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What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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United States Rank #22,392
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2.5.8 89.00%
2.5.6 4.00%
2.4.8 4.00%
2.2.0 3.00%

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Orb Mini Controller

What is Orb Mini Controller?  (from Orb Networks)

The standalone mini controller for Mac or PC to control Orb Music, Orb TV or Orb BR from any computer. Use the mini controller instead of a Smart phone or as a second controller. Orb provides the ability to MyCast. MyCasting gives the user instant access to photos, music, videos, live television, and other digital cont...  Read more


Orb Mini Controller is a software program developed by Orb Networks. The most common release is 2.5.8, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named orbminicontroller.exe. The setup package generally installs about 17 files and is usually about 36.28 MB (38,039,658 bytes). The program is built using the Nokia Qt cross-platforms native C++ framework. 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 65% of users of Orb Mini Controller come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\orb networks\orb mini controller\bin
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Orb Networks\Orb\..\Orb Mini Controller\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 36.28 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Orb Mini Controller

Program executable:orbminicontroller.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\orb networks\orb mini controller\bin\orbminicontroller.exe
Additional files:
  • OrbCrashReporter.exe - CrashReporter
  • cab.dll - Cab Module
  • phonon4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • QtCore4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies))
  • QtGui4.dll
  • QtNetwork4.dll
  • QtWebKit4.dll
  • QtXml4.dll
  • QtXmlPatterns4.dll
  • OrbAPI.dll
  • PuckInterface.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • OrbMiniController.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Orb Networks\Orb Mini Controller\bin\OrbMiniController.exe'.

How do I remove Orb Mini Controller?

You can uninstall Orb Mini Controller 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 Orb Mini Controller, 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 Orb Mini Controller.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.00%
Windows 10 16.00%
Windows Vista 8.00%
Windows XP 8.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.08%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.62%
Windows 7 Professional 10.31%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.25%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.19%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 4.12%

Distribution by countryGeography

65.35% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 65.35%
  United Kingdom 7.09%
  France 3.94%
  Canada 3.94%
  Japan 2.36%
  Sweden 1.57%
  Greece 1.57%
  CY 0.79%
  Brazil 0.79%
  Taiwan 0.79%
  Belgium 0.79%
  Australia 0.79%
  Mexico 0.79%
  Austria 0.79%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.67%
Dell 18.33%
ASUS 10.00%
Acer 6.67%
American Megatrends 6.67%
Toshiba 3.33%
Sony 1.67%
Intel 1.67%
Gateway 1.67%
Lenovo 1.67%
Medion 1.67%
Common models
Dell Vostro 200 2.63%
HP G61 Notebook PC 2.63%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.63%
HP Pavilion dv5 Notebook ... 1.32%
HP Pavilion dv4 Notebook ... 1.32%
Viglen DQ35JO 1.32%


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