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What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,925
United States Rank #11,490
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.46 days
308.45 days >
Average installed length: 162.07 days


1.7.3 100.00%

MPC-HC 1.7.3

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 1.7.3 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 10 files and is usually about 32.3 MB (33,869,893 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 23% of users of MPC-HC come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and Germany.

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: 32.3 MB

Program filesFiles installed by MPC-HC 1.7.3

Program executable:mpc-hc.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\mpc-hc\mpc-hc.exe
Additional files:
  • mpciconlib.dll - Media Player Classic - Home Cinema Icon Library
  • Uninstall.exe - MPC-HC v1.7.1
  • VSFilter.dll - VSFilter (VobSub & TextSub filter for DirectShow/VirtualDub/Avisynth)
  • mpc-hc64.exe - MPC-HC
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

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.
3 Scheduled Tasks
  • unins000.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{36FBCF4C-44A4-43DB-9F89-6CB78A9262BC}' (runs on registration).
  • mpc-hc.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{316CE77D-C177-4130-B973-EC96E31342F8}' (runs on registration).
  • mpc-hc64.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{ED8B478A-A800-4FC5-8F8A-8CB0776B2C66}' (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 1.7.3, 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) 50%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.78%
Windows 10 32.24%
Windows XP 5.06%
Windows Vista 3.92%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 23.66%
Windows 7 Home Premium 19.47%
Windows 7 Professional 11.18%
Windows 8.1 9.20%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.97%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.85%

Distribution by countryGeography

22.65% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 22.65%
  Brazil 11.08%
  Germany 7.81%
  MA 3.59%
  France 3.51%
  United Kingdom 3.03%
  Saudi Arabia 2.71%
  Canada 2.55%
  DZ 2.39%
  Australia 2.31%
  Egypt 2.31%
  Belgium 1.83%
  Netherlands 1.75%
  Spain 1.59%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.10%
Dell 19.80%
Acer 18.55%
ASUS 9.07%
Toshiba 8.79%
Samsung 4.46%
Lenovo 3.35%
American Megatrends 1.67%
Intel 1.53%
Common models
ASUS All Series 4.24%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.24%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.24%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.64%
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.33%
MSI MS-7592 2.42%

Publisher URL: mpc-hc.sourceforge.net


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