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9% of PCs block this file from running.

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3.1.0 0.10%
2.2.0 1.08%
2.1.3 8.13%
2.1.3 0.78%
2.1.0 0.10%
2.1.0 6.66%
2.1.0 0.10%
2.1.0 0.49%
2.1.0 1.76%
2.1.0 0.10%
2.1.0 0.10%
2.0.6 5.39%
2.0.6 5.09%
2.0.6 0.29%
2.0.6 1.08%
2.0.6 1.27%
2.0.6 0.39%
2.0.6 0.10%
2.0.6 1.18%
2.0.6 5.58%
2.0.6 0.98%
2.0.6 0.59%
2.0.6 0.10%
2.0.2 5.78%
2.0.2 7.93%
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npvlc.dll

VLC Web Plugin by VideoLAN

Remove npvlc.dll
Version:   2.0.2
MD5:   a843fc35574ecfd9e7a41c5505a9921b
SHA1:   d9dbbdcf7c0a11773af50f10a40e5f204f7f8802
SHA256:   0030b64480d6ee55f43be06706ddceac0dc74de882a161335ea004f49b0e6e83

What is npvlc.dll?

VLC media player (Activex Plugin) allows for playing VLC flash based media with Internet Explorer by utilizing and ActiveX extension.

About npvlc.dll (from VideoLAN)

VLC (initially VideoLAN Client) is a highly portable multimedia player for various audio and video formats, including MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, DivX, MP3, and OGG, as well as for DVDs, VCDs, and various

Overview

npvlc.dll is loaded as dynamic link library that runs in the context of the Google Chrome web browser. It is installed with a couple of know programs including VLC media player 2.0.5 published by VideoLAN Team, VLC media player 1.0.1 from VideoLAN Team and VLC media player 1.0.1 by VideoLAN Team.

DetailsDetails

File name:npvlc.dll
Publisher:VideoLAN
Product name:VLC Web Plugin
Description:VLC media player Web Plugin 2.0.2
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\videolan\vlc\npvlc.dll
File version:2.0.2
Size:304 KB (311,296 bytes)
Digital DNA
PE subsystem:Windows Console
File packed:No
Code language:Microsoft Visual C++
.NET CLR:No
More details

ResourcesPrograms

The following programs will install this file
AKi-Software
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Easy Media Player
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Somoto Ltd.
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Free Media Player uses the Somoto BetterInstaller download and install manager which is designed to co-bundle additional offers which include toolbars, web browser extensions as well as various potentially unwanted applications. It is essentially a custom compiled modified instller of the open source VLC media player but packed with ad-supported offers.
Tracker Software Products Ltd
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PDF-XChange Viewer is a free PDF reader for Microsoft Windows. The basic reader, which can be downloaded free of charge, includes extended/markup capabilities such as typing, highlighting, callouts, and notes. Another useful features is the ability of displaying PDF files in the "preview" pane of the Windows Explorer without locking the file (and thus allowing for easy setting of metadata info). An advanced paid version is also availabl...
VideoLAN Team
10% remove
VLC media player (also known as VLC) is a highly portable free and open-source cross-platform media player and streaming media server written by the VideoLAN project. VLC media player supports many audio and video compression methods and file formats, including DVD-video, video CD and streaming protocols. It is able to stream over computer network and to transcode multimedia files. The default distribution of VLC includes a large number...
VideoLAN Team
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This is the software driver package for the installed VNC Printer. The driver package is required in order for the VNC Printer to function properly and is the software that allows your computer to communicate with this hardware device. VLC supports highly customizable skins through the skins2 interface, also supporting Winamp 2 and XMMS skins. Because VLC is a packet-based media player, it can play the video content of some damaged, inc...
VideoLAN Team
12% remove
VLC media player (also known as VLC) is a highly portable free and open-source cross-platform media player and streaming media server written by the VideoLAN project. VLC media player supports many audio and video compression methods and file formats, including DVD-video, video CD and streaming protocols. It is able to stream over computer network and to transcode multimedia files. The default distribution of VLC includes a large number...
VideoLAN Team
4% remove
VLC media player (also known as VLC) is a highly portable free and open-source cross-platform media player and streaming media server written by the VideoLAN project. VLC media player supports many audio and video compression methods and file formats, including DVD-video, video CD and streaming protocols. It is able to stream over computer network and to transcode multimedia files. The default distribution of VLC includes a large number...

BehaviorsBehaviors

Mozilla plugins
  • @videolan.org/vlc,version=2.2.0-git-20131213-0403
  • TorchVLC
  • @videolan.org/vlc,version=2.1.4
  • @videolan.org/vlc,version=2.1.3
  • @videolan.org/vlc,version=2.1.0-git-20120501-0005
  • @videolan.org/vlc,version=2.1.2
  • @videolan.org/vlc,version=2.1.1
  • @videolan.org/vlc,version=2.1.0
  • @videolan.org/vlc,version=2.1.0-rc1
  • @videolan.org/vlc,version=2.0.8
  • @videolan.org/vlc,version=1.1.5
  • @videolan.org/vlc,version=1.0.3
  • @videolan.org/vlc,version=2.0.7
  • @mobilityflow.com/tvp,version=1.0.1
  • @videolan.org/vlc,version=2.0.6
  • @videolan.org/vlc,version=1.1.11
  • @videolan.org/vlc,version=2.1.0-git
  • @videolan.org/vlc,version=0.9.9
  • @videolan.org/vlc,version=1.1.8
  • @videolan.org/vlc,version=2.0.5
  • @videolan.org/vlc,version=2.0.4
  • @videolan.org/vlc,version=2.0.1
Google Chrome plugins
Stored per user in the directory 'Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Preferences'
  • Name: 'npvlc.dll'

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.00%
Windows 8.1 18.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 17.50%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.00%
Windows 7 Professional 5.00%
Windows 8 3.00%
Windows 8 Enterprise N 2.50%
Windows 8 Pro 2.50%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center 2.00%
Windows 7 Home Basic 2.00%
Windows 8.1 Single Language 1.50%
Windows 8 Single Language 1.00%
Windows Vista Home Premium 1.00%
Windows 8.1 N 0.50%
Windows Seven Black Edition 0.50%
Windows 8 Enterprise 0.50%
Windows Vista Home Basic 0.50%
Windows Developer Preview 0.50%
Windows 8 Enterprise Evaluation 0.50%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 37.50% of VLC Web Plugin.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Dell 17.74%
ASUS 16.94%
Toshiba 15.32%
Hewlett-Packard 12.10%
Acer 12.10%
Lenovo 6.45%
Intel 5.65%
Gateway 3.23%
Samsung 2.82%
Sony 2.42%
GIGABYTE 2.42%
Compaq 0.81%
Medion 0.81%
MSI 0.81%
Alienware 0.40%
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