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What percent of users and experts removed it?
18% remove it82% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,541
United States Rank #6,907
Reach 0.1160%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.80 days
318.54 days >
Average installed length: 167.37 days

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Nero OEM

What is Nero OEM?  (from Nero AG)

Nero Media Management solutions let you take photo, music and video organization activities to new levels. Intuitive interfaces, seamless project workflows and easy search and sorting features result in fully integrated, completely seamless experience for managing your multimedia. Conveniently tag and make quick edits ...  Read more


Nero OEM 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 nero.exe. The software installer includes 50 files and is usually about 49.01 MB (51,387,372 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 26% of users of Nero OEM come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and India.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nero.com/enu/products/business-solutions/oem-partnership.php
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ahead\nero
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Ahead\nero\uninstall\UNNERO.exe /UNINSTALL
Estimated size: 49.01 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Nero OEM

Program executable:nero.exe
Name:Nero Burning ROM
Path:C:\Program Files\ahead\nero\nero.exe
Additional files:
  • AudioPluginMgr.dll - Audio Plugin Manager (Audio plugin manager)
  • NeroMediaCon.dll - Nero Media Converter (Nero Library)
  • NeEm2a.dll - Nero Suite (Mpeg-2 Audio Encoder)
  • LLS.dll - Nero AG (LLS)
  • NeroCmd.exe - NeroCmd (NeroCmd - NeroAPI Command Processor)
  • NeroCom.dll - NeroCOM (Nero COM Module)
  • NeroNet.dll - NeroNET (NeroNET Network Library)
  • em2v.dll - em2v
  • neRSDB.dll (by Ahead Software AG Karlsbad Germany Phone: +49-7248-911-800 Fax: +49-7248-911-888 e-mail: [email protected]) - Nero - Burning Rom
  • CDCopy.dll (by Ahead Software AG) - Nero Burning ROM
  • cdr100.dll (by Ahead Software AG) - Nero Recorder Driver
  • cdr50s.dll
  • CDROM.dll
  • cdu920.dll
  • cr2200cs.dll
  • Dws114x.dll
  • Equalize.dll
  • FATImporter.dll
  • GENCUSH.dll
  • Generatr.dll
  • GenFAT.dll
  • geniso.dll
  • GenPCHy.dll
  • GenUDF.dll
  • image.dll
  • ImageGen.dll
  • ims.dll
  • ISOFS.dll
  • MMC.dll
  • NeHDBlkAccess.dll
  • NeMP3Dmo.dll
  • NeMP3Hlp.dll
  • neroAPI.dll
  • neroDB.dll
  • neroErr.dll
  • neroscsi.dll
  • NetRecorder.dll
  • NeVCDEngine.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • nero.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'NeroAutoPlay2DataDisc' with the ProgID of 'Nero.AutoPlay2' and the action verb 'HandleCDBurningOnArrival_DataDisc.
Scheduled Task
  • nero.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C5ADE689-87E7-4727-B14D-DD20D48CD20A}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • nero.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Ahead\Nero\nero.exe'.

How do I remove Nero OEM?

You can uninstall Nero OEM 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 OEM, 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 OEM.

Win XP 65%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 18%
Keep it 82%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 69.64%
Windows 7 22.48%
Windows 10 4.24%
Windows Vista 3.24%
Windows Server 2003 0.39%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 69.67%
Windows 7 Home Premium 8.60%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.76%
Windows 7 Professional 4.35%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 2.31%
Windows 8.1 1.02%

Distribution by countryGeography

26.14% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 26.14%
  Germany 11.78%
  India 5.09%
  France 4.78%
  Brazil 4.38%
  United Kingdom 4.30%
  Canada 4.26%
  Italy 4.10%
  Australia 3.10%
  Israel 3.02%
  Poland 1.91%
  Czech Republic 1.79%
  Spain 1.79%
  Netherlands 1.47%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 20.34%
American Megatrends 17.23%
Intel 12.96%
Hewlett-Packard 12.14%
Acer 8.70%
Sahara 7.30%
ASUS 3.86%
Toshiba 1.48%
Samsung 1.31%
Lenovo 0.90%
Common models
Gigabyte G31M-ES2L 2.60%
Dell OptiPlex 745 ... 2.38%

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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