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What percent of users and experts removed it?
28% remove it72% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #15,047
United States Rank #29,455
Reach 0.0211%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 22.69 days
669.42 days >
Average installed length: 351.73 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

Other programs by Nero AG

Nero Lite

What is Nero Lite?

Nero 9 Lite is a subset of the full Nero 9 Suite and includes only a few programs from the full version such as CD/DVD processing utilities which too are striped down subsets of the full package. The Lite version includes the following components: Nero Burning Rom, Nero Cover Designer, Nero Express, Nero WaveEditor and Nero Toolkit which also includes BurnRights, DriveSpeed and DiscSpeed).


The setup package generally installs about 59 files and is usually about 179.29 MB (187,999,794 bytes).
Nero Lite has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nero.com
Help link: www.nero.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Nero 9\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Nero 9\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 179.29 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Nero Lite

  • NeroStarter.dll - Nero Starter Plugin Extension (Audio plugin extension)
  • NeroAPIGlueLayerUnicode.dll - NeroAPIGlueLayerUnicode
  • InFAudioRippingServer.dll - InFAudioRippingServer (Nero 9 Inline Function AudioRipping Server)
  • DriveLocker.dll - Nero AG DriveLocker (DriveLocker)
  • FatFs.dll - Nero RescueAgent (FatFsDevicePlugin DLL)
  • Iso9660Fs.dll - Iso9660FsPlugin DLL
  • KARAOKE.DLL - Nero Burning ROM (Nero Karaoke DLL)
  • Mmc.dll - MmcDevicePlugin DLL
  • NeDwFileHelper.exe - Nero Antivirus Helper Application
  • Nero.exe
  • NeroAPI.dll - Nero Library
  • NeroAPIEngine.dll
  • NeroAPIUnicode.dll
  • NeroAudioRip.exe - NeroAudioRip
  • NeroCmd.exe - NeroCmd - NeroAPI Command Processor
  • NeroRescueAgent.exe
  • NtfsFS.dll - NtfsFsDevicePlugin DLL
  • Sbc.dll - SbcDevicePlugin DLL
  • uCDCopy.dll
  • UdfFs.dll - UdfFsPlugin DLL
  • uDVDRealloc.dll - DVDRealloc DLL
  • uEqualize.dll
  • uFATImporter.dll
  • uGENCUSH.dll
  • uGeneratr.dll
  • uGenFAT.dll
  • uGenISO.dll
  • uGenUDF.dll
  • uGenUDF2.dll
  • uimage.dll - Nero Recorder Driver
  • uImageGen.dll
  • uISOFS.dll
  • uMMC.dll
  • uNeroErr.dll
  • uNeVCDEngine.dll
  • uNewTRF.dll
  • uTMPVImporter.dll
  • uUDFImporter.dll
  • uVCDMenu.dll
  • uVMpegEnc.dll
  • DriveSpeed.exe - Nero DriveSpeed
  • DiscSpeed.exe - Nero DiscSpeed
  • InfoTool.exe - Nero InfoTool
  • NeroExpress.exe - Nero Express
  • NMDllHost.exe - Nero Scout
  • LLS.dll - LLS-API
  • lpk.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Autoplay Handlers
  • Nero.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'NeroAutoPlay9RipCD' with the ProgID of 'Nero.AutoPlay8' and the action verb 'RipCD_PlayCDAudioOnArrival.
  • NeroExpress.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'NeroAutoPlay9DataDisc' with the ProgID of 'Nero.AutoPlay8' and the action verb 'DataDisc_HandleCDBurningOnArrival.

How do I remove Nero Lite?

Quickly and completely remove Nero Lite from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Nero Lite 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 Lite, 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 Lite.

Uninstall it 28%
Keep it 72%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.41%
Windows XP 25.08%
Windows 8 8.47%
Windows Vista 2.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 45.76%
Microsoft Windows XP 25.08%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.85%
Windows 7 Professional 5.08%
Windows 8 Pro 2.71%
Windows 7 Home Basic 1.36%

Distribution by countryGeography

29.83% of installs come from Iran
Which countries install it?
  Iran 29.83%
  United States 10.51%
  Thailand 7.80%
  Israel 5.76%
  Egypt 4.07%
  Netherlands 3.39%
  India 2.71%
  Indonesia 2.37%
  Croatia 2.37%
  Saudi Arabia 2.37%
  Romania 2.03%
  SY 2.03%
  YE 2.03%
  IQ 1.69%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 25.95%
Hewlett-Packard 18.92%
Acer 14.59%
Toshiba 5.95%
ASUS 5.41%
Intel 4.32%
American Megatrends 3.78%
Lenovo 2.16%
Sony 0.54%
Samsung 0.54%
Common models
Dell Inspiron N5010 7.14%
Dell Inspiron N5110 4.76%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.38%
TOSHIBA Satellite A505 2.38%
Dell Vostro 3460 2.38%
Gigabyte P41T-ES3G 1.59%

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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