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Should I remove Netflix Movie Viewer?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #10,253
United States Rank #4,702
Reach 0.0349%


1.2.211 99.27%
1.2.201 0.15%
1.2.193 0.15%
1.2.179 0.15%
1.2.153 0.15%
1.2.141 0.15%

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Netflix Movie Viewer

What is Netflix Movie Viewer?

Netflix Movie Viewer is a software program developed by Netflix for streaming videos over the Internet.

About  (from Netflix)

Get the free app as a part of your Netflix membership and you can instantly watch thousands of TV episodes & movies. If you are not a Netflix member sign up for Netflix and start enjoying immediately on your phone with our one-month free trial. With the Netflix app you can instantly watch as many TV episodes & movies a...  Read more


Netflix Movie Viewer is a software program developed by Netflix. The most common release is 1.2.211, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named AxPlayer.ocx. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 2.79 MB (2,921,306 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows Vista (SP2) and Windows XP. While about 99% of users of Netflix Movie Viewer come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Singapore.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.netflix.com
Help link: www.netflix.com/Help
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Netflix\Netflix Movie Viewer\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{BCE72AED-3332-4863-9567-C5DCB9052CA2}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.79 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Netflix Movie Viewer

Program executable:AxPlayer.ocx
Name:"Watch Now" Movie Viewer
Movie Viewer ActiveX control
Path:C:\Program Files\Netflix\Netflix Movie Viewer\AxPlayer.ocx
Additional files:
  • SkinDLL.dll - SkinDLL Dynamic Link Library (Skin bitmaps for Netflix Movie Viewer)
  • AxPlayer.ocx - "Watch Now" Movie Viewer (Movie Viewer ActiveX control)
  • AxVersion.ocx - Netflix Player (Netflix Player Version checker)

How do I remove Netflix Movie Viewer?

You can uninstall Netflix Movie Viewer 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 Netflix Movie Viewer, 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 Netflix Movie Viewer.

Win Vista (SP2) 58%
Win Server 2003 0%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 61.57%
Windows XP 19.36%
Windows 7 17.03%
Windows 10 1.75%
Windows Server 2003 0.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 52.81%
Microsoft Windows XP 19.38%
Windows 7 Home Premium 13.17%
Windows Vista Home Basic 6.07%
Windows 7 Ultimate 2.37%
Windows Vista Ultimate 2.22%

Distribution by countryGeography

98.99% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 98.99%
  Canada 0.17%
  Singapore 0.08%
  Thailand 0.08%
  Australia 0.08%
  Russia 0.08%
  Sweden 0.08%
  Philippines 0.08%
  Spain 0.08%
  Israel 0.08%
  Ireland 0.08%
  United Kingdom 0.08%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 39.58%
Hewlett-Packard 35.14%
Toshiba 9.65%
Gateway 3.67%
Intel 3.28%
Acer 3.09%
Sahara 1.74%
American Megatrends 1.54%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 530 6.91%
Dell Inspiron 530s 3.90%
HP G60 Notebook PC 3.60%
HP Pavilion dv9700 Notebo... 2.70%
HP Pavilion dv6700 Notebo... 2.70%
Dell Dimension E521 2.70%


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