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What percent of users and experts removed it?
41% remove it59% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,236
United States Rank #16,171
Reach 0.1258%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.97 days
618.50 days >
Average installed length: 324.97 days

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What is MediaGet?

MediaGet is a P2P program that allows you to download and share torrent files. MediaGet has a search system organized by categories like movies, games, music, and programs that make it easier to find files.

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Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is mediaget.exe. The software installer includes 61 files and is usually about 66.77 MB (70,009,470 bytes). The software utilizes the Nokia Qt cross-platforms C++ framework.
MediaGet has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: mediaget.com
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\MediaGet2\
Uninstaller: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\MediaGet2\mediaget-uninstaller.exe
Estimated size: 66.77 MB

Program filesFiles installed by MediaGet

Program executable:mediaget.exe
Name:MediaGet 2
MediaGet torrent client
Additional files:
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • libvlc.dll (by VideoLAN) - VLC media player (VLC media player 2.1.2)
  • libvlccore.dll (by VideoLAN)
  • QtWebKit4.dll - QtWebKit
  • phonon4.dll (by Digia Plc and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • QtCore4.dll (by Digia Plc and/or its subsidiary(-ies))
  • QtDeclarative4.dll
  • QtGui4.dll
  • QtNetwork4.dll
  • QtScript4.dll
  • QtSql4.dll
  • QtXml4.dll
  • QtXmlPatterns4.dll
  • mediaget-admin-proxy.exe
  • mediaget-uninstaller.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • mediaget.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A3F14E84-2C6A-4747-B2AE-41D3F54A28C2}' (runs on registration).
  • mediaget-uninstaller.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{8D0D9DFA-52F1-4A8A-BCEF-515921F14582}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • mediaget.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'MediaGet2' and executes as C:\users\user\appdata\Local\MediaGet2\mediaget.exe --minimized.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • mediaget.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\MediaGet2\mediaget.exe'.
Network connections
  • mediaget.exe connects to 123-243-238-214.static.tpgi.com.au ( port 16616).
  • mediaget.exe connects to (port 1061).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:48.01 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0347580249%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.02911549%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00564254%
0.015104% average
70 average

How do I remove MediaGet?

You can uninstall MediaGet 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 MediaGet, 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 MediaGet.

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win 8 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 41%
Keep it 59%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 73.41%
Windows 10 17.08%
Windows XP 7.13%
Windows Vista 2.38%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 32.98%
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.78%
Windows 7 Professional 8.78%
Windows 7 Home Basic 8.74%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.12%
Windows 8 Pro 3.60%

Distribution by countryGeography

21.52% of installs come from Russia
Which countries install it?
  Russia 21.52%
  United States 6.58%
  UA 6.58%
  Turkey 6.32%
  Brazil 5.73%
  Spain 4.75%
  Mexico 3.40%
  Italy 3.10%
  Argentina 2.67%
  France 2.21%
  Germany 1.99%
  Israel 1.74%
  Colombia 1.57%
  Kazakstan 1.36%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.13%
Acer 21.03%
Dell 13.91%
ASUS 11.02%
Samsung 7.59%
Lenovo 5.04%
Toshiba 4.91%
Intel 1.48%
American Megatrends 1.28%
Alienware 0.94%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 7.72%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.88%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.85%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.68%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.52%


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