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Should I remove NewPlayer?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
84% remove it16% keep it
Overall Sentiment
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,254
United States Rank #5,084
Reach 0.0947%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.41 days
572.45 days >
Average installed length: 300.78 days


v2.1.2.9 2.36%
v2.1.2.8 4.13%
v2.1.2.7 19.61%
v2.1.2.6 5.09%
v2.1.2.5 1.39%
v2.1.2.4 1.34%
v2.1.2.3 4.61%
v2.1.2.2 0.59%
v2.1.2.1 3.05%
v2.1.2.0 0.32%
v2.1.1.9 26.85%
v2.1.1.8 5.63%
v2.1.1.7 16.40%
v2.1.1.6 4.88%
v2.1.1.5 1.98%
v2.1.1.4 1.77%


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 v2.1.1.9, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 35 files and is usually about 30.53 MB (32,008,400 bytes). The installed file NewPlayerUpdaterService.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered.
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Installs a Windows Service
  • Typically distributed through a pay-per-install bundle
  • 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!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in NewPlayer.
AddonNP.exe (9c08141c9a7ac94b5e1e067a59ebc501) has been flagged by the following 19 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware 912 Trojan.GenericKD.1772327
Agnitum Outpost 7.1.1 Riskware.Agent
avast! 2014.9-140807 Win32:Dropper-gen [Drp]
AVware Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
Baidu-International PUA.Win32.Agent.108
Bitdefender Trojan.GenericKD.1772327
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Trojan.GenericKD.1772327
ESET-NOD32 8.10211 a variant of MSIL/NewPlayer.A
F-Secure 11.2014-07-08_5 Trojan.GenericKD.1772327
G Data 14.8.24 Trojan.GenericKD.1772327
K7 AntiVirus 13.182.12966 Trojan
K7GW 13.182.12966 Trojan ( 0049ea561 )
McAfee 5600.7046 Artemis!9C08141C9A7A
MicroWorld-eScan Trojan.GenericKD.1772327
nProtect Trojan.GenericKD.1772327
Qihoo-360 Win32/Trojan.Dropper.c9f
Sophos 4.98 Generic PUA DJ
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.219 TROJ_GEN.R0C9H09GR14
VIPRE Antivirus 31966 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
NewPlayerUpdaterService.exe (efa0621f2a7dffefad7273963861a1b8) has been flagged by the following 5 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
avast! 8.0.1489.320 Win32:Malware-gen
Baidu-International PUA.MSIL.NewPlayer.BA
ESET-NOD32 10197 a variant of MSIL/NewPlayer.A
Malwarebytes PUP.Optional.NewPlayer.A
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 Suspicious_GEN.F47V0725
       View all 24 all detections

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\newplayer
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\NewPlayer\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 30.53 MB

Program filesFiles installed by NewPlayer

Program executable:newplayer.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\newplayer\newplayer.exe
Additional files:
  • NewPlayerUpdaterService.exe - NewPlayerUpdaterService
  • NewPlayerUpdater.exe - NewPlayerUpdater
  • LTV.exe - LTV
  • AddonNP.exe - AddonNP
  • dotNetFx40_Full_setup.exe
  • FrameworkControl.exe
  • PhotoLoader.dll
  • policy.2.0.taglib-sharp.dll
  • taglib-sharp.dll - TagLib#
  • uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • NewPlayerUpdaterService.exe runs as a service named 'NewPlayer Updater Service' (NewPlayerUpdaterService) "NewPlayer Updater Service".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:15.56 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0030957426%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00276167%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00033407%
0.015104% average

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) 52%
Win XP 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 84%
Keep it 16%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.57%
Windows 10 35.64%
Windows Vista 5.36%
Windows XP 3.43%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.63%
Windows 8.1 19.41%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.32%
Windows 7 Professional 8.55%
Windows 8 6.88%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.25%

Distribution by countryGeography

47.68% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 47.68%
  Brazil 7.05%
  Germany 6.59%
  Italy 5.64%
  France 5.36%
  United Kingdom 5.36%
  Canada 4.73%
  Australia 3.55%
  Spain 2.50%
  Mexico 1.59%
  Netherlands 1.14%
  Belgium 1.09%
  Sweden 0.77%
  Saudi Arabia 0.68%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.67%
Acer 20.16%
Dell 18.57%
ASUS 9.52%
Toshiba 8.57%
Samsung 5.08%
Lenovo 3.02%
Intel 0.56%
Medion 0.56%
American Megatrends 0.56%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.79%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 4.79%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.79%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.99%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.79%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.40%

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