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What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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United States Rank #8,833
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Average installed length: 428.53 days


4.2.4 100.00%

Media Player Codec Pack 4.2.4

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 4.2.4 is a program developed by Media Player Codec Pack. 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 software installer includes 20 files and is usually about 1.14 MB (1,191,926 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 Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.mediaplayercodecpack.com
Installation folder: C:\windows\syswow64\c2mp
Uninstaller: C:\WINDOWS\SysWOW64\C2MP\Uninst.exe
Estimated size: 1.14 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Media Player Codec Pack 4.2.4

  • CleanUp.exe
  • CleanUp_x64.exe
  • Set_Defaults.exe
  • Uninst.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

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?

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 4.2.4, 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.

Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.61%
Windows 10 20.73%
Windows XP 8.91%
Windows Vista 8.76%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.48%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.19%
Windows 7 Professional 11.31%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.66%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.46%
Windows 8.1 3.82%

Distribution by countryGeography

52.91% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 52.91%
  Germany 10.79%
  United Kingdom 5.58%
  Brazil 4.86%
  Canada 3.56%
  Australia 2.37%
  Netherlands 1.42%
  Italy 1.42%
  France 1.19%
  Indonesia 1.07%
  Belgium 0.83%
  Sweden 0.83%
  South Africa 0.59%
  Norway 0.59%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Dell 22.75%
Acer 15.75%
ASUS 11.00%
Toshiba 7.50%
Samsung 5.00%
Lenovo 2.50%
Intel 2.25%
American Megatrends 1.75%
Medion 1.00%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.08%
ASUSTeK K53E 2.56%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.56%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.56%
ASUSTeK G74Sx 2.05%
Dell Studio 1558 2.05%

Publisher URL: www.mediaplayercodecpack.com


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