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Should I remove DVD Decoder Pak for Windows XP?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #17,550
United States Rank #18,437
Reach 0.0140%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 190.40 days
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Average installed length: 441.94 days


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DVD Decoder Pak for Windows XP


DVD Decoder Pak for Windows XP is a software program developed by [email protected]. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The setup package generally installs about 104 files and is usually about 924.5 KB (946,688 bytes). The installed file softwareupdate.dll is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows XP and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 37% of users of DVD Decoder Pak for Windows XP come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.corbina.ru/~roddy
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\sharpdevelop\2.1\bin\tools\wix
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{92C5DB3D-9D6F-4324-BB11-57825F4C2635}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 924.5 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by DVD Decoder Pak for Windows XP

  • microsoft.tools.windowsinstallerxml.nanttasks.dll
  • pcaext.dll
  • wixcop.exe
  • addinscout.dll (by ic#code) - SharpDevelop (AddInScout)
  • boo.interpreteraddin.dll
  • boo.lang.codedom.dll
  • boo.lang.compiler.dll - boo - an extensible programming language for the CLI
  • boo.lang.dll
  • boo.lang.interpreter.dll
  • boo.lang.parser.dll - boo antlr based parser
  • boo.lang.useful.dll
  • boo.microsoft.build.tasks.dll
  • boobinding.dll (by ic#code) - BooBinding
  • booc.exe - boo compiler
  • candle.exe (by Microsoft) - Windows Installer XML Toolset (WiX Toolset Compiler)
  • codeanalysis.dll - CodeAnalysis
  • componentinspector.addin.dll - Component Inspector AddIn
  • componentinspector.core.dll - Component Inspector Library
  • componentinspector.exe (by oakland software) - Component Inspector
  • csharpbinding.dll - C#Binding
  • dark.exe (by Microsoft) - WiX Toolset Decompiler
  • debugger.addin.dll - SharpDevelop Debugger
  • debugger.core.dll - Debugger Library
  • formsdesigner.dll - SharpDevelop Windows.Forms Designer
  • global.js
  • highlightingeditor.dll - HighlightingEditor
  • hpdevicedetection.dll (by Hewlett-Packard) - HP Diagnostics Program - Product Identification (HPDeviceDetection Library)
  • hpediag.dll (by Hewlett-Packard) - HP eDiagnostic Support Objects (Diagnostic objects for HP eDiags)
  • hpscripting.dll - HPScripting
  • hpufunction.dll - HP Software Update (HP Update Functions)
  • hpwucli.exe - HP Software Update Client
  • hpwuschd2.exe - hpwuSchd Application
  • htmlhelp2.dll
  • htmlhelp2jscriptglobals.dll - Java Script Globals Helper
  • iconeditor.exe - IconEditor
  • icsharpcode.addinmanager.dll - AddInManager
  • icsharpcode.build.tasks.dll - ICSharpCode.Build.Tasks
  • icsharpcode.core.dll - ICSharpCode.Core
  • icsharpcode.filetyperegisterer.dll - FiletypeRegisterer
  • icsharpcode.iconeditoraddin.dll - IconEditorAddIn
  • icsharpcode.nrefactory.dll - NRefactory
  • icsharpcode.sharpdevelop.dll - SharpDevelopBase
  • icsharpcode.sharpdevelop.dom.dll - ICSharpCode.SharpDevelop.Dom
  • icsharpcode.sharpdevelop.sda.dll - ICSharpCode.SharpDevelop.Sda
  • icsharpcode.sharpdevelop.widgets.dll - ICSharpCode.SharpDevelop.Widgets
  • icsharpcode.sharpziplib.dll - #ZipLibrary (ICSharpCode.SharpZipLibrary)
  • icsharpcode.texteditor.dll - ICSharpCode.TextEditor
  • ilasmbinding.dll - ILAsmBinding
  • interop.mshelpcompiler.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'MSHelpCompiler'.
  • light.exe - WiX Toolset Linker
  • lit.exe
  • log4net.dll (by The Apache Software Foundation) - log4net (log4net for .NET Framework 2.0)
  • mergemod.dll - Windows Installer - Unicode (MSM Merge Tool COM Server)
  • mono.cecil.dll - Mono.Cecil
  • mshelpcontrols.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'MSHelpControls'.
  • mshelpservices.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'MSHelpServices'.
  • ndoc.core.dll (by http://ndoc.sourceforge.net) - NDoc (NDoc Documenter Core)
  • ndoc.documenter.intellisense.dll (by http://ndoc.sourceforge.net) - NDoc Intellisense Documenter
  • ndoc.documenter.javadoc.dll - NDoc JavaDoc Documenter
  • ndoc.documenter.latex.dll - LaTeX documenter
  • ndoc.documenter.linearhtml.dll - NDoc LinearHtml Documenter

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • hpwucli.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{A636E097-6E06-41C8-8FDA-F0CCBD98A66A}' (runs on registration).
  • hpwuschd2.exe is scheduled as a task named 'hpwuSchd2' (runs monthly on Sundays at 12:48).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • hpwuschd2.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named HP Software Update_Reg_HKLMWow6432Run.
Startup File (User Run Once)
  • hpwucli.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'HPSoftwareUpdate' which loads as C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\HPWUCli.exe.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • hpwuschd2.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'HP Software Update' which loads as "C:\Program Files\HP\HP Software Update\HPWuSchd2.exe".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • hpwucli.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Programas\HP\HP Software Update\HPWUCli.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.43 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000382782%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00001618%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00002210%
0.015104% average

How do I remove DVD Decoder Pak for Windows XP?

You can uninstall DVD Decoder Pak for Windows XP 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 DVD Decoder Pak for Windows XP, 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 DVD Decoder Pak for Windows XP.

Win XP 58%
Win Vista 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 59.64%
Windows 7 19.64%
Windows Vista 10.55%
Windows 10 10.18%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 59.49%
Windows 7 Home Premium 7.66%
Windows 7 Professional 5.84%
Windows Vista Home Basic 5.84%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.11%
Windows 10 Home 4.38%

Distribution by countryGeography

37.23% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 37.23%
  France 20.00%
  Canada 7.69%
  United Kingdom 7.38%
  Italy 6.15%
  Australia 1.85%
  Belgium 1.54%
  Brazil 1.23%
  Philippines 1.23%
  Spain 1.23%
  MA 0.92%
  South Africa 0.92%
  Mexico 0.92%
  New Zealand 0.92%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 32.68%
Hewlett-Packard 19.61%
Acer 10.46%
American Megatrends 7.19%
Sahara 5.88%
ASUS 5.88%
Toshiba 5.23%
Intel 3.92%
Compaq 1.31%
Common models
Dell OptiPlex GX620 ... 2.52%
Dell MP061 2.52%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.52%
Dell Computer Dell DE051 ... 1.68%
Acer Aspire 7740 1.68%


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