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What percent of users and experts removed it?
22% remove it78% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #774
United States Rank #3,427
Reach 0.8818%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.40 days
572.33 days >
Average installed length: 300.72 days


VersionDistribution 0.01%

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The KMPlayer

What is The KMPlayer?

K-Multimedia Player (commonly known as The KMPlayer, KMPlayer or KMP) is a media player for Windows which can play a large number of formats including VCD, DVD, AVI, MKV, Ogg, OGM, 3GP, MPEG-1/2/4, WMV, RealMedia, FLV and QuickTime. It has a significant user base and has received strong ratings and reviews on major independent download sites. The player handles a wide range of audio, video and subtitles formats and allows one to capture audio, video, and screenshots.

About  (from KMP Media co., Ltd)

The KMPlayer is all in one media player covering various formats such as VCD, DVD, AVI, MKV, Ogg Theora, OGM, 3GP, MPEG-1/2/4, WMV, RealMedia, QuickTime etc. It has an extra feature to play Incomplete/Damaged AVI file, Locked Media Files while downloading or sharing, Compressed Audio Album (zip, rar) and so on. It hand...  Read more


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 primary executable is named KMPlayer.exe. The setup package generally installs about 120 files and is usually about 48.49 MB (50,846,162 bytes).
The KMPlayer has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.kmpmedia.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\the kmplayer
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\The KMPlayer\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 48.49 MB

Program filesFiles installed by The KMPlayer

Program executable:KMPlayer.exe
Name:The KMPlayer
Signed by:KMP Media co.
Path:C:\Program Files\the kmplayer\KMPlayer.exe
(From the publisher) “KMPlayer is all in one media player, covering various formats such as VCD, DVD, AVI, MKV, Ogg Theora, OGM, 3GP, MPEG-1/2/4, WMV, RealMedia, QuickTime etc. It has an extra feature to play Incomplete/Damaged AVI file,...”
Additional files:
  • KMPlayer.exe - The KMPlayer
  • OptimFROG.dll (by Florin Ghido, [email protected]) - OptimFROG Lossless/DualStream Audio Compression, http://www.LosslessAudio.org (OptimFROG Lossless/DualStream DLL Library)
  • KIconLib.dll - The KMPlayer SecondEdition IconPack 48
  • uninstall.exe (by Tonec) - Internet Download Manager installer
  • KMPSetup.exe (by http://www.kmplayer.com) - The KMPlayer Setup Wizard
  • unrarDLL.dll (by Alexander Roshal) - RAR decompression library
  • PProcDLL.DLL
  • MediaInfo.dll (by http://mediainfo.sourceforge.net) - MediaInfoLib (Library to read info about media files)
  • KMPAlbumArt.dll - KMPAlbumArt
  • bass.dll (by Un4seen Developments) - BASS
  • liba52.dll
  • libcodec.dll
  • libdts.dll
  • libfaac.dll
  • libfaad2.dll
  • LibIntelCodec.dll
  • libmpeg2.dll
  • libmplay.dll
  • qscl.dll
  • theora.dll
  • xviddll.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • KMPlayer.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'KMPPlayDVDMovieOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'KMPlayer.AutoRun' and the action verb 'PlayDVDMovie.
2 Scheduled Tasks
  • KMPlayer.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C7277733-1F96-4424-849B-8B514101711C}' (runs on registration).
  • KMPSetup.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F1E98F8B-7F5A-47FB-A9D7-C152AB6320F5}' (runs on registration).
3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • KMPlayer.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\The KMPlayer\KMPlayer.exe'.
  • uninstall.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\The KMPlayer\uninstall.exe'.
  • KMPSetup.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\The KMPlayer\KMPSetup.exe'.
Network connections
  • KMPlayer.exe connects to 61-111-8-189.kidc.net ( port 80).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:27.12 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.2787116699%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.22047341%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.05823826%
0.015104% average

How do I remove The KMPlayer?

You can uninstall The KMPlayer 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 The KMPlayer (remove only), 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 The KMPlayer.

Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win 8 0%
Uninstall it 22%
Keep it 78%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 73.18%
Windows XP 13.70%
Windows 10 10.67%
Windows Vista 2.39%
Windows Server 2003 0.06%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 44.99%
Windows 7 Home Premium 14.39%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.65%
Windows 7 Professional 8.39%
Windows 7 Home Basic 2.52%
Windows 8 Pro 1.92%

Distribution by countryGeography

28.22% of installs come from Iran
Which countries install it?
  Iran 28.22%
  United States 10.60%
  India 5.85%
  Taiwan 5.34%
  Saudi Arabia 3.35%
  BD 3.14%
  Thailand 2.65%
  Brazil 2.07%
  Czech Republic 1.98%
  Egypt 1.95%
  Russia 1.91%
  DZ 1.68%
  Germany 1.67%
  Indonesia 1.53%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 22.37%
Hewlett-Packard 19.56%
Acer 18.39%
ASUS 11.56%
Lenovo 4.51%
Toshiba 3.38%
Samsung 3.07%
Intel 1.79%
American Megatrends 1.61%
Common models
Dell Inspiron N5110 5.71%
Dell Inspiron N5010 5.42%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.22%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.04%
HP ProBook 4530s 2.28%

Publisher URL: www.kmpmedia.net


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