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4% remove it96% keep it
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Microsoft Windows Media Video 9 VCM

What is Microsoft Windows Media Video 9 VCM?

This Video Compression Manager (VCM) based version of the Windows Media Video 9 encoder/decoder will enable legacy encoding and editing applications to support the Windows Media Video 9 codec in file containers such as AVI.

About  (from Microsoft)

The Windows Media Audio and Video 9 Series codecs offer the best experience when delivered using the ASF file container. To offer the flexibility our customers have asked for, new licensing terms allow for these codecs to be used in other file containers as well. Once installed, legacy solutions will automatically be...  Read more

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=6191
Uninstaller: RunDll32 advpack.dll,LaunchINFSection C:\Windows\INF\wmv9vcm.inf, Uninstall

How do I remove Microsoft Windows Media Video 9 VCM?

You can uninstall Microsoft Windows Media Video 9 VCM 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 Windows Media Video 9 VCM, 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 Windows Media Video 9 VCM.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win 10 0%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.40%
Windows 10 15.05%
Windows XP 12.03%
Windows Vista 8.50%
Windows Server 2003 0.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.92%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.25%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.96%
Windows 7 Professional 9.30%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 6.84%
Windows 10 Home 3.16%

Distribution by countryGeography

30.62% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 30.62%
  Germany 21.91%
  Russia 5.82%
  France 3.24%
  Italy 3.20%
  United Kingdom 3.19%
  Canada 1.84%
  UA 1.71%
  Netherlands 1.65%
  Poland 1.58%
  Spain 1.51%
  Belgium 1.50%
  Brazil 1.27%
  Sweden 1.16%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 19.60%
Acer 17.76%
Dell 17.71%
ASUS 10.60%
Medion 6.30%
Intel 3.33%
Samsung 3.17%
Lenovo 2.96%
Toshiba 2.75%
American Megatrends 2.39%
Sahara 1.23%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 5.72%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.56%
ASUS All Series 3.71%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 3.63%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.48%
MEDIONPC MS-7728 2.40%

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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