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7% remove it93% keep it
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Lame ACM MP3 Codec

What is Lame ACM MP3 Codec?  (from The LAME Project)

LAME is an educational tool to be used for learning about MP3 encoding. The goal of the LAME project is to use the open source model to improve the psycho acoustics, noise shaping and speed of MP3. LAME is not for everyone - it is distributed as source code only and requires the ability to use a C compiler. However, ma...  Read more


Lame ACM MP3 Codec is a software program developed by The LAME Project. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 26% of users of Lame ACM MP3 Codec come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: lame.sourceforge.net
Uninstaller: C:\Windows\system32\rundll32.exe setupapi,InstallHinfSection Remove_LameMP3 132 C:\Windows\INF\LameACM.inf

How do I remove Lame ACM MP3 Codec?

You can uninstall Lame ACM MP3 Codec 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 Lame ACM MP3 Codec, 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 Lame ACM MP3 Codec.

Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.39%
Windows 10 17.41%
Windows XP 13.68%
Windows Vista 11.49%
Windows Server 2003 0.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.34%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.15%
Microsoft Windows XP 13.43%
Windows 7 Professional 11.15%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.94%
Windows 10 Home 4.37%

Distribution by countryGeography

26.03% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 26.03%
  France 19.31%
  Germany 7.92%
  United Kingdom 5.30%
  Brazil 5.15%
  Italy 4.18%
  Canada 3.44%
  Japan 2.61%
  Australia 2.32%
  Netherlands 1.64%
  Turkey 1.46%
  Spain 1.38%
  Belgium 1.34%
  Czech Republic 1.12%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 22.64%
Dell 19.87%
Acer 17.74%
ASUS 9.34%
Toshiba 6.10%
Intel 3.88%
American Megatrends 2.85%
Samsung 2.69%
Lenovo 1.82%
Sahara 1.19%
Medion 0.79%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.53%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.15%
ASUS All Series 2.76%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.76%
HP Pavilion dv5 Notebook ... 2.53%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.30%


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