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Should I remove VideoBox?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #17,228
Reach 0.0145%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 3.46 days
102.07 days >
Average installed length: 53.63 days


VersionDistribution 9.82% 15.44% 7.37% 16.14% 3.86% 0.70% 14.39% 4.91% 0.70% 0.35% 3.86% 1.75% 1.40% 3.51% 1.05% 0.70% 1.40% 4.21% 0.35% 1.75% 1.40% 2.46% 0.35% 0.35% 0.35% 1.40%



VideoBox is a software program developed by Baidu. The most common release is, 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. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 videobox.exe. The setup package generally installs about 19 files and is usually about 33.48 MB (35,110,706 bytes). The installed file update.dll is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 42% of users of VideoBox come from Egypt, it is also popular in Saudi Arabia and DZ.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.baidu.com
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\Baidu\VideoBox
Uninstaller: C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\Baidu\VideoBox\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 33.48 MB

Program filesFiles installed by VideoBox

Program executable:videobox.exe
Additional files:
  • 1.exe - VideoBox (VideoBox's Install Program)
  • uninst.exe - VideoBox's Uninstall Program
  • icudt.dll (by The ICU Project) - International Components for Unicode (ICU Data DLL)
  • bugreport.exe - Baidu Client Common Component (rash Tips and Report Program)
  • box_res.dll
  • box_dll.dll
  • FileAssoc.exe - FileAsso.dll
  • sudu.dll - sudu
  • zlib1.dll (by Zlib) - Zlib (Zlib: general purpose data compression / decompression library)
  • delegate.exe
  • libcurl.dll
  • stat.exe
  • update.dll
  • UpServer.exe
  • upworker.exe
  • vbUpdate.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • UpServer.exe runs as a service named 'VBUpSvr' (VBUpSvr).
Startup File (User Run)
  • VideoBox.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'VideoBox' and executes as C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\Baidu\VideoBox\VideoBox.exe --minimize.
5 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • UpServer.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\Baidu\VideoBox\UpServer.exe'.
  • stat.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\Baidu\VideoBox\stat.exe'.
  • VideoBox.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\Baidu\VideoBox\VideoBox.exe'.
  • bugreport.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\Baidu\VideoBox\bugreport.exe'.
  • vbUpdate.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\Baidu\VideoBox\vbUpdate.exe'.

How do I remove VideoBox?

You can uninstall VideoBox 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 VideoBox, 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 VideoBox.

Win 7 (SP1) 51%
Win Vista (SP2) 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.72%
Windows 10 28.77%
Windows XP 3.16%
Windows Vista 0.35%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 42.96%
Windows 7 Professional 11.97%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.75%
Windows 7 Home Premium 6.69%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 4.23%
Windows 8 Pro 3.52%

Distribution by countryGeography

42.21% of installs come from Egypt
Which countries install it?
  Egypt 42.21%
  Saudi Arabia 14.19%
  DZ 10.38%
  United States 7.96%
  MA 7.27%
  IQ 4.15%
  United Arab Emirates 3.11%
  Italy 1.38%
  Thailand 1.38%
  SY 1.04%
  Turkey 1.04%
  Netherlands 0.69%
  DK 0.69%
  Jordan 0.69%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 35.07%
Dell 24.17%
Acer 19.43%
Toshiba 7.11%
ASUS 3.32%
Lenovo 2.37%
Samsung 0.95%
Sony 0.95%
Sahara 0.95%
Common models
Dell OptiPlex 740 Enhance... 3.93%
HP 15 Notebook PC 3.37%
HP Compaq dc5850 Small Fo... 2.81%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.81%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.25%
Dell Inspiron 3521 2.25%


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