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Should I remove Nero MediaHome 4 Essentials?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
26% remove it74% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,753
United States Rank #5,746
Reach 0.1097%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 23.60 days
696.15 days >
Average installed length: 365.77 days

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Nero MediaHome 4 Essentials

What is Nero MediaHome 4 Essentials?  (from Nero AG)

Experience home entertainment like never before. Nero MediaHome 4 converts your favorite music, videos, photos, and TV shows on the fly, enabling you to play back your media files on most popular devices, including the Xbox 360® and PLAYSTATION® 3, as well as other UPnP™ and DLNA®-compatible devices. Nero MediaHome 4 l...  Read more


Nero MediaHome 4 Essentials is a program developed by Nero AG. 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 ncc.exe. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 9.96 MB (10,445,130 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 36% of users of Nero MediaHome 4 Essentials come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nero.com/eng/lg-nmh4-essentials.html
Help link: www.nero.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Nero\Nero ControlCenter 4
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Nero\Nero ProductInstaller 4\SetupX.exe REMOVESERIALNUMBER="2M05-K084-MH3C-8Z0X-4XPU-X82L-4C97-M487-3M3C-4UX4-7T73-4W24
Estimated size: 9.96 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Nero MediaHome 4 Essentials

Program executable:ncc.exe
Name:Nero ControlCenter
Path:C:\Program Files\nero\nero controlcenter 4\ncc.exe
Additional files:
  • ncc.dll - Nero ControlCenter
  • NOSMyNeroRegistration.dll - Nero Online Services (Component for Registration Services)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • ncc.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A7A3916D-1F0E-4317-A42B-FBFA688C18DB}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • ncc.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Nero\Nero ControlCenter 4\ncc.exe'.

How do I remove Nero MediaHome 4 Essentials?

You can uninstall Nero MediaHome 4 Essentials 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 MediaHome 4 Essentials, 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 MediaHome 4 Essentials.

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 26%
Keep it 74%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.00%
Windows 10 23.15%
Windows Vista 7.58%
Windows XP 5.27%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.69%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.73%
Windows 7 Professional 8.82%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.22%
Windows 8.1 5.67%
Windows 10 Home 5.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

35.52% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 35.52%
  Germany 16.84%
  United Kingdom 7.04%
  Canada 4.43%
  Australia 3.50%
  France 3.09%
  Brazil 2.89%
  Netherlands 2.24%
  Spain 2.07%
  Sweden 1.95%
  Italy 1.87%
  Belgium 1.71%
  Austria 1.10%
  Czech Republic 1.06%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.87%
Dell 20.46%
Acer 17.88%
ASUS 8.51%
Medion 6.36%
Toshiba 5.25%
Samsung 4.56%
Lenovo 2.32%
American Megatrends 1.55%
Intel 1.38%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 8.28%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.94%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.46%
Dell Studio XPS 8100 2.24%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.01%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 2.01%

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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Eleven Coolover a year ago
Used this to send videos from my phone to my TV. Complex to setup and wasn't very impressive in the end. Its been sitting on my laptop for a few months now. Time to purge!