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Average installed length: 467.74 days


8.7.0 100.00%

K-Lite Codec Pack 8.7.0 Basic

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What is K-Lite Codec Pack Basic?

K-Lite Codec Pack is a collection of audio and video codecs for Microsoft Windows that enables the operating system and its software to play various audio and video formats generally not supported by the operating system itself. K-Lite Codec Pack also includes several related tools, including Media Player Classic Home Cinema (MPC-HC), Media Info Lite, and Codec Tweak Tool.


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 4 files and is usually about 26.31 MB (27,591,958 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: codecguide.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\K-Lite Codec Pack\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\K-Lite Codec Pack\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 26.31 MB

Program filesFiles installed by K-Lite Codec Pack 8.7.0 Basic

  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • FLT_ffdshow.dll
  • klcp_installer.exe - K-Lite Mega Codec Pack (K-Lite Mega Codec Pack Setup)
  • psvince.dll (by Vincenzo Giordano) - psvince (psvince.dll for InnoSetup Extensions)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • unins000.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\K-Lite Codec Pack\unins000.exe'.

How do I remove K-Lite Codec Pack Basic?

Quickly and completely remove K-Lite Codec Pack 8.7.0 (Basic) from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall K-Lite Codec Pack Basic 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 K-Lite Codec Pack 8.7.0 (Basic), 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 K-Lite Codec Pack Basic.

Win 7 (SP1) 69%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 74.21%
Windows 10 10.40%
Windows XP 8.78%
Windows Vista 6.61%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.39%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.92%
Windows 7 Professional 12.27%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.79%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.78%
Windows 10 Home 2.82%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.95% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 36.95%
  United Kingdom 8.17%
  Germany 7.89%
  Canada 4.92%
  Australia 4.64%
  Israel 2.04%
  Netherlands 2.04%
  Brazil 1.67%
  India 1.58%
  Philippines 1.58%
  France 1.49%
  Italy 1.39%
  Belgium 1.30%
  Spain 1.30%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.72%
Dell 23.42%
Acer 15.36%
ASUS 7.87%
Lenovo 4.61%
Toshiba 4.61%
Samsung 4.41%
Intel 3.45%
American Megatrends 0.96%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.83%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.75%
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.33%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.92%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.50%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.50%

About Codec Guide

Codec Guide is the organization that developes the K-Lite Codec Pack which is a collection of audio and video codecs for Windows that enables the OS and installed software to play various audio and video formats not supported by Windows itself.
Publisher URL: codecguide.com


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