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12% remove it88% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #10,670
United States Rank #22,778
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 52.78 days
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Average installed length: 95.74 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
8.6.0 100.00%

K-Lite Mega Codec Pack 8.6.0

What is K-Lite Mega Codec Pack?

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.

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 41 files and is usually about 55.98 MB (58,702,545 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: 55.98 MB

Program filesFiles installed by K-Lite Mega Codec Pack 8.6.0

  • psvince.dll (by Vincenzo Giordano) - psvince (psvince.dll for InnoSetup Extensions)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • avcodec-lav-54.dll
  • avfilter-lav-2.dll
  • avformat-lav-54.dll
  • avutil-lav-51.dll
  • bass.dll (by Un4seen Developments) - BASS
  • bass_aac.dll (by MaresWEB) - BASS_AAC (Advanced Audio Coding and MPEG-4 add-on for the BASS library)
  • bass_alac.dll (by MaresWEB) - Apple Lossless Audio Codec add-on for the BASS library
  • bass_tta.dll - BASS_TTA (The True Audio add-on for the BASS library)
  • CodecTweakTool.exe
  • DirectShowLib-2005.dll - Release Version (DirectShow Net Library)
  • dsconfig.exe (by MONOGRAM Multimedia, s.r.o) - DSConfig
  • ff_kernelDeint.dll - KernelDeint for ffdshow
  • ff_liba52.dll - liba52 DLL built for ffdshow
  • ff_libdts.dll - libdts DLL built for ffdshow
  • ff_libfaad2.dll - FAAD2 DLL built for ffdshow
  • ff_libmad.dll - MPEG Audio Decoder DLL built for ffdshow
  • ff_samplerate.dll - libsamplerate DLL built for ffdshow
  • ff_unrar.dll (by Alexander Roshal) - RAR decompression library (RAR decompression library built for ffdshow)
  • ff_wmv9.dll - ffdshow WMV9
  • ffmpeg.dll
  • FLT_ffdshow.dll - FLT ffdshow DLL
  • GraphStudioNext.exe - GraphStudioNext
  • IcarosPropertyHandler.dll (by Tabibito Technology) - IcarosPropertyHandler
  • IcarosThumbnailProvider.dll (by Tabibito Technology) - IcarosThumbnailProvider
  • libbluray.dll
  • libFLAC.dll
  • libmpeg2_ff.dll - mpeg2dec DLL built for ffdshow
  • MACDec.dll (by Matthew T. Ashland) - Monkey's Audio (Monkey's Audio DLL Library)
  • madHcCtrl.exe (by madshi.net) - madHcCtrl (mad* home cinema control)
  • mediainfo.dll (by MediaArea.net) - MediaInfo (All about your audio and video files)
  • mediainfo.exe
  • OptimFROG.dll (by Florin Ghido, [email protected]) - OptimFROG Lossless/DualStream Audio Compression, http://www.LosslessAudio.org (OptimFROG Lossless/DualStream DLL Library)
  • SetACL_x86.exe (by Helge Klein) - SetACL (SetACL 2)
  • StatsReader.exe - StatsReader
  • swscale-lav-2.dll
  • TomsMoComp_ff.dll - TomsMoComp for ffdshow
  • VobSubStrip.exe
  • vsfilter.dll (by MPC-HC Team) - VSFilter (VobSub & TextSub filter for DirectShow/VirtualDub/Avisynth)
  • xmllite.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft XML Core Services (Microsoft XmlLite Library)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • StatsReader.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{CC6835CD-86F2-4766-919D-5D494E60D9A2}' (runs on registration).
  • dsconfig.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{232E9FAE-EF50-479F-851C-F46674DF6086}'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

CodecTweakTool.exe
Total CPU:1.8607054165%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:1.39437266%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.46633276%
0.015104% average

How do I remove K-Lite Mega Codec Pack?

Quickly and completely remove K-Lite Mega Codec Pack 8.6.0 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 Mega Codec 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 K-Lite Mega Codec Pack 8.6.0, 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 Mega Codec Pack.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win Server 2003 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#10,670

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.76%
Windows XP 14.55%
Windows 8 9.51%
Windows Vista 2.99%
Windows Server 2003 0.19%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 30.15%
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.72%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.23%
Windows 7 Professional 10.11%
Windows 7 Home Basic 4.49%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 2.25%

Distribution by countryGeography

19.48% of installs come from Brazil
Which countries install it?
  Brazil 19.48%
  United States 10.02%
  Iran 5.01%
  Russia 3.53%
  UA 2.78%
  Germany 2.78%
  Turkey 2.78%
  Italy 2.78%
  Malaysia 2.60%
  MA 2.41%
  United Kingdom 2.23%
  Israel 2.04%
  Taiwan 1.86%
  Indonesia 1.86%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 21.71%
Acer 21.71%
Dell 20.18%
GIGABYTE 11.62%
ASUS 9.17%
Lenovo 5.50%
American Megatrends 3.98%
Samsung 3.06%
Sahara 1.22%
Intel 0.92%
Toshiba 0.92%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.68%
Dell Inspiron N5110 4.55%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.98%
Positivo Positivo Mobile 2.84%
Acer Aspire E1-571 2.27%
Dell Inspiron N4050 2.27%

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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