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VersionDistribution 31.31% 68.69%

Media Plugin


Media Plugin is a program developed by Alienware. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 6 files and is usually about 3.72 MB (3,899,904 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 61% of users of Media Plugin come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.alienware.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Alienware\Media Plugin\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{9A81C9E3-EE6E-435C-9A9A-3749D02D8C4A}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0409
Estimated size: 3.72 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Media Plugin

  • WiTunesAlienFXPlugin.dll - iTunes Media Player Plugin for Alienware AlienFX
  • WAMPAlienFXPlugin.dll - WAMP Media Player Plugin for Alienware AlienFX
  • WMPAlienFXPlugin.dll - Windows Media Player for Alienware AlienFX (Windows Media Player Plugin for Alienware AlienFX)
  • AlienFXGUI.exe (by Microsoft) - AlienFXGUI
  • AlienFXGUIWrapper.dll
  • LightFX.dll (by Dell) - LightFX 2.1 Dynamic Link Library

How do I remove Media Plugin?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 75%
Win 7 3%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 77.78%
Windows 8 18.18%
Windows Vista 4.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.82%
Windows 7 Ultimate 24.49%
Windows 7 Professional 10.20%
Windows 8 Pro 5.10%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.10%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.08%

Distribution by countryGeography

61.29% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 61.29%
  Canada 7.26%
  United Kingdom 5.65%
  Netherlands 3.23%
  Philippines 2.42%
  MA 1.61%
  France 1.61%
  Mexico 1.61%
  Germany 1.61%
  Czech Republic 1.61%
  Ireland 1.61%
  Italy 1.61%
  TZ 0.81%
  Vietnam 0.81%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Alienware 71.43%
Dell 15.38%
Acer 4.40%
Hewlett-Packard 2.20%
Sony 1.10%
Samsung 1.10%
American Megatrends 1.10%
ASUS 1.10%
Common models
Alienware Aurora 17.78%
Alienware Area 51 8.89%
Dell XPS 730X 6.67%
Alienware M14xR1 6.67%
Dell XPS 630i 5.56%
Alienware M17xR3 5.56%

About Alienware

Alienware is a computer hardware subsidiary of Dell and mainly assembles third party components into desktops and laptops with custom enclosures.
Publisher URL: www.alienware.com


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