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What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,343
United States Rank #6,858
Reach 0.1223%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 21.85 days
644.57 days >
Average installed length: 338.67 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

MPC-HC 1.7.0

What is MPC-HC?  (from MPC-HC Team)

MPC-HC is an extremely light-weight, open source media player for Windows®. It supports all common video and audio file formats available for playback. We are 100% spyware free, there are no advertisements or toolbars. Watch movies on any SSE CPU, even on your old computer back from '99. With its wide array of options,...  Read more


MPC-HC 1.7.0 is a program developed by MPC-HC Team. 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 main program executable is mpc-hc.exe. The software installer includes 23 files and is usually about 30.87 MB (32,366,294 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 36% of users of MPC-HC come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: mpc-hc.org
Help link: trac.mpc-hc.org
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\MPC-HC\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\MPC-HC\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 30.87 MB

Program filesFiles installed by MPC-HC 1.7.0

Program executable:mpc-hc.exe
Name:Media Player Classic - Home Cinema
Signed by:MPC-HC - Open Source Developer
Path:C:\Program Files\mpc-hc\mpc-hc.exe
Media Player Classic (MPC) is a compact media player for 32-bit and 64-bit Microsoft Windows. The application mimics the look and feel of the old, lightweight Windows Media Player 6.4 but integrates most options and features found in modern...
Additional files:
  • mpciconlib.dll - Media Player Classic - Home Cinema Icon Library
  • mpc-hc64.exe - Media Player Classic - Home Cinema
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • unins001.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Autoplay Handlers
  • mpc-hc64.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'MPCPlayVideoFilesOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'MediaPlayerClassic.Autorun' and the action verb 'PlayVideoFiles.
  • mpc-hc.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'MPC_DVD' with the ProgID of 'APR_MediaHandlers' and the action verb 'MPC_DVD.
2 Scheduled Tasks
  • mpc-hc.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F3DEC7CB-428F-40F8-B22B-FAD4AB11699F}' (runs on registration).
  • mpc-hc64.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{DB30B81B-8407-4306-84E4-76E3BF143B10}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove MPC-HC?

You can uninstall MPC-HC 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 MPC-HC 1.7.0, 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 MPC-HC.

Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 68.84%
Windows 10 19.39%
Windows Vista 7.29%
Windows XP 4.43%
Windows Server 2003 0.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 43.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.22%
Windows 7 Professional 9.54%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.23%
Windows 8.1 5.31%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.39%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.47% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 36.47%
  United States 25.52%
  United Kingdom 4.04%
  France 2.38%
  Netherlands 2.34%
  Brazil 2.27%
  Canada 2.15%
  Australia 1.84%
  Czech Republic 1.19%
  Italy 0.92%
  DZ 0.88%
  India 0.85%
  DK 0.85%
  Sweden 0.81%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 21.27%
Acer 20.03%
Medion 17.31%
Dell 15.30%
ASUS 8.31%
Toshiba 3.57%
Samsung 3.11%
Lenovo 2.80%
Intel 1.24%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7502 6.90%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 4.60%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.94%
MEDIONPC MS-7366 3.45%
MEDIONPC MS-7616 3.45%
MEDIONPC MS-7646 2.96%

Publisher URL: mpc-hc.sourceforge.net


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