84,384,200 programs installed

Should I remove Steinberg Groove Agent ONE Content?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Fair
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #3,014
United States Rank #4,979
Reach 0.1985%
(Not enough data to show 30 day installation trends)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.92 days
440.04 days >
Average installed length: 231.20 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.0.0.003 100.00%

Typically installed together

Other programs by Steinberg Media Technologies GmbH

Steinberg Groove Agent ONE Content

Remove Steinberg Groove Agent ONE Content
Powered by Reason Antivirus

Overview

Steinberg Groove Agent ONE Content is a program developed by Steinberg Media Technologies GmbH. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The software installer includes 12 files and is usually about 4.2 MB (4,405,922 bytes). acrobatupdater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 26% of users of Steinberg Groove Agent ONE Content come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: service.steinberg.de/goto.nsf/show/home_gb
Help link: service.steinberg.de/goto.nsf/show/support_gb
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\steinberg\sequel 2 content set\vst sound
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{BD86F1AC-B594-46E4-85DC-1258AC9E2232}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 4.2 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Steinberg Groove Agent ONE Content

  • acroiehelper.dll (by Adobe Systems) - AcroIEHelper Library (Adobe PDF Helper for Internet Explorer)
  • acropdf.dll (by Adobe Systems) - Adobe PDF Browser Control (PDF Browser Control)
  • pdfshell.dll - Adobe PDF Shell Extension (PDF Shell Extension)
  • acrobatupdater.exe - Adobe Acrobat Updater
  • acroiehelpershim.dll - AcroIEHelperShim Library
  • adobe_updater.exe - Adobe Updater
  • adobearm.exe - Adobe Reader and Acrobat Manager
  • adobearmhelper.exe - Adobe Reader and Acrobat Manager Helper
  • adobeextractfiles.dll - Adobe Extract Files Library
  • adobeupdater.exe
  • adobeupdaterinstallmgr.exe - Adobe Updater Install Manager
  • readerupdater.exe - Adobe Reader Updater

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Internet Explorer BHOs
  • acroiehelper.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Adobe PDF Reader Link Helper' with the class of {06849E9F-C8D7-4D59-B87D-784B7D6BE0B3}.
  • acroiehelpershim.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Adobe PDF Link Helper' with the class of {18DF081C-E8AD-4283-A596-FA578C2EBDC3} (AcroIEHelperStub).
2 Scheduled Tasks
  • adobearm.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Programma di aggiornamento online di Adobe' (runs weekly on Mondays at 10:00 AM).
  • adobeupdater.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Adobe online update program' (runs weekly on Mondays at 10:00 AM).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • adobearm.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Adobe ARM.
2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • adobeupdater.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'AdobeUpdater' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\Updater5\AdobeUpdater.exe".
  • adobe_updater.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'AdobeUpdater6' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\Updater6\Adobe_Updater.exe".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • adobearm.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Adobe ARM' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\ARM\1.0\AdobeARM.exe".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • adobeupdater.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Common Files\Adobe\Updater5\AdobeUpdater.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

adobearm.exe
Memory:5.01 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0019665217%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00084429%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00112224%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:488,444
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:4.95 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:396 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Steinberg Groove Agent ONE Content?

Quickly and completely remove Steinberg Groove Agent ONE Content from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Steinberg Groove Agent ONE Content 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 Steinberg Groove Agent ONE Content, 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 Steinberg Groove Agent ONE Content.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Steinberg Groove Agent ONE Content you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#3,014

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.80%
Windows 10 38.72%
Windows Vista 2.42%
Windows XP 2.06%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.15%
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.83%
Windows 7 Professional 11.67%
Windows 10 Home 10.86%
Windows 8.1 9.00%
Windows 10 Pro 6.23%

Distribution by countryGeography

26.15% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 26.15%
  Germany 9.63%
  Italy 8.97%
  France 7.52%
  United Kingdom 5.97%
  Netherlands 2.96%
  Canada 2.79%
  Sweden 2.50%
  Spain 2.13%
  Israel 1.84%
  Australia 1.67%
  Brazil 1.60%
  Russia 1.36%
  Japan 1.31%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.98%
ASUS 16.63%
Acer 15.69%
Dell 14.41%
GIGABYTE 10.27%
Toshiba 5.75%
Lenovo 5.32%
Samsung 3.77%
MSI 1.51%
Intel 1.27%
Medion 0.80%
American Megatrends 0.61%
Common models
ASUS All Series 11.62%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.32%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.02%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 3.87%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.01%
Acer Aspire 5742G 1.72%

About Steinberg Media Technologies GmbH

Steinberg is a musical software and equipment company tat mainly produces music recording, arranging and editing software as used in digital audio workstations and VSTi software synthesizers.
Publisher URL: www.steinberg.net

commentsComments

user comment
No one has commented yet. Help others learn more about this software, share your comments.