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What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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playnowradio is a program developed by playnowradio.com. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. In the Google Chrome browser, it will add an extension. The software installer includes 5 files and is usually about 585.47 KB (599,526 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 40% of users of playnowradio come from the United States, it is also popular in South Africa and France.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application data\playnowradio.com\playnowradio\
Uninstaller: "C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\playnowradio.com\playnowradio\\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 585.47 KB

Program filesFiles installed by playnowradio

  • uninstall.exe - playnowradio
  • chrmXtn.dll
  • ffxtn.dll
  • playnowradio.crx
  • playnowradio.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • playnowradio.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'playnowradio' and executes as "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\playnowradio.com\playnowradio\\playnowradio.exe" nocmnd.

How do I remove playnowradio?

Quickly and completely remove playnowradio from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall playnowradio 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program playnowradio, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 playnowradio.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by playnowradio you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 43%
Win 8 14%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.14%
Windows Vista 14.29%
Windows XP 14.29%
Windows 10 14.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.57%
Windows 8 Single Language 14.29%
Windows Vista Business 14.29%
Windows 7 Professional 14.29%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.29%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 40.00%
  South Africa 10.00%
  France 10.00%
  GH 10.00%
  Austria 10.00%
  Netherlands 10.00%
  United Arab Emirates 10.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 57.14%
Hewlett-Packard 28.57%
Acer 14.29%
Common models
HP ProBook 4510s 14.29%
HP G72 Notebook PC 14.29%
HP G60 Notebook PC 14.29%
Dell Inspiron One 2320 14.29%
Dell Inspiron 5521 14.29%
Dell Inspiron 5520 14.29%


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