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5% remove it95% keep it
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Average installed length: 352.84 days


1.7.5 100.00%

Real Alternative 1.7.5

What is Real Alternative?

Real Alternative is a software bundle that allows users to play RealMedia files without installing RealPlayer. Real Alternative is a software bundle that allows users to play RealMedia files without installing RealPlayer. It included Media Player Classic.

About  (from Codec Guide)

Real Alternative will allow you to play RealMedia files without having to install RealPlayer. All RealMedia formats (.ra .rm .rmvb .ram .rpm .rv .rp .rt .rnx .smi .smil etc.) are supported, including streaming content and RealMedia content that is embedded in webpages. Some advantages compared to RealPlayer are: Quick ...  Read more


The main program executable is mpclauncher.exe. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 14.92 MB (15,643,427 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Real Alternative\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Real Alternative\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 14.92 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Real Alternative 1.7.5

Program executable:mpclauncher.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Real Alternative\mpclauncher.exe
Additional files:
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • psvince.dll (by Vincenzo Giordano) - psvince (psvince.dll for InnoSetup Extensions)

How do I remove Real Alternative?

You can uninstall Real Alternative 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 Real Alternative 1.7.5, 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 Real Alternative.

Win 7 (SP1) 40%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 47.53%
Windows XP 30.91%
Windows Vista 11.17%
Windows 10 10.39%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 30.99%
Windows 7 Ultimate 21.35%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.67%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 9.64%
Windows 7 Professional 7.55%
Windows 8.1 3.13%

Distribution by countryGeography

16.54% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 16.54%
  Argentina 12.35%
  Netherlands 8.40%
  Taiwan 6.17%
  Brazil 4.94%
  Belgium 4.94%
  United Kingdom 4.69%
  Italy 4.44%
  Germany 3.70%
  Spain 3.46%
  Poland 3.46%
  Colombia 3.21%
  Mexico 1.98%
  Czech Republic 1.73%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 29.41%
Hewlett-Packard 19.25%
Dell 14.44%
ASUS 6.95%
American Megatrends 5.88%
Intel 4.28%
Toshiba 4.28%
Samsung 1.60%
Common models
ASUSTeK K53SV 2.73%
BIOSTAR Group G31-M7 TE 1.82%
Dell Inspiron 3521 1.82%
Gigabyte 945GCM-S2L 1.82%
Acer Aspire 5315 1.82%
Dell Inspiron N5110 1.82%

About Codec Guide

Codec Guide is the organization that developes the K-Lite Codec Pack which is a collection of audio and video codecs for Windows that enables the OS and installed software to play various audio and video formats not supported by Windows itself.
Publisher URL: codecguide.com


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