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Should I remove VLC media player Free Download Packages?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
82% remove it18% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #38,072
United States Rank #39,306
Reach 0.0028%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 20.69 days
610.36 days >
Average installed length: 320.70 days

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VLC media player Free Download Packages

What is VLC media player Free Download Packages?

This installer/uninstaller is a bundler of potentially unwanted software using the ironSouce InstallCore download manager. This download manager will offer additional software during installation including adware and ad-supported web browser extensions. The software will include an uninstaller that will be available in Add/Remove programs.


The main program executable is uninstaller.exe. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The setup package is about 1.06 MB (1,114,624 bytes) when donwloaded.
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Difficult to remove as it will reinstall itself
  • Known to include offers within the setup
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in VLC media player Free Download Packages.
uninstaller.exe (8c7fb9078a63b7e5e899e7a2dbb0db53) has been flagged by the following 6 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Avira AntiVir ADWARE/InstallCore.Gen
Dr.Web Adware.InstallCore.90
ESET-NOD32 8.9264 Win32/InstallCore.AZ
F-Prot v6. W32/InstallCore.W.gen
Rising Antivirus PE:Malware.XPACK-LNR/Heur!1.5594
Vba32 AntiVirus BScope.P2P-Worm.Palevo
VLC media player Free Download Packages has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\roaming\1o1l1i1ptf1f1c1n\vlc media player free download packages
Uninstaller: C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\1O1L1I1PtF1F1C1N\VLC media player Free Download Packages\uninstaller.exe /Uninstall /NM="VLC media player Free Download
Estimated size: 1.06 MB

Program filesFiles installed by VLC media player Free Download Packages

Program executable:uninstaller.exe (Malware detected)
Path:C:\users\user\appdata\roaming\1o1l1i1ptf1f1c1n\vlc media player free download packages\uninstaller.exe

How do I remove VLC media player Free Download Packages?

You can uninstall VLC media player Free Download Packages 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 VLC media player Free Download Packages, 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 VLC media player Free Download Packages.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

Win 7 (SP1) 73%
Win 7 2%
Uninstall it 82%
Keep it 18%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 74.55%
Windows 10 16.36%
Windows Vista 5.45%
Windows XP 3.64%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 49.09%
Windows 7 Professional 10.91%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.91%
Windows 10 Home 5.45%
Windows 8.1 5.45%
Microsoft Windows XP 3.64%

Distribution by countryGeography

37.88% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 37.88%
  Canada 10.61%
  Germany 7.58%
  France 7.58%
  United Kingdom 7.58%
  India 4.55%
  Ireland 3.03%
  Romania 3.03%
  Sweden 3.03%
  Belgium 1.52%
  Switzerland 1.52%
  DZ 1.52%
  Finland 1.52%
  Netherlands 1.52%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 21.28%
Hewlett-Packard 17.02%
Dell 14.89%
Toshiba 12.77%
ASUS 8.51%
Samsung 6.38%
Sony 2.13%
Sahara 2.13%
Medion 2.13%
Lenovo 2.13%
Intel 2.13%
Common models
ASUSTeK K53SV 4.00%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite P875 4.00%
TriGem Computer,Inc DREAM... 2.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite S75-A 2.00%
TOSHIBA Satellite L745D 2.00%


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