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What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #9,302
United States Rank #12,347
Reach 0.0410%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 48.21 days
885.73 days >
Average installed length: 465.38 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%


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What is MPC-HC?  (from MPC-HC Team)

MPC-HC is an extremely light-weight media player for Windows. The player supports all common video and audio file formats available for playback. Most important thing is that we're completely free, 0 spyware, 0 ads and no user tracking. With its wide array of options, MPC-HC can be customized to fit almost any needs. ...  Read more


MPC-HC 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The main program executable is mpc-hc.exe. The software installer includes 33 files and is usually about 38.71 MB (40,595,502 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 29% of users of MPC-HC come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: mpc-hc.sourceforge.net
Help link: mpc-hc.sourceforge.net/bug-reports
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\MPC-HC\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\MPC-HC\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 38.71 MB

Program filesFiles installed by MPC-HC

Program executable:mpc-hc.exe
Name:Media Player Classic - Home Cinema
Path:C:\Program Files\k-lite codec pack\media player classic\mpc-hc.exe
Additional files:
  • mpciconlib.dll - Media Player Classic - Home Cinema Icon Library
  • mpc-hc64.exe - Media Player Classic - Home Cinema
  • MPC-HC. - MPC-HC (MPC-HC Setup)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • unins001.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Autoplay Handlers
  • mpc-hc64.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'Play DVD_using_MPC-HC' with the ProgID of 'MPC-HC_autoplay_handler.2' and the action verb 'Play DVD_verb.
  • mpc-hc.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'MPC-HC_using_Media Player Classic - Home Cinema' with the ProgID of 'Media Player Classic - Home Cinema_autoplay_handler' and the action verb 'MPC-HC_verb.
2 Scheduled Tasks
  • mpc-hc.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{AC19236F-8982-44FC-99EB-FB219C83DDA9}' (runs on registration).
  • mpc-hc64.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{DB30B81B-8407-4306-84E4-76E3BF143B10}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • mpc-hc.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\MPC-HC\mpc-hc.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:222.67 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0017719713%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00077123%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00100074%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:139,301,426
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:4.8 MB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:4 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove MPC-HC?

Quickly and completely remove MPC-HC from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program MPC-HC, 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 MPC-HC.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 71.16%
Windows 10 15.11%
Windows XP 8.94%
Windows Vista 4.66%
Windows Server 2003 0.13%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.70%
Windows 7 Ultimate 24.40%
Windows 7 Professional 9.61%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.85%
Windows 7 Home Basic 4.30%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

29.07% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 29.07%
  Brazil 14.53%
  United Kingdom 4.07%
  Germany 3.49%
  France 3.37%
  Japan 2.56%
  Canada 2.21%
  Netherlands 2.09%
  Australia 1.74%
  Spain 1.63%
  Poland 1.63%
  Italy 1.63%
  Finland 1.51%
  Russia 1.40%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 22.91%
Hewlett-Packard 22.70%
Acer 16.49%
ASUS 11.78%
Samsung 5.78%
Toshiba 3.64%
Lenovo 3.43%
Intel 2.57%
American Megatrends 1.28%
NEC 0.86%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.11%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.06%
Positivo Positivo Mobile 2.62%
HP Pavilion dm4 Notebook ... 2.18%
Samsung 300E4A/300E5A/300... 2.18%
Dell Inspiron N4050 1.75%

Publisher URL: mpc-hc.sourceforge.net


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