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Should I remove Vista Codec x64 Components?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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1.6.0 7.14%
1.5.9 14.29%
1.5.7 7.14%
1.5.6 7.14% 7.14% 7.14% 7.14% 14.29%
1.2.6 21.43%
1.1.6 7.14%

Vista Codec x64 Components

What is Vista Codec x64 Components?  (from Shark007)

The codec packs contains a Settings Application to use in conjunction with your windows media center setup which will enable a user to choose different splitters and decoders for specific filetypes. The application will also allow you to choose from 10 different speaker configurations from 'same as input' and all the w...  Read more


Vista Codec x64 Components is a program developed by Shark007. The most used version is 1.2.6, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The software installer includes 47 files and is usually about 19.68 MB (20,641,103 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 59% of users of Vista Codec x64 Components come from the United States, it is also popular in Netherlands and Pakistan.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: shark007.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\VistaCodecPack\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\VistaCodecPack\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 19.68 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Vista Codec x64 Components

  • unins000.exe - Vista Codec x64 Components (x64 Components Installer)
  • vcredist.exe - vcredist x64 2008 (Microsoft x64 C++ Libraries)
  • icons64.dll - Vista Codec Package (Vista Codec x64 Icons pack)
  • ff_liba52.dll
  • ff_libdts.dll
  • ff_libfaad2.dll
  • ff_libmad.dll
  • ff_samplerate.dll
  • ff_wmv9.dll
  • ff_x264.dll
  • libavcodec.dll
  • libmpeg2_ff.dll
  • libmplayer.dll
  • ff_unrar.dll
  • ff_kernelDeint.dll
  • ff_realaac.dll
  • ff_theora.dll
  • ff_tremor.dll
  • msvcr80.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2005 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)

How do I remove Vista Codec x64 Components?

You can uninstall Vista Codec x64 Components 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 Vista Codec x64 Components, 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 Vista Codec x64 Components.

Win 7 (SP1) 36%
Win Vista 7%
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.00%
Windows Vista 35.71%
Windows 10 14.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 42.86%
Windows Vista Ultimate 21.43%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 14.29%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 7.14%
Windows 7 Home Premium 7.14%
Windows 10 Home 7.14%

Distribution by countryGeography

59.09% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 59.09%
  Netherlands 9.09%
  Pakistan 4.55%
  Brazil 4.55%
  Canada 4.55%
  Germany 4.55%
  Iran 4.55%
  Thailand 4.55%
  DZ 4.55%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.00%
Dell 16.67%
ASUS 16.67%
Toshiba 8.33%
Intel 8.33%
Samsung 8.33%
Sony 8.33%
Acer 8.33%
Common models
Samsung RV411/RV511/E3511... 10.00%
HP-Pavilion KY794AA-AKL m... 10.00%
HP Pavilion HDX9000 Noteb... 10.00%
HP HDX 16 Notebook PC 10.00%
Dell XPS 8500 10.00%
Dell XPS 8300 10.00%

Publisher URL: www.shark007.net


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