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Should I remove NextGen Media Player?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
49% remove it51% keep it
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1.0.27 25.00%
1.0.20 75.00%

NextGen Media Player

What is NextGen Media Player?  (from Easytech Software Solutions)

NextGen Media Player is a multimedia player which relies on an innovative built-in codec engine that doesn't require users to download and install additional files. There are more features available just by right clicking in the main window and you can find the usual control buttons underneath the video section. NextGe...  Read more


NextGen Media Player is a software program developed by Easytech Software Solutions. The most common release is 1.0.20, 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 setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 6.52 MB (6,838,644 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 and Windows XP. While about 78% of users of NextGen Media Player come from the United States, it is also popular in Austria and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.easytechsoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NextGen Media Player
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\NextGen Media Player\uninstall.exe" "/C:C:\Program Files\NextGen Media Player\Uninstall\uninstall.xml"
Estimated size: 6.52 MB

Program filesFiles installed by NextGen Media Player

  • NextGen Media Player New.exe - NextGen Media Player
  • uninstall.exe (by Indigo Rose) - Setup Factory Runtime (Setup Application)
  • lua5.1.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • uninstall.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D421D11A-6221-4BF6-8F93-2187C1DFFE7D}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove NextGen Media Player?

You can uninstall NextGen Media Player 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 NextGen Media Player, 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 NextGen Media Player.

Win 7 25%
Win 10 25%
Uninstall it 49%
Keep it 51%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.00%
Windows XP 25.00%
Windows 10 25.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8 25.00%
Windows 7 Professional 25.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 25.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

77.78% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 77.78%
  Austria 11.11%
  United Kingdom 11.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 66.67%

comments6 comments

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Puppiesover a year ago
If you read the small print when you download it then it tells you it is going to "optimize" your browser settings as soon as you use it. No thanks.
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Rodnilover a year ago
Where did this come from and where do I look to remove it. so annoying
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Gerryover a year ago
I removed it from a co-workers computer by deleting its whole folder, which was not in "Programs" so it could not be removed through the Control Panel. The folder was seated in the "Users" folder under Programs.
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megaguruover a year ago
Same for me - it is NOT showing up in the Programs to uninstall. Dreadful.
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Billover a year ago
Pops up with things I'm not interested in, very annoying.
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Billover a year ago
Annoying And it doesn't show in my control panel Programs and Features