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Should I remove Slingplayer-Desktop?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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United States Rank #10,940
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VersionDistribution 74.36% 18.80% 6.84%



Slingplayer-Desktop is a program developed by Sling Media. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is slingplayer-desktop.exe. The software installer includes 2 files and is usually about 583.88 KB (597,890 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 85% of users of Slingplayer-Desktop come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\package cache\{ab279151-c3b5-4896-8efa-8b3987af6272}
Uninstaller: "C:\ProgramData\Package Cache\{ab279151-c3b5-4896-8efa-8b3987af6272}\SlingPlayer-Desktop.exe" /uninstall
Estimated size: 583.88 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Slingplayer-Desktop

Program executable:slingplayer-desktop.exe
Path:C:\ProgramData\package cache\{ab279151-c3b5-4896-8efa-8b3987af6272}\slingplayer-desktop.exe

How do I remove Slingplayer-Desktop?

You can uninstall Slingplayer-Desktop 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 Slingplayer-Desktop, 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 Slingplayer-Desktop.

Win 10 76%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 76.05%
Windows 7 23.95%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 39.32%
Windows 10 Pro 16.24%
Windows 7 Home Premium 11.97%
Windows 8.1 10.26%
Windows 7 Professional 7.26%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.85%

Distribution by countryGeography

85.44% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 85.44%
  Canada 7.14%
  United Kingdom 2.75%
  France 0.55%
  Australia 0.55%
  Mexico 0.55%
  Hong Kong 0.27%
  TT 0.27%
  South Africa 0.27%
  Brazil 0.27%
  Belgium 0.27%
  Norway 0.27%
  Sweden 0.27%
  Germany 0.27%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.67%
Dell 23.08%
Acer 17.75%
Toshiba 10.65%
ASUS 9.47%
Lenovo 8.28%
Samsung 2.96%
Sony 1.78%
Alienware 1.18%
Intel 1.18%
Common models
Gateway SX2370 8.59%
Dell XPS 8700 2.34%
HP ENVY m6 Notebook PC 2.34%
ASUS All Series 2.34%
Microsoft Corporation Sur... 2.34%
Dell Inspiron 5523 1.56%

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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