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Should I remove Verizon Media Manager?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
21% remove it79% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,958
United States Rank #4,063
Reach 0.0427%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 30.95 days
913.08 days >
Average installed length: 479.75 days


9.6.12 41.26%
9.6.10 3.92%
9.5.95 4.64%
9.5.94 6.90%
9.5.93 6.90%
9.5.91 4.64%
9.5.67 9.04%
9.5.43 0.12%
9.4.94 13.79%
9.4.92 2.26%
9.4.90 0.12%
9.4.89 0.71%
9.4.86 5.71%

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Verizon Media Manager

What is Verizon Media Manager?  (from Verizon)

Media Manager is a Verizon service that lets you access media content that either resides on or is streamed from your PC. If you have a Verizon-provided DVR, you can download the Media Manager software by selecting the Download button below. Follow the onscreen instructions to install Media Manager on your PC. After y...  Read more


Verizon Media Manager is a software program developed by Verizon. The most common release is 9.6.12, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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 programs's main executable is verizon media manager.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 32.2 MB of memory. The setup package generally installs about 54 files and is usually about 22.51 MB (23,599,120 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 100% of users of Verizon Media Manager come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and New Zealand.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.verizon.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\verizon\verizon media manager\release
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Verizon\Verizon Media Manager\Verizon Media Manager_Uninst.exe
Estimated size: 22.51 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Verizon Media Manager

Program executable:verizon media manager.exe
Name:Verizon Media Manager
Path:C:\Program Files\verizon\verizon media manager\release\verizon media manager.exe
Additional files:
  • D3DUI.dll - Verizon Media Manager (VZ Client)
  • VTServer.exe - VTServer Application
  • VzClientAP.dll
  • DE.exe - MediaManager
  • PTPDevice.dll
  • StoreFrontHelper.dll
  • VideoPlayer.dll - VideoPlayer
  • VZVideoAgent.exe - VZVideoAgent
  • DRMPlayer.dll - VZ Client
  • MediaPlayer.dll
  • AudioTranscoder.dll - AudioTra Dynamic Link Library
  • STBServer.dll - STBServe Dynamic Link Library
  • VaultMediaClient.dll - VaultMed Dynamic Link Library
  • VideoTranscoder.dll - VideoTra Dynamic Link Library
  • VideoUrlExtractor.dll - VideoUrl Dynamic Link Library
  • CoreApp.dll - CoreApp Dynamic Link Library
  • Core.dll - Core Dynamic Link Library
  • ConvertDB.exe - ConvertD Application
  • DrmHelper.dll
  • OpenGL3D.dll
  • WindowsMediaPlayer.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • VzClientAP.dll is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'VzClientOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'VzClientAP.VzClientAutoPlay' and the action verb 'open.
Scheduled Task
  • Verizon Media Manager.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{CD7FB299-2F37-4F2A-A686-4F9D5924F590}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • Verizon Media Manager.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Verizon Media Manager' and executes as C:\Program Files\Verizon\Verizon Media Manager\Release\Verizon Media Manager.exe 0.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Verizon Media Manager.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Verizon\Verizon Media Manager\Release\Verizon Media Manager.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

verizon media manager.exe
Memory:32.2 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0009422645%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00055436%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00038790%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:301,443
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:540.77 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:3.94 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Verizon Media Manager?

You can uninstall Verizon Media Manager 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 Verizon Media Manager, 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 Verizon Media Manager.

Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win 7 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 21%
Keep it 79%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.97%
Windows Vista 14.59%
Windows 10 11.63%
Windows XP 5.81%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 53.48%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 12.47%
Windows 7 Professional 8.51%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.64%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.52%
Windows 10 Home 3.36%

Distribution by countryGeography

99.79% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 99.79%
  Germany 0.07%
  New Zealand 0.07%
  Italy 0.07%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 37.46%
Dell 37.29%
Toshiba 6.78%
Acer 5.93%
ASUS 3.22%
Intel 2.37%
Lenovo 1.36%
Samsung 1.19%
American Megatrends 0.85%
MSI 0.68%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 6.37%
Dell Inspiron 530 4.71%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.88%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.60%
Dell Inspiron 1545 3.60%
Dell XPS 8300 2.22%

Publisher URL: www.verizon.com


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