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Should I remove MediaDrug?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #14,626
United States Rank #16,890
Reach 0.0195%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.57 days
252.82 days >
Average installed length: 132.84 days


1.10 3.13%
1.9 5.21%
1.8 6.51%
1.7 5.21%
1.6 6.25%
1.5 45.83%
1.4 19.79%
1.3 0.52%
1.2 2.60%
1.0 4.95%


What is MediaDrug?  (from the publisher)

It has never been easier to download entire mp3 albums by your favorite artists! After hearing a great song play you may want to take a closer look at the artist's work and even download their whole album. Instead of going through a long search process through search engines, use MediaDrug to handle all the dirty work ...  Read more


The most used version is 1.5, 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 mediadrug.exe. The software installer includes 18 files and is usually about 22.39 MB (23,479,577 bytes). The program is built using the Nokia Qt cross-platforms native C++ framework. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 32% of users of MediaDrug come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: mediadrug.com
Installation folder: C:\media drug\MediaDrug
Uninstaller: C:\media drug\MediaDrug\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 22.39 MB

Program filesFiles installed by MediaDrug

Program executable:mediadrug.exe
Path:C:\media drug\mediadrug\mediadrug.exe
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe - MediaDrug Uninstaller
  • bass.dll (by Un4seen Developments) - BASS
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • libgcc_s_dw2-1.dll
  • libtag.dll
  • mingwm10.dll
  • QtCore4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • QtGui4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies))
  • QtNetwork4.dll
  • QtXml4.dll
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • mediadrug.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E4DA1166-6E8D-4873-923A-3106E140C9C9}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • mediadrug.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'MediaDrug' and executes as "C:\MediaDrug\MediaDrug.exe" -autostart.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • mediadrug.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'MediaDrug' which loads as "C:\MediaDrug\mediadrug.exe" -autostart.

How do I remove MediaDrug?

You can uninstall MediaDrug 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 MediaDrug, 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 MediaDrug.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win Vista 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 54.55%
Windows 10 31.69%
Windows XP 7.01%
Windows Vista 6.75%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.89%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.93%
Windows 8.1 12.27%
Windows 7 Professional 8.88%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.05%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.74%

Distribution by countryGeography

32.35% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 32.35%
  Germany 8.43%
  United Kingdom 7.97%
  Australia 5.69%
  Italy 4.33%
  Iran 3.87%
  Turkey 3.64%
  Canada 3.64%
  France 2.51%
  Netherlands 1.82%
  Brazil 1.59%
  India 1.59%
  South Africa 1.14%
  Israel 0.91%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.72%
Acer 20.08%
Dell 13.65%
Toshiba 11.24%
ASUS 8.84%
Lenovo 4.02%
Samsung 2.01%
Sony 0.80%
Intel 0.80%
Gateway 0.80%
Medion 0.80%
Common models
HP 15 Notebook PC 3.57%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.57%
ASUS All Series 2.86%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.86%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.14%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 2.14%


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