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45%
45% of PCs block this file from running.
Possible reason:
Performance resource utilization

VersionsAdditional versions

1.0.5 7.34%
1.0.3 16.38%
1.0.2 2.82%
1.0.1 54.80%
1.0.0 6.78%
0.9.9 3.95%
0.9.8a 7.34%
0.9.4 0.56%

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vlc.exe

By the VideoLAN Team

Remove vlc.exe
Version:   0.9.8a
MD5:   0c803988240f482d287e960e6a98e620
SHA1:   2a51519b2e57b17907bd6e0840c755f32eedc1fb
SHA256:   3906f0ea07922b0b6edb34909595a55f18cad8eee8344462ee8eba00a4ee58d4

What is vlc.exe?

VLC media player (VLC) is a highly portable free and open-source 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.

About vlc.exe (from the VideoLAN Team)

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

DetailsDetails

File name:vlc.exe
Publisher:the VideoLAN Team
Description:VLC media player
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\videolan\vlc\vlc.exe
File version:0.9.8a
Size:112.15 KB (114,840 bytes)
Digital DNA
PE subsystem:Windows GUI
File packed:No
Code language:Microsoft Visual C++
.NET CLR:No
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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...
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BehaviorsBehaviors

Autoplay handlers
Runs under the registry key 'SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\AutoplayHandlers\Handlers'
  • Handler name 'VLCPlayVideoFilesOnArrival'
  • Handler name 'VLCPlayVCDMovieOnArrival'
  • Handler name 'VLCPlaySVCDMovieOnArrival'
  • Handler name 'VLCPlayMusicFilesOnArrival'
  • Handler name 'VLCPlayDVDAudioOnArrival'
  • Handler name 'VLCPlayDVDMovieOnArrival'
  • Handler name 'VLCPlayCDAudioOnArrival'

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.38%
Microsoft Windows XP 18.08%
Windows 7 Ultimate 12.43%
Windows 7 Home Basic 12.43%
Windows 8 Pro 9.60%
Windows Vista Home Premium 6.78%
Windows 7 Professional 5.65%
Windows 8 2.26%
Windows 7 Starter 1.13%
Windows 7 Enterprise 1.13%
Windows Vista Home Basic 1.13%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 28.25% of vlc.exe.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Dell 21.05%
Hewlett-Packard 19.08%
Sony 18.42%
Acer 8.55%
ASUS 7.89%
Samsung 6.58%
Lenovo 6.58%
Toshiba 5.26%
Intel 5.26%
GIGABYTE 1.32%
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