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K-Lite Codec Pack 6.2.0 Basic

What is K-Lite Codec Pack Basic?

K-Lite Codec Pack is a collection of audio and video codecs for Microsoft Windows that enables the operating system and its software to play various audio and video formats generally not supported by the operating system itself. The Full edition includes 31 additional components and four additional tools beyond those included in the Standard edition, as well as adding video encoding capabilities to Microsoft Windows PCs. However, no encoding or conversion tool is included in the package.

About  (from Codec Guide)

The basic variant contains everything you need to play all the common video file formats. Such as AVI, MKV, MP4, OGM, and FLV. This pack is for those who like a small no-nonsense pack. It is small, but powerful.

Overview

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 setup package generally installs about 30 files and is usually about 21.25 MB (22,281,761 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: codecguide.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\K-Lite Codec Pack\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\K-Lite Codec Pack\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 21.25 MB

Program filesFiles installed by K-Lite Codec Pack 6.2.0 Basic

  • klcp_installer.exe - K-Lite Mega Codec Pack (K-Lite Mega Codec Pack Setup)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • avi.dll
  • avs.dll
  • avss.dll
  • CodecTweakTool.exe
  • dxr.dll
  • ff_liba52.dll
  • ff_libdts.dll
  • ff_libfaad2.dll
  • ff_libmad.dll
  • ff_samplerate.dll
  • ff_unrar.dll
  • ff_wmv9.dll
  • ffmpegmt.dll
  • kl_upx.exe (by The UPX Team http://upx.sf.net) - UPX (UPX executable packer)
  • libavcodec.dll
  • libmpeg2_ff.dll
  • libmplayer.dll
  • mkunicode.dll
  • mkx.dll
  • mkzlib.dll
  • mp4.dll
  • ogm.dll
  • psvince.dll (by Vincenzo Giordano) - psvince (psvince.dll for InnoSetup Extensions)
  • SetACL_x64.exe - SetACL (SetACL 2)
  • SetACL_x86.exe
  • ts.dll
  • vp8decoder.dll (by Google) - WebM VP8 Decoder Filter
  • vsfilter.dll (by Gabest) - VSFilter (VobSub & TextSub filter for DirectShow/VirtualDub/Avisynth)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • unins000.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{5D441C31-8855-4EF1-BA59-1FC02E6529B0}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove K-Lite Codec Pack Basic?

Quickly and completely remove K-Lite Codec Pack 6.2.0 (Basic) from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall K-Lite Codec Pack Basic 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 K-Lite Codec Pack 6.2.0 (Basic), 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 K-Lite Codec Pack Basic.

USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#10,669
 
REACH
~0.04%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.17%
Windows XP 16.67%
Windows 8 11.24%
Windows Vista 9.93%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.71%
Microsoft Windows XP 16.70%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.82%
Windows 7 Professional 10.13%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.19%
Windows 8.1 3.94%

Distribution by countryGeography

53.62% of installs come from Poland
Which countries install it?
  Poland 53.62%
  United States 12.32%
  United Kingdom 7.79%
  Germany 5.07%
  Canada 2.36%
  France 1.63%
  Australia 1.45%
  Brazil 1.09%
  Spain 0.91%
  Italy 0.91%
  Netherlands 0.91%
  Belgium 0.72%
  Norway 0.72%
  Sweden 0.72%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 20.12%
Acer 18.92%
Dell 12.91%
GIGABYTE 11.11%
Samsung 9.91%
ASUS 8.41%
Lenovo 6.31%
Toshiba 6.01%
American Megatrends 4.80%
Sahara 1.50%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.06%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.55%
HP G62 Notebook PC 3.05%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.54%
HP Pavilion dv5 Notebook ... 2.54%
ASUSTeK K52JT 2.03%

About Codec Guide

Codec Guide is the organization that developes the K-Lite Codec Pack which is a collection of audio and video codecs for Windows that enables the OS and installed software to play various audio and video formats not supported by Windows itself.
Publisher URL: codecguide.com

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