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Average installed length: 326.37 days


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QvodPlayer 5.0

What is QvodPlayer?  (from VAN698)

QvodPlayer is a quasi-based video on demand QVOD core, multi-functional, personalized player software. Nora integrates new playback engine, not only to support independent research and development of quasi-video-on-demand technology, but also free of BT-demand software, users simply can directly watch television progra...  Read more


QvodPlayer 5.0 is a program developed by VAN698. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The main program executable is qvodplayer.exe. The software installer includes 63 files and is usually about 72.7 MB (76,231,846 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 91% of users of QvodPlayer come from Taiwan, it is also popular in the United States and Hong Kong.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.van698.com/movie
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\qvodplayer
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\QvodPlayer\QvodUninst.exe
Estimated size: 72.7 MB

Program filesFiles installed by QvodPlayer 5.0

Program executable:qvodplayer.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\qvodplayer\qvodplayer.exe
Additional files:
  • QvodUninst.exe - QvodPlayer (QvodSetup)
  • VideoRenderers.dll (by Shenzhen Qvod Technology Co.,Ltd) - VideoRenderer Dynamic Link Library
  • QvodTranscodeCore.dll (by QVOD) - Qvod Transcoder Core
  • QvodTranscoder.exe - QVOD Transcoder tool
  • npShareModule.dll (by Shenzhen QVOD Technology Co.,Ltd) - QvodShareModule
  • QvodTips.exe - QvodTips Module
  • QvodBand.dll (by Shenzhen QVOD Technology Co.,Ltd) - qvod QvodBand3 (QvodBand)
  • QvodStatistic.dll
  • QvodTerminal.exe - QvodTerminal
  • 360se.exe
  • npQvodInsert.dll - QvodInsert
  • NetAgent.dll - NetAgent
  • QvodNet.dll - QvodNet
  • QvodDaily.exe
  • NetUtil.dll
  • QvodNotes.exe
  • QvodRes.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • QvodPlayer.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'QvodMediaOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'qvodplayer.autoplay' and the action verb 'open.
Context Menu Handler
  • QvodBand.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'QvodMenu' with a class of {9F44453E-1E46-4D5C-B57C-112FF2EDAE82}.
Google Chrome Plugin
  • npQvodInsert.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npQvodInsert.dll'.
2 Mozilla Plugins
  • npShareModule.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'QvodShare 5.0 Plugin' with a plugin key of '@qvod.com/QvodShare' for all users of the PC.
  • npQvodInsert.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name '@qvod.com/QvodInsert' with a plugin key of '@qvod.com/QvodInsert'.
Startup File (User Run)
  • QvodTerminal.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'QvodPlayer' and executes as C:\Program Files\QvodPlayer\QvodTerminal.exe.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • QvodTerminal.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'QvodTerminal' which loads as "C:\Program Files\QvodPlayer\QvodTerminal.exe" -autorun.
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • QvodTerminal.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\temp1\qvodplayer\QvodTerminal.exe'.
  • QvodPlayer.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\QvodPlayer\QvodPlayer.exe'.
Network connections
  • QvodTerminal.exe connects to sslvpn-206.twaren.nthu.edu.tw ( port 20100).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:6.91 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0098766052%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00637341%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00350320%
0.015104% average
70 average

How do I remove QvodPlayer?

You can uninstall QvodPlayer 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 QvodPlayer 5.0, 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 QvodPlayer.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by QvodPlayer 5.0 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 68%
Win Vista 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 74.38%
Windows XP 15.37%
Windows 10 7.91%
Windows Vista 2.34%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.25%
Windows 7 Ultimate 25.07%
Microsoft Windows XP 15.19%
Windows 7 Professional 9.29%
Windows 7 Enterprise 3.83%
Windows 8.1 2.65%

Distribution by countryGeography

90.62% of installs come from Taiwan
Which countries install it?
  Taiwan 90.62%
  United States 3.78%
  Hong Kong 2.57%
  Australia 0.91%
  Canada 0.45%
  Japan 0.30%
  Macau 0.30%
  Chile 0.15%
  Vietnam 0.15%
  Mexico 0.15%
  Spain 0.15%
  Germany 0.15%
  Malaysia 0.15%
  United Kingdom 0.15%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 35.42%
Acer 30.36%
Dell 9.16%
Hewlett-Packard 4.10%
Toshiba 4.10%
Lenovo 2.17%
American Megatrends 0.96%
MSI 0.72%
Sony 0.72%
Common models
Acer Aspire V3-571G 3.93%
Acer Aspire 5750G 2.62%
ASUSTeK K43SV 2.62%
ASUSTeK K53SV 2.18%
ASUSTeK K53SD 2.18%
ASUSTeK K43SD 2.18%


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