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Should I remove K-Lite Mega Codec Pack?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #16,141
United States Rank #29,778
Reach 0.0166%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 137.26 days
572.53 days >
Average installed length: 300.82 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
5.0.5 100.00%

K-Lite Mega Codec Pack 5.0.5

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What is K-Lite Mega Codec Pack?

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.

Overview

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 6 files and is usually about 45.87 MB (48,093,255 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: 45.87 MB

Program filesFiles installed by K-Lite Mega Codec Pack 5.0.5

  • psvince.dll (by Vincenzo Giordano) - psvince (psvince.dll for InnoSetup Extensions)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • D3DCompiler_43.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct3D HLSL Compiler)
  • d3dx9_43.dll (by Microsoft) - Direct3D 9 Extensions
  • mpc-hc.exe (by MPC-HC Team) - MPC-HC
  • mpciconlib.dll (by MPC-HC Team) - MPC-HC Icon Library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • mpc-hc.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'MPCPlayBluRayOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'MediaPlayerClassic.Autorun' and the action verb 'PlayBlurayMovie.
Scheduled Task
  • mpc-hc.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F597592B-57AF-4E07-AB11-23E1F35763EE}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove K-Lite Mega Codec Pack?

Quickly and completely remove K-Lite Mega Codec Pack 5.0.5 from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall K-Lite Mega Codec Pack 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 Mega Codec Pack 5.0.5, 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 Mega Codec Pack.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 41%
Win 7 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#16,141

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.44%
Windows XP 27.41%
Windows 10 6.85%
Windows Vista 5.30%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 37.50%
Microsoft Windows XP 27.81%
Windows 7 Home Premium 9.69%
Windows 7 Professional 5.94%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.13%
Windows 7 Home Basic 2.81%

Distribution by countryGeography

13.51% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 13.51%
  Brazil 11.11%
  Argentina 10.81%
  Egypt 6.01%
  Russia 4.20%
  Venezuela 3.90%
  Spain 3.30%
  Mexico 2.40%
  Chile 2.10%
  Indonesia 2.10%
  Iran 2.10%
  Germany 2.10%
  Peru 2.10%
  MA 1.80%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 23.67%
Hewlett-Packard 23.67%
Dell 22.49%
GIGABYTE 12.43%
Samsung 4.73%
American Megatrends 4.14%
Lenovo 4.14%
MSI 2.37%
ASUS 2.37%
Common models
GBT AWRDACPI 4.07%
Micro-Star MS-7529 4.07%
Compaq-Presario KQ276AA-A... 3.25%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.44%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.44%
HP-Pavilion WE191AA-ABF p... 2.44%

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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