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mpc-hc.exe

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

Remove mpc-hc.exe
Version:   1, 5, 0, 2827
MD5:   d462292bbb52e891e2ba111c96badb46
SHA1:   9e0e2f069cb220af231029ced368abd2c6720929
SHA256:   a0b6ce2d99660c0926f5f7399dd152b9175d417291dd61c9ee3b0f448b366afb

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.

Overview

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 K-Lite Codec Pack 7.0.0 (Standard) published by Codec Guide, Media Player Classic - Home Cinema v1.5.2.3456 x64 from MPC-HC Team and Media Player Classic - Home Cinema v1.5.2.3456 x64 by MPC-HC Team. The file is digitally signed by MPC-HC - Open Source Developer which was issued by the Unizeto Technologies S.A. certificate authority (CA).

DetailsDetails

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, 5, 0, 2827
Size:5.28 MB (5,540,864 bytes)
Certificate
Issued to:MPC-HC - Open Source Developer
Authority (CA):Unizeto Technologies S.A.
Expiration date:Tuesday, February 4, 2014
Digital DNA
File packed:No
.NET CLR:No
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ResourcesPrograms

The following programs will install this file
Codec Guide
3% remove
K-Lite Codec Pack is a collection of audio and video codecs for Microsoft Windows that enables the operating system and its software to play various audio and video formats generally not supported by the operating system itself. The Full edition includes 31 additional components and four additional tools beyond those included in the Standard edition, as well as adding video encoding capabilities to Microsoft Windows PCs. However, no enc...
MPC-HC Team
5% remove
MPC-HC is an extremely light-weight, open source media player for Windows®. It supports all common video and audio file formats available for playback. With its wide array of options, MPC-HC can be customized to fit almost any needs. Among other things we added custom toolbars. MPC-HC can also be used as DVB player.
MPC-HC Team
9% remove
MPC-HC is an extremely light-weight, open source media player for Windows®. It supports all common video and audio file formats available for playback. We are 100% spyware free, there are no advertisements or toolbars. Watch movies on any SSE CPU, even on your old computer back from '99. With its wide array of options, MPC-HC can be customized to fit almost any needs. Among other things we added custom toolbars.
MPC-HC Team
3% remove
MPC-HC is an extremely light-weight, open source media player for Windows®. It supports all common video and audio file formats available for playback.
MPC-HC Team
3% remove
MPC-HC is an extremely light-weight, open source media player for Windows®. It supports all common video and audio file formats available for playback. We are 100% spyware free, there are no advertisements or toolbars. Watch movies on any SSE CPU, even on your old computer back from '99. With its wide array of options, MPC-HC can be customized to fit almost any needs. Among other things we added custom toolbars.

BehaviorsBehaviors

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%
GIGABYTE 7.41%
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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