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Should I remove Playthru Player?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #9,839
United States Rank #4,823
Reach 0.0370%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 3.61 days
106.50 days >
Average installed length: 55.96 days


VersionDistribution 99.59% 0.41%

Playthru Player


The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. The software installer includes 11 files and is usually about 812 KB (831,488 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 94% of users of Playthru Player come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\playthruplayer
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{83245CDF-A15E-49E9-BE6D-AC32E96FCE78}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 812 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Playthru Player

  • playthruplayer.exe - Playthru Player
  • player.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • playthruplayer.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Playthru Player' and executes as "C:\Program Files\PlaythruPlayer\PlaythruPlayer.exe" /autostart=1.

How do I remove Playthru Player?

You can uninstall Playthru 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Playthru Player, 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 Playthru Player.

Win 10 75%
Win 7 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 75.48%
Windows 7 20.68%
Windows Vista 3.29%
Windows XP 0.55%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 39.78%
Windows 8.1 21.26%
Windows 7 Home Premium 13.03%
Windows 10 Pro 6.31%
Windows 7 Professional 5.35%
Windows 8.1 Connected 4.25%

Distribution by countryGeography

94.09% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 94.09%
  Australia 4.33%
  United Kingdom 0.58%
  Hong Kong 0.33%
  Canada 0.25%
  Qatar 0.08%
  Argentina 0.08%
  Spain 0.08%
  Germany 0.08%
  VC 0.08%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 41.78%
Dell 27.03%
Acer 10.78%
Toshiba 7.75%
ASUS 6.24%
Lenovo 5.10%
Samsung 0.57%
Common models
HP 15 Notebook PC 9.36%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 3.80%
Dell Inspiron 3521 3.22%
Dell Inspiron 3847 2.34%
HP HP Notebook 2.34%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.05%


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