XPlite can uninstall Video Playback Codecs, re-install or repair Video Playback Codecs on Windows XP and Windows 2000. Improve Windows performance and security.
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Video Playback Codecs Video Playback Codecs

Default Windows video decoders to play back various encoded video files - Intel Indeo v4, v5, MS Video, MPG2, MPG4, WMV

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In XPlite Professional you can find Video Playback Codecs under the group titled Multimedia Multimedia.

Install Video Playback Codecs:

If you install Video Playback Codecs to your system using XPlite Professional you will also be required to install the following components that Video Playback Codecs requires:

Uninstall Video Playback Codecs:

Video Playback Codecs is not required by other system components in XPlite Professional. You can safely uninstall Video Playback Codecs without compromising other XPlite Professional components.

BUT PLEASE NOTE: You may have other software installed that does require Video Playback Codecs. If you encounter any compatibility issues with other software you can quickly and easily reinstall Video Playback Codecs using XPlite Professional.


XPlite Professional can completely uninstall Video Playback Codecs and reinstall to repair Video Playback Codecs on:

  • Windows XP Professional: orig, SP1, SP2
  • Windows XP Home: orig, SP1, SP2
  • Windows 2000 Professional: orig, SP1, SP2, SP3, SP4
  • Windows 2003 Server: orig, SP1, SP2(coming!)

User Removal Statistics for Video Playback Codecs

Of 1175 sampled Windows XP users, 979 left Video Playback Codecs installed and 196 people uninstalled Video Playback Codecs from their system.

Of 393 sampled Windows 2000 users, 110 left Video Playback Codecs installed and 45 people uninstalled it from their system. No data for another 238 users (advanced features hidden or incomplete log data).

Pro Users can help us collect these removal statistics.

  1. In XPlite or 2000lite press XPlite properties button to access preferences.
  2. Ensure logging is on.
  3. Check "Send component state data when checking for upgrades" on the Preferences tab.
  4. Using the Check for Upgrades button on the About tab.

The information sent is the last block only of component installation state data - you can see this in the log as "option=1" or "option=0". No personal information is conveyed.

The option to uninstall Video Playback Codecs is only included in XPlite Professional.

Thankyou for purchasing XPlite Professional.

Video Playback Codecs is avalable as option in XPlite ProfessionalPRO Video Playback Codecs is not in the XPlite Free TrialTrial