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What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #33,505
United States Rank #37,781
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Release 3 4.05%
Release 2 5.41%
Release 1 90.54%

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dBpoweramp [Calculate Audio CRC] Codec


dBpoweramp [Calculate Audio CRC] Codec is a software program developed by Illustrate. The most common release is release 1, with over 98% of all installations currently using this 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 setup package generally installs about 47 files and is usually about 52.72 MB (55,275,825 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 33% of users of dBpoweramp [Calculate Audio CRC] Codec come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.dbpoweramp.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Illustrate\dBpoweramp
Uninstaller: "C:\WINDOWS\system32\SpoonUninstall.exe" <uninstall>C:\WINDOWS\system32\SpoonUninstall-dBpoweramp [Calculate Audio CRC] Codec.dat
Estimated size: 52.72 MB

Program filesFiles installed by dBpoweramp [Calculate Audio CRC] Codec

  • uMediaLibrary-ReadTags.exe - uMediaLibrary-ReadTags
  • dAPKeyControl.dll - Illustrate dAPKeyControl (dAPKeyControl)
  • AccurateRip.dll - Illustrate AccurateRip (AccurateRip)
  • dBPropertyHandler.dll
  • GetPopupInfo.exe - GetPopup Application (Provides Audio Information for dBpoweramp)
  • dBScripting.dll - dBpowerAMP Module
  • uMediaLibrary.exe - uMediaLibrary
  • Amp.exe - dBpowerAMP (Amp)
  • Asset-uPNP.exe - Asset-UPnP
  • auxiliary.exe - Auxiliary
  • Batch Ripper.exe - dBpoweramp (dBpoweramp Batch Ripper)
  • CDGrab.exe - dBpoweramp CD Ripper
  • CDWriter.exe - dBpoweramp CD Writer
  • config.exe - dBpowerAMP Audio Player
  • CoreConverter.exe - dBpoweramp CoreConverter
  • dBConfig.exe - dBpoweramp Configuration
  • dbExplorerShell.exe
  • dBShell.dll - Provides dBpoweramp Shell Interaction
  • dBThumbnailProvider.dll - dBThumbHandler
  • DMCFileSelector.exe - dBpoweramp Batch Converter
  • dMCScripting.dll - dMCScripting Module
  • dMCShell.dll - dMC Shell Module
  • Editor.exe - Editor
  • menu.exe - menu
  • MusicConverter.exe - Music Converter Application
  • Playlist.exe - Playlist
  • PrevPlayed.exe - PrevPlayed
  • WindowsXPRemovePropHandler.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Autoplay Handlers
  • CDGrab.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'dMCAudioCDInput' with the ProgID of 'dMC.AudioCD.Autorun' and the action verb 'open.
  • CDWriter.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'dCW' with the ProgID of 'dCW.AudioCD.Burn' and the action verb 'open.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • CDGrab.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\dBpowerAMP\CDGrab.exe'.

How do I remove dBpoweramp [Calculate Audio CRC] Codec?

You can uninstall dBpoweramp [Calculate Audio CRC] Codec 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 dBpoweramp [Calculate Audio CRC] Codec, 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 dBpoweramp [Calculate Audio CRC] Codec.

Win 7 (SP1) 46%
Win 7 1%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 54.05%
Windows XP 24.32%
Windows Vista 12.16%
Windows 10 9.46%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 36.99%
Microsoft Windows XP 24.66%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.22%
Windows 7 Professional 5.48%
Windows 7 Home Premium 4.11%
Windows 7 Enterprise 4.11%

Distribution by countryGeography

33.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 33.33%
  France 8.64%
  Canada 6.17%
  India 4.94%
  Spain 3.70%
  Netherlands 3.70%
  Germany 3.70%
  Italy 3.70%
  United Kingdom 3.70%
  RS 2.47%
  Indonesia 2.47%
  BD 2.47%
  MK 1.23%
  Brazil 1.23%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 34.15%
Hewlett-Packard 17.07%
Acer 12.20%
American Megatrends 9.76%
Toshiba 4.88%
ASUS 4.88%
Sony 2.44%
Intel 2.44%
Gateway 2.44%
Common models
Dell MP061 3.57%
MSI MS-7817 3.57%
American Megatrends Inc. ... 3.57%
P4i6G P4i65G 1.79%
Acer Veriton S661 1.79%
MEDIONPC MS-7501 1.79%


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