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Should I remove QuickPlay SlingPlayer?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,497
United States Rank #3,264
Reach 0.1174%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.13 days
446.24 days >
Average installed length: 234.47 days


0.4.6 100.00%

Typically installed together

QuickPlay SlingPlayer 0.4.6

What is QuickPlay SlingPlayer?

QuickPlay SlingPlayer is a pre-installed program on HP notebooks. SlingPlayer allows a user to connect with her Internet TV Slingbox to watch TV on her notebook. The Slingbox sends a live TV stream from a set-top box or DVR to a PC over the Internet. In addition to live or recorded TV programs, SlingPlayer users can program a DVR connected to the Slingbox.


Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 installer includes 56 files and is usually about 45.48 MB (47,686,499 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.slingmedia.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\HP\QuickPlay\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\HP\QuickPlay\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 45.48 MB

Program filesFiles installed by QuickPlay SlingPlayer 0.4.6

  • QPSlingPlayerControl.dll - QPSlingPlayerControl
  • fwnet.dll (by CyberLink) - CyberLink Windows Firewall Utility
  • CLVistaAudioMixer.dll - CyberLink Vista Audio Mixer
  • REGX.dll (by CyberLink) - CyberLink Registry Utility
  • DKA.dll - DKA Dynamic Link Library
  • CLAuMixer.dll - CyberLink CLAuMixer (CLAuMixer)
  • FCL_DLL.dll (by cyberlink) - cyberlink FCL_DLL (FCL_DLL)
  • fxrtEnu.dll (by cyberlink) - cyberlink fxrtEnu (fxrtEnu)
  • HPTV.exe - HP MediaSmart TV (HP MediaSmart TV)
  • Helper.dll - CyberLink Helper
  • QP.exe - HP QuickPlay
  • QPManager.exe - HP QuickPlay Manage Program
  • QPService.exe - HP QuickPlay Resident Program
  • DVDP.exe
  • js32.dll
  • libmng.dll
  • ODDOpen.exe
  • QPDVD.exe
  • QPKaraoke.exe
  • QPMenu.exe
  • QPMusic.exe
  • QPMVP.exe
  • QPPhoto.exe
  • QPRecordedTV.exe
  • QPTV.exe
  • QPTV2.exe
  • QPWebcam.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • QP.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'QuickPlayPlayHDDVDMovieOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'DVD' and the action verb 'PlayWithQuickPlay.
2 Scheduled Tasks
  • QPService.exe is scheduled as a task named 'QPService.exe_1229120813' (runs on registration).
  • QP.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FD16EE95-ACB7-4B9D-9DD1-E6A583A60337}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • QPService.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'QPService' which loads as "C:\Program Files\HP\QuickPlay\QPService.exe".

How do I remove QuickPlay SlingPlayer?

You can uninstall QuickPlay SlingPlayer 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 QuickPlay SlingPlayer 0.4.6, 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 QuickPlay SlingPlayer.

Win Vista (SP2) 76%
Win XP 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 90.23%
Windows 7 8.77%
Windows 10 0.95%
Windows XP 0.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 79.50%
Windows Vista Home Basic 9.32%
Windows 7 Home Premium 5.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 2.73%
Windows Vista Ultimate 1.04%
Windows 7 Professional 0.65%

Distribution by countryGeography

63.24% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 63.24%
  Canada 4.91%
  France 4.75%
  United Kingdom 3.45%
  Germany 3.30%
  Italy 2.85%
  Spain 1.52%
  Australia 1.17%
  Belgium 1.08%
  Brazil 0.98%
  Sweden 0.95%
  Netherlands 0.79%
  Poland 0.67%
  Portugal 0.60%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 98.91%
Acer 0.35%
Dell 0.30%
ASUS 0.22%
Toshiba 0.09%
Lenovo 0.09%
Sony 0.04%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv5 Notebook ... 15.31%
HP Pavilion dv6700 Notebo... 14.27%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 12.56%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 7.92%
HP Pavilion dv9700 Notebo... 5.67%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 5.36%

About (from Sling Media)

Sling Media's flagship product, the internationally-acclaimed, Emmy award-winning Slingbox®, transforms the way consumers watch television—allowing consumers to watch their home TV on any Internet-connected PC, Mac, tablet or smartphone—from virtually anywhere in the world! Sling Media's innovative SlingPlayer™ software connects consumers on all types of computing platforms to their Slingbox, giving them complete control over their living room TV.
Publisher URL: www.slingmedia.com


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