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K-Lite Codec Pack 4.5.3 Standard

What is K-Lite Codec Pack Standard?

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 standard variant contains a few additional features compared to the basic variant. It contains Media Player Classic, which is an excellent player for video files. It also has (better) support for playback of DVDs. This pack is recommended for the average user.


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 3 files and is usually about 28.05 MB (29,417,614 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: 28.05 MB

Program filesFiles installed by K-Lite Codec Pack 4.5.3 Standard

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

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • unins000.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{5D441C31-8855-4EF1-BA59-1FC02E6529B0}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove K-Lite Codec Pack Standard?

Quickly and completely remove K-Lite Codec Pack 4.5.3 (Standard) from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall K-Lite Codec Pack Standard 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 4.5.3 (Standard), 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 Standard.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.95%
Windows XP 21.05%
Windows Vista 15.79%
Windows 8 9.21%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.84%
Microsoft Windows XP 21.05%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.21%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.21%
Windows Vista Ultimate 6.58%
Windows 7 Professional 5.26%

Distribution by countryGeography

61.90% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 61.90%
  Australia 9.52%
  Canada 5.71%
  Egypt 5.71%
  United Kingdom 4.76%
  Italy 1.90%
  Taiwan 0.95%
  Colombia 0.95%
  Belgium 0.95%
  India 0.95%
  Mexico 0.95%
  New Zealand 0.95%
  Philippines 0.95%
  Romania 0.95%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 27.42%
Hewlett-Packard 24.19%
Dell 14.52%
American Megatrends 8.06%
ASUS 4.84%
Sahara 3.23%
Toshiba 3.23%
Gateway 3.23%
Common models
Gigabyte G41M-Combo 2.94%
TOSHIBA Satellite L25 ... 1.47%
TOSHIBA Satellite A505 1.47%
TOSHIBA Satellite A500 1.47%
Sony VPCEB3KFX 1.47%
Samsung SX11S 1.47%

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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