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What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #27,855
United States Rank #34,702
Reach 0.0056%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 71.23 days
868.63 days >
Average installed length: 456.40 days


12.5.01200 6.31%
12.5.01000 14.41%
12.5.00600 4.50%
12.5.00500 10.81%
12.0.01100 2.70%
12.0.01000 7.21%
12.0.00800 0.90%
12.0.00700 18.92%
12.0.00200 34.23%

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Nero Video 12

What is Nero Video 12?  (from Nero AG)

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Nero Video 12 is a program developed by Nero AG. The most used version is 12.0.00200, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 programs's main executable is NASvc.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 2.33 MB of memory. The software installer includes 66 files and is usually about 707.14 KB (724,110 bytes). KwikMediaUpdater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 28% of users of Nero Video 12 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nero.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Nero\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{B4087434-90FF-4924-8BF8-20D6121A77E9}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 707.14 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Nero Video 12

Program executable:NASvc.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Nero\NASvc.exe
NeroUpdate (NASvc.exe) is the software updater program which runs in the background of Windows and automatically starts up when your PC boots. It checks for software udpates and automatically downloads and installs them if found.
Additional files:
  • NASvc.exe - NeroUpdate
  • NASvcPS.dll - NeroUpdate PS
  • ImageProcessLib.Interop.dll - Nero Playback Component Dynamic Link Library
  • ACME.Interop.dll - Advanced Content Manager & Enumerator
  • NCC.exe - Nero ControlCenter Module (Nero ControlCenter)
  • NCChelper.exe - Nero ControlCenter Helper
  • CognitecConnector.Interop.dll - Nero Cognitec Connector
  • AdvrCntrProxy.dll - Nero Core Components (AdvrCntrProxy)
  • DeviceConnector.Interop.dll - Nero Move it plug-in
  • NeDevDB.Interop.dll
  • Blu-rayPlayer.exe - Nero Blu-ray Player
  • DotNetAppLauncher.dll - DotNetAppLauncher (.net application launcher)
  • DesktopClientLib.dll - DesktopClientLib
  • Burn.Model.dll - Nero Kwik Media (Nero.Framework.Burn)
  • Burn.UI.dll - BurnUI
  • Burn.ViewModel.dll - Burn.ViewModel
  • DeviceManager.dll - DeviceManager
  • DeviceMonitor.dll - DeviceMonitor
  • DeviceOperations.dll - DeviceOperations
  • DeviceSync.dll - DeviceSync
  • FaceScanner.dll - FaceScanner
  • FileScanner.dll - FileScanner
  • FileSystemWatcher.dll - FileSystemWatcher
  • FolderScanner.exe - Folder Scanner
  • IndexingManager.dll - IndexingManager
  • KwikFileWatcher.dll - NTFS File Watcher Core
  • KwikFileWatcherService.exe - NTFS File Watcher Service
  • KwikFileWatcherServicePS.dll - NTFS File Watcher Service Proxy/Stub
  • KwikMedia.exe
  • KwikMediaUpdater.exe - KwikMediaUpdater
  • MainAppCommunicator.dll - Communication Bridge
  • MediaHub.Core.dll - MainApplication
  • MediaHub.DataModel.dll - DataModel
  • MediaHub.Main.exe
  • MediaHub.Sdk.dll - MediaHubSDK
  • MediaHubBurnSDK.dll - MediaHubBurnSDK
  • MediaLibrary.dll - MediaLibrary
  • MiniHub.exe - Nero MediaBrowser
  • MiniHubStub.dll - MiniHubStub
  • MovieWizardLibrary.dll - MovieWizardLibrary
  • MediaBrowser.exe - Nero MediaHome
  • MediaHome.exe
  • MediaHome.Wpf.dll - MediaHome.Wpf
  • Medialib.dll
  • SlideShw.exe - Nero SlideShow (Slideshow application)
  • NeroBRServer.exe - NeroBRServer (Nero Background-rendering Server)
  • MovieWizard.Interop.dll - MovieWizard
  • NANotify.exe - Nero Update (Nero Update UI)
  • NeAudioPCM.Interop.dll - NeAudioPCM
  • NeroBurnServer.exe - Nero Video
  • NeroExportServer.exe
  • NeroVision.exe
  • Gracenote.Interop.dll - Gracenote
  • NMDllHost.exe - NMDllHost (OutProc server for DLL loading)
  • NMTvWizard.exe - TV Wizard
  • Nfx.Oops.exe - Nfx.Oops
  • BurnAPI.Interop.dll - BurnAPI
  • NeAE.Interop.dll - NeAE
  • AppFormatCOM.Interop.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Autoplay Handlers
  • KwikMedia.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'KwikMedia11BluRayOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'OpenWithNeroKwikMedia11' and the action verb 'open.
  • MediaHome.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'KwikMedia11BluRayOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'OpenWithNeroKwikMedia11' and the action verb 'open.
  • Blu-rayPlayer.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'NeroBluRayPlayerOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'OpenWithNeroBluRayPlayer' and the action verb 'open.
4 Scheduled Tasks
  • KwikMedia.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C73A1EA8-CA69-4B6B-9DC0-B356E5EC96A9}' (runs on registration).
  • NeroVision.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B3469028-8F83-413E-B77E-9793FB0116D6}' (runs on registration).
  • MediaHome.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{642D5E0B-6CD3-4BA5-BCFE-2682E3BFD514}' (runs on registration).
  • MediaBrowser.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{87EE94FE-AE68-4A8E-8DD3-4193DD3B0E77}' (runs on registration).
  • NASvc.exe runs as a service named 'NAUpdate' (NAUpdate).
Startup File (User Run Once)
  • NCC.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'NeroControlCenter' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Nero\Nero ControlCenter\NCC.exe" STARTPAGE=UPDATE.
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • KwikMedia.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Programas\Nero\KM\KwikMedia.exe'.
  • Blu-rayPlayer.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\System-Programme\Nero 2014\Nero Blu-ray Player\Blu-rayPlayer.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:2.33 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0020595326%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00092572%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00113382%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:7,021
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:445 Bytes
435.61 KB average
Memory:199.38 MB
Total CPU:0.0007635903%
Kernel CPU:0.00040515%
User CPU:0.00035844%
CPU cycles/sec:1,041,469,150
I/O reads/min:12.23 MB
I/O writes/min:4.55 MB
Memory:1.26 MB
Total CPU:0.0000715706%
Kernel CPU:0.00005397%
User CPU:0.00001760%
I/O reads/min:23 Bytes

How do I remove Nero Video 12?

You can uninstall Nero Video 12 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 Video 12, 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 Video 12.

Win 7 (SP1) 65%
Win 7 1%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.77%
Windows 10 27.03%
Windows XP 4.50%
Windows Vista 2.70%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.84%
Windows 7 Professional 12.61%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.71%
Windows 8 Pro 7.21%
Windows 8.1 4.50%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

28.07% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 28.07%
  Germany 20.18%
  Italy 8.77%
  United Kingdom 5.26%
  Brazil 4.39%
  Spain 4.39%
  Netherlands 2.63%
  Canada 2.63%
  Malaysia 2.63%
  Greece 1.75%
  Belgium 1.75%
  France 1.75%
  Japan 1.75%
  Latvia 1.75%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.39%
Dell 16.67%
Acer 16.67%
Medion 11.11%
Intel 4.17%
Samsung 2.78%
Sony 2.78%
ASUS 2.78%
Toshiba 1.39%
American Megatrends 1.39%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.49%
Acer Veriton M6620G 2.33%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 2.33%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.33%
MEDION MS-7748 2.33%
Gigabyte G33-DS3R 2.33%

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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