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Should I remove Codecs for Windows 7 Pack?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,027
United States Rank #6,085
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VersionDistribution
4.0.5 100.00%

Codecs for Windows 7 Pack 4.0.5

What is Codecs for Windows 7 Pack?  (from Codecs for Windows 7 Pack)

The Windows 7 Codec Pack is an easy way to install all main stream codecs to play movie and music files downloaded from the internet or ripped from original discs. Installation is made simple with an easy install option and the most functional setting are automatically applied. Popular file types are set to play in Win...  Read more

Overview

Codecs for Windows 7 Pack 4.0.5 is a program developed by Codecs for Windows 7 Pack. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The software installer includes 24 files and is usually about 1.14 MB (1,192,692 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 7. While about 41% of users of Codecs for Windows 7 Pack come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: codecs4windows7.com
Installation folder: C:\windows\syswow64\c2mp
Uninstaller: C:\Windows\SysWOW64\C2MP\Uninst.exe
Estimated size: 1.14 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Codecs for Windows 7 Pack 4.0.5

  • CleanUp.exe
  • CleanUp_x64.exe
  • CodecSettings.exe
  • Uninst.exe
  • UpdateChecker.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • UpdateChecker.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{BACB08CE-B207-4C5F-BA25-010F3D81D31D}' (runs on registration).
  • CodecSettings.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E74AD824-52DF-4267-AF6D-4CE06C27C78E}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Uninst.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\WINDOWS\system32\C2MP\Uninst.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

UpdateChecker.exe
Memory:11.96 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000156498%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00001162%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00000403%
0.015104% average

How do I remove Codecs for Windows 7 Pack?

Quickly and completely remove Codecs for Windows 7 Pack 4.0.5 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Codecs for Windows 7 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 Codecs for Windows 7 Pack 4.0.5, 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 Codecs for Windows 7 Pack.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 87%
Win Vista 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#6,027

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 92.87%
Windows 8 5.52%
Windows Vista 0.96%
Windows XP 0.64%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 46.71%
Windows 7 Ultimate 27.21%
Windows 7 Professional 14.45%
Windows 7 Enterprise 1.69%
Windows 7 Home Basic 1.61%
Windows 8 Pro 1.12%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.56% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 40.56%
  Germany 10.09%
  United Kingdom 5.35%
  Canada 4.60%
  Australia 2.64%
  Poland 2.51%
  Iran 2.17%
  Netherlands 1.56%
  Italy 1.56%
  Hungary 1.49%
  Spain 1.35%
  Sweden 1.29%
  Israel 1.15%
  France 1.08%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.06%
Acer 19.86%
Dell 19.44%
ASUS 9.86%
GIGABYTE 9.58%
Toshiba 4.79%
Lenovo 3.66%
Samsung 2.68%
Intel 1.27%
Medion 1.13%
MSI 0.85%
Sony 0.85%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.49%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.89%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.26%
Dell XPS 8300 2.61%
Dell Inspiron N5010 1.95%
Dell Inspiron N5110 1.63%

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