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Should I remove BUFFALO PCast MPEG2 Decoder MC?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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BUFFALO PCast MPEG2 Decoder MC is a software program developed by Buffalo Technology. The setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 3.92 MB (4,108,712 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 91% of users of BUFFALO PCast MPEG2 Decoder MC come from Japan, it is also popular in the United States and Austria.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.buffalo.jp
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\BUFFALO\Common\MPEG2DECMC\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\BUFFALO\Common\MPEG2DECMC\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 3.92 MB

Program filesFiles installed by BUFFALO PCast MPEG2 Decoder MC

  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • DSMeritEdit.exe
  • mc_dec_aac.dll (by MainConcept GmbH) - MainConcept® AAC audio decoder (AAC audio decoder)
  • mc_dec_mp2v.dll (by MainConcept GmbH) - MainConcept® MPEG-1/2 Video Decoder (MPEG-1/2 Video Decoder)
  • mcaacadec.dll (by MainConcept AG)
  • MSVCP71.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library)
  • msvcr71.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® C Runtime Library
  • msvcrt.dll - Windows NT CRT DLL

How do I remove BUFFALO PCast MPEG2 Decoder MC?

You can uninstall BUFFALO PCast MPEG2 Decoder MC 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program BUFFALO PCast MPEG2 Decoder MC, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 BUFFALO PCast MPEG2 Decoder MC.

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win 7 1%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 65.25%
Windows 10 17.73%
Windows Vista 10.64%
Windows XP 6.38%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 39.01%
Windows 7 Professional 17.73%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.80%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 7.80%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.38%
Windows 8 Pro 3.55%

Distribution by countryGeography

91.49% of installs come from Japan
Which countries install it?
  Japan 91.49%
  United States 4.96%
  Austria 0.71%
  China 0.71%
  Germany 0.71%
  Hong Kong 0.71%
  Sweden 0.71%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 25.00%
Toshiba 19.64%
NEC 17.86%
Acer 10.71%
Hewlett-Packard 7.14%
Lenovo 5.36%
ASUS 3.57%
Apple 1.79%
Common models
Dell Studio XPS 8100 1.94%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 1.94%
MouseComputer Co.,Ltd. H6... 1.94%
MouseComputer Co.,Ltd. B7... 1.94%
Micro-Star P35 Platinum(M... 1.94%

About Buffalo Technology

Buffalo Inc. is an audio equipment manufacturer and computer peripheral developer.
Publisher URL: www.buffalotech.com


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