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Should I remove Quintessential Media Player?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,091
United States Rank #13,984
Reach 0.0268%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 17.70 days
522.21 days >
Average installed length: 274.38 days


Version 5.0 96.21%
Build 120 0.19%
Build 119 1.52%
Build 117 1.33%
Build 114 0.38%
Build 109 0.19%
Build 104 0.19%

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Quintessential Media Player


Quintessential Media Player is a program developed by Quinnware. The most used version is version 5.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is qmplayer.exe. The software installer includes 21 files and is usually about 11.42 MB (11,972,832 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 34% of users of Quintessential Media Player come from the United States, it is also popular in Japan and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.quinnware.com
Help link: www.quinnware.com/forum
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\quintessential media player
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Quintessential Media Player\uninst.exe"
Estimated size: 11.42 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Quintessential Media Player

Program executable:qmplayer.exe
Name:Quintessential Media Player
Path:C:\Program Files\quintessential media player\qmplayer.exe
Additional files:
  • QMPShell.dll - QMPShellExt Module (QMP Shell Extensions)
  • QMPShell64.dll
  • Branding.dll
  • uninst.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • QMPlayer.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'QMPRipCDOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'QMP.cdaudio' and the action verb 'rip.

How do I remove Quintessential Media Player?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 46%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 54.17%
Windows 10 27.08%
Windows XP 12.12%
Windows Vista 6.44%
Windows Server 2003 0.19%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.07%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.01%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.07%
Windows 7 Professional 11.49%
Windows 8.1 6.70%
Windows 10 Home 5.17%

Distribution by countryGeography

34.47% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 34.47%
  Japan 7.00%
  Germany 6.66%
  Italy 5.80%
  Netherlands 3.92%
  United Kingdom 3.92%
  France 3.58%
  India 2.22%
  Spain 2.05%
  Romania 1.88%
  Canada 1.88%
  Brazil 1.54%
  Argentina 1.54%
  Australia 1.02%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.25%
Dell 19.38%
Acer 16.56%
ASUS 7.19%
Lenovo 4.38%
Toshiba 4.06%
American Megatrends 3.13%
NEC 2.50%
Samsung 2.50%
Intel 1.88%
Common models
Gigabyte P55A-UD5 3.25%
ASUS All Series 3.25%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.25%
Dell OptiPlex 755 2.60%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.60%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 1.95%


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