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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 #12,799
United States Rank #29,715
Reach 0.0245%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 124.63 days
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Average installed length: 470.43 days


3.9.0 0.21%

Windows 7 Codec Pack 2.7.0

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 setup package generally installs about 16 files and is usually about 3.56 MB (3,735,429 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: 3.56 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Windows 7 Codec Pack 2.7.0

  • CleanUp.exe
  • CleanUp_x64.exe
  • Un_Parts.exe
  • Uninst.exe
  • Set_Defaults.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Uninst.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{92F4CEBD-A633-4D45-B78B-EA720AA6FA6F}' (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 2.7.0, 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.

Win 7 (SP1) 84%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Uninstall it 59%
Keep it 41%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 87.37%
Windows Vista 5.38%
Windows XP 3.93%
Windows 10 3.31%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 64.02%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.13%
Windows 7 Professional 7.74%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.02%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.18%
Windows 10 Home 1.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

73.47% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 73.47%
  United States 9.18%
  Israel 1.63%
  United Kingdom 1.43%
  Canada 1.22%
  Brazil 1.02%
  Switzerland 1.02%
  Italy 1.02%
  RS 0.82%
  Austria 0.82%
  Spain 0.82%
  Belgium 0.61%
  France 0.61%
  Australia 0.61%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 28.36%
Acer 20.90%
Dell 13.06%
Hewlett-Packard 9.33%
ASUS 7.46%
Intel 4.10%
Samsung 2.99%
Sahara 2.24%
Toshiba 1.87%
Sony 1.49%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7502 4.87%
MEDIONPC MS-7366 4.42%
MEDIONPC MS-7616 3.98%
MEDIONPC MS-7646 3.54%
MEDIONPC MS-7708 3.54%
Acer Aspire 7738 2.65%


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