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VersionDistribution 70.73% 6.50% 4.07% 1.63% 4.07% 0.81% 2.44% 0.81% 0.81% 2.44% 0.81% 1.63% 0.81% 2.44%

X Codec Pack

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X Codec Pack is a software program developed by Recode Media. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 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 45 files and is usually about 44.04 MB (46,180,473 bytes). The installed file updater.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 24% of users of X Codec Pack come from the United States, it is also popular in Poland and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.xcodecpack.net
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Recode Media\X Codec Pack v3
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Recode Media\X Codec Pack v3\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 44.04 MB

Program filesFiles installed by X Codec Pack

  • Uninstall.exe - X Codec Pack (X Codec Pack | installer)
  • ff_wmv9.dll
  • updater.exe - | X Codec Pack v2 | updater |
  • ff_kernelDeint.dll
  • ff_samplerate.dll
  • ff_theora.dll
  • ff_x264.dll
  • libavcodec.dll
  • libmpeg2_ff.dll
  • ac3config.exe
  • AviBitrateGrapher.exe
  • AviC.exe
  • config.exe (by DivXNetworks) - Config App. (config)
  • creator.exe - X Codec Pack | answer file creator for unattended installs (X Codec Pack | creator)
  • iconv.dll (by Free Software Foundation) - libiconv: character set conversion library (LGPLed libiconv for Windows NT/2000/XP and Windows 95/98/ME)
  • libmplayer.dll
  • MiniCalc.exe
  • mplayerc.exe (by [email protected]) - Media Player Classic - Homecinema
  • OGMCalc.exe - OGMCalc Application (OGMCalc (c)2003 by Koepi)
  • StatsReader.exe - StatsReader
  • vidccleaner.exe - vidccleaner Application (vidccleaner MFC Application)
  • VideoInspector.exe (by KC Softwares) - VideoInspector
  • ff_liba52.dll
  • ff_libdts.dll
  • ff_libfaad2.dll
  • ff_libmad.dll
  • TomsMoComp_ff.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • mplayerc.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'MPCPlayVideoFilesOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'MediaPlayerClassic.Autorun' and the action verb 'PlayVideoFiles.
5 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).
  • StatsReader.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{CC6835CD-86F2-4766-919D-5D494E60D9A2}' (runs on registration).
  • ac3config.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{C9A74298-8B7C-4D6F-9D28-277C8C6002D0}'.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • ac3config.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\XP Codec Pack\filters\ac3config.exe'.

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Or, you can uninstall X 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 X Codec Pack, 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 X Codec Pack.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.98%
Windows XP 20.33%
Windows 10 9.76%
Windows Vista 8.94%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.17%
Microsoft Windows XP 20.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.33%
Windows 7 Professional 11.67%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.83%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

23.85% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 23.85%
  Poland 6.92%
  Brazil 5.38%
  Italy 5.38%
  United Kingdom 4.62%
  Hungary 4.62%
  Croatia 3.85%
  Israel 3.08%
  Germany 3.08%
  Saudi Arabia 3.08%
  Sweden 3.08%
  India 2.31%
  TN 2.31%
  Taiwan 2.31%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.79%
Dell 13.64%
Acer 13.64%
ASUS 9.09%
American Megatrends 6.06%
Toshiba 4.55%
Intel 3.03%
Medion 3.03%
Samsung 3.03%
Lenovo 3.03%
Sahara 3.03%
Common models
Positivo Positivo MO... 3.09%
HP Pavilion dm4 Notebook ... 2.06%
HP Pavilion dv9700 Notebo... 2.06%
HP Pavilion dv5 Notebook ... 1.03%
Sony VPCEH1L0E 1.03%


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