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K-Lite Codec Pack 8.0.0 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. K-Lite Codec Pack also includes several related tools, including Media Player Classic Home Cinema (MPC-HC), Media Info Lite, and Codec Tweak Tool.

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.


The setup package is about 44.2 MB (46,345,148 bytes) when donwloaded.

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: 44.2 MB

Program filesFiles installed by K-Lite Codec Pack 8.0.0 Standard

  • psvince.dll (by Vincenzo Giordano) - psvince (psvince.dll for InnoSetup Extensions)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

How do I remove K-Lite Codec Pack Standard?

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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program K-Lite Codec Pack 8.0.0 (Standard), 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 Standard.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win Vista (SP1) 2%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows XP 13.10%
Windows 10 10.71%
Windows Vista 9.52%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.14%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.48%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.10%
Windows 7 Professional 9.52%
Windows 10 Pro 5.95%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.95%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.82% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 40.82%
  Italy 9.18%
  Russia 4.08%
  Israel 3.06%
  Iran 3.06%
  Australia 2.04%
  Belgium 2.04%
  Canada 2.04%
  Germany 2.04%
  United Kingdom 2.04%
  Croatia 2.04%
  Indonesia 2.04%
  Taiwan 2.04%
  AM 1.02%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.53%
Dell 21.57%
ASUS 13.73%
Acer 11.76%
Sahara 3.92%
Sony 3.92%
Alienware 3.92%
Compaq 1.96%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 1525 2.63%
Dell Inspiron 620 2.63%
Dell Inspiron 3542 1.32%
Unknow Unknow 1.32%
TOSHIBA Satellite M45 1.32%
TOSHIBA SATELLITE L850-13... 1.32%

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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