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What percent of users and experts removed it?
58% remove it42% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,006
United States Rank #2,702
Reach 0.0773%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 47.53 days
850.92 days >
Average installed length: 447.09 days


1.0 100.00%

mPlayer version 1.0

What is mPlayer?  (from Download Freely)

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mPlayer version 1.0 is a program developed by Download Freely. 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 programs's main executable is gmplayer.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 6.73 MB of memory. It also adds an icon to the Windows notifications area in order to provide access to the program. The software installer includes 18 files and is usually about 12.7 MB (13,317,560 bytes). The program is built using the Nokia Qt cross-platforms native C++ framework. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 99% of users of mPlayer come from the United States, it is also popular in Iran and Canada.
  • Starts automatically
  • Bundles additional prorgams in setup
mPlayer has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.downloadfreely.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\mPlayer\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\mPlayer\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 12.7 MB

Program filesFiles installed by mPlayer version 1.0

Program executable:gmplayer.exe
Name:MPlayer - The Movie Player
MPlayer - Movie Player
Path:C:\Program Files\mPlayer\gmplayer.exe
Taskbar:Displays an icon in the notification area
MPlayer is a free and open source media player. MPlayer can play almost anything, including CDs, DVDs, Video CDs, 3GP, AVI, ASF, FLV, Matroska, MOV (QuickTime), MP4, NUT, Ogg, OGM, RealMedia and more.
Additional files:
  • MPUI.exe (by KeyJ) - MPUI: a Windows frontend for MPlayer (MPlayer for Windows)
  • MPlayer.exe - MPlayer - The Movie Player
  • psvince.dll (by Vincenzo Giordano) - psvince (psvince.dll for InnoSetup Extensions)
  • QtCore4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • QtGui4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies))
  • QtNetwork4.dll
  • QtXml4.dll
  • AutoUpdate.exe
  • libgcc_s_dw2-1.dll
  • mingwm10.dll
  • QxtCore.dll
  • ResetSMPlayer.exe
  • SetFileAssoc.exe
  • smplayer_portable.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Scheduled Tasks
  • gmplayer.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FE104258-B086-4E71-9499-079499092250}' (runs on registration).
  • smplayer_portable.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{EA24FC78-57BC-4900-B7C5-0ED683246126}' (runs on registration).
  • uninstall.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A2C0DF34-A050-41AB-A928-6B2E8F9CBB52}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • AutoUpdate.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'MPlayerForWindows_UpdateReminder' which loads as "C:\Program Files\MPlayer for Windows\AutoUpdate.exe" /L=1033 /TASK.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:6.73 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.1395407702%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.07455408%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.06498669%
0.015104% average
70 average
Memory:25.43 MB
Total CPU:0.4548646593%
Kernel CPU:0.04429798%
User CPU:0.41056668%

How do I remove mPlayer?

You can uninstall mPlayer 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 mPlayer version 1.0, 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 mPlayer.

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win XP 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 58%
Keep it 42%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.59%
Windows 10 25.87%
Windows Vista 9.19%
Windows XP 3.35%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 48.22%
Windows 8.1 11.81%
Windows 7 Professional 8.31%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.39%
Windows 10 Home 6.40%
Windows 8 4.09%

Distribution by countryGeography

98.74% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 98.74%
  Iran 0.27%
  Canada 0.23%
  United Kingdom 0.15%
  Colombia 0.08%
  BM 0.08%
  Hong Kong 0.04%
  UA 0.04%
  France 0.04%
  CW 0.04%
  India 0.04%
  Mexico 0.04%
  Portugal 0.04%
  PR 0.04%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 38.78%
Dell 29.91%
Acer 12.26%
Toshiba 9.83%
ASUS 3.57%
Samsung 2.00%
Lenovo 1.22%
Intel 1.13%
Common models
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 5.37%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.05%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 4.89%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.89%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.93%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.93%


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