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What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,619
United States Rank #9,248
Reach 0.0851%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.13 days
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Average installed length: 296.53 days


What is streamWriter?  (from Alexander Nottelmann)

streamWriter is a free application for windows that records music broadcasted by internet-radiostations. Record as many streams as you want at the same time (MP3/AAC). Automatically record a wishlist's song when it's playing on a stream. streamWriter is open source and completely free. You will never have to pay for s...  Read more


streamWriter is a software program developed by Alexander Nottelmann. 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 streamwriter.exe. The setup package generally installs about 11 files and is usually about 6.05 MB (6,347,690 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 53% of users of streamWriter come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: streamwriter.org/en
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\streamWriter\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\streamWriter\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 6.05 MB

Program filesFiles installed by streamWriter

Program executable:streamwriter.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\streamWriter\streamwriter.exe
Additional files:
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • streamwriter.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{806F22D6-7B24-496A-AC89-47DC0DABD579}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove streamWriter?

You can uninstall streamWriter 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 streamWriter, 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 streamWriter.

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win Server 2003 0%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.93%
Windows 10 23.30%
Windows XP 7.39%
Windows Vista 6.32%
Windows Server 2003 0.06%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 41.03%
Windows 7 Professional 12.03%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.28%
Windows 8.1 7.04%
Windows 10 Home 6.32%

Distribution by countryGeography

52.53% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 52.53%
  United States 22.99%
  United Kingdom 3.78%
  Austria 2.39%
  Italy 2.11%
  Belgium 1.94%
  Canada 1.50%
  Switzerland 1.33%
  Australia 1.00%
  Netherlands 1.00%
  Sweden 0.94%
  Poland 0.83%
  France 0.72%
  Spain 0.61%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 20.26%
Hewlett-Packard 18.23%
Medion 16.67%
Dell 12.95%
ASUS 7.43%
Samsung 3.72%
Intel 3.36%
Toshiba 3.00%
Lenovo 2.16%
American Megatrends 1.92%
Sahara 1.68%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7502 4.24%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.99%
ASUS All Series 3.49%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 3.49%
MEDIONPC MS-7646 3.24%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.99%


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