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Average installed length: 310.11 days


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K-Lite Codec Pack 9.4.0 Basic

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. The Full edition includes 31 additional components and four additional tools beyond those included in the Standard edition, as well as adding video encoding capabilities to Microsoft Windows PCs. However, no encoding or conversion tool is included in the package.


The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 44.83 MB (47,005,246 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: 44.83 MB

Program filesFiles installed by K-Lite Codec Pack 9.4.0 Basic

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

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 9.4.0 (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.

Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 59.39%
Windows 10 31.83%
Windows XP 5.97%
Windows Vista 2.82%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.76%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.18%
Windows 7 Professional 11.58%
Windows 8.1 8.40%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.60%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

42.10% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 42.10%
  Germany 10.28%
  United Kingdom 7.30%
  Canada 3.95%
  Australia 3.35%
  France 2.53%
  Italy 2.46%
  Netherlands 1.94%
  Austria 1.27%
  Belgium 1.12%
  India 1.12%
  Japan 1.12%
  Czech Republic 0.97%
  New Zealand 0.89%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 24.38%
Dell 19.57%
Acer 16.46%
ASUS 11.80%
Toshiba 5.59%
Medion 3.57%
Lenovo 3.11%
Intel 2.95%
Samsung 1.09%
Sony 0.93%
American Megatrends 0.78%
Common models
ASUS All Series 5.02%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.01%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.68%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.68%
Dell Studio 540 2.01%
Dell XPS 8500 2.01%

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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