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7% remove it93% keep it
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Creative Vado AAC Codec


Creative Vado AAC Codec is a program developed by Creative Technology Ltd. The main program executable is aaccodec.exe. The setup package is about 4.06 MB (4,255,847 bytes) when donwloaded. 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 65% of users of Creative Vado AAC Codec come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and DK.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.creative.com
Help link: www.creative.com
Installation folder: C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application data\{bdf256ee-292e-4963-84d8-e71715e4d166}
Uninstaller: "C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\{BDF256EE-292E-4963-84D8-E71715E4D166}\AACCodec.exe" REMOVE=TRUE MODIFY=FALSE
Estimated size: 4.06 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Creative Vado AAC Codec

Program executable:aaccodec.exe
Creative Vado AAC Codec Installation
Path:C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application data\{bdf256ee-292e-4963-84d8-e71715e4d166}\aaccodec.exe

How do I remove Creative Vado AAC Codec?

You can uninstall Creative Vado AAC Codec 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 Creative Vado AAC Codec, 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 Creative Vado AAC Codec.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win 7 3%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.23%
Windows Vista 19.35%
Windows XP 17.74%
Windows 10 9.68%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.10%
Microsoft Windows XP 17.74%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 17.74%
Windows 7 Professional 11.29%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.84%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.23%

Distribution by countryGeography

65.12% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 65.12%
  United Kingdom 13.95%
  DK 4.65%
  Belgium 3.49%
  Canada 2.33%
  Germany 2.33%
  Australia 1.16%
  Finland 1.16%
  Ireland 1.16%
  Japan 1.16%
  Mexico 1.16%
  Poland 1.16%
  UA 1.16%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 41.30%
Hewlett-Packard 17.39%
Acer 10.87%
Medion 6.52%
ASUS 4.35%
Gateway 4.35%
Lenovo 4.35%
MSI 2.17%
Compaq 2.17%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 1520 3.33%
Dell Studio 1749 3.33%
MEDIONPC MS-7616 3.33%
Dell XPS 8300 3.33%
Dell Vostro 470 1.67%
TOSHIBA Satellite Pro C85... 1.67%

About Creative Technology Ltd

Creative designs, manufactures and distributes digitized sound and video boards, computers and related multimedia, and personal digital entertainment products.
Publisher URL: us.creative.com


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