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What percent of users and experts removed it?
27% remove it73% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #876
United States Rank #1,105
Reach 0.7829%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 25.07 days
739.62 days >
Average installed length: 388.62 days


10.6.10400 0.16%
10.6.10300 25.00%
10.6.10200 0.37%
10.6.10100 0.17%
10.6.10000 0.73%
10.5.14800 9.46%
10.5.11400 0.01%
10.5.11300 0.03%
10.5.11200 0.14%
10.5.11100 2.31%
10.5.10600 0.01%
10.5.10500 0.10%
10.5.10400 4.53%
10.5.10300 40.08%
10.5.10200 0.26%
10.5.10000 6.25%
10.0.15000 4.65%
10.0.14300 0.85%
10.0.14200 0.49%
10.0.10300 4.40%
10.0.00100 0.01%

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Nero Multimedia Suite 10 Essentials

What is Nero Multimedia Suite 10 Essentials?  (from Nero AG)

Nero Multimedia Suite 10 is a bundle of three powerful products – Nero Vision Xtra™, Nero BackItUp & Burn™ and Nero Burning ROM™. Designed to provide digital enthusiasts with advanced video editing and authoring, disc burning and backup solutions, plus project enhancing tools, it’s the most complete multimedia package ...  Read more


Nero Multimedia Suite 10 Essentials is a software program developed by Nero AG. The most common release is 10.5.10300, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 primary executable is named MediaHub.exe. The setup package generally installs about 160 files and is usually about 703.75 KB (720,644 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 41% of users of Nero Multimedia Suite 10 Essentials come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

This program is pre-installed on the PC

Pre-installed software such as this is usually included by default on the manufacturer's PC. Many OEM (original equipment manufacture) software that is included with a new PC is useful and in many cases required for the PC to function properly as in the case of various software drivers. However, some pre-installed software is optional and can be safely removed.
Nero Multimedia Suite 10 Essentials is typically pre-installed with Toshiba computers.
Some users and experts alike have reported that this program is considered bloatware or bundleware. Such software is optional and can be safely removed if you do not utilize the features of the progam.
  • It is usually licensed for use only on the Toshiba PC on which it was pre-installed.
  • It is often time or functionally (lite version) limited for Toshiba computers.
  • If you do not use this program you might consider remvoing it as it often consumes system resources, even if not actively being run, adversely affecting system responsiveness.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nero.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Nero\Nero 10\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{62BF4BD3-B1F6-4FA2-8388-CC0647ACBF86}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 703.75 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Nero Multimedia Suite 10 Essentials

Program executable:MediaHub.exe
Name:Nero MediaHub
Path:C:\Program Files\Nero\Nero 10\Nero MediaHub\MediaHub.exe
(From the publisher) “Nero Home combines television and the recording of television programs with playback of DVD-Videos and audio/video files in an easy-to-use interface. Nero Home does more than just play your media files, however; it can...”
Additional files:
  • SolutionExplorerCLI.dll - Nero Solution Explorer CLI Dynamic Link Library
  • ImageEffects.Interop.dll - Nero Playback Component Dynamic Link Library
  • NMPlaybackComponent.dll
  • SolutionExplorer.dll - Nero Solution Explorer Dynamic Link Library
  • NMTTranscoder.dll - Nero Transcoder Dynamic Link Library
  • NeroContentLicenseCheck.dll - Nero Content License Check Library
  • NMCDRip.dll - Nero CD Rip Dynamic Link Library
  • NeColorCrct.dll - NeColorC Dynamic Link Library
  • NBCmd.exe - Nero BackItUp Command line
  • NCC.exe - Nero ControlCenter Module (Nero ControlCenter)
  • NCChelper.exe - Nero ControlCenter Helper
  • HelpBase.dll - Nero Help Installer Base (Nero Help Installer Base DLL)
  • nit64.dll - Nero InfoTool (x64) dll
  • InFAudioRippingServer.dll - InFAudioRippingServer (Nero 10 Inline Function AudioRipping Server)
  • NeroSecurDiscViewer.exe - Nero SecurDisc Viewer (Nero Aplication for SecurDisc)
  • AdvrCntrProxy.dll - Nero Core Components (AdvrCntrProxy)
  • DeviceConnector.Interop.dll - Nero Move it plug-in
  • DriveLocker.dll - Nero AG DriveLocker (DriveLocker)
  • MenuTemplatePackBasic.dll - Template Pack Icon
  • MovieThemePack1.dll
  • MovieThemePackBasic.dll
  • DotNetAppLauncher.dll - DotNetAppLauncher (.net application launcher)
  • NeroAudioRip.exe - Save Audio Tracks
  • KARAOKE.DLL - Nero Burning ROM (Nero Karaoke DLL)
  • NeroAPIEngine.dll - Nero Library
  • NeroFileDialog.Interop.dll - Nero File Dialog
  • NeroFileDialogIDL.Interop.dll
  • NeroRescueAgent.exe - Nero RescueAgent
  • 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
  • MediaLibBrowser.exe - MediaLibBrowser
  • NeroBurnRights.exe - Nero BurnRights (Nero BurnRights 10)
  • NeroInFDiscCopy.dll - Nero StartSmart (Nero StartSmart 10 Inline Function DiscCopy Server)
  • NeroStartSmart.exe - Nero StartSmart 10 Application
  • NMDllHost.exe - Nero Frameworks
  • NSSModelResources.dll - Nero StartSmart 9 Resources
  • CoverDes.exe - Cover Designer
  • DiscSpeed.exe - Nero DiscSpeed
  • ASMCrypt.dll - Nero BackItUp
  • BackItUp.exe
  • CPPCrypt.dll
  • DeviceImportLibrary.dll - Nero MediaHub (DeviceImportLibrary)
  • InfoTool.exe - Nero InfoTool
  • MediaHub.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Autoplay Handlers
  • MediaHub.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'MediaHub10VCDMovieOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'OpenWithNeroMediaHub10' and the action verb 'open.
  • NeroExpress.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'NeroExpress10LaunchNE' with the ProgID of 'Nero.Express.10.AutoPlay' and the action verb 'LanchNE.
4 Scheduled Tasks
  • NeroStartSmart.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F6DD20F5-D3F1-423D-93F4-14768AD498AA}' (runs on registration).
  • NeroExpress.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{510239FB-D419-421B-BBCD-61639B4D4559}' (runs on registration).
  • NBAgent.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Nicolo' NBAgent 5 4'.
  • NCC.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{CD1FCA4D-9D16-4CB0-A4F3-87E2809B8A08}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • NBAgent.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named NBAgent.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • NBAgent.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'NBAgent' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Nero\Nero 10\Nero BackItUp\NBAgent.exe" /WinStart.

How do I remove Nero Multimedia Suite 10 Essentials?

You can uninstall Nero Multimedia Suite 10 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 Multimedia Suite 10 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 Multimedia Suite 10 Essentials.

Win 7 (SP1) 84%
Win 10 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 27%
Keep it 73%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 85.77%
Windows 10 12.71%
Windows XP 1.13%
Windows Vista 0.38%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 72.12%
Windows 10 Home 7.84%
Windows 7 Professional 6.35%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.93%
Windows 7 Home Basic 1.84%
Windows 7 Starter 1.20%

Distribution by countryGeography

41.26% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 41.26%
  Germany 8.95%
  United Kingdom 8.69%
  France 6.66%
  Canada 3.87%
  Italy 3.19%
  Netherlands 2.27%
  Australia 1.83%
  Belgium 1.80%
  Sweden 1.55%
  Spain 1.39%
  Taiwan 1.11%
  Norway 0.98%
  Brazil 0.91%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 59.84%
Toshiba 33.20%
Dell 1.52%
ASUS 1.35%
Hewlett-Packard 1.31%
Intel 0.90%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 9.91%
Gateway DX4860 5.92%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660D 3.78%
TOSHIBA Satellite L755 3.62%
Acer Aspire X3990 3.21%

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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