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What percent of users and experts removed it?
21% remove it79% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #10,898
United States Rank #11,230
Reach 0.0318%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 190.10 days
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Average installed length: 503.98 days

Media Player

What is Media Player?  (from Media Finder)

Use Orange Media Player to listen to your music, watch your videos and organize your collection. Transfer your CDs, MP3 tracks and securities purchased on orange.fr to your mobile digital music player and your Orange mobile compatible via USB cable or Bluetooth. Media Player Orange offers direct access to music downloa...  Read more


Media Player is a software program developed by Media Finder. 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 primary executable is named media player.exe. The setup package generally installs about 82 files and is usually about 33.68 MB (35,316,766 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 41% of users of Media Player come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: logicielsgratuits.orange.fr/mediaplayer/presentation
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\orange\media player
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\FLVPlayer\Uninstall\Uninstall.exe /Uninstall
Estimated size: 33.68 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Media Player

Program executable:media player.exe
Name:Media Player
Path:C:\Program Files\orange\media player\media player.exe
Additional files:
  • Interop.DrmContentManager.dll - Assembly imported from type library DrmContentManager
  • Interop.ChorusWav2Mp3.dll - Assembly imported from type library ChorusWav2Mp3
  • Interop.ChorusWav2Wma.dll - Assembly imported from type library ChorusWav2Wma
  • Interop.WpdManagement.dll - Assembly imported from type library WpdManagement
  • Interop.MSNETOBJLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library MSNETOBJLib
  • Interop.DrmBurning.dll - Assembly imported from type library DrmBurning
  • Interop.IntelDHLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library IntelDHLib
  • Interop.CMMSLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library CMMSLib
  • Interop.SHDocVw.dll - Assembly imported from type library SHDocVw
  • Interop.WMPLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library WMPLib
  • MediaPlayer.ApplicationCore.dll (by Orange) - Media Player
  • AxInterop.SHDocVw.dll
  • AxInterop.WMPLib.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • Media Player.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'Media PlayerShowCDAudio' with the ProgID of 'Media Player.ShowCDAudio' and the action verb 'open.
Scheduled Task
  • Media Player.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FECCCA4B-0DAD-4EB2-AE7E-07B7AA3B81AF}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • Media Player.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'OrangePlayer' and executes as C:\Program Files\orange\media player\Media Player.exe /systray.

How do I remove Media Player?

You can uninstall Media Player 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 Player, 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 Player.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 21%
Keep it 79%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.52%
Windows XP 11.52%
Windows 10 10.56%
Windows Vista 10.40%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.75%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.62%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.43%
Windows 7 Professional 10.47%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.70%
Windows 8 2.90%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.85% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 40.85%
  United Kingdom 5.23%
  Canada 3.99%
  Brazil 3.44%
  France 3.16%
  Germany 2.89%
  Italy 2.61%
  Belgium 2.48%
  Australia 2.34%
  India 2.20%
  Turkey 2.20%
  Netherlands 1.93%
  Spain 1.79%
  New Zealand 1.65%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.45%
Acer 21.34%
Dell 20.31%
ASUS 7.71%
Toshiba 4.37%
Samsung 4.37%
Lenovo 3.08%
Intel 2.06%
Sahara 1.54%
American Megatrends 0.77%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.70%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.59%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.35%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.23%
Positivo Positivo M... 2.23%


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