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Should I remove URGE?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #30,103
United States Rank #18,311
Reach 0.0048%


1.1.9060.0 55.32%
1.1.9058.0 6.38%
1.1.9051.0 2.13%
1.1.8115.0 28.72%
1.0.8022.0 6.38%
1.0.8018.0 1.06%



URGE is a software program developed by MTV Networks. The most common release is 1.1.9060.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named Urge.exe. The setup package generally installs about 18 files and is usually about 6.47 MB (6,788,922 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 88% of users of URGE come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.urge.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\MTV Networks\URGE\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{8BBF6DFD-0AD9-43A7-9FBD-BF065E3866AE}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 6.47 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by URGE

Program executable:Urge.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\MTV Networks\URGE\Urge.exe
Additional files:
  • Urge.dll - MTV Networks Window Media Player LISL Service Plugin (MTV Networks LISL Service Plugin)
  • MTVNSyncRestore.dll - MTV Networks Sync and Restore Library (MTVN Sync and Restore Library)
  • MTVNMNLib.dll - MTV Networks Janus License Library
  • UrgeMediaScanner.dll - URGE Media Library Analyser
  • MTVNExplorer.dll - MTV Networks File Explorer
  • MtvnEncryptor.dll - MTVN Encryption Library
  • UrgeMS.exe - Urge Media Scanner (URGE Media Scanner)
  • UrgeLaunch.dll - Urge Web Launcher
  • AkamaiTokens.dll (by Akamai Technologies) - Secure Streaming Token Tools for C (Secure Streaming Tokens)
  • XceedCry.dll (by Xceed Software Inc (450) 442-2626 [email protected] www.xceedsoft.com) - Xceed Encryption Library
  • vsFlex8l.ocx (by ComponentOne) - VSFlexGrid8 (VSFlexGrid8 (Light))
  • Urge.exe - Urge

How do I remove URGE?

You can uninstall URGE 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 URGE, 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 URGE.

Win XP 59%
Win 10 2%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 63.83%
Windows 7 20.21%
Windows Vista 13.83%
Windows 10 2.13%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 67.44%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 13.95%
Windows 7 Home Premium 11.63%
Windows 10 Pro 2.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 2.33%
Windows Vista Ultimate 1.16%

Distribution by countryGeography

87.77% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 87.77%
  United Kingdom 3.60%
  Canada 2.88%
  Israel 2.16%
  Russia 1.44%
  Colombia 0.72%
  Netherlands 0.72%
  Germany 0.72%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 38.16%
Hewlett-Packard 18.42%
American Megatrends 13.16%
Intel 9.21%
ASUS 3.95%
Gateway 3.95%
Sony 2.63%
Acer 2.63%
Sahara 1.32%
Lenovo 1.32%
MSI 1.32%
Common models
Dell Dell DM061 5.88%
Sony VGN-FZ180E 2.94%
ASUSTeK U56E 2.94%
HP-Pavilion KN228AAR-ABA ... 2.94%
Dell Computer Dimension 4... 2.94%
Dell Inspiron 2200 2.94%


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