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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 #16,647
United States Rank #22,077
Reach 0.0156%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 499.99 days
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Average installed length: 727.10 days


3.4.0 0.33%

Windows 7 Codec Pack 3.3.0

Remove Windows 7 Codec Pack 3.3.0
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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


The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The setup package generally installs about 17 files and is usually about 3.82 MB (4,001,702 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: 3.82 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Windows 7 Codec Pack 3.3.0

  • CleanUp.exe
  • CleanUp_x64.exe
  • Uninst.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • Uninst.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\WINDOWS\system32\C2MP\Uninst.exe'.

How do I remove Windows 7 Codec Pack?

Quickly and completely remove Windows 7 Codec Pack 3.3.0 from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Windows 7 Codec Pack 3.3.0, 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 Windows 7 Codec Pack.

Win 7 (SP1) 85%
Win XP 0%
Uninstall it 59%
Keep it 41%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 91.06%
Windows 10 4.64%
Windows Vista 2.32%
Windows XP 1.99%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 54.30%
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.52%
Windows 7 Professional 10.26%
Windows 10 Home 2.32%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 1.99%
Microsoft Windows XP 1.99%

Distribution by countryGeography

34.82% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 34.82%
  United States 25.30%
  Canada 3.57%
  United Kingdom 2.98%
  Australia 2.38%
  Netherlands 1.79%
  Italy 1.49%
  Saudi Arabia 1.49%
  BG 1.49%
  France 1.19%
  Austria 1.19%
  Philippines 1.19%
  Spain 1.19%
  Belgium 0.89%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 23.67%
Hewlett-Packard 21.89%
Dell 18.34%
Medion 10.06%
ASUS 9.47%
Toshiba 2.96%
Lenovo 2.37%
American Megatrends 1.78%
Intel 1.18%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.15%
Gigabyte M720-US3 2.31%
Acer Aspire 5750G 2.31%
Dell Inspiron N5110 2.31%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.31%


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