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What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,123
United States Rank #8,302
Reach 0.1302%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.64 days
284.37 days >
Average installed length: 149.42 days


15.0.05600 1.17%
15.0.05400 2.10%
15.0.05300 19.13%
15.0.04700 1.83%
15.0.04600 14.06%
15.0.04200 5.10%
15.0.03900 6.31%
15.0.03600 9.23%
15.0.03300 2.22%
15.0.02800 3.08%
15.0.02700 6.58%
15.0.02200 0.66%
15.0.02100 12.89%
15.0.01400 4.79%
15.0.01300 10.83%

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Nero Burning ROM 2014

What is Nero Burning ROM 2014?  (from Nero AG)

Nero Burning ROM 2014 is the de facto standard for high quality disc burning software. With a huge experience in optimizing CD, DVD and Blu-ray Disc burning you can rest assured that any disc recorder drive you own will be supported by Nero and you get the highest quality disc burning every time. Nero Burning ROM is re...  Read more


Nero Burning ROM 2014 is a program developed by Nero AG. The most used version is 15.0.05300, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 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 Nero 2014 Platinum Activator v1.0.exe. The software installer includes 96 files and is usually about 183.63 MB (192,551,917 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 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 19% of users of Nero Burning ROM 2014 come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nero.com/eng/products/nero-burning-rom/free-trial-download.php
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Nero\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{326AD556-E540-4C3F-B197-4A9456DABCF3}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 183.63 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Nero Burning ROM 2014

Program executable:Nero 2014 Platinum Activator v1.0.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Nero\Nero 2014 Platinum Activator v1.0.exe
Additional files:
  • SolutionExplorerCLI.dll - Nero Solution Explorer CLI Dynamic Link Library
  • ImageProcessLib.Interop.dll - Nero Playback Component Dynamic Link Library
  • SolutionExplorer.dll - Nero Solution Explorer Dynamic Link Library
  • ACME.Interop.dll - Advanced Content Manager & Enumerator
  • NCC.exe - Nero ControlCenter Module (Nero ControlCenter)
  • NCChelper.exe - Nero ControlCenter Helper
  • HelpBase.dll - Nero Help Installer Base (Nero Help Installer Base DLL)
  • StartNBR.exe - Nero Burning ROM Starter
  • CognitecConnector.Interop.dll - Nero Cognitec Connector
  • NeroDiscMergeWrongDisc.exe - NeroDiscMergeWrongDisc (NeroDiscMergeWrongDisc Application)
  • InFAudioRippingServer.dll - InFAudioRippingServer (Nero 10 Inline Function AudioRipping Server)
  • NeroSecurDiscViewer.exe - Nero SecurDisc Viewer (Nero Application for SecurDisc)
  • AdvrCntrProxy.dll - Nero Core Components (AdvrCntrProxy)
  • DeviceConnector.Interop.dll - Nero Move it plug-in
  • NOSProductRegistration.dll - Nero Online Services (Component for Product Registration Services)
  • DriveLocker.dll - Nero AG DriveLocker (DriveLocker)
  • EffectsBasic.dll - Template Pack Icon
  • DotNetAppLauncher.dll - DotNetAppLauncher (.net application launcher)
  • NeroAudioRip.exe - Save Audio Tracks
  • DesktopClientLib.dll - DesktopClientLib
  • KARAOKE.DLL - Nero Burning ROM (Nero Karaoke DLL)
  • nero.exe
  • NeroAPIEngine.dll - Nero Library
  • NeroCmd.exe - NeroCmd - NeroAPI Command Processor
  • uCDCopy.dll
  • uEqualize.dll
  • uFATImporter.dll
  • uGENCUSH.dll
  • uGeneratr.dll
  • uGenFAT.dll
  • ugeniso.dll
  • uGenUDF.dll
  • uGenUDF2.dll
  • uHDDImporter.dll
  • uimage.dll - Nero Recorder Driver
  • uImageGen.dll
  • uISOFS.dll
  • uMMC.dll
  • uNeroErr.dll
  • uNeVCDEngine.dll
  • uTMPVImporter.dll
  • uUDFImporter.dll
  • AdvrCntr6.dll - AdvrCntr Module
  • Burn.Model.dll - Nero MediaHome (Nero.Framework.Burn)
  • Burn.UI.dll - BurnUI
  • Burn.ViewModel.dll - Burn.ViewModel
  • DeviceManager.dll - DeviceManager
  • DeviceMonitor.dll - DeviceMonitor
  • DeviceOperations.dll - DeviceOperations
  • FaceScanner.dll - FaceScanner
  • FileScanner.dll - FileScanner
  • FileSystemWatcher.dll - FileSystemWatcher
  • FolderScanner.exe - Folder Scanner
  • IndexingManager.dll - IndexingManager
  • KwikMedia.exe - Nero MediaHome Compatibility
  • KwikMediaUpdater.exe - KwikMediaUpdater
  • MainAppCommunicator.dll - Communication Bridge
  • MediaBrowser.exe - Nero MediaBrowser
  • MediaHome.exe
  • MediaHome.Wpf.dll - MediaHome.Wpf

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Autoplay Handlers
  • KwikMedia.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'KwikMedia10VCDMovieOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'OpenWithNeroKwikMedia10' 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.
  • StartNBR.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'NeroBurningROM15LaunchNBR' with the ProgID of 'Nero.BurningROM.15.AutoPlay' and the action verb 'LanchNE.
4 Scheduled Tasks
  • StartNBR.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E34C4B85-D9C9-4B80-9E26-0561D0CFA90F}' (runs on registration).
  • KwikMedia.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C93D1D78-5CF7-4AC0-8021-1C638ADCE556}' (runs on registration).
  • MediaHome.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{642D5E0B-6CD3-4BA5-BCFE-2682E3BFD514}' (runs on registration).
  • MediaBrowser.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{87EE94FE-AE68-4A8E-8DD3-4193DD3B0E77}' (runs on registration).
  • NASvc.exe runs as a service named '@C:\Programme\Nero\Update\NASvc.exe,-200' (NAUpdate).
Startup File (User Run Once)
  • NCC.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'NeroControlCenter' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Nero\Nero ControlCenter\NCC.exe" STARTPAGE=UPDATE.
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • StartNBR.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Nero\Nero 2014\Nero Burning ROM\StartNBR.exe'.
  • nero.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Nero\Nero 2014\Nero Burning ROM\nero.exe'.

How do I remove Nero Burning ROM 2014?

You can uninstall Nero Burning ROM 2014 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 Nero Burning ROM 2014, 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 Nero Burning ROM 2014.

Win 7 (SP1) 49%
Win 10 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.70%
Windows 10 40.37%
Windows XP 2.57%
Windows Vista 1.36%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 24.53%
Windows 7 Home Premium 17.37%
Windows 7 Professional 10.88%
Windows 8.1 Pro 10.37%
Windows 8.1 7.90%
Windows 10 Home 4.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

19.06% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 19.06%
  Italy 10.04%
  Germany 6.37%
  Brazil 4.92%
  Netherlands 4.18%
  France 3.75%
  United Kingdom 3.44%
  India 2.97%
  Spain 2.70%
  MA 2.42%
  Canada 2.30%
  DZ 1.64%
  Australia 1.52%
  Belgium 1.48%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.36%
Acer 19.80%
Dell 17.70%
ASUS 14.12%
Toshiba 5.47%
Samsung 4.46%
Lenovo 4.12%
Intel 1.96%
American Megatrends 1.28%
MSI 0.68%
Common models
ASUS All Series 6.84%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.32%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.13%
Dell Inspiron 3521 2.47%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.09%
Samsung 300E4C/300E5C/300... 2.09%

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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