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Codec Decoder Pack


Codec Decoder Pack is a software program developed by Codec Decoder. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The installed file AutoUpdate.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. 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 47% of users of Codec Decoder Pack come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.codec-decoder.com
Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\local\codecdecoder
Uninstaller: C:\users\user\appdata\Local\CodecDecoder\uninst.exe

Program filesFiles installed by Codec Decoder Pack

  • AutoUpdate.exe
  • uninst.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • AutoUpdate.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'CodecDecoder_AutoUpdate' which loads as "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\CodecDecoder\AutoUpdate.exe" /TASK.

How do I remove Codec Decoder Pack?

Quickly and completely remove Codec Decoder Pack from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Codec Decoder Pack 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 Codec Decoder Pack, 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 Codec Decoder Pack.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win 7 6%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.57%
Windows XP 12.86%
Windows 8 12.86%
Windows Vista 5.71%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 38.57%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.71%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.86%
Windows 7 Professional 12.86%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.71%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.71%

Distribution by countryGeography

47.06% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 47.06%
  Brazil 12.94%
  Italy 8.24%
  Canada 4.71%
  Portugal 4.71%
  Australia 2.35%
  United Kingdom 2.35%
  Malaysia 2.35%
  AO 1.18%
  Belgium 1.18%
  Germany 1.18%
  Egypt 1.18%
  GI 1.18%
  Hungary 1.18%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.96%
Acer 26.42%
Dell 22.64%
ASUS 7.55%
American Megatrends 5.66%
Common models
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 4.76%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.76%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.17%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 1.59%
HP Pavilion g4 Notebook P... 1.59%


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