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dBpoweramp Renaissance uPlayer


dBpoweramp Renaissance uPlayer is a software program developed by Illustrate. The most common release is release beta 0.9, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 setup package generally installs about 20 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 71% of users of dBpoweramp Renaissance uPlayer come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and New Zealand.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Illustrate\dBpoweramp
Uninstaller: "C:\WINDOWS\system32\SpoonUninstall.exe" <uninstall>C:\WINDOWS\system32\SpoonUninstall-dBpoweramp Renaissance uPlayer.dat

Program filesFiles installed by dBpoweramp Renaissance uPlayer

  • dAPKeyControl.dll - Illustrate dAPKeyControl (dAPKeyControl)
  • uPlayerCOMObj.dll - dBpoweramp Renaissance (uPlayer COM Object)
  • uPlayer-upnp.exe - uPlayer UPnP Layer
  • dBScripting.dll - dBpowerAMP Module
  • uplayer-gui.exe - Renaissance (uPlayer GUI)
  • Amp.exe - dBpowerAMP (Amp)
  • config.exe - dBpowerAMP Audio Player
  • dbExplorerShell.exe
  • Editor.exe - Editor
  • menu.exe - menu
  • Playlist.exe - Playlist
  • PrevPlayed.exe - PrevPlayed
  • uPlayer.exe - dBpoweramp (µPlayer)
  • uPlayerConfig.exe - uPlayerConfig
  • dBShell.dll - dBShell Module
  • Radium.dll - VST (VST Plugin)
  • GetPopupInfo.exe
  • uPlayer-RemoveWASAPIIFNotVista.exe
  • uPlayer-Service.exe
  • msvcrt.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft (R) Visual C++ (Microsoft (R) C Runtime Library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • uPlayer-Service.exe runs as a service named 'uPlayer' (uPlayer).
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • uPlayer.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Illustrate\dBpowerAMP\uPlayer.exe'.
  • uPlayer-upnp.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Illustrate\dBpoweramp\uPlayer-upnp.exe'.

How do I remove dBpoweramp Renaissance uPlayer?

You can uninstall dBpoweramp Renaissance uPlayer 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 Renaissance uPlayer, 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 Renaissance uPlayer.

Win XP 50%
Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 50.00%
Windows 7 50.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 50.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 50.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

71.43% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 71.43%
  Australia 14.29%
  New Zealand 14.29%


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