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Should I remove Philips Songbird?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,454
United States Rank #5,935
Reach 0.0909%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 29.31 days
691.00 days >
Average installed length: 363.07 days


6.1.2265 (2265) 29.81%
5.6.2119 (2119) 16.55%
5.4.1980 (1980) 16.67%
5.2.1953 (1953) 7.91%
5.0.1902 (1902) 2.22%
3.2.1667 (1667) 9.16%
3.1.1615 (1615) 1.31%
2.6.1 Build: 6.1.2265 6.03%
2.5.6 Build: 5.6.2119 4.72%
2.5.4 (Build: 5.4.1980; Revision: 640) 1.59%
2.5.2 (Build: 5.2.1953; Revision: 608) 0.63%
2.4 (Build: 5.0.1902; Revision: 503) (1902) 1.65%
2.2 (Build: 3.2.1667; Revision: 406) (1667) 0.11%
2.1 (Build: 3.1.1615; Revision: 315) (1615) 0.23%
2.0.1517 (1517) 1.42%

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Philips Songbird

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Philips Songbird is a software program developed by Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V. The most common release is 6.1.2265 (2265), 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 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 Philips-Songbird.exe. The setup package generally installs about 10 files and is usually about 821.5 KB (841,220 bytes). 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 40% of users of Philips Songbird come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Philips\Philips Songbird
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Philips\Philips Songbird\Philips-Songbird-Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 821.5 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Philips Songbird

Program executable:Philips-Songbird.exe
Name:Philips Songbird
Path:C:\Program Files\Philips\Philips Songbird\Philips-Songbird.exe
Additional files:
  • Philips-Songbird.exe - Philips Songbird
  • Philips-Songbird-Uninstall.exe
  • disthelper.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • Philips-Songbird.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'ActionForAutorunPhilips-SongbirdOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'ActionForAutorun.Philips-Songbird' and the action verb 'open.
Scheduled Task
  • Philips-Songbird.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{78E56D3C-3C8A-4C63-B030-77BEC8EA0972}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Philips-Songbird.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Philips\Philips Songbird\Philips-Songbird.exe'.

How do I remove Philips Songbird?

Quickly and completely remove Philips Songbird from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Philips Songbird 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Philips Songbird, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Philips Songbird.

Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.41%
Windows 10 16.60%
Windows Vista 11.82%
Windows XP 7.16%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 43.96%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.04%
Windows 7 Professional 8.24%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.04%
Windows 10 Home 5.90%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.08% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 40.08%
  Germany 15.35%
  United Kingdom 5.99%
  Italy 5.99%
  France 5.07%
  Netherlands 3.96%
  Brazil 2.85%
  Belgium 2.08%
  Australia 2.03%
  Spain 1.40%
  Canada 1.11%
  India 1.06%
  Sweden 1.06%
  Turkey 0.87%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.65%
Dell 22.12%
Acer 19.42%
ASUS 7.40%
Toshiba 6.63%
Samsung 3.08%
Lenovo 2.21%
Medion 2.12%
Intel 1.35%
American Megatrends 1.25%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.00%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.29%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.10%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.62%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.62%
Dell Inspiron One 2305 2.38%


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