77,019,263 programs installed

Should I remove VLC media player x64?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Reach <0.001%

Versions

VersionDistribution
2.2.4 100.00%

VLC media player x64

Overview

VLC media player x64 is a software program developed by VideoLAN Team. 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 primary executable is named vlc.exe. The setup package generally installs about 6 files. Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 8. Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.videolan.org
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\VideoLAN\VLC
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\VideoLAN\VLC\uninstall.exe

Program filesFiles installed by VLC media player x64

Program executable:vlc.exe
Name:VLC media player
Path:C:\Program Files\videolan\vlc\vlc.exe
MD5:434846031cb759a112ef1cd490742c1c
Additional files:
  • libvlc.dll - VLC media player
  • libvlccore.dll
  • vlc-cache-gen.exe
  • npvlc.dll - VLC Web Plugin (VLC media player Web Plugin)
  • uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • vlc.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'VLCPlayVideoFilesOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'VLC.OPENFolder' and the action verb 'Open.
Mozilla Plugin
  • npvlc.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name '@videolan.org/vlc,version=3.0.0-git-20141215-0402' with a plugin key of '@videolan.org/vlc,version=3.0.0-git-20141215-0402' for all users of the PC.
Scheduled Task
  • vlc.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FCDC6556-1508-41AA-BB5C-E08CF777D26A}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove VLC media player x64?

Quickly and completely remove VLC media player x64 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall VLC media player x64 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 VLC media player x64, 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 VLC media player x64.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by VLC media player x64 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

HOW DOES IT RUN?
Plugs into Mozilla Firefox
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%
 
MOST USED OS
~99%
Windows 8

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

About VideoLAN Team

The VideoLAN project is a project, lead and composed by a team of volunteers, that believes in the power of open source when dealing with multimedia.
Publisher URL: www.videolan.org

commentsComments

user comment
No one has commented yet. Help others learn more about this software, share your comments.