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Should I remove Music Codec Pack?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
53% remove it47% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #36,776
Reach 0.0030%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.32 days
333.88 days >
Average installed length: 175.43 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

Typically installed together

Music Codec Pack

What is Music Codec Pack?

Music Codec Pack is a web browser extension that changes the browsers search and home pages as well as delivers. In order to provide search advertising revenue, the software is designed not only to modify the search provider but to protect it so that it remains the default browser search engine. It is typically installed via a bundled offer within a third-party software distribution.


It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The setup package generally installs about 2 files and is usually about 1.33 MB (1,396,449 bytes).
  • Integrates into the web browser

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Music Codec Pack
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Music Codec Pack\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Music Codec Pack\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 1.33 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Music Codec Pack

  • Music Codec Pack.dll - Music Codec Pack
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • Music Codec Pack.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Music Codec Pack' with the class of {e38b9042-67f5-4b8c-a1b5-4afa8acc648f}.

How do I remove Music Codec Pack?

You can uninstall Music 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 Music 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 Music Codec Pack.

How do I reset my web browser?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win XP 7%
Uninstall it 53%
Keep it 47%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.00%
Windows 10 15.00%
Windows Vista 8.33%
Windows XP 6.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 30.51%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.34%
Windows 7 Professional 8.47%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.78%
Windows 7 Home Basic 6.78%
Windows 8 3.39%

Distribution by countryGeography

28.57% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 28.57%
  Brazil 20.00%
  Spain 4.29%
  Greece 4.29%
  Belgium 2.86%
  Colombia 2.86%
  Germany 2.86%
  United Kingdom 2.86%
  Mexico 2.86%
  Portugal 2.86%
  Russia 2.86%
  Thailand 2.86%
  Argentina 1.43%
  Australia 1.43%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 23.81%
Hewlett-Packard 21.43%
Dell 11.90%
Toshiba 7.14%
ASUS 7.14%
Samsung 4.76%
Intel 4.76%
American Megatrends 4.76%
Lenovo 2.38%
Gateway 2.38%
Common models
Samsung 300E4C/300E5C/300... 3.92%
TPVAOC Ltd AA183M 1.96%
TOSHIBA Satellite A505 1.96%
TOSHIBA Satellite A350D 1.96%
TOSHIBA Satellite A300 1.96%
Sony VPCL11S1E 1.96%


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