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Should I remove NoteWorthy Composer 2?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #14,388
United States Rank #12,490
Reach 0.0200%


Version 2.75a.2 1.01%
Version 2.75 3.29%
Version 2.51a 10.63%
Version 2.51 2.53%
Version 2.5.5 16.20%
Version 2.5.4 1.77%
Version 2.5.3 1.52%
Version 2.5.2 4.56%
Version 2.5.1 1.27%
Version 2.5 0.25%
Version 2.1 7.59%
Version 2.0 1.75 CD Upgrade 2.28%
Version 2.0 7.09%
Demo Version 2.1 22.28%
Demo Version 2.0 17.72%

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NoteWorthy Composer 2

What is NoteWorthy Composer 2?  (from NoteWorthy Software)

NoteWorthy Composer is a software music composition and notation processor for Windows. It allows you to create, record, edit, print and play back your own musical scores. Songs can be played back via your computer's sound card, or to external MIDI setups. Notes are highlighted as they are played, so you can follow alo...  Read more


NoteWorthy Composer 2 is a program developed by NoteWorthy Software. The most used version is demo version 2.1, 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 software installer includes 11 files and is usually about 2.87 MB (3,014,378 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 50% of users of NoteWorthy Composer 2 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: noteworthysoftware.com/nwc2
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Noteworthy Software\NoteWorthy Composer 2
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Noteworthy Software\NoteWorthy Composer 2\Uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 2.87 MB

Program filesFiles installed by NoteWorthy Composer 2

  • NWC2.exe - NoteWorthy Composer 2 Evaluation (NoteWorthy Composer 2 Main Program)
  • setup_nwc2_viewer.exe - NoteWorthy Composer 2 Viewer (NoteWorthy Composer 2 Viewer Installer)
  • Uninstall.exe - NoteWorthy Composer 2.1 Demo (NoteWorthy Composer 2.1 Demo Installer)
  • Noteworthy 2.exe - NoteWorthy Composer 2
  • nwc2test.exe
  • nwc-conv.exe - nwc-conv: Front End for NWC File Conversions
  • nwmid95c.dll - NoteWorthy 32-bit sequencing interface for Windows 95

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • NWC2.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{712E697B-64EA-4D0A-83DD-C00AB95C01E9}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove NoteWorthy Composer 2?

You can uninstall NoteWorthy Composer 2 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 NoteWorthy Composer 2, 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 NoteWorthy Composer 2.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.71%
Windows 10 25.57%
Windows Vista 9.37%
Windows XP 8.35%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.84%
Windows 7 Professional 11.45%
Windows 10 Home 9.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.16%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.40%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.14%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.10% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.10%
  United Kingdom 8.79%
  France 6.75%
  Italy 4.91%
  Netherlands 3.68%
  Canada 3.48%
  Korea 3.07%
  Australia 2.25%
  Germany 1.84%
  Sweden 1.64%
  Philippines 1.43%
  Finland 1.23%
  Israel 1.02%
  Czech Republic 0.82%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.73%
Dell 20.91%
Acer 15.00%
ASUS 10.00%
Toshiba 10.00%
Lenovo 7.27%
Samsung 3.64%
American Megatrends 2.27%
Sahara 1.36%
Intel 0.91%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.79%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.79%
HP G62 Notebook PC 3.03%
Dell Inspiron 530 3.03%
Dell Dell System XPS L5... 2.27%
Acer Aspire 5750 2.27%

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Katherineover a year ago
I've been using NoteWorthy Composer for 10 years. It's an excellent program for people who write music. It's never caused me any problems and if you want to write music, I recommend it highly.