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Should I remove Microsoft Camera Codec Pack?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,475
United States Rank #1,565
Reach 0.4626%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 25.11 days
740.68 days >
Average installed length: 389.17 days


16.4.1970.0624 27.59%
16.4.1899.0416 3.74%
16.4.1734.1104 16.54%
16.4.1620.0719 7.74%
16.3.1483.0410 4.88%
16.0.0652.0621 9.52%
6.3.9723.0 29.99%

Other programs by Microsoft

Microsoft Camera Codec Pack

What is Microsoft Camera Codec Pack?

The Microsoft Camera Codec Pack enables the viewing of a variety of device-specific file formats. The Microsoft Camera Codec Pack enables the viewing of a variety of device-specific file formats in Window Live Photo Gallery as well as other software that is based in Windows Imaging Codecs (WIC).


The most used version is 6.3.9723.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is microsoftrawcodec.dll. The software installer includes 1 files and is usually about 7.04 MB (7,383,552 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=26829
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\common files\microsoft shared\microsoft camera codec pack
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{F8AFEA7D-77BD-43F3-ADF7-EF71300BEFD2}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 7.04 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Microsoft Camera Codec Pack

Program module:microsoftrawcodec.dll
Name:Microsoft Camera Codec Pack
Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Path:C:\Program Files\common files\microsoft shared\microsoft camera codec pack\microsoftrawcodec.dll

How do I remove Microsoft Camera Codec Pack?

You can uninstall Microsoft Camera 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 Microsoft Camera Codec Pack, 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 Microsoft Camera Codec Pack.

Win 7 (SP1) 82%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 84.28%
Windows 10 12.38%
Windows Vista 3.21%
Windows XP 0.13%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 48.68%
Windows 7 Professional 17.28%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.73%
Windows 10 Home 6.76%
Windows 10 Pro 3.28%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 2.68%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.36% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 45.36%
  Germany 10.86%
  United Kingdom 6.72%
  France 5.59%
  Canada 3.70%
  Netherlands 2.72%
  Australia 2.37%
  Italy 1.87%
  Sweden 1.56%
  Belgium 1.51%
  Austria 1.27%
  Brazil 1.12%
  Finland 0.85%
  DK 0.77%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.46%
Dell 22.70%
Acer 15.89%
ASUS 11.96%
Toshiba 6.24%
Samsung 3.32%
Medion 2.20%
Intel 1.67%
Lenovo 1.59%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 7.86%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 7.86%
ASUS All Series 5.87%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 4.24%
Dell XPS 8300 2.46%
Dell Studio XPS 8100 2.41%

About Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses and supports a variety of products and services related to computing.
Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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