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Should I remove WebSlingPlayer ActiveX?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,457
United States Rank #3,361
Reach 0.0692%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 31.05 days
915.99 days >
Average installed length: 481.28 days


2.4.052 1.54%
2.0.026 7.63%
1.5.15770 18.56%
1.5.14755 9.39%
1.5.13743 11.01%
1.5.12732 6.46%
1.5.12724 1.54%
1.5.7158 21.20%
1.5.6152 1.47%
1.5.2125 10.79%
1.5.1118 1.10%
1.4.0115 1.91%
1.4.0099 0.73%
1.4.0090 0.37%
1.4.0088 0.07%
1.4.0085 0.07% 1.25% 2.35% 1.47% 0.07% 0.07% 0.29% 0.22% 0.44%

WebSlingPlayer ActiveX

What is WebSlingPlayer ActiveX?  (from Sling Media)

Watch your TV on your computer using Slingbox.com or any of our SlingPlayers for the web. With a Slingbox at home and your Sling account set up you can enjoy your home TV, live and recorded, anytime, anywhere. SlingPlayer for the web lets you enjoy live or recorded TV over the Internet. Flip through channels with the o...  Read more


WebSlingPlayer ActiveX is a software program developed by Sling Media. The most common release is 1.5.7158, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package generally installs about 18 files and is usually about 9.75 MB (10,218,515 bytes). 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 89% of users of WebSlingPlayer ActiveX come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.slingbox.com/go/sp-web
Help link: support.slingbox.com
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\sling media\webslingplayer\{25b93903-d906-4115-a4d1-7d6fdcc82d00}
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{9B36575D-10E5-4500-A0E6-52D781082E2D}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 9.75 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by WebSlingPlayer ActiveX

  • CabinetUtils.dll
  • curllib.dll
  • dsetup.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct driver preloader)
  • dsetup32.dll (by Microsoft) - DirectX Setup - 32-bit piece
  • dxsetup.exe - Microsoft DirectX Setup
  • DXVAProbe.dll
  • msiexecwatcher.exe
  • RCDownloader.dll - SlingPlayer (Remote Control Downloader)
  • SBIL2.dll - Slingbox (SBIL 2.0)
  • sling_socket_layer.dll - SlingSS Dynamic Link Library
  • SlingPlayerAX.dll - WBSP-IE
  • SMST.dll - SMST
  • SPRemote.dll - SlingPlayer Remote Control DLL
  • WBSPIESetup.exe - WebSlingPlayer ActiveX Setup (WebSlingPlayerSetup Application)
  • zlib1.dll - zlib (zlib data compression library)

How do I remove WebSlingPlayer ActiveX?

You can uninstall WebSlingPlayer ActiveX 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 WebSlingPlayer ActiveX, 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 WebSlingPlayer ActiveX.

Win 7 (SP1) 65%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.13%
Windows 10 18.93%
Windows Vista 8.73%
Windows XP 5.21%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 43.15%
Windows 7 Professional 12.44%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.18%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.44%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.74%
Windows 8.1 3.70%

Distribution by countryGeography

89.17% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 89.17%
  United Kingdom 2.10%
  Canada 1.87%
  Mexico 0.51%
  Italy 0.47%
  Israel 0.42%
  Germany 0.42%
  Japan 0.42%
  Brazil 0.33%
  Netherlands 0.28%
  Thailand 0.28%
  Hong Kong 0.28%
  Ireland 0.23%
  DK 0.23%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 35.38%
Dell 31.47%
Toshiba 9.93%
Acer 9.15%
ASUS 5.25%
Lenovo 1.67%
Samsung 1.45%
Intel 1.23%
American Megatrends 0.56%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 9.98%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.89%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.78%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.78%
HP Pavilion dm4 Notebook ... 2.55%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.55%

About (from Sling Media)

Sling Media's flagship product, the internationally-acclaimed, Emmy award-winning Slingbox®, transforms the way consumers watch television—allowing consumers to watch their home TV on any Internet-connected PC, Mac, tablet or smartphone—from virtually anywhere in the world! Sling Media's innovative SlingPlayer™ software connects consumers on all types of computing platforms to their Slingbox, giving them complete control over their living room TV.
Publisher URL: www.slingmedia.com


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