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Should I remove PlayPad Media Player?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #45,337
United States Rank #38,121
Reach 0.0019%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.18 days
45.74 days >
Average installed length: 24.03 days


2.04 3.70%
2.03 3.70%
2.02 33.33%
2.01 44.44%
2.00 14.81%

Other programs by NCH Software

PlayPad Media Player


PlayPad Media Player is a software program developed by NCH Software. The most common release is 2.01, 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 primary executable is named playpad.exe. The setup package generally installs about 7 files and is usually about 7.88 MB (8,261,216 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 8 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 52% of users of PlayPad Media Player come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nch.com.au/playpad/support.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NCH Software\PlayPad
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\NCH Software\PlayPad\playpad.exe" -uninstall
Estimated size: 7.88 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PlayPad Media Player

Program executable:playpad.exe
PlayPad Media Player
Path:C:\Program Files\nch software\playpad\playpad.exe
Additional files:
  • playpadsetup_v2.00.exe - PlayPad (PlayPad Media Player)
  • playpadsetup_v2.01.exe
  • playpadsetup_v2.02.exe
  • playpadsetup_v2.03.exe
  • playpadsetup_v2.04.exe
  • ffmpeg19.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • playpad.exe is scheduled as a task named 'PlayPadSevenDays'.

How do I remove PlayPad Media Player?

Quickly and completely remove PlayPad Media Player from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall PlayPad Media 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program PlayPad Media Player, 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 PlayPad Media Player.

Win 8 85%
Win XP 4%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 85.19%
Windows 7 11.11%
Windows XP 3.70%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 55.56%
Windows 10 Pro 11.11%
Windows 7 Home Premium 11.11%
Windows 8.1 11.11%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.70%
Windows 8.1 Connected 3.70%

Distribution by countryGeography

51.61% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 51.61%
  United Kingdom 19.35%
  Canada 9.68%
  Australia 6.45%
  Qatar 6.45%
  Israel 3.23%
  Sweden 3.23%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 35.29%
Hewlett-Packard 17.65%
Dell 11.76%
Toshiba 11.76%
Intel 11.76%
Lenovo 5.88%
ASUS 5.88%
Common models
Acer Aspire E5-571 8.70%
Dell Precision WorkStatio... 8.70%
ASUSTeK K5130 8.70%
Acer Aspire XC-603G 8.70%
TOSHIBA Satellite C675 4.35%

About NCH Software

NCH is a software development company tat primarily sells to individuals via their website.
Publisher URL: www.nchsoftware.com


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