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What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
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United States Rank #15,017
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 509.26 days


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K-Lite Codec Pack 7.9.0 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.


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 setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 22.98 MB (24,096,625 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: 22.98 MB

Program filesFiles installed by K-Lite Codec Pack 7.9.0 Basic

  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • 3ivxConfig.exe (by 3ivx.com) - 3ivx D4 4.5.1 (3ivx D4 4.5.1 Configurator)
  • fourcc.exe
  • kl_upx.exe (by The UPX Team http://upx.sf.net) - UPX (UPX executable packer)
  • minicalc.exe
  • psvince.dll (by Vincenzo Giordano) - psvince (psvince.dll for InnoSetup Extensions)
  • StatsReader.exe - StatsReader
  • vidccleaner.exe - vidccleaner Application (vidccleaner MFC Application)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Scheduled Tasks
  • minicalc.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F3D09E20-79F7-44C6-B125-C854C0830951}' (runs on registration).
  • fourcc.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E172B339-6E92-4CA6-9785-247D31A03CD7}' (runs on registration).
  • StatsReader.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{CC6835CD-86F2-4766-919D-5D494E60D9A2}' (runs on registration).

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 7.9.0 (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) 65%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 72.73%
Windows XP 11.19%
Windows 10 8.16%
Windows Vista 7.93%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 40.66%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.31%
Windows 7 Professional 11.58%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.87%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.86%
Windows 10 Home 3.07%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.21% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 36.21%
  United Kingdom 7.41%
  Germany 5.97%
  Canada 4.73%
  Australia 4.12%
  India 4.12%
  Netherlands 2.88%
  Italy 2.26%
  Belgium 1.65%
  Malaysia 1.65%
  Brazil 1.44%
  France 1.44%
  Greece 1.44%
  Croatia 1.23%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.21%
Dell 18.30%
Acer 18.30%
ASUS 4.68%
Toshiba 3.40%
American Megatrends 2.55%
Sahara 2.13%
Lenovo 1.70%
Medion 1.70%
Samsung 1.70%
Intel 1.28%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.33%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.33%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.33%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.00%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.00%
Acer Aspire 5750 2.00%

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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