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8% remove it92% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #21,388
United States Rank #12,349
Reach 0.0098%

Versions

VersionDistribution
19.0.10200 13.23%
19.0.10100 1.59%
19.0.10000 5.82%
19.0.08300 16.40%
19.0.07300 19.05%
19.0.07100 1.59%
19.0.07000 15.87%
19.0.06900 15.87%
19.0.06500 4.23%
19.0.06400 2.12%
19.0.03800 0.53%
19.0.03500 3.70%

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Nero 2018

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Overview

Nero 2018 is a program developed by Nero AG. The most used version is 19.0.07300, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 installer includes 151 files and is usually about 1.6 MB (1,681,904 bytes). KwikMediaUpdater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 84% of users of Nero 2018 come from the United States, it is also popular in Netherlands and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nero.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Nero\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{33A9A61C-4C88-4F25-8B94-A0687DABC394}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.6 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Nero 2018

  • NMThumbnailIconsGen.dll - Nero Thumbnail Icon Generator Dynamic Link Library
  • SolutionExplorerCLI.dll - Nero Solution Explorer CLI Dynamic Link Library
  • ImageProcessLib.Interop.dll - Nero Playback Component Dynamic Link Library
  • NMPlaybackComponent.dll
  • SolutionExplorer.dll - Nero Solution Explorer Dynamic Link Library
  • ACME.Interop.dll - Advanced Content Manager & Enumerator
  • NMTTranscoder.dll - Nero Transcoder Dynamic Link Library
  • NMDvdRip.dll - Nero DVD Rip Dynamic Link Library
  • NMBDRip.dll - Nero BD Rip Dynamic Link Library
  • NMCDRip.dll - Nero CD Rip Dynamic Link Library
  • NeMpegMux.dll - Nero Mpeg Multiplexer Library (Nero Library)
  • NeroContentFinder.dll - NeroCont Dynamic Link Library
  • StartNBR.exe - Nero Burning ROM 2018 Starter
  • NDAvcEncMftWrapper.dll - Nero AVC Encoder MFT Wrapper
  • Duplicate.exe - Nero DuplicateManager Photo
  • NCC.exe - Nero ControlCenter Module (Nero ControlCenter)
  • NCChelper.exe - Nero ControlCenter Helper
  • StartNE.exe - NeroExpress 2018 Starter
  • CognitecConnector.Interop.dll - Nero Cognitec Connector
  • NeroAPIGlueLayerUnicode.dll - NeroAPIGlueLayerUnicode
  • NeroDiscMergeWrongDisc.exe - NeroDiscMergeWrongDisc (NeroDiscMergeWrongDisc Application)
  • InFAudioRippingServer.dll - InFAudioRippingServer (Nero 10 Inline Function AudioRipping Server)
  • AdvrCntrProxy.dll - Nero Core Components (AdvrCntrProxy)
  • AudioPluginMgr.dll - Audio Plugin Manager (Audio plugin manager)
  • DeviceConnector.Interop.dll - Nero Move it plug-in
  • NeTargetSettings.dll - Nero Target Settings
  • Nfx.Toolkit.ShellLib.dll - Nfx.Toolkit.ShellLib
  • BRWizard.exe - Nero MediaHome 2018 (Backup & Restore Wizard)
  • D2DCOM.dll - Nero Disc to Device (D2D connector)
  • DriveLocker.dll - Nero AG DriveLocker (DriveLocker)
  • FolderScanner.exe - Folder Scanner
  • KwikMedia.exe - Nero MediaHome Compatibility
  • KwikMediaUpdater.exe - KwikMediaUpdater
  • MediaBrowser.exe - Nero MediaBrowser 2018
  • MediaHome.exe
  • NeroD2D.exe - Command line client
  • ClipartPack.dll - Template Pack Icon
  • EffectsBasic.dll
  • MenuTemplatePackBasic.dll
  • MovieThemePackBasic.dll
  • MovieThemePackMyDay.dll
  • PiPEffectsBasic.dll
  • SampleVideos.dll
  • DotNetAppLauncher.dll - DotNetAppLauncher (.net application launcher)
  • NeroAudioRip.exe - Save Audio Tracks
  • NeroExportServer.exe - Nero ExportServer
  • Nfx.Policy.Nero11.dll - Nfx.Policy.Nero11
  • cdr50s.dll - Nero Burning ROM (Nero Recorder Driver)
  • CDROM.dll
  • DesktopClientLib.dll - DesktopClientLib
  • DVDREALLOC.DLL - DVD Reallocation Library
  • KARAOKE.DLL - Nero Karaoke DLL
  • NAPLDMO.dll - NAPL DMO Wrapper (Nero Audio Processing Library DMO Wrapper DLL Server)
  • nero.exe - Nero Burning ROM 2018
  • NeroAPIEngine.dll
  • NeroCmd.exe - NeroCmd - NeroAPI Command Processor
  • NeroRescueAgent.exe - Nero RescueAgent
  • NeroVMRModules.dll - Nero VMR Modules
  • uCDCopy.dll
  • uEqualize.dll
  • uFATImporter.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

4 Autoplay Handlers
  • StartNE.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'NeroExpress2018LaunchNE' with the ProgID of 'Nero.Express.2018.AutoPlay' and the action verb 'LanchNE.
  • StartNBR.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'NeroBurningROM2018LaunchNBR' with the ProgID of 'Nero.BurningROM.2018.AutoPlay' and the action verb 'LanchNE.
  • D2D.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'NeroDisc2DeviceOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'OpenWithNeroDisc2Device' and the action verb 'open.
  • MediaHome.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'KwikMedia11VCDMovieOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'OpenWithNeroKwikMedia11' and the action verb 'open.
2 Scheduled Tasks
  • MediaHome.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FCBFC8AC-FD0B-4260-89C7-A1C09E4E7239}' (runs on registration).
  • KwikMedia.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{30199570-5861-4797-844A-31FCCBD1B012}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • MediaHome.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named DLNAStreamServerS-1-5-21-2874733491-3536128769-2802516517-1000.
Service
  • NASvc.exe runs as a service named 'Nero Update' (NAUpdate).

How do I remove Nero 2018?

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Or, you can uninstall Nero 2018 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 Nero 2018, 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 Nero 2018.

OS VERSIONS
Win 10 84%
Win 7 (SP1) 16%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 84.13%
Windows 7 15.87%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Pro 43.92%
Windows 10 Home 33.33%
Windows 7 Professional 6.88%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.76%
Windows 7 Home Premium 4.23%
Windows 10 Enterprise 1.59%

Distribution by countryGeography

84.18% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 84.18%
  Netherlands 3.37%
  France 2.69%
  Germany 2.36%
  Italy 2.02%
  United Kingdom 1.68%
  Spain 1.01%
  Canada 0.34%
  Switzerland 0.34%
  Czech Republic 0.34%
  Norway 0.34%
  Poland 0.34%
  Sweden 0.34%
  Singapore 0.34%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.52%
Dell 23.91%
Acer 14.13%
ASUS 10.87%
GIGABYTE 5.43%
Lenovo 5.43%
Medion 2.17%
MSI 2.17%
Toshiba 2.17%
American Megatrends 2.17%
Common models
ASUS All Series 13.33%
HP HP Notebook 4.17%
Dell Inspiron 530 1.67%
LENOVO 80DU 1.67%
ASUSTeK G751JT 1.67%
MSI MS-7996 1.67%

About Nero AG

Nero is a software company best known for its burning software, Nero Burning ROM.
Publisher URL: www.nero.com

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