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What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
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Average installed length: 149.59 days


5.9.0 100.00%

K-Lite Codec Pack 5.9.0 Basic

What is K-Lite Codec Pack Basic?  (from Codec Guide)

The basic variant contains everything you need to play all the common video file formats. Such as AVI, MKV, MP4, OGM, and FLV. This pack is for those who like a small no-nonsense pack. It is small, but powerful.


K-Lite Codec Pack 5.9.0 Basic is a software program developed by Codec Guide. The setup package generally installs about 7 files and is usually about 18.61 MB (19,514,015 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 27% of users of K-Lite Codec Pack Basic come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Brazil.

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: 18.61 MB

Program filesFiles installed by K-Lite Codec Pack 5.9.0 Basic

  • klcp_installer.exe - K-Lite Mega Codec Pack (K-Lite Mega Codec Pack Setup)
  • gui_3di_home.dll
  • pdd.dll
  • psvince.dll (by Vincenzo Giordano) - psvince (psvince.dll for InnoSetup Extensions)
  • Starter.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

How do I remove K-Lite Codec Pack Basic?

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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program K-Lite Codec Pack 5.9.0 (Basic), 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 K-Lite Codec Pack Basic.

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.31%
Windows 10 18.93%
Windows XP 7.82%
Windows Vista 4.94%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 27.07%
Windows 7 Ultimate 24.38%
Windows 7 Professional 11.16%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.64%
Windows 10 Home 5.79%
Windows 7 Home Basic 4.55%

Distribution by countryGeography

26.71% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 26.71%
  United Kingdom 5.65%
  Brazil 4.87%
  MA 4.68%
  Turkey 4.29%
  Spain 2.73%
  Russia 2.73%
  Netherlands 2.34%
  Germany 2.14%
  Czech Republic 1.95%
  Australia 1.75%
  Canada 1.75%
  Italy 1.75%
  MK 1.75%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 26.07%
Hewlett-Packard 21.01%
Dell 19.46%
ASUS 8.95%
Toshiba 6.61%
Lenovo 3.89%
Samsung 3.50%
Intel 2.33%
American Megatrends 1.17%
Common models
Semp Toshiba IS 1422 4.68%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.92%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.34%
Acer Aspire 5732Z 2.34%
Acer Aspire 5742G 2.34%
Gigabyte G31M-ES2L 2.34%

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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