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Should I remove DivX Setup?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #228
United States Rank #205
Reach 2.4975%
(Not enough data to show 30 day installation trends)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.57 days
370.72 days >
Average installed length: 194.79 days


VersionDistribution 0.02% 0.23% 0.11% 0.02% 0.08% 0.08% 0.08% 0.36% 0.32% 0.06% 0.18% 0.23% 0.20% 0.33% 0.31% 0.48% 0.79% 0.46% 0.85% 1.37% 1.06% 2.32% 3.83% 3.53% 0.91% 4.81% 3.71% 4.52% 4.31% 4.58% 4.39% 7.83% 1.87% 0.32% 1.81% 5.19% 6.73% 0.01% 7.43% 12.25% 2.50% 1.28% 2.47% 2.10% 0.55% 1.19% 0.55% 0.31% 0.18% 0.29% 0.50%
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DivX Setup

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What is DivX Setup?

DivX Setup is the installer for the DivX player and codecs. DivX is a brand name of products created by DivX, Inc. including the DivX Codec which became popular due to its ability to compress lengthy video segments into small sizes while maintaining relatively high visual quality. There are two DivX codecs; the regular MPEG-4 Part 2 DivX codec and the H.264/MPEG-4 AVC DivX Plus HD codec. It is one of several codecs commonly associated with "ripping", whereby audio and video multimedia are transferred to a hard disk and transcoded.


The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 main program executable is DivXSetup.exe. The software installer includes 4 files and is usually about 3.15 MB (3,300,621 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.divx.com
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\DivX\Setup
Uninstaller: C:\ProgramData\DivX\Setup\DivXSetup.exe /uninstall
Estimated size: 3.15 MB

Program filesFiles installed by DivX Setup

Program executable:DivXSetup.exe
Name:DivX Setup
Additional files:
  • DivXSetup.exe - DivX Setup
  • finishPlugin.dll
  • gDivXSetup.exe
  • Resource.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • DivXSetup.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{2F75624A-0DB0-46D2-BDAA-596C48D71286}'.

How do I remove DivX Setup?

Quickly and completely remove DivX Setup from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall DivX Setup 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 DivX Setup, 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 DivX Setup.

Win 7 (SP1) 59%
Win 8 0%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.63%
Windows 10 22.14%
Windows Vista 8.80%
Windows XP 6.40%
Windows Server 2003 0.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 37.99%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.36%
Windows 7 Professional 8.80%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.87%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.32%
Windows 8.1 6.11%

Distribution by countryGeography

54.43% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 54.43%
  United Kingdom 9.09%
  Canada 5.41%
  Italy 2.86%
  Australia 2.72%
  Netherlands 2.51%
  India 1.19%
  Israel 1.15%
  Hungary 1.04%
  Belgium 1.03%
  Poland 0.97%
  Sweden 0.95%
  Ireland 0.69%
  Mexico 0.66%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.48%
Dell 23.07%
Acer 15.70%
Toshiba 8.78%
ASUS 8.49%
Samsung 3.66%
Lenovo 3.03%
Intel 1.59%
American Megatrends 0.91%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 9.56%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 6.34%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.77%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.72%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.45%
ASUS All Series 2.42%

About DivX

DivX is a well-liked digital media format powering a worldwide ecosystem of content, program & consumer electronics devices.
Publisher URL: www.divx.com

comments2 comments

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Ethanover a year ago
Same problem with Troy I now believe that is is dangerous.
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Troyover a year ago
It will not allow itself to be removed !