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Should I remove Vista Codec Package?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,887
United States Rank #5,894
Reach 0.1207%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.14 days
417.21 days >
Average installed length: 219.21 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
7.22.2008 0.06%
7.0.0 0.18%
6.9.0 0.12%
6.8.5 0.30%
6.8.1 1.36%
6.8.0 0.06%
6.7.8 0.30%
6.7.5 0.83%
6.7.0 0.59%
6.6.5 1.89%
6.6.1 2.25%
6.6.0 0.30%
6.5.3 3.61%
6.5.2 2.07%
6.5.1 0.41%
6.5.0 0.12%
6.4.6 3.13%
6.4.5 0.12%
6.4.4 0.47%
6.4.3 0.47%
6.4.2 0.53%
6.4.1 1.60%
6.4.0 0.59%
6.3.6 1.18%
6.3.5 0.30%
6.3.4 0.83%
6.3.3 0.06%
6.3.1 0.24%
6.3.0 1.83%
6.2.6 1.42%
6.2.5 0.53%
6.2.1 0.89%
6.2.0 0.30%
6.1.2 1.77%
6.0.0 2.36%
5.9.8 1.06%
5.9.7 2.01%
5.9.6 0.24%
5.9.5 0.24%
5.9.4 0.24%
5.9.3 0.83%
5.9.2 0.47%
5.9.1 1.18%
5.9.0 1.83%
5.8.9 0.24%
5.8.8 0.35%
5.8.7 0.59%
5.8.6 0.71%
5.8.4 1.77%
5.8.3 1.12%
5.8.2 0.53%
163 versions

Vista Codec Package

What is Vista Codec Package?  (from Shark007)

The following filetypes are enabled and SUPPORTED by the installation of the Vista Codec Package.
amr | mpc | ofr | divx | mka | ape | flac | evo | flv | m4b | mkv | ogg | ogv | ogm | rmvb | xvid
All of the above filetypes can be queued to the Windows Media Player Playlist using a right-click.

Overview

Vista Codec Package is a program developed by Shark007. The most used version is 6.5.3, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is mplayerc.exe. The software installer includes 243 files and is usually about 49.41 MB (51,808,379 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows Vista (SP2) as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 33% of users of Vista Codec Package come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: shark007.net
Help link: www.msfn.org/board/Vista-Codec-Package-f156.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\VistaCodecPack\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{F9FD80CE-0448-4D4F-8BCD-77FC514C3F99}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 49.41 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Vista Codec Package

Program executable:mplayerc.exe
Name:Media Player Classic
Path:C:\Program Files\VistaCodecPack\mplayerc.exe
MD5:7c85f1fe5beb56614bffd7aa9fb2e1c0
Additional files:
  • conflict.exe - Shark007 codecs installation (conflict detection and removal)
  • HDDVD.exe - Vista Codec Package (VistaCodecs Prefer HD DVD toggle)
  • icons.dll - VistaCodecs Icons pack
  • MPEG.exe - VistaCodecs Prefer MPEG toggle
  • settings32.exe - VistaCodecs Settings Application
  • 233.exe - DirectVobSub233
  • 237.exe - DirectVobSub237
  • 238.exe - DirectVobSub238
  • 64bitAddon.exe - Setup/Uninstall

How do I remove Vista Codec Package?

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

OS VERSIONS
Win Vista (SP2) 69%
Win 7 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#4,887

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 73.76%
Windows 7 12.88%
Windows XP 12.00%
Windows 8 1.36%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 55.25%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.87%
Windows Vista Home Basic 7.88%
Windows 7 Home Premium 6.98%
Windows Vista Ultimate 5.61%
Windows Vista Business 4.83%

Distribution by countryGeography

32.61% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 32.61%
  Germany 18.69%
  United Kingdom 6.00%
  Canada 4.24%
  France 3.52%
  Netherlands 2.48%
  Australia 2.38%
  Brazil 2.38%
  Belgium 2.33%
  Poland 2.23%
  Spain 1.55%
  Portugal 1.35%
  Italy 1.35%
  Hungary 1.29%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.31%
Dell 23.85%
Acer 14.94%
Toshiba 9.52%
Medion 7.06%
GIGABYTE 6.45%
Intel 3.58%
American Megatrends 2.87%
Sahara 1.64%
Samsung 1.43%
Packard Bell 1.33%
ASUS 1.02%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7502 6.24%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.85%
Dell Inspiron 530 4.09%
TOSHIBA Satellite L300 2.73%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.34%
Dell Inspiron 1525 2.14%

Publisher URL: www.shark007.net

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