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What percent of users and experts removed it?
68% remove it32% keep it
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United States Rank #13,376
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 368.45 days


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Ringtone Maker

What is Ringtone Maker?

Ringtone Maker installs various additional software (potentially unwanted) during setup.

About  (from Fried Cookie Ltd)

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Ringtone Maker is a software program developed by Fried Cookie Ltd. 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 ringtonemaker.exe. Many users end up uninstalling this after less than a month of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 9 files and is usually about 4.46 MB (4,680,774 bytes). The installed file FriedCookieUpdaterSetup.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 44% of users of Ringtone Maker come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Italy.
Ringtone Maker has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Fried Cookie
URL: friedcookie.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\fried cookie\ringtone maker
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Fried Cookie\Ringtone Maker\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 4.46 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Ringtone Maker

Program executable:ringtonemaker.exe
Name:Fried Cookie - Ringtone Maker
Ringtone Maker
Path:C:\Program Files\fried cookie\ringtone maker\ringtonemaker.exe
Additional files:
  • FriedCookieUpdaterSetup.exe - Fried Cookie Updater
  • NAudio.dll (by Mark Heath) - NAudio
  • application.exe
  • faac.exe
  • taglib-sharp.dll - TagLib#
  • uninst.exe
  • lame.exe
  • WPFSoundVisualizationLib.dll - WPF Sound Visualization Library (WPFSoundVisualizationLib)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • RingtoneMaker.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{51B4B0D6-D49B-420F-A78F-27DFC4E54EBA}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Ringtone Maker?

You can uninstall Ringtone Maker 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 Ringtone Maker, 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 Ringtone Maker.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

Uninstall it 68%
Keep it 32%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.50%
Windows 10 17.18%
Windows Vista 5.40%
Windows XP 4.91%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 47.77%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.74%
Windows 7 Professional 11.40%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.96%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.63%
Windows 8.1 4.46%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.44% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 44.44%
  United States 31.87%
  Italy 3.22%
  Austria 1.61%
  Belgium 1.61%
  Canada 1.32%
  France 1.32%
  United Kingdom 1.32%
  Netherlands 1.02%
  Hungary 0.88%
  Taiwan 0.88%
  Spain 0.73%
  Japan 0.73%
  Australia 0.58%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 19.88%
Medion 19.58%
Acer 17.47%
Dell 13.86%
ASUS 8.43%
Toshiba 6.63%
Lenovo 3.92%
American Megatrends 2.11%
Samsung 1.51%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7502 6.05%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 5.12%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.19%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.79%
MEDIONPC MS-7501 2.79%
MEDIONPC MS-7616 2.79%


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