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What percent of users and experts removed it?
63% remove it37% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,652
United States Rank #7,513
Reach 0.0661%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 58.51 days
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Average installed length: 592.45 days


1.0.1 100.00%

VIO Player version 1.0.1

What is VIO Player?

VIO Player is a bundled installation using the InstallIQ monetization platform. Installing the co-bundled software through the modified installer may not be optional. From the distribution site: "This product is totally free and offers the user additional bundle products that may include advertisement. The software can be installed without any additional software by opting out of the offerings. All additional bundle products are available for free from the manufacturer website. During installation and setup the software will offer uses by default the ability to install web browser toolbars or other potentially unwanted software applications designed to modify a user's search settings.

About  (from VIO)

VIO Media Player is a free video player capable of playing most popular video formats. VIO Player gives you only the simplest features needed to playback videos, therefore making it very light-weight and not very resource intensive. Allowing you to playback videos without slowing down your PC. Playing videos with VIO P...  Read more
  • Known to include offers within the setup
VIO Player has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.vioplayer.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\VIO Player\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\VIO Player\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 23.64 MB

Program filesFiles installed by VIO Player version 1.0.1

Program executable:VIO Player.exe
Name:VIO Player
Path:C:\Program Files\VIO Player\VIO Player.exe
Additional files:
  • libvlc.dll (by VideoLAN) - VLC media player (VLC media player 2.0.2)
  • libvlccore.dll (by VideoLAN)
  • VIO Player.exe - VIO Player
  • viokillerr.exe - viokillerr
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • MACTrackBarLib.dll
  • unins001.exe
  • vioplayer.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • VIO Player.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{42665943-6776-47F7-989E-EC4E95075F72}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove VIO Player?

You can uninstall VIO Player 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 VIO Player version 1.0.1, 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 VIO Player.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

Win 7 (SP1) 69%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 63%
Keep it 37%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.13%
Windows 10 16.35%
Windows Vista 5.22%
Windows XP 3.30%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 44.99%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.34%
Windows 7 Professional 8.01%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.24%
Windows 8 3.62%
Windows 8.1 3.62%

Distribution by countryGeography

38.47% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 38.47%
  United Kingdom 7.51%
  Canada 6.97%
  Australia 5.83%
  Philippines 2.48%
  India 2.14%
  Saudi Arabia 1.94%
  Netherlands 1.74%
  Malaysia 1.74%
  Israel 1.54%
  Belgium 1.47%
  Sweden 1.34%
  Brazil 1.14%
  Germany 1.07%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 32.38%
Acer 18.93%
Dell 17.22%
Toshiba 8.21%
ASUS 7.18%
Lenovo 4.56%
Samsung 3.99%
Sony 0.80%
Intel 0.68%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 7.63%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.58%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.95%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.89%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.89%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.63%


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