about 1.08 MB (1,131,072 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 92% of users of MSN Music Assistant come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\MsnMusic\4226251
Uninstaller: rundll32 advpack.dll,LaunchINFSection C:\WINDOWS\INF\msninst.inf,Uninstall
Estimated size: 1.08 MB

Program filesFiles installed by MSN Music Assistant

Program executable:MsnMusic.exe
Name:MSN Music
MSN Music Assistant
Path:C:\Program Files\MsnMusic\4226251\MsnMusic.exe
Additional files:
  • unicows.dll - Microsoft (R) Windows (R) 95, Windows (R) 98, and Windows (R) Millennium Operating Systems (Microsoft Layer for Unicode on Win9x Systems (MSLU))
  • msnmusax.ocx - MSN Music (MSN Music Assistant)
  • MsnMusic.exe
  • MsnWmpPl.dll - MSN Music WMP Plugin

How do I remove MSN Music Assistant?

You can uninstall MSN Music Assistant 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 MSN Music Assistant, 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 MSN Music Assistant.

Win XP 65%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 68.54%
Windows 7 22.50%
Windows Vista 7.08%
Windows 10 1.88%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 69.35%
Windows 7 Home Premium 13.04%
Windows 7 Professional 6.09%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.43%
Windows 7 Ultimate 2.17%
Windows Vista Business 0.65%

Distribution by countryGeography

91.93% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 91.93%
  Canada 2.86%
  Australia 1.17%
  Israel 0.91%
  United Kingdom 0.78%
  Singapore 0.26%
  South Africa 0.26%
  Taiwan 0.13%
  Korea 0.13%
  RS 0.13%
  Mexico 0.13%
  New Zealand 0.13%
  Argentina 0.13%
  Portugal 0.13%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 36.77%
Intel 18.56%
Hewlett-Packard 15.46%
American Megatrends 11.68%
Sahara 4.47%
Toshiba 3.44%
ASUS 2.75%
Acer 0.69%
Common models
Dell Computer Dimension 2... 8.24%
Dell Computer Dimension 4... 2.94%
Dell Computer Dimension 2... 2.35%

About Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses and supports a variety of products and services related to computing.
Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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