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Should I remove PCPlayer?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
37% remove it63% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #44,202
Reach 0.0021%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 13.73 days
74.43 days >
Average installed length: 39.11 days


VersionDistribution 6.90% 17.24% 10.34% 10.34% 17.24% 10.34% 20.69% 3.45% 3.45%



PCPlayer is a program developed by HangZhou Hikvision Digital Technology Co. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 52 files and is usually about 40.16 MB (42,111,817 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 26% of users of PCPlayer come from the United States, it is also popular in Colombia and Saudi Arabia.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\hik\PCPlayer\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\hik\PCPlayer\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 40.16 MB

Program filesFiles installed by PCPlayer

  • libPPVClient2.dll (by Hikvision) - libPPVClient Dynamic Link Library (libPPVCl Dynamic Link Library)
  • AudioRender.dll - AudioRen Dynamic Link Library
  • hlog.dll - hlog Dynamic Link Library
  • SafePWSBoxActiveX.ocx
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • libCASClient.dll (by Hikvision)
  • npSP7WebVideoPlugin.dll - ShiPin7 Web Player (npSP7WebVideoPlugin)
  • SP7WebVideoActiveX.ocx - SP7WebVideoActiveX
  • FormatConversion.dll
  • libcurl.dll (by The cURL library, http://curl.haxx.se/) - The cURL library (libcurl Shared Library)
  • RTSPClient.dll (by HIKVISION)
  • KeyBoardMinitorUser.dll
  • libGetHDSign.dll
  • AudioIntercom.dll - AudioIntercom
  • FileEdit.dll - Release Build20130618
  • npSafePlugin.dll - Web Safe Box (npSafePlugin)
  • AnalyzeData.dll - AnalyzeData
  • opensslwrap.dll - opensslwrap
  • IssProc.dll (by rlByte Software Development (http://rlbyte.com)) - IssProcess (Files-In-Use Extension For Inno Setup)
  • npUpdataPlugin.dll - Web Update (npUpdataPlugin)
  • NetStream.dll - NetStream
  • PlayCtrl.dll - PlayCtrl (Build20150104)
  • npf.sys (by Riverbed Technology) - WinPcap (npf.sys (NT5/6 x86) Kernel Driver)
  • npf64.sys (by Riverbed Technology) - npf.sys (NT5/6 AMD64) Kernel Driver
  • ISTask.dll (by Genry) - ISTask (ISTask for Inno Setup)
  • libx264-133.dll (by x264 project) - x264 (H.264 (MPEG-4 AVC) encoder library)
  • libx264-138.dll (by x264 project)
  • hpr.dll - hpr
  • avcodec-53.dll
  • avformat-53.dll
  • avutil-51.dll
  • CivilNetProto.dll - build 20130905
  • DeleteSADPNpf.exe
  • IHTranscode.dll
  • ModProperties.exe
  • OpenAL32.dll
  • pthreadVC2.dll (by Open Source Software community project) - POSIX Threads for Windows32 Library
  • Sadp.dll - build 20140911

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Google Chrome Plugin
  • npUpdataPlugin.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npUpdataPlugin.dll'.
3 Mozilla Plugins
  • npUpdataPlugin.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'shipin7update' with a plugin key of 'shipin7update' for all users of the PC.
  • npSP7WebVideoPlugin.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'shipin7' with a plugin key of 'shipin7' for all users of the PC.
  • npSafePlugin.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'shipin7safebox' with a plugin key of 'shipin7safebox' for all users of the PC.

How do I remove PCPlayer?

Quickly and completely remove PCPlayer from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall PCPlayer 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 PCPlayer, 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 PCPlayer.

How do I reset my web browser?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win Vista (SP2) 3%
Plugs into Mozilla Firefox
Uninstall it 37%
Keep it 63%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.17%
Windows 8 41.38%
Windows Vista 3.45%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 24.14%
Windows 10 Pro 17.24%
Windows 7 Professional 17.24%
Windows 10 Home 13.79%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.34%
Windows 7 Home Basic 3.45%

Distribution by countryGeography

25.71% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 25.71%
  Colombia 11.43%
  Saudi Arabia 8.57%
  South Africa 5.71%
  Estonia 5.71%
  Peru 5.71%
  Brazil 2.86%
  Ecuador 2.86%
  RS 2.86%
  Russia 2.86%
  Argentina 2.86%
  MN 2.86%
  Philippines 2.86%
  Canada 2.86%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 22.73%
Acer 22.73%
ASUS 22.73%
Hewlett-Packard 18.18%
Toshiba 4.55%
Intel 4.55%
Common models
Acer Aspire E5-571 9.52%
ASUSTeK S451LB 4.76%
Acer Aspire 4750 4.76%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.76%
ECS MCP73T-M3 4.76%
Dell Latitude E6500 4.76%


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