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Should I remove NewPlayer?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
85% remove it15% keep it
Overall Sentiment
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,477
United States Rank #5,732
Reach 0.0561%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 13.85 days
408.71 days >
Average installed length: 214.75 days


v2.1.1.2 26.76%
v2.1.1.1 12.57%
v2.1.1.0 58.77%
v2.1.0.0 0.09%
v1.00 1.81%


What is NewPlayer?

NewPlayer is a web browser extension that will integrate itself into Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer. The extension/toolbar will modify the browser's search and home pages as well as various other features such as 404 erros and DNS redirections, etc as well as may change some browser settings that might cause lessen its security levels. This is a potentially unwanted program and may interfere with the functions of some of the browser's normal features and web search behaviors. In many cases in addition to modify the search provider and default home pages, the toolbar will push additional advertisements to the browser.


The most common release is v2.1.1.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 newplayer.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 10 files and is usually about 30.4 MB (31,872,889 bytes).
  • Known to include offers within the setup
  • Displays unwanted advertisements
  • Hijacks the web browser's home page
  • Hijacks the browser's default search provider
  • Most users and experts agree, you should remove it!
NewPlayer has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.domaiq.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\newplayer
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\NewPlayer\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 30.4 MB

Program filesFiles installed by NewPlayer

Program executable:newplayer.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\newplayer\newplayer.exe
Additional files:
  • LTV.exe - LTV
  • uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • NewPlayer.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{07DDB05A-8544-4460-A076-092F21A3B791}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove NewPlayer?

You can uninstall NewPlayer 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 NewPlayer, 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 NewPlayer.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 85%
Keep it 15%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.04%
Windows 10 29.48%
Windows Vista 6.15%
Windows XP 5.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.73%
Windows 8.1 14.09%
Windows 8 9.45%
Windows 7 Professional 8.36%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.18%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.18%

Distribution by countryGeography

64.30% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 64.30%
  France 5.43%
  Brazil 5.13%
  Italy 4.40%
  United Kingdom 4.25%
  Canada 3.89%
  Germany 3.74%
  Australia 1.17%
  Spain 1.17%
  Mexico 1.10%
  Israel 0.88%
  Argentina 0.59%
  Belgium 0.44%
  Iran 0.44%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 32.58%
Acer 20.50%
Dell 19.62%
Toshiba 10.06%
ASUS 6.79%
Samsung 4.03%
Lenovo 3.77%
Intel 0.75%
American Megatrends 0.50%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.80%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 4.97%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.42%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.14%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.76%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.49%

About (from Tuguu SL)

Our mission: to detect what the market needs, develop the appropriate product and commercialize it.
Publisher URL: www.tuguu.com


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