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Should I remove Windows 7 Codec Pack?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
59% remove it41% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #17,795
United States Rank #15,452
Reach 0.0155%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 77.88 days
798.10 days >
Average installed length: 419.34 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
4.0.6 100.00%

Windows 7 Codec Pack 4.0.6

What is Windows 7 Codec Pack?

From Cole Williams, this software contains multiple media codecs. Note, the Windows 7 Codec Pack installed various adware including the SearchMe toolbar by Spigot during installation.

About  (from windows7codecs.com)

Windows 7 Codec Pack is an easy way to install all main stream codecs to play movie and music files downloaded from the internet or ripped from original discs. Installation is made simple with an easy install option and the most functional setting are automatically applied. Popular file types are set to play in Windows...  Read more

Overview

The software installer includes 22 files and is usually about 1.6 MB (1,681,639 bytes).
Windows 7 Codec Pack has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Windows 7 Codec Pack
URL: www.windows7codecs.com
Installation folder: C:\windows\syswow64\c2mp
Uninstaller: C:\Windows\SysWOW64\C2MP\Uninst.exe
Estimated size: 1.6 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Windows 7 Codec Pack 4.0.6

  • CleanUp.exe
  • CleanUp_x64.exe
  • CodecSettings.exe
  • TrayMenu.exe
  • Uninst.exe
  • UpdateChecker.exe

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

TrayMenu.exe
Memory:2.19 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000113568%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00000856%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00000279%
0.015104% average
UpdateChecker.exe
Memory:11.96 MB
Total CPU:0.0000156498%
Kernel CPU:0.00001162%
User CPU:0.00000403%

How do I remove Windows 7 Codec Pack?

Quickly and completely remove Windows 7 Codec Pack 4.0.6 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Windows 7 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 Windows 7 Codec Pack 4.0.6, 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 Windows 7 Codec Pack.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 91%
Win 7 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 59%
Keep it 41%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#17,795

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 95.41%
Windows 8 3.21%
Windows Vista 0.92%
Windows XP 0.46%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 44.91%
Windows 7 Ultimate 27.78%
Windows 7 Professional 18.06%
Windows 7 Enterprise 2.78%
Windows 8 Pro 1.39%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 0.93%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.66% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 45.66%
  United Kingdom 5.28%
  Germany 4.15%
  Australia 3.02%
  Hungary 3.02%
  Canada 2.64%
  France 1.89%
  Netherlands 1.89%
  Croatia 1.89%
  Poland 1.89%
  Italy 1.89%
  MK 1.51%
  Brazil 1.51%
  Philippines 1.51%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.93%
Dell 24.79%
Acer 23.14%
GIGABYTE 9.09%
ASUS 6.61%
Alienware 2.48%
Intel 2.48%
Toshiba 1.65%
American Megatrends 0.83%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.78%
Dell Inspiron 620 1.85%
Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3 1.85%
Dell Latitude D830 1.85%
Acer Aspire 5742 1.85%
Acer Aspire 5750G 1.85%

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