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What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #21,615
United States Rank #15,666
Reach 0.0095%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 257.42 days
995.33 days >
Average installed length: 522.97 days


VersionDistribution 56.22% 25.95% 1.08% 0.54%
1.00.0000 16.22%

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SA30xx Media Converter

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What is SA30xx Media Converter?

SA30xx Media Converter provides the software and drivers required to connect the media player to the PC. It is included with the CD-ROM that is packaged with the device. Your player appears as a USB mass storage in Windows Explorer. You can organize files and transfer music to your player during USB connection. A software program called Philips Device Manager enables you to update the firmware on the device if a new firmware is available on your PC. The player is controlled by an internal program called the firmware. Newer versions of the firmware may have been released after the user has purchased the player.


The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 SA30xx_Transcoder.exe. The setup package generally installs about 14 files and is usually about 4.24 MB (4,443,542 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.philips.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Philips\SA30xx Media Converter
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{110E8E90-1F9A-4804-9221-1DA0D0379C90}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 4.24 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by SA30xx Media Converter

Program executable:SA30xx_Transcoder.exe
Name:Philips SA30xx Media Converter
Path:C:\Program Files\Philips\SA30xx Media Converter\SA30xx_Transcoder.exe
Additional files:
  • SA30xx_Transcoder.exe - Philips SA30xx Media Converter
  • ILUT.dll (by Abysmal Software) - Developer's Image Utility Toolkit Library (ILUT: A portable image library in development)
  • ILU.dll (by Abysmal Software) - Developer's Image Utilities Library (ILU: A portable image library in development)
  • DevIL.dll - Developer's Image Library (DevIL) (DevIL: A portable image library in development)
  • smv.dll (by SigmaTel) - SigmaTel Motion Video (SMV format library)
  • libsndfile.dll
  • Scsi_9x.dll
  • Scsi_nt.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • SA30xx_Transcoder.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{3692AECB-855D-4041-8CE7-A5A7462FB0A3}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove SA30xx Media Converter?

Quickly and completely remove SA30xx Media Converter from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall SA30xx Media Converter 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program SA30xx Media Converter, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 SA30xx Media Converter.

Win 7 (SP1) 40%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 42.70%
Windows Vista 30.27%
Windows XP 20.00%
Windows 10 7.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.98%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 23.91%
Microsoft Windows XP 19.57%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.98%
Windows 7 Professional 4.35%
Windows 10 Home 4.35%

Distribution by countryGeography

64.82% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 64.82%
  Germany 15.42%
  France 4.35%
  Netherlands 2.37%
  Brazil 1.98%
  United Kingdom 1.98%
  Austria 1.58%
  Canada 1.19%
  New Zealand 0.79%
  Italy 0.79%
  Peru 0.79%
  TT 0.40%
  Belgium 0.40%
  Sweden 0.40%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 35.59%
Dell 23.73%
Acer 16.95%
Toshiba 6.78%
American Megatrends 3.39%
Medion 3.39%
Gateway 1.69%
Intel 1.69%
ASUS 1.69%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 530 2.65%
HP G60 Notebook PC 2.65%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 2.65%
Medion E6221 1.77%
Acer Aspire 5739G 1.77%
Dell Inspiron 1545 1.77%

About Philips

Philips is organized into three main divisions: Philips Consumer Lifestyle, Philips Healthcare and Philips Lighting.
Publisher URL: www.philips.com


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