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Should I remove Windows Player?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
43% remove it57% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #19,055
United States Rank #16,000
Reach 0.0120%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 16.70 days
492.62 days >
Average installed length: 258.83 days


VersionDistribution 61.02% 2.12% 11.02% 3.39% 7.63% 0.42% 13.14% 0.42% 0.42% 0.42%

Windows Player


Windows Player is a software program developed by ITVA. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 primary executable is named winplayer.exe. The setup package generally installs about 26 files and is usually about 37.34 MB (39,152,975 bytes). The installed file Updater.exe 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 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 55% of users of Windows Player come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Russia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.itva.ru
Help link: www.windowsplayer.ru
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\windows player
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Windows Player\uninstaller.exe"
Estimated size: 37.34 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Windows Player

Program executable:winplayer.exe
Name:Windows Player
Path:C:\Program Files\windows player\winplayer.exe
Additional files:
  • uninstaller.exe - Windows Player Setup
  • Updater.exe - Product Updater (iTVA Software Updater)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • WinPlayer.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{9CC55C6D-4A00-4F09-80E1-9B84CB68FA39}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Windows Player?

You can uninstall Windows 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 Windows Player, 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 Windows Player.

Win 10 49%
Win Vista (SP2) 0%
Uninstall it 43%
Keep it 57%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 48.74%
Windows 7 47.48%
Windows XP 3.36%
Windows Vista 0.42%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 24.26%
Windows 10 Pro 13.19%
Windows 7 Home Basic 9.36%
Windows 10 Home 8.94%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 8.94%
Windows 7 Home Premium 6.38%

Distribution by countryGeography

54.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 54.67%
  Germany 14.53%
  Russia 9.34%
  Sweden 7.61%
  Poland 3.46%
  Netherlands 2.08%
  UA 2.08%
  BG 1.04%
  Austria 0.69%
  France 0.69%
  United Kingdom 0.69%
  BY 0.35%
  Finland 0.35%
  Israel 0.35%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 27.97%
Hewlett-Packard 17.48%
ASUS 13.99%
Samsung 9.09%
Lenovo 7.69%
Dell 6.99%
Toshiba 2.80%
Intel 1.40%
MSI 1.40%
Sony 1.40%
Common models
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 2.40%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.40%
ASUSTeK X555LD 2.40%
ASUS All Series 2.40%
Acer Aspire 5750G 2.40%
Acer Aspire V3-571G 1.60%


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