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Should I remove StarCodec?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #26,316
United States Rank #33,295
Reach 0.0070%

Versions

VersionDistribution
20151209 2.04%
20151013 1.02%
20150817 4.08%
20150713 2.04%
20150527 2.04%
20150211 3.06%
20141215 2.04%
20141015 1.02%
20140804 6.12%
20140708 2.04%
20140602 3.06%
20140424 5.10%
20140325 12.24%
20140212 6.12%
20140101 2.04%
20131125 2.04%
20131010 5.10%
20130823 5.10%
20130801 1.02%
20130625 6.12%
20121009 3.06%
20120403 5.10%
20110824 1.02%
20110621 1.02%
20110506 2.04%
20110305 6.12%
20101122 1.02%
20100908 1.02%
20100707 1.02%
20100420 1.02%
20091109 1.02%
20090617 2.04%
20080123 1.02%

StarCodec

What is StarCodec?  (from starcodec.com)

StarCodec is a codec pack, an installer of codecs for playing media files, which is distributed for free. StarCodec provide a convenient and stable media environment by including stable and excellent codecs.

Overview

StarCodec is a program developed by starcodec.com. The most used version is 20140325, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The software installer includes 11 files and is usually about 23.17 MB (24,296,598 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 34% of users of StarCodec come from Korea, it is also popular in the United States and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.starcodec.com/en
Help link: www.starcodec.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\StarCodec
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\StarCodec\Uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 23.17 MB

Program filesFiles installed by StarCodec

  • scavifc.exe - StarCodec AVI FourCC Changer
  • SCChkUpd2.exe - StarCodec Update Checker
  • Uninstall.exe - StarCodec (StarCodec 20140325)
  • RegDll.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • SCChkUpd2.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'scchk' and executes as "C:\Program Files\StarCodec\SCChkUpd2.exe" /s.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • SCChkUpd2.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'scchk' which loads as "C:\Program Files\StarCodec\SCChkUpd2.exe" /s.

How do I remove StarCodec?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 59%
Win XP 1%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.33%
Windows 8 17.35%
Windows XP 12.24%
Windows Vista 4.08%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 31.63%
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.47%
Microsoft Windows XP 12.24%
Windows 7 Professional 8.16%
Windows 8.1 7.14%
Windows 8 2.04%

Distribution by countryGeography

33.98% of installs come from Korea
Which countries install it?
  Korea 33.98%
  United States 21.36%
  Brazil 16.50%
  United Kingdom 3.88%
  Australia 3.88%
  Poland 3.88%
  Canada 2.91%
  Turkey 1.94%
  Portugal 0.97%
  France 0.97%
  Philippines 0.97%
  Italy 0.97%
  Spain 0.97%
  Colombia 0.97%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.53%
ASUS 18.87%
Dell 13.21%
Samsung 13.21%
Acer 11.32%
GIGABYTE 7.55%
Lenovo 5.66%
American Megatrends 3.77%
Sony 1.89%
Common models
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