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Should I remove Music Manager?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #823
United States Rank #462
Reach 0.8358%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 22.80 days
672.60 days >
Average installed length: 353.40 days

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Music Manager

What is Music Manager?  (from Google Inc)

The Google Play Music Manager is a desktop application that allows you to upload your music to the cloud and download your entire library from the cloud to your computer. Once you’ve uploaded songs to Google Play, you can listen to your music anywhere that you have internet access. Upload music from your iTunes library...  Read more


Music Manager is a program developed by Google Inc. 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 programs's main executable is MusicManager.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 11.38 MB of memory. The software installer includes 18 files and is usually about 34.85 MB (36,541,634 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 74% of users of Music Manager come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: music.google.com
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\local\programs\google\musicmanager
Uninstaller: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Programs\Google\MusicManager\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 34.85 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Music Manager

Program executable:MusicManager.exe
Name:Music Manager
Additional files:
  • MusicManager.exe - Music Manager
  • Uninstall.exe
  • log4cxx.dll (by Apache Software Foundation) - Apache log4cxx
  • crash_sender.exe
  • libaacdec.dll
  • libaudioenc.dll
  • libid3tag.dll
  • libmpgdec.dll
  • pthread.dll (by Open Source Software community project) - POSIX Threads for Windows32 Library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • MusicManager.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Music Manager' (runs weekly on Sundays at 3:00 PM).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • MusicManager.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Music Manager.
Startup File (User Run)
  • MusicManager.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'MusicManager' and executes as "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Programs\Google\MusicManager\MusicManager.exe".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • MusicManager.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\Programs\Google\MusicManager\MusicManager.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:11.38 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0001406671%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00010946%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00003120%
0.015104% average
70 average
I/O reads/min:792 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:301 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Music Manager?

You can uninstall Music Manager 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 Music Manager, 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 Music Manager.

Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win 7 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.46%
Windows 10 37.39%
Windows Vista 4.28%
Windows XP 1.86%
Windows Server 2003 0.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.87%
Windows 7 Professional 10.26%
Windows 8.1 9.42%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.64%
Windows 10 Home 8.38%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.60%

Distribution by countryGeography

74.23% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 74.23%
  United Kingdom 6.41%
  France 3.97%
  Germany 3.52%
  Italy 1.47%
  Canada 1.40%
  Australia 1.02%
  Spain 0.91%
  Belgium 0.79%
  Netherlands 0.61%
  Japan 0.41%
  Mexico 0.31%
  Israel 0.29%
  Brazil 0.28%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.17%
Dell 25.22%
Acer 12.11%
ASUS 11.15%
Toshiba 5.74%
Lenovo 5.72%
Samsung 3.71%
Intel 1.01%
MSI 0.97%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 8.19%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.26%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.61%
ASUS All Series 3.33%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.90%
Dell XPS 8300 2.19%

About Google Inc

Google provides Internet-based products and services such as advertising technologies, internet search, cloud computing, and software.
Publisher URL: www.google.com


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