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Media Center 16

What is Media Center 16?  (from J. River)

JRiver Media Center offers the highest quality video available. And it plays everything, without any setup required. MC's Red October DirectShow support is the benchmark of the industry. Video comes in a lot of packages. DVD and Blu-ray*, streaming video from Netflix or Hulu, Youtube clips and movies, and so on. JRiver...  Read more


Media Center 16 is a software program developed by J. River. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The setup package generally installs about 19 files and is usually about 32.76 MB (34,354,716 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 60% of users of Media Center 16 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.jrmediacenter.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\J River\Media Center 16\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\J River\Media Center 16\JRMediaUninstall.exe
Estimated size: 32.76 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Media Center 16

  • JRMediaUninstall.exe - J. River Media Uninstall Application
  • JRShellExt.dll - JRShellExt Dynamic Link Library (JRShellExt DLL)
  • PackageInstaller.exe - Package Installer
  • JRService.exe - J. River service
  • CDLabeler.exe - Media Center 16 (CD & DVD Labeler)
  • JRDisc.dll - J. River Disc Core (CD/DVD)
  • JRImage.dll - J. River Image Core
  • JRPlayer.dll - J. River Player
  • JRReader.dll - J. River Reader
  • JRTools.dll - J. River Tools Core
  • JRWeb.exe - J. River Web Application
  • JRWMFactory.dll - J. River Windows Media
  • JRWorker.exe - JRWorker Application
  • Media Center 16.exe
  • Media Editor.exe - Media Editor
  • JRWeb.dll - JRWeb

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • Media Center 16.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'JRBurnCDOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'MediaCenter.16.BurnCD' and the action verb 'Burn.
  • JRService.exe runs as a service named 'Media Center 16 Service' (Media Center 16 Service) "Support media functionality like infrared remote controls, etc.".
Startup File (User Run)
  • Media Center 16.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Media Center 16' and executes as "C:\Program Files\J River\Media Center 16\Media Center 16.exe" /Boot.

How do I remove Media Center 16?

You can uninstall Media Center 16 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 Media Center 16, 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 Media Center 16.

Win 7 (SP1) 49%
Win 7 8%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.76%
Windows 10 24.32%
Windows Vista 10.81%
Windows XP 8.11%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.62%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.92%
Windows 7 Professional 16.22%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.11%
Windows 10 Home 8.11%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.11%

Distribution by countryGeography

60.42% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 60.42%
  United Kingdom 6.25%
  Netherlands 6.25%
  Finland 4.17%
  France 4.17%
  Argentina 2.08%
  Canada 2.08%
  Germany 2.08%
  Iran 2.08%
  Korea 2.08%
  Poland 2.08%
  Portugal 2.08%
  Saudi Arabia 2.08%
  Thailand 2.08%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.33%
Dell 20.00%
Acer 20.00%
Sony 6.67%
Gateway 6.67%
American Megatrends 6.67%
Apple 3.33%
Toshiba 3.33%
Lenovo 3.33%
ASUS 3.33%
Common models
Sony SVL24125CLB 6.90%
TOSHIBA Satellite P875 3.45%
Samsung 300E4A/300E5A/300... 3.45%
MSI MS-7678 3.45%
MSI MS-7522 3.45%
LG Electronics Inc. A505-... 3.45%


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