Should I block it?

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

VersionsAdditional versions

1.2.0-git-20110303-0019 0.11%
1.1.9 5.41%
1.1.8 7.64%
1.1.7 10.92%
1.1.5 5.41%
1.1.5 0.11%
1.1.4 4.67%
1.1.3 1.59%
1.1.11 58.43%
1.1.11 0.11%
1.1.11 0.11%
1.1.10 5.30%
1.1.0 0.11%
1.1.0 0.11%

Relationships


PE structurePE file structure

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Import table
kernel32.dll
DeleteCriticalSection, EnterCriticalSection, ExitProcess, FreeLibrary, GetCommandLineA, GetCommandLineW, GetLastError, GetModuleFileNameW, GetModuleHandleA, GetProcAddress, GetStartupInfoA, GetSystemTime, GetVersionExW, HeapSetInformation, InitializeCriticalSection, InterlockedExchange, IsDBCSLeadByteEx, IsDebuggerPresent, LeaveCriticalSection, LoadLibraryW, LocalFree, MultiByteToWideChar, SetUnhandledExceptionFilter, Sleep, VirtualProtect, VirtualQuery, WideCharToMultiByte
libvlc.dll
libvlc_add_intf, libvlc_new, libvlc_playlist_play, libvlc_release, libvlc_wait
msvcrt.dll
DllMain
shell32.dll
CommandLineToArgvW, SHGetFolderPathW
user32.dll
MessageBoxW
wininet.dll
FtpPutFileW, InternetCloseHandle, InternetConnectW, InternetOpenW

vlc.exe

VLC media player by the VideoLAN Team

Remove vlc.exe
Version:   1.1.0
MD5:   4c57adbc4683d033af0785172d5a1094
SHA1:   0bdbe25ff1d8ab551e861749298b9fb5723ba9b3
SHA256:   15f6a335667e92d2a29268efc61057dacbb0c316650ed365f5442c8f1ea1a0f0

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
Product name:VLC media player
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\videolan\vlc\vlc.exe
File version:1.1.0
Product version:1,1,0,0
Size:104.5 KB (107,008 bytes)
Digital DNA
PE subsystem:Windows GUI
Entropy:7.051685
File packed:No
Code language:Microsoft Visual C++
.NET CLR:No
More details

ResourcesPrograms

The following programs will install this file
VideoLAN Team
5% 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

Windows firewall allowed programs
Exceptions allow programs to access to the Internet through an outbound connections
  • Firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\VLC\vlc.exe'
  • Firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\VideoLAN\VLC\vlc.exe'
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 'VLCPlayDVDMovieOnArrival'
  • Handler name 'VLCPlayDVDAudioOnArrival'
  • Handler name 'VLCPlayCDAudioOnArrival'

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Ultimate 36.50%
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.50%
Windows 7 Home Basic 7.50%
Windows 8 Pro N 7.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.00%
Windows 7 Enterprise 7.00%
Windows Seven Black Edition 7.00%
Windows Vista Home Premium 3.50%
Windows Vista Home Basic 3.50%
Windows 7 Professional 2.50%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

India installs about 21.50% of VLC media player.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Hewlett-Packard 29.00%
Dell 20.82%
Acer 13.38%
Intel 10.41%
Lenovo 10.41%
ASUS 10.41%
Samsung 5.58%
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