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Should I remove Final Codecs 2008 New Year Edition?

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6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
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Versions

VersionDistribution
1.8.0101 100.00%

Final Codecs 2008 New Year Edition

Overview

Final Codecs 2008 New Year Edition is a program developed by Sdxy. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 software installer includes 39 files and is usually about 98.01 MB (102,776,053 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows XP as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 22% of users of Final Codecs 2008 New Year Edition come from Egypt, it is also popular in the United States and Romania.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\final codecs
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Final Codecs\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 98.01 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Final Codecs 2008 New Year Edition

  • bsrendv2.dll (by BST) - BSPlayer support DLL (BS SDLL)
  • BSplayer.exe (by Webteh) - BSPlayer Pro v2.24 (BSPlayer)
  • KMPlayer.exe (by With Force!!) - K-MultimediaPlayer
  • QTPlugin.ocx (by Apple) - QuickTime Control (The QuickTime Control allows you to view a wide variety of multimedia content in web pages.)
  • bspadmin.exe (by Webteh) - BST BSP Admin (BS.Player administrator tool)
  • PictureViewer.exe (by Apple) - QuickTime (PictureViewer)
  • QTOControl.dll - QuickTime Control
  • QTOLibrary.dll - QuickTime Library
  • QTTask.exe - QuickTime Task
  • QTUIPanelControl.dll - QuickTime UI Panel Control
  • QuickTimePlayer.dll - QuickTime Player
  • QuickTimePlayer.exe
  • codecmanager.exe (by BST) - BSP Codec DL
  • uninst.exe
  • uninstall.EXE

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Autoplay Handlers
  • KMPlayer.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'KMPPlayMusicFilesOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'KMPlayer.AutoRun' and the action verb 'PlayMusicFiles.
  • BSplayer.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'BSplayerVideo' with the ProgID of 'BSP.plist' and the action verb 'play.
5 Scheduled Tasks
  • QuickTimePlayer.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{643A96A2-5B9A-4248-9806-936994C581B9}' (runs on registration).
  • PictureViewer.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{EB5990AE-F401-4653-B5B0-BB0F8933B7C8}' (runs on registration).
  • QTTask.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D5734386-3205-4645-96C2-2D396331D1B4}' (runs on registration).
  • BSplayer.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E1E92A67-7E57-451B-9AAC-4DB58E7029BC}' (runs on registration).
  • KMPlayer.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{59B2A965-F76C-493F-B40A-CFE55EE56793}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • QTTask.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named 4.
Startup File (User Run)
  • QTTask.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'QuickTime Task' and executes as "C:\Program Files\QuickTime\QTTask.exe" -atboottime.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • QTTask.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'QTTask.exe' which loads as "C:\Program Files\QuickTime\QTTask.exe" -atboottime.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • QuickTimePlayer.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\QuickTime\QuickTimePlayer.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

PictureViewer.exe
Memory:11.94 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0006650126%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00026166%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00040335%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:9,268,791
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:1.96 KB
435.61 KB average

How do I remove Final Codecs 2008 New Year Edition?

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Or, you can uninstall Final Codecs 2008 New Year Edition 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 Final Codecs 2008 New Year Edition, 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 Final Codecs 2008 New Year Edition.

HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#49,262

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 51.72%
Windows XP 34.48%
Windows Vista 6.90%
Windows 10 6.90%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 34.48%
Windows 7 Ultimate 31.03%
Windows 7 Professional 13.79%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.90%
Windows 7 Home Premium 3.45%
Windows 8 3.45%

Distribution by countryGeography

21.88% of installs come from Egypt
Which countries install it?
  Egypt 21.88%
  United States 21.88%
  Romania 15.63%
  United Kingdom 9.38%
  BA 3.13%
  BG 3.13%
  France 3.13%
  Hong Kong 3.13%
  Croatia 3.13%
  Iran 3.13%
  Italy 3.13%
  MA 3.13%
  PS 3.13%
  Turkey 3.13%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 24.00%
GIGABYTE 20.00%
ASUS 12.00%
Intel 12.00%
Dell 8.00%
Lenovo 8.00%
Hewlett-Packard 8.00%
American Megatrends 4.00%
Gateway 4.00%
Common models
INTELR AWRDACPI 13.04%
Packard Bell EasyNote TK8... 4.35%
MSI MS-7592 4.35%
LENOVO 4151/200 4.35%
LENOVO 0616A44 4.35%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.35%

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