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Should I remove Nexon Game Manager?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
27% remove it73% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,350
United States Rank #990
Reach 0.5087%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 342.81 days

Nexon Game Manager

What is Nexon Game Manager?  (from NEXON Korea)

Nexon Game Manager downloads and installs programming patches for Nexon PC games including MapleStory. In order to successfully start MapleStory from the website, you’ll need to ensure that NGM (Nexon Game Manager) is installed on your computer. NGM ensures that MapleStory runs successfully, regardless of what browser ...  Read more


Nexon Game Manager is a software program developed by NEXON Korea. 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 primary executable is named ngm.exe. The setup package generally installs about 17 files and is usually about 1.89 MB (1,977,671 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 64% of users of Nexon Game Manager come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: nxcache.nexon.net/maplestory/ngm/maplestory-ngm-download.html
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\NexonUS\NGM
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\NexonUS\NGM\NGM.exe" -modC:uninstall -dlC:ngm.nexon.net/ngm/NGM/Bin/NGMDll.dll -gamC:0 -localC:US -load_from_local
Estimated size: 1.89 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Nexon Game Manager

Program executable:ngm.exe
Name:Nexon Game Manager
Additional files:
  • NGMDll.dll - Nexon Game Manager Dynamic Link Library
  • NGMResource.dll - Nexon Game Manager Resource
  • npNxGameUS.dll - Nexon Game Controller
  • nxgameus.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Google Chrome Plugin
  • npNxGameUS.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npNxGameUS.dll'.
Mozilla Plugin
  • npNxGameUS.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'Nexon Game Controller' with a plugin key of '@nexon.net/NxGame' for all users of the PC.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • NGM.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Dane aplikacji\NexonUS\NGM\NGM.exe'.

How do I remove Nexon Game Manager?

You can uninstall Nexon Game Manager 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 Nexon Game Manager, 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 Nexon Game Manager.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Nexon Game Manager you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Plugs into Mozilla Firefox
Uninstall it 27%
Keep it 73%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.94%
Windows 10 26.54%
Windows Vista 4.06%
Windows XP 2.45%
Windows Server 2003 0.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 42.43%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.25%
Windows 8.1 11.11%
Windows 7 Professional 7.20%
Windows 10 Home 4.36%
Windows 8 4.01%

Distribution by countryGeography

64.10% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 64.10%
  Canada 6.79%
  Germany 2.68%
  Korea 2.35%
  Australia 2.20%
  Netherlands 1.84%
  Israel 1.66%
  United Kingdom 1.60%
  Italy 1.57%
  Brazil 1.29%
  France 1.27%
  Singapore 0.84%
  Sweden 0.84%
  Mexico 0.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.72%
Dell 15.68%
Acer 15.11%
ASUS 14.15%
Toshiba 5.40%
Samsung 4.72%
Lenovo 4.62%
Alienware 2.93%
MSI 1.69%
Intel 1.09%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 8.96%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.57%
ASUS All Series 4.43%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.58%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.78%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.73%

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yuuki981over a year ago
I need help installing The Japanese game manager.