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What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,425
United States Rank #9,734
Reach 0.0478%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 31.94 days
728.62 days >
Average installed length: 382.83 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.6.1.4235 100.00%

Media Player Classic - Home Cinema 1.6.1.4235

What is Media Player Classic - Home Cinema?  (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. With its wide array of options, MPC-HC can be customized to fit almost any needs. Among other things we added custom toolbars. MPC-HC can also be used as DVB player.

Overview

Media Player Classic - Home Cinema 1.6.1.4235 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 14 files and is usually about 27.74 MB (29,092,241 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 Media Player Classic - Home Cinema come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and Poland.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: mpc-hc.sourceforge.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Media Player Classic - Home Cinema\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Media Player Classic - Home Cinema\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 27.74 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Media Player Classic - Home Cinema 1.6.1.4235

Program executable:mpc-hc.exe
Name:Media Player Classic - Home Cinema
Signed by:MPC-HC - Open Source Developer
Path:C:\Program Files\media player classic - home cinema\mpc-hc.exe
MD5:e045b53c4cef5b93afc31d5064073c28
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
  • mediainfo.dll (by http://mediainfo.sourceforge.net) - MediaInfoLib (Library to read info about media files)
  • mplayerc.exe - Media Player Classic - Homecinema
  • unins001.exe
  • D3DCompiler_43.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® DirectX for Windows® (Direct3D HLSL Compiler)
  • D3DX9_41.dll (by Microsoft) - Direct3D 9 Extensions
  • d3dx9_43.dll
  • MPC-HomeCinema.1.6.1.4235.x86.exe - Media Player Classic - Home Cinema Setup
  • mplayerc0709.exe (by Gabest) - Media Player Classic
  • uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 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 'MPCPlayVideoFilesOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'MediaPlayerClassic.Autorun' and the action verb 'PlayVideoFiles.
  • mplayerc.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'MPCPlayDVDMovieOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'MediaPlayerClassic.Autorun' and the action verb 'PlayDVDMovie.
Scheduled Task
  • mpc-hc.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F3DEC7CB-428F-40F8-B22B-FAD4AB11699F}' (runs on registration).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

mpc-hc.exe
Memory:57.84 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0104508297%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00485896%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00559187%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:530,897,480
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:7.11 MB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:2 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Media Player Classic - Home Cinema?

Quickly and completely remove Media Player Classic - Home Cinema 1.6.1.4235 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Media Player Classic - Home Cinema 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 Media Player Classic - Home Cinema 1.6.1.4235, 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 Media Player Classic - Home Cinema.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win XP 0%
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#8,425

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 69.05%
Windows 10 15.58%
Windows XP 9.85%
Windows Vista 5.52%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.66%
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.44%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.77%
Windows 7 Professional 9.45%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.69%
Windows 7 Home Basic 2.82%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.17% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 36.17%
  Brazil 6.51%
  Poland 4.50%
  Italy 3.92%
  United Kingdom 3.25%
  Canada 3.16%
  Spain 2.78%
  Germany 2.01%
  Australia 1.91%
  Malaysia 1.82%
  Sweden 1.82%
  France 1.72%
  Israel 1.72%
  Netherlands 1.53%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.82%
Acer 20.44%
Dell 16.05%
ASUS 10.81%
GIGABYTE 9.63%
Samsung 6.08%
Toshiba 4.22%
Lenovo 3.89%
Intel 2.03%
American Megatrends 1.69%
Alienware 0.68%
MSI 0.68%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.88%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.05%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.83%
Dell Inspiron 1525 2.02%
HP G62 Notebook PC 2.02%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.02%

Publisher URL: mpc-hc.sourceforge.net

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