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v5.63 100.00%

Winamp Offizielle Deutsche Sprachdatei Plus v5.63


Winamp Offizielle Deutsche Sprachdatei Plus v5.63 is a program developed by Christoph Grether. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 winamp.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 48.1 MB of memory. The software installer includes 15 files and is usually about 13.05 MB (13,683,868 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 60% of users of Winamp Offizielle Deutsche Sprachdatei Plus come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.winamp.com/plugin/official-german-language-pack/221636
Help link: forums.winamp.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Winamp
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Winamp\UninstWA_DE.exe"
Estimated size: 13.05 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Winamp Offizielle Deutsche Sprachdatei Plus v5.63

Program executable:winamp.exe
Signed by:Nullsoft Inc.
Path:C:\Program Files\winamp\winamp.exe
Winamp is a media player for Windows-based PCs and Android devices, written by Nullsoft, now a subsidiary of AOL. It is proprietary freeware/shareware, multi-format, extensible with plug-ins and skins, and is noted for its graphical sound...
Additional files:
  • UninstWA_DE.exe - Winamp de-DE v5.63 (Winamp offizielle, deutsche Sprachdatei v5.63)
  • elevatorps.dll (by Nullsoft) - Elevator Dynamic Link Library
  • UninstWA.exe (by Nullsoft) - Winamp Installer
  • libFLAC.dll
  • libmp4v2.dll
  • libsndfile.dll
  • nde.dll
  • nsutil.dll
  • tataki.dll
  • zlib.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • winamp.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'WinampPlayMediaOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'Winamp.File' and the action verb 'Play.
Scheduled Task
  • winamp.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C6227CDA-A309-46BB-A791-368560315BD9}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • winamp.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Winamp.
Startup File (User Run)
  • winamp.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'winamp.exe' and executes as C:\Program Files\Winamp\winamp.exe.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • winamp.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'WinampDock' which loads as C:\Program Files\Winamp\winamp.exe.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • winamp.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Winamp\winamp.exe'.
Network connections
  • winamp.exe connects to ( port 8050).
  • winamp.exe connects to (port 8088).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:48.1 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0491669656%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.03033598%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.01883099%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:50,083,928
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:840.72 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:113.35 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Winamp Offizielle Deutsche Sprachdatei Plus?

You can uninstall Winamp Offizielle Deutsche Sprachdatei Plus 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 Winamp Offizielle Deutsche Sprachdatei Plus v5.63, 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 Winamp Offizielle Deutsche Sprachdatei Plus.

Win 7 (SP1) 86%
Win 10 14%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 85.71%
Windows 10 14.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 71.43%
Windows 8 14.29%
Windows 7 Professional 14.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

60.00% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 60.00%
  United States 40.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 33.33%
Toshiba 16.67%
Hewlett-Packard 16.67%
Acer 16.67%
American Megatrends 16.67%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L350 20.00%
Packard Bell EasyNote TS1... 20.00%
MEDIONPC MS-7366 20.00%
MEDION H77H2-EM 20.00%
HP G62 Notebook PC 20.00%


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