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Should I remove Opera Neon?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,150
United States Rank #10,369
Reach 0.0266%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 3.00 days
88.39 days >
Average installed length: 46.44 days


1.0.2531.0 57.52%
1.0.2459.0 42.48%

Opera Neon


Opera Neon is a program developed by Opera Software AS. The most used version is 1.0.2531.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. 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 neon.exe. The software installer includes 11 files and is usually about 275.04 MB (288,401,709 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 51% of users of Opera Neon come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Spain.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Opera Software\Opera Neon\Application
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Opera Software\Opera Neon\Application\1.0.2531.0\Installer\setup.exe" --uninstall
Estimated size: 275.04 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Opera Neon

Program executable:neon.exe
Name:Opera Neon
Path:C:\users\user\appdata\local\opera software\opera neon\application\neon.exe
Additional files:
  • widevinecdmadapter.dll - Widevine Content Decryption Module Adapter
  • setup.exe - Neon Installer
  • neon.dll - Opera Neon
  • neon_child.dll
  • neon_elf.dll
  • neon_watcher.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • neon.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Opera Neon scheduled 57651c4f-e674-4433-847c-a30cc66dc93e' (runs daily at 10:07).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • neon.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Opera Neon scheduled 57651c4f-e674-4433-847c-a30cc66dc93e.

How do I remove Opera Neon?

You can uninstall Opera Neon 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 Opera Neon, 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 Opera Neon.

Win 10 75%
Win 7 3%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 74.86%
Windows 7 25.14%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 29.71%
Windows 10 Pro 27.24%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.00%
Windows 7 Professional 7.43%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 4.57%
Windows 7 Home Premium 4.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.90% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.90%
  Germany 12.13%
  Spain 4.64%
  France 4.64%
  Italy 4.64%
  Poland 3.44%
  Sweden 3.44%
  Netherlands 2.69%
  United Kingdom 1.80%
  Singapore 1.65%
  Belgium 1.35%
  Austria 1.20%
  Greece 1.05%
  BG 0.75%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.05%
Acer 20.19%
ASUS 16.46%
Dell 15.53%
Lenovo 13.04%
Samsung 2.17%
Medion 1.55%
Intel 1.55%
MSI 1.24%
Toshiba 0.93%
Apple 0.62%
Common models
ASUS All Series 4.57%
LENOVO 80E3 2.86%
MSI MS-7592 2.86%
MSI MS-7788 2.86%
Acer Aspire E5-571G 2.29%
ASUSTeK X551MA 2.29%


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