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Should I remove Nokia Ovi Player?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #9,884
United States Rank #37,680
Reach 0.0368%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 28.88 days
852.04 days >
Average installed length: 447.68 days


2.1.11020 37.66%
2.1.10304 44.41%
2.0.1106 17.52%
2.0.0819 0.41%

Typically installed together

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Nokia Ovi Player

What is Nokia Ovi Player?  (from Nokia)

Nokia Ovi Player is free for your PC. Explore music on Ovi and Comes With Music. Download and play music on your PC and transfer it to your mobile.


Nokia Ovi Player is a program developed by Nokia. The most used version is 2.1.10304, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 main program executable is NokiaOviPlayer.exe. The software installer includes 11 files and is usually about 5.49 MB (5,753,536 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 13% of users of Nokia Ovi Player come from Germany, it is also popular in Italy and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nokia.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Nokia\Ovi Player\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{50D25574-2C48-4AEC-8FFC-32AEAD2EAEFF}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 5.49 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Nokia Ovi Player

Program executable:NokiaOviPlayer.exe
Name:Nokia Ovi Player
Path:C:\Program Files\Nokia\Ovi Player\NokiaOviPlayer.exe
Nokia Ovi Player for Nokia Ovi Suite is an application for Nokia users to connect their devices with Microsoft Windows. Nokia Suite can synchronize contacts, calendar, messages, photos, videos and music between a Nokia device and a PC....
Additional files:
  • Nokia.Multimedia.Euphoria.Resources.dll - Nokia Ovi Player (Nokia.Multimedia.Euphoria.Resources)
  • NokiaOviPlayer.exe
  • OviPlayer.exe - Ovi Player
  • nokia.multimedia.euphoria.resources.resources.dll
  • Nokia.Multimedia.UI.Controls.HtmHost.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'MsHtmHstInterop'.
  • Nokia.Multimedia.UI.Controls.SHDocVw.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'SHDocVw'.
  • AMG.Lasso.LowLevelHelpers.dll (by All Media Guide) - LassoLowLevelHelpers.dll (Low Level Native Code Helpers for AMG's Lasso.NET SDK)
  • AMG.Lasso.dll (by All Media Guide,) - Lasso.NET (AMG Lasso.NET SDK)
  • Nokia.Multimedia.Euphoria.Security.dll - Nokia
  • WavDest.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • NokiaOviPlayer.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'NokiaMusicViewCD' with the ProgID of 'NokiaMusic.Autoplay' and the action verb 'ViewCD.
Scheduled Task
  • NokiaOviPlayer.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D1D9A855-025A-49BD-ABDD-5540891DE92D}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • NokiaOviPlayer.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'NokiaMusic FastStart' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Nokia\Ovi Player\NokiaOviPlayer.exe" /commanC:faststart.

How do I remove Nokia Ovi Player?

You can uninstall Nokia Ovi 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 Nokia Ovi 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 Nokia Ovi Player.

Win 7 (SP1) 47%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.28%
Windows Vista 20.00%
Windows XP 18.76%
Windows 10 4.97%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.54%
Microsoft Windows XP 18.13%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 15.76%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.64%
Windows 7 Professional 6.42%
Windows 7 Home Basic 3.49%

Distribution by countryGeography

12.95% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 12.95%
  Italy 7.80%
  United Kingdom 7.80%
  India 6.41%
  Iran 4.87%
  France 4.32%
  Finland 4.32%
  Belgium 4.18%
  Spain 4.04%
  United States 3.76%
  Australia 3.48%
  Brazil 3.06%
  Israel 2.51%
  Russia 1.81%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.75%
Dell 21.50%
Acer 20.00%
Toshiba 6.00%
Intel 2.75%
ASUS 2.50%
American Megatrends 2.50%
Medion 2.25%
Samsung 2.00%
Sahara 1.75%
Sony 1.50%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.76%
Gigabyte M61PME-S2P 3.45%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.02%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.59%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 2.59%
Acer Aspire 5738 2.59%

About Nokia

Nokia is a communications and information technology whose products are mobile telephones and portable IT devices.
Publisher URL: www.nokia.com


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