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What percent of users and experts removed it?
35% remove it65% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,889
United States Rank #2,303
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 82.27 days


1.1.12 100.00%

HiDef Media Player 1.1.12

What is HiDef Media Player?  (from HiDefMedia)

HiDef is a very popular free windows media player that comes with virtually every codec built in. This means you can play almost any media file you have or will ever have. It can even play back damaged files. HiDef saves you time and frustration and works with all popular video and audio files. HiDef is capable of play...  Read more


HiDef Media Player 1.1.12 is a program developed by HiDefMedia. The main program executable is hidefmedia.exe. The software installer includes 15 files and is usually about 54.56 MB (57,211,860 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 92% of users of HiDef Media Player come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hidefplayer.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\HiDefMedia\HiDefMedia
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\HiDefMedia\HiDefMedia\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 54.56 MB

Program filesFiles installed by HiDef Media Player 1.1.12

Program executable:hidefmedia.exe
Name:HiDef Media Player
Path:C:\Program Files\HiDefMedia\HiDefMedia\hidefmedia.exe
Additional files:
  • hidefmedia-cache-gen.exe
  • uninstall.exe
  • axvlc.dll (by the VideoLAN Team) - VLC media player (Activex Plugin)
  • exchndl.dll
  • libexpat-1.dll
  • libgcc_s_sjlj-1.dll
  • libiconv-2.dll (by Free Software Foundation) - libiconv: character set conversion library (LGPLed libiconv for Windows NT/2000/XP/Vista and Windows 95/98/ME)
  • libintl-8.dll
  • libquadmath-0.dll
  • libssp-0.dll
  • libstdc++-6.dll
  • libvlc.dll
  • libvlccore.dll (by the HiDef Team) - HiDef Media Player
  • mingwm10.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • hidefmedia.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'HiDefMediaPlayVideoFilesOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'HiDefMedia.OPENFolder' and the action verb 'Open.

How do I remove HiDef Media Player?

Quickly and completely remove HiDef Media Player 1.1.12 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall HiDef Media Player 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 HiDef Media Player 1.1.12, 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 HiDef Media Player.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 35%
Keep it 65%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.23%
Windows 8 18.41%
Windows Vista 12.34%
Windows XP 5.02%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 49.37%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.87%
Windows 8 8.61%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.35%
Windows 7 Professional 6.30%
Windows 8.1 5.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

92.01% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 92.01%
  France 1.73%
  Brazil 1.60%
  United Kingdom 1.07%
  Iran 0.80%
  Germany 0.53%
  Australia 0.40%
  Mexico 0.27%
  Canada 0.27%
  Italy 0.27%
  Malaysia 0.27%
  Pakistan 0.13%
  MN 0.13%
  Venezuela 0.13%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 38.29%
Dell 19.37%
Acer 14.86%
Toshiba 8.33%
Lenovo 4.28%
ASUS 4.28%
Sony 2.93%
Samsung 1.35%
American Megatrends 0.90%
Gateway 0.90%
Alienware 0.68%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.71%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.49%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 1.81%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 1.58%
Hewlett-Packard Presario ... 1.13%
Dell Inspiron N5110 1.13%


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