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Cole2k Media - DVD Rip Pack

What is Cole2k Media - DVD Rip Pack?  (from Cole2k Media)

Cole2k Media also hosts packages suited for ripping, enabling users to rip CD's to heavily compressed formats like MP3, suited to playback on MP3 players or Apple iPod's/iPhone's and even rip CD's to lossless formats such as FLAC for archiving.
Video can also be ripped from DVD's to .avi, .mkv, .mp4, along with many...  Read more


Cole2k Media - DVD Rip Pack is a program developed by Cole2k Media. 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 software installer includes 13 files and is usually about 4.2 MB (4,405,241 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 32% of users of Cole2k Media - DVD Rip Pack come from the United States, it is also popular in Poland and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.cole2k.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\cole2k media - dvd rip pack
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Cole2k Media - DVD Rip Pack\Uninst.exe
Estimated size: 4.2 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Cole2k Media - DVD Rip Pack

  • Uninst.exe
  • cygwin1.dll (by Red Hat) - Cygwin (Cygwin® POSIX Emulation DLL)
  • DVD Shrink 2.3.exe (by DVD Shrink) - DVD Shrink 2.3
  • DVD Shrink 3.2.exe (by DVD Shrink) - DVD Shrink (DVD Shrink 3.2)
  • DVDDecrypter.exe (by LIGHTNING UK!) - DVD Decrypter (DVD Decrypter - The Ultimate DVD Ripper!)
  • DVDShrink103.exe - DVD Shrink Application (DVD Shrink MFC Application)
  • FileMerger.exe
  • FileOp.dll (by BaldyCom SA) - vobSplitter (File Operations)
  • ImgTool.exe (by http://www.coujo.de) - ImgTool classic Application (ImgTool Classic)
  • mkisofs.exe
  • preview.dll
  • VOBrator.exe - VOBrator (VOBrator VOB manipulation tool)
  • VOBSPLIT.exe (by BaldyCom(tm)) - Splitter for .VOB files

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Autoplay Handlers
  • DVD Shrink 3.2.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'Backup Movie With DVD Shrink_using_DVD Shrink 3.2' with the ProgID of 'DVD Shrink 3.2_autoplay_handler' and the action verb 'Backup Movie With DVD Shrink_verb.
  • DVDDecrypter.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'DVDDecrypterPlayDVDMovieOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'DVDDecrypter' and the action verb 'PlayDVDMovieOnArrival_Decrypt.
2 Scheduled Tasks
  • DVDDecrypter.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{8099D618-5D2E-4715-B7B0-3BD3A339BC0A}' (runs on registration).
  • DVD Shrink 3.2.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{6F47F465-FA7D-4CFF-878B-7970F17E350F}' (runs on registration).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:17.49 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0004143425%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00012957%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00028477%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:34,243,522
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:435 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:27.76 MB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Cole2k Media - DVD Rip Pack?

You can uninstall Cole2k Media - DVD Rip 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Cole2k Media - DVD Rip Pack, 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 Cole2k Media - DVD Rip Pack.

Win 7 (SP1) 82%
Win Vista (SP2) 18%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 82.35%
Windows Vista 17.65%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 41.18%
Windows 7 Professional 29.41%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.76%
Windows Vista Home Basic 11.76%
Windows Vista Ultimate 5.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

31.82% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 31.82%
  Poland 22.73%
  Australia 9.09%
  Greece 9.09%
  United Kingdom 9.09%
  Sweden 4.55%
  Romania 4.55%
  Spain 4.55%
  Canada 4.55%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 23.53%
Hewlett-Packard 17.65%
ASUS 11.76%
Dell 11.76%
Toshiba 11.76%
Sony 5.88%
Medion 5.88%
Common models
ASUSTeK K53TA 13.33%
TOSHIBA Satellite L650D 6.67%
TOSHIBA Satellite L30 6.67%
Acer Aspire 5310 6.67%
Sony VPCEL1E1E 6.67%
MEDIONPC MS-7616 6.67%


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