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What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #22,949
United States Rank #28,234
Reach 0.0083%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 1.83 days
54.03 days >
Average installed length: 28.39 days


VersionDistribution 0.61% 0.61% 3.66% 0.61% 1.22% 0.61% 0.61% 0.61% 11.59% 10.37% 5.49% 30.49% 17.68% 4.27% 11.59%

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Nero TuneItUp Free


Nero TuneItUp Free is a program developed by Nero AG. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 tuneitup.exe. The software installer includes 56 files and is usually about 25.24 MB (26,461,425 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 28% of users of Nero TuneItUp Free come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nero.com
Help link: support.nero.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Nero\Nero TuneItUp Free\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Nero\Nero TuneItUp Free\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 25.24 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Nero TuneItUp Free

Program executable:tuneitup.exe
Name:Nero TuneItUp
Path:C:\Program Files\nero\nero tuneitup free\tuneitup.exe
Additional files:
  • gahelper.dll - simplitec Power Suite
  • MrStyler.dll
  • simpliprotect.dll - simplitec simpliprotect
  • ServiceProvider.exe - Nero TuneItUp (Nero TuneItUp Tray (Service Provider))
  • tuneitupStart.exe
  • CrashLogMailer.exe (by simplitec GmbH) - Simplitec CrashLogMailer (CrashLogMailer)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • ExceptionHandler32.dll (by simplitec GmbH) - ExceptionHandler
  • InstallHelper.dll
  • PSInstallHelper.dll - simplitec Power Suite Installer Helper
  • vcredist_2013_x86.exe (by Microsoft) - Microsoft Visual C++ 2013 Redistributable (x86) - 12.0.21005
  • MrLogger.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • TuneItUp.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Nero TuneItUp'.
  • ServiceProvider.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Nero TuneItUp (Tray)'.
2 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • ServiceProvider.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Nero TuneItUp (Tray).
  • TuneItUp.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Nero TuneItUp PRO (Tray).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • ServiceProvider.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Nero TuneItUp PRO (Tray)' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Nero\Nero TuneItUp\ServiceProvider.exe".
2 Startup Files (All Users Run Once)
  • tuneitupStart.exe is loaded once in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'tuneitupStart.exe' which loads as C:\Program Files\Nero AG\Nero\Nero TuneItUp\tuneitupStart.exe /register.
  • ServiceProvider.exe is loaded once in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ServiceProvider.exe' which loads as C:\Program Files\Nero AG\Nero\Nero TuneItUp\ServiceProvider.exe /register.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • tuneitup.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Nero\Nero TuneItUp\tuneitup.exe'.

How do I remove Nero TuneItUp Free?

You can uninstall Nero TuneItUp Free 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 TuneItUp Free, 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 TuneItUp Free.

Win 10 72%
Win Vista 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 71.95%
Windows 7 25.00%
Windows XP 2.44%
Windows Vista 0.61%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 40.85%
Windows 10 Pro 14.63%
Windows 7 Home Premium 12.80%
Windows 8.1 10.98%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.49%
Windows 7 Professional 4.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

28.09% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 28.09%
  Germany 18.54%
  United Kingdom 13.48%
  France 7.30%
  Canada 6.18%
  Italy 4.49%
  India 2.25%
  Netherlands 2.25%
  Spain 1.69%
  DK 1.69%
  South Africa 1.12%
  Australia 1.12%
  Russia 1.12%
  New Zealand 1.12%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 21.98%
Acer 20.88%
ASUS 13.19%
Dell 13.19%
Lenovo 13.19%
Medion 9.89%
Intel 2.20%
American Megatrends 1.10%
Common models
Medion Akoya P7639 2.91%
ASUS All Series 1.94%
Hewlett-Packard 20-2005nf 1.94%
ASUSTeK X550CL 1.94%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 1.94%
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook P... 1.94%

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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