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Should I remove Media Player Codec Pack?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,835
United States Rank #11,105
Reach 0.0244%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.65 days
609.32 days >
Average installed length: 320.15 days


4.3.0 100.00%

Typically installed together

Media Player Codec Pack 4.3.0

What is Media Player Codec Pack?  (from Media Player Codec Pack)

The Media Player Codec Pack supports almost every compression and file type used by modern video and audio files. The package is simple to install, while also offering advanced settings to the high end user. A codec is a piece of software on either a device or computer capable of encoding and/or decoding video and/or a...  Read more


Media Player Codec Pack 4.3.0 is a program developed by Media Player Codec Pack. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. 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 installer includes 24 files and is usually about 30.15 MB (31,617,676 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 53% of users of Media Player Codec Pack come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.mediaplayercodecpack.com
Installation folder: C:\windows\syswow64\c2mp
Uninstaller: C:\Windows\SysWOW64\C2MP\Uninst.exe
Estimated size: 30.15 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Media Player Codec Pack 4.3.0

  • CleanUp.exe
  • CleanUp_x64.exe
  • CodecSettings.exe
  • TrayMenu.exe
  • Uninst.exe
  • UpdateChecker.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • UpdateChecker.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{EDD67A78-9791-4953-BC40-FC0174EC9E25}' (runs on registration).
  • CodecSettings.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{61DBCF86-3CAC-47DC-98F7-78ACC3896F5C}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • TrayMenu.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named TrayMenu.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:2.3 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0004271846%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00022540%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00020179%
0.015104% average
Memory:11.96 MB
Total CPU:0.0000156498%
Kernel CPU:0.00001162%
User CPU:0.00000403%

How do I remove Media Player Codec Pack?

You can uninstall Media Player Codec Pack 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 Media Player Codec Pack 4.3.0, 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 Media Player Codec Pack.

Win 7 (SP1) 49%
Win 8 0%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.96%
Windows 10 29.58%
Windows XP 8.96%
Windows Vista 7.50%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.05%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.45%
Windows 7 Professional 11.48%
Windows 8.1 11.48%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.98%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.64%

Distribution by countryGeography

52.52% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 52.52%
  United Kingdom 6.26%
  Brazil 4.70%
  Canada 4.17%
  Australia 2.26%
  Germany 2.09%
  India 1.91%
  Belgium 1.57%
  MA 1.39%
  Netherlands 1.22%
  Italy 1.22%
  Egypt 1.04%
  France 0.87%
  Russia 0.70%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.19%
Dell 22.73%
Acer 15.91%
ASUS 12.01%
Toshiba 4.55%
Samsung 4.55%
Lenovo 2.27%
Intel 1.30%
American Megatrends 0.65%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 5.56%
ASUS All Series 3.70%
Dell Inspiron 1545 2.47%
HP ENVY m6 Notebook PC 2.47%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.47%
HP ProBook 4530s 2.47%

Publisher URL: www.mediaplayercodecpack.com


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