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RegOpenKeyW, RegCloseKey, RegQueryValueExW, RegEnumValueW, RegCreateKeyExA, RegCreateKeyExW, RegDeleteKeyA, RegDeleteKeyW, RegDeleteValueA, RegDeleteValueW, RegEnumKeyExA, RegEnumKeyExW, RegEnumKeyW, LookupPrivilegeValueW, AdjustTokenPrivileges, OpenProcessToken, RegSetValueA, RegSetValueW, RegQueryValueW, RegQueryValueA, RegOpenKeyExW, RegOpenKeyA, RegCreateKeyW, RegCreateKeyA, RegFlushKey, RegSetValueExW, RegSetValueExA, RegQueryValueExA, RegQueryInfoKeyW, RegQueryInfoKeyA, RegOpenKeyExA, RegEnumValueA
ImageList_Add, ImageList_Create, ImageList_Destroy, _TrackMouseEvent
GetICMProfileW, AddFontResourceW, SetMapMode, BeginPath, AbortPath, GetPath, EndPath, CloseFigure, OffsetViewportOrgEx, SelectClipRgn, LineTo, MoveToEx, SetRectRgn, OffsetRgn, FillRgn, CreatePolygonRgn, GetPixel, PatBlt, CopyMetaFileW, GetCharWidthW, SaveDC, RestoreDC, SetStretchBltMode, GetClipBox, EqualRgn, IntersectClipRect, GetLayout, SetLayout, GetViewportExtEx, GetWindowExtEx, PtVisible, RectVisible, ExtTextOutW, Escape, ScaleViewportExtEx, SetBkColor, ScaleWindowExtEx, GetMapMode, DPtoLP, GetBkColor, EnumFontFamiliesExW, GetRgnBox, SetTextColor, TextOutW, CombineRgn, CreateRectRgn, GetRegionData, GetCurrentObject, GetTextColor, StretchDIBits, GetDIBits, ExtSelectClipRgn, SetPixel, SetBkMode, SetViewportOrgEx, SetViewportExtEx, CreateDCW, CreateBitmap, GetTextExtentPoint32W, CreateDIBSection, StretchBlt, SetDIBColorTable, SelectObject, DeleteDC, DeleteObject, GetTextCharsetInfo, EnumFontFamiliesW, GetTextMetricsW, BitBlt, GetDeviceCaps, CreateCompatibleDC, CreateRectRgnIndirect, CreateCompatibleBitmap, TranslateCharsetInfo, Rectangle, GetObjectW, CreateFontIndirectW, CreatePatternBrush, CreateSolidBrush, CreatePen, GetStockObject, SetWindowExtEx, CreateFontW, ExcludeClipRect, GetKerningPairsW, CreateDIBitmap
CoCreateInstance, CoInitialize, CoUninitialize, CoTaskMemFree, CLSIDFromString, MkParseDisplayName, CreateBindCtx, CreateItemMoniker, GetRunningObjectTable, CoTaskMemAlloc, CreateStreamOnHGlobal, OleSaveToStream, OleLoadFromStream, OleUninitialize, OleInitialize, StringFromGUID2, CoFreeLibrary, StringFromCLSID, CoLoadLibrary, CoFreeUnusedLibraries, PropVariantClear, OleDuplicateData, ReleaseStgMedium, CoRegisterMessageFilter, OleFlushClipboard, OleIsCurrentClipboard, CoRevokeClassObject, CreateILockBytesOnHGlobal, StgCreateDocfileOnILockBytes, StgOpenStorageOnILockBytes, CoGetClassObject, CLSIDFromProgID, CoCreateGuid, OleGetClipboard, CoInitializeEx, RevokeDragDrop, CoLockObjectExternal, RegisterDragDrop
LresultFromObject, CreateStdAccessibleObject
ShellExecuteW, SHAddToRecentDocs, SHGetPathFromIDListW, SHBrowseForFolderW, DragFinish, DragQueryFileW, DragAcceptFiles, ShellExecuteExW, ExtractIconExW, SHChangeNotify, ExtractIconW, Shell_NotifyIconW
PathRemoveExtensionW, PathMakePrettyW, PathCombineW, PathRemoveFileSpecW, PathAddBackslashW, PathStripPathW, PathFindExtensionW, PathFileExistsW, PathRenameExtensionW, PathSkipRootW, PathStripToRootW, PathCompactPathW, StrCmpLogicalW, StrFormatByteSizeW, SHDeleteKeyW, PathAppendW, PathIsDirectoryW, PathRelativePathToW, PathCanonicalizeW, PathIsUNCW, UrlUnescapeW, PathAddExtensionW, PathFindFileNameW
CloseThemeData, GetThemeSysColor, IsThemeBackgroundPartiallyTransparent, OpenThemeData, DrawThemeText, DrawThemeBackground
VerQueryValueW, VerQueryValueA, GetFileVersionInfoSizeA, GetFileVersionInfoSizeW, GetFileVersionInfoW, GetFileVersionInfoA
InternetReadFile, InternetWriteFile, InternetSetFilePointer, InternetSetStatusCallbackW, InternetOpenW, InternetGetLastResponseInfoW, InternetCloseHandle, InternetQueryDataAvailable, InternetQueryOptionW, InternetCanonicalizeUrlW, InternetCrackUrlW, InternetOpenUrlW
timeGetDevCaps, timeEndPeriod, timeBeginPeriod, timeKillEvent, timeSetEvent, timeGetTime, waveOutGetVolume, waveOutSetVolume, mixerSetControlDetails
OpenPrinterW, ClosePrinter, DocumentPropertiesW


Media Player Classic - Home Cinema by MPC-HC - Open Source Developer (Signed)

Remove mpc-hc.exe
Version:   1, 3, 1774, 0
MD5:   85eabdd617354382f2714c3763512ea6
SHA1:   cf53ac3c15706b211d083a58bc6e11f36cbb2536
SHA256:   30088ca0036c38951cb812ce4a56930193baa88caaac516659bd291ec202dc12

What is mpc-hc.exe?

Media Player Classic (MPC) is a compact media player for 32-bit and 64-bit Microsoft Windows. The application mimics the look and feel of the old, lightweight Windows Media Player 6.4 but integrates most options and features found in modern media players. It and its forks are standard media players in the K-Lite Codec Pack and the Combined Community Codec Pack.


mpc-hc.exe executes as a process with the local user's privileges. It configures an autoplay handler withing explorer.exe named MPCPlayBluRayOnArrival that will launch the program automatically. It is installed with a couple of know programs including Codec Pack for Windows 7 (Full Package) published by Thoosje and Codec Pack für Windows 7 (Full Package) published by Thoosje. The file is digitally signed by MPC-HC - Open Source Developer which was issued by the Unizeto Technologies S.A. certificate authority (CA).


File name:mpc-hc.exe
Publisher:MPC-HC Team
Product name:Media Player Classic - Home Cinema
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\k-lite codec pack\media player classic\mpc-hc.exe
File version:1, 3, 1774, 0
Size:5.61 MB (5,883,904 bytes)
Issued to:MPC-HC - Open Source Developer
Authority (CA):Unizeto Technologies S.A.
Expiration date:Tuesday, February 4, 2014
Digital DNA
File packed:No
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Autoplay handlers
Runs under the registry key 'SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\AutoplayHandlers\Handlers'
  • Handler name 'MPC_DVD'
  • Handler name 'MPC_CD'
  • Handler name 'MPCPlayVideoFilesOnArrival'
  • Handler name 'MPCPlayMusicFilesOnArrival'
  • Handler name 'MPCPlayDVDMovieOnArrival'
  • Handler name 'MPCPlayCDAudioOnArrival'
  • Handler name 'MPCPlayBluRayOnArrival'

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Ultimate 28.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 16.50%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.50%
Windows 7 Professional 5.50%
Windows 8 5.00%
Windows 8 Enterprise N 5.00%
Windows 8 Enterprise 5.00%
Windows 7 Home Basic 5.00%
Windows Vista Home Premium 2.50%
Windows Vista Home Basic 2.00%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 15.50% of Media Player Classic - Home Cinema.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
ASUS 20.00%
Acer 14.44%
Hewlett-Packard 12.59%
Intel 7.41%
Sony 7.41%
Lenovo 7.41%
Toshiba 7.41%
Alienware 3.70%
Dell 3.70%
Samsung 3.70%
Compaq 2.96%
Sahara 1.85%
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