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Should I remove NirSoft Volumouse?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #11,413
United States Rank #11,014
Reach 0.0294%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.45 days
603.35 days >
Average installed length: 317.02 days

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NirSoft Volumouse

What is NirSoft Volumouse?  (from NirSoft)

Volumouse provides you a quick and easy way to control the sound volume on your system - simply by rolling the wheel of your wheel mouse. It allows you to define a set of rules for determining when the wheel will be used for changing the sound volume. For example: You can configure Volumouse to use your mouse wheel ...  Read more


NirSoft Volumouse is a software program developed by NirSoft. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The primary executable is named volumouse.exe. The setup package generally installs about 6 files. 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 44% of users of NirSoft Volumouse come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nirsoft.net/utils/volumouse.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NirSoft\Volumouse
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\NirSoft\Volumouse\uninst.exe"

Program filesFiles installed by NirSoft Volumouse

Program executable:volumouse.exe
Volumouse Utility
Path:C:\Program Files\NirSoft\Volumouse\volumouse.exe
Additional files:
  • vlmshlp.dll - Volumouse (Volumouse Helper DLL)
  • volumouse_setup.exe
  • volumouse20_setup.exe
  • volumouse32.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • volumouse.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Volumouse' and executes as "C:\Program Files\NirSoft\Volumouse\volumouse.exe".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • volumouse.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'volumeouse' which loads as "C:\Program Files\NirSoft\Volumouse\volumouse.exe".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:8.41 MB
21.09 MB average
Kernel CPU:0.00000498%
0.016088% average

How do I remove NirSoft Volumouse?

You can uninstall NirSoft Volumouse 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 NirSoft Volumouse, 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 NirSoft Volumouse.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win Vista 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.17%
Windows 10 20.69%
Windows XP 17.07%
Windows Vista 7.07%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.65%
Microsoft Windows XP 16.87%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.65%
Windows 7 Professional 9.91%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.22%
Windows 8.1 4.87%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.32% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 44.32%
  Germany 16.83%
  France 4.32%
  Italy 4.03%
  Canada 3.74%
  United Kingdom 3.74%
  BD 1.58%
  Czech Republic 1.58%
  Netherlands 1.58%
  Poland 1.44%
  Australia 1.15%
  Spain 1.15%
  Austria 0.86%
  Belgium 0.72%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 28.48%
Hewlett-Packard 16.97%
Acer 13.33%
ASUS 7.58%
American Megatrends 4.55%
Toshiba 4.55%
Intel 4.24%
Samsung 2.73%
Lenovo 1.82%
Sahara 1.21%
Medion 0.91%
Common models
Gigabyte G41M-Combo 3.83%
ASUS All Series 2.73%
Dell Dell DXP061 2.73%
Dell OptiPlex 745 ... 2.73%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.73%
Dell Inspiron 530 1.64%

About (from NirSoft)

NirSoft web site provides a unique collection of small and useful freeware utilities, all of them developed by Nir Sofer.
Publisher URL: www.nirsoft.net


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