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Should I remove Windows 7 Codec Pack?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
59% remove it41% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #27,736
United States Rank #47,613
Reach 0.0057%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 16.03 days
472.77 days >
Average installed length: 248.40 days


4.0.8 0.89%

Windows 7 Codec Pack 2.2.0

What is Windows 7 Codec Pack?

From Cole Williams, this software contains multiple media codecs. Note, the Windows 7 Codec Pack installed various adware including the SearchMe toolbar by Spigot during installation.

About  (from windows7codecs.com)

Windows 7 Codec Pack is an easy way to install all main stream codecs to play movie and music files downloaded from the internet or ripped from original discs. Installation is made simple with an easy install option and the most functional setting are automatically applied. Popular file types are set to play in Windows...  Read more


A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software installer includes 15 files and is usually about 2.99 MB (3,131,150 bytes).
Windows 7 Codec Pack has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Windows 7 Codec Pack
URL: www.windows7codecs.com
Installation folder: C:\Windows\System32\c2mp
Uninstaller: C:\Windows\system32\C2MP\Uninst.exe
Estimated size: 2.99 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Windows 7 Codec Pack 2.2.0

  • GSpot.exe (by GSpot Appliance Corp, a unit of GSp0t Heavy Industries) - GSpot Codec Information Appliance (GSpot Codec Information Appliance (tm))
  • OGMCalc.exe - OGMCalc Application (OGMCalc (c)2003 by Koepi)
  • npdivx32.dll (by DivX,Inc) - DivX Web Player (DivX Web Player version
  • DivXConfig.exe (by DivXNetworks) - Config App. (config)
  • StatsReader.exe - StatsReader
  • AviC.exe
  • CleanUp.exe
  • CleanUp_x64.exe
  • MiniCalc.exe
  • Un_Parts.exe
  • Uninst.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Google Chrome Plugin
  • npdivx32.dll is loaded in the Google Chrome web browser as 'npdivx32.dll'.
Mozilla Plugin
  • npdivx32.dll is loaded into Mozilla Firefox under the product name 'DivX Web Player' with a plugin key of '@divx.com/DivX Browser Plugin,version=1.0.0' for all users of the PC.
6 Scheduled Tasks
  • OGMCalc.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{DF7FB433-D525-48FA-BCDB-73B2AF18298B}' (runs on registration).
  • MiniCalc.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F3D09E20-79F7-44C6-B125-C854C0830951}' (runs on registration).
  • AviC.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E172B339-6E92-4CA6-9785-247D31A03CD7}' (runs on registration).
  • GSpot.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F3A02C5F-DCB5-4FB3-9F2B-C4F5D166014F}' (runs on registration).
  • StatsReader.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{CC6835CD-86F2-4766-919D-5D494E60D9A2}' (runs on registration).
  • DivXConfig.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{AA8EEF36-D0EF-4907-9F5D-9C886F09F22A}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Windows 7 Codec Pack?

You can uninstall Windows 7 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 Windows 7 Codec Pack 2.2.0, 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 Windows 7 Codec Pack.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Windows 7 Codec Pack 2.2.0 you can restore them to their previous default settings.
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Mozilla Firefox
Google Chrome

Win 7 (SP1) 76%
Win Vista (SP2) 2%
Plugs into Mozilla Firefox
Uninstall it 59%
Keep it 41%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 89.29%
Windows 10 8.93%
Windows Vista 1.79%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 39.29%
Windows 7 Home Premium 36.61%
Windows 7 Professional 11.61%
Windows 10 Pro 3.57%
Windows 10 Home 3.57%
Windows 7 Enterprise 1.79%

Distribution by countryGeography

14.66% of installs come from Finland
Which countries install it?
  Finland 14.66%
  United States 13.79%
  Germany 10.34%
  Brazil 8.62%
  Iran 6.03%
  BG 6.03%
  United Kingdom 4.31%
  Russia 2.59%
  Greece 2.59%
  Argentina 2.59%
  Spain 2.59%
  Egypt 2.59%
  Italy 2.59%
  Colombia 1.72%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.17%
Acer 22.54%
Dell 14.08%
ASUS 9.86%
Toshiba 5.63%
American Megatrends 4.23%
Lenovo 1.41%
Sony 1.41%
Common models
MSI MS-7309 3.30%
TOSHIBA Satellite L300 2.20%
Acer Aspire 5738 2.20%
ECS G31T-M7 2.20%
HP-Pavilion VC863AA-UUW m... 2.20%
TOSHIBA Satellite C655 1.10%


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