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26% remove it74% keep it
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Next Generation Visualisations

What is Next Generation Visualisations?

Next Generation Visualisations is a Windows screensaver installed with various versions of Windows Vista and is packaged with Windows Media Player.


Next Generation Visualisations is a program developed by Microsoft. The main program executable is javaws.exe. The software installer includes 11 files and is usually about 5.54 MB (5,805,056 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 51% of users of Next Generation Visualisations come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.wmplugins.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\windows live\remoteactivex
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{2E376AD9-5C49-4F7D-A0BA-6A44E8FA5A3B}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 5.54 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Next Generation Visualisations

Program executable:javaws.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\java\jre1.8.0_66\bin\javaws.exe
Additional files:
  • blackpipe.dll - Windows Live Mesh (Remote Activation Network Library)
  • commengine.dll - Remote Activation Communication Engine
  • encoders.dll - Remote Activation Encoders Library
  • lkrhwlc.dll - LKRhash scalable hashtables
  • logging.dll - Windows Live Mesh Logging Library
  • rdpcorewlc.dll
  • utilclasses.dll - Remote Activation Utility Library
  • wlcmstscax.dll - mstscax.dll
  • wlremoteactivex.dll
  • wlremoteresource.dll
  • sqmapi.dll - SQM Client

How do I remove Next Generation Visualisations?

You can uninstall Next Generation Visualisations 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 Next Generation Visualisations, 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 Next Generation Visualisations.

Win 7 (SP1) 56%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 26%
Keep it 74%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.18%
Windows 10 26.11%
Windows Vista 8.54%
Windows XP 6.18%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 34.86%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.69%
Windows 7 Professional 7.79%
Windows 10 Home 7.04%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.91%
Windows 8.1 6.25%

Distribution by countryGeography

51.16% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 51.16%
  Germany 7.71%
  United Kingdom 6.41%
  Italy 3.27%
  Canada 3.03%
  Brazil 2.92%
  France 2.85%
  Australia 1.62%
  Mexico 1.41%
  Netherlands 1.23%
  Argentina 0.95%
  Spain 0.95%
  Austria 0.92%
  India 0.85%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.32%
Dell 20.88%
Acer 17.51%
ASUS 8.84%
Toshiba 5.79%
Lenovo 3.60%
Samsung 2.19%
American Megatrends 1.49%
Intel 1.49%
Medion 1.25%
Sahara 0.86%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.85%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.77%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.11%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.11%
ASUS All Series 2.90%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.49%

About Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses and supports a variety of products and services related to computing.
Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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