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Media Player Codec Pack 4.0.2

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

Overview

Media Player Codec Pack 4.0.2 is a software program developed by Media Player Codec Pack. 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 setup package generally installs about 16 files and is usually about 3.94 MB (4,129,706 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 31% of users of Media Player Codec Pack come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.mediaplayercodecpack.com
Installation folder: C:\windows\syswow64\c2mp
Uninstaller: C:\Windows\SysWOW64\C2MP\Uninst.exe
Estimated size: 3.94 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Media Player Codec Pack 4.0.2

  • CleanUp.exe
  • CleanUp_x64.exe
  • CodecSettings.exe
  • Uninst.exe
  • Un_Parts.exe
  • Set_Defaults.exe
  • AviC.exe
  • DivXConfig.exe (by DivXNetworks) - Config App. (config)
  • GSpot.exe (by GSpot Appliance Corp, a unit of GSp0t Heavy Industries) - GSpot Codec Information Appliance (GSpot Codec Information Appliance (tm))
  • MiniCalc.exe
  • msdmo.dll (by Microsoft) - DirectShow (DMO Runtime)
  • npdivx32.dll (by DivX,Inc) - DivX Web Player (DivX Web Player version 1.5.0.52)
  • OGMCalc.exe - OGMCalc Application (OGMCalc (c)2003 by Koepi)
  • SetACL.exe (by Helge Klein) - SetACL (SetACL 2)
  • StatsReader.exe - StatsReader
  • UpdateChecker.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Google Chrome Plugin
  • npdivx32.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npdivx32.dll'.
Mozilla Plugin
  • npdivx32.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'DivX Web Player' with a plugin key of '@divx.com/DivX Browser Plugin,version=1.0.0' for all users of the PC.
7 Scheduled Tasks
  • OGMCalc.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{DF7FB433-D525-48FA-BCDB-73B2AF18298B}' (runs on registration).
  • MiniCalc.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F3D09E20-79F7-44C6-B125-C854C0830951}' (runs on registration).
  • AviC.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E172B339-6E92-4CA6-9785-247D31A03CD7}' (runs on registration).
  • GSpot.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F3A02C5F-DCB5-4FB3-9F2B-C4F5D166014F}' (runs on registration).
  • Uninst.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{92F4CEBD-A633-4D45-B78B-EA720AA6FA6F}' (runs on registration).
  • StatsReader.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{CC6835CD-86F2-4766-919D-5D494E60D9A2}' (runs on registration).
  • Plus 1 more
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Uninst.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\WINDOWS\system32\C2MP\Uninst.exe'.

How do I remove Media Player Codec Pack?

Quickly and completely remove Media Player Codec Pack 4.0.2 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 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Media Player Codec Pack 4.0.2, 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 Codec Pack.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Media Player Codec Pack 4.0.2 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
 
HOW DOES IT RUN?
Plugs into Mozilla Firefox
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 56.67%
Windows XP 17.78%
Windows Vista 13.33%
Windows 10 12.22%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.34%
Microsoft Windows XP 17.98%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.85%
Windows 10 Home 7.87%
Windows 7 Professional 6.74%
Windows Vista Home Basic 5.62%

Distribution by countryGeography

31.31% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 31.31%
  Italy 24.24%
  Brazil 9.09%
  Canada 5.05%
  France 4.04%
  Australia 4.04%
  Portugal 4.04%
  United Kingdom 3.03%
  Singapore 2.02%
  Russia 2.02%
  South Africa 1.01%
  Belgium 1.01%
  BM 1.01%
  Sweden 1.01%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 31.67%
Dell 26.67%
Acer 13.33%
ASUS 8.33%
American Megatrends 6.67%
GIGABYTE 5.00%
Toshiba 5.00%
Gateway 1.67%
Compaq 1.67%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.58%
Dell Inspiron 1545 3.95%
Hewlett-Packard Compaq Pr... 2.63%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 2.63%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.63%
Dell Inspiron 580 2.63%

Publisher URL: www.mediaplayercodecpack.com

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