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What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
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United States Rank #31,272
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
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Average installed length: 445.21 days


4.5.3 100.00%

K-Lite Codec Pack 4.5.3 Full

What is K-Lite Codec Pack Full?

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.

About  (from Codec Guide)

The full variant has some extras compared to the standard variant. It additionally contains madVR, GraphStudioNext, and a few more audio decoders. This package is suitable for power users.


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 2 files and is usually about 35.81 MB (37,547,751 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: 35.81 MB

Program filesFiles installed by K-Lite Codec Pack 4.5.3 Full

  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • 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 Full?

You can uninstall K-Lite Codec Pack Full 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 4.5.3 (Full), 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 Full.

Win 7 (SP1) 48%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.84%
Windows XP 25.26%
Windows 10 10.00%
Windows Vista 7.89%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 24.87%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.63%
Windows 7 Home Premium 17.99%
Windows 7 Professional 12.70%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.23%
Windows Vista Home Basic 3.17%

Distribution by countryGeography

20.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 20.50%
  France 7.00%
  Germany 5.50%
  MA 4.50%
  Indonesia 4.00%
  Iran 3.50%
  Netherlands 3.50%
  United Kingdom 3.50%
  Brazil 3.00%
  Canada 3.00%
  Turkey 2.50%
  Italy 2.50%
  India 2.00%
  Peru 2.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 21.43%
Hewlett-Packard 18.25%
Dell 15.08%
ASUS 8.73%
Toshiba 6.35%
American Megatrends 5.56%
Lenovo 5.56%
Intel 5.56%
Sahara 2.38%
Compaq 0.79%
Gateway 0.79%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.86%
LENOVO 20042 2.86%
ASUSTeK K30AD_M31AD_M51AD 1.90%
HP G62 Notebook PC 1.90%
Acer Aspire 4730Z 1.90%

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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