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What is mpc-hc64.exe?

Part of Media Player Classic - Home Cinema by MPC-HC Team

What is it?

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.
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How does mpc-hc64.exe run?

Process - mpc-hc64.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. mpc-hc64.exe is executed by the process explorer.exe (Windows Explorer by Microsoft).

How does mpc-hc64.exe start?

Autoplay handler - mpc-hc64.exe is typically associtated with identifier name of MPCPlayCDAudioOnArrival with and identifier of SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\ CurrentVersion\Explorer\AutoplayHandlers\Handlers\MPCPlayCDAudioOnArrival. Autoplay will scan removable media, when it arrives, looking for media content types (music, graphics, or video). When a removable media arrives, Windows determines what actions to perform by evaluating the content and comparing it to registered handlers for that content. An application will register a handler for Autoplay events associated with a media type.
Scheduled task - mpc-hc64.exe is launched automatically by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '{E8016424-EF3A-44EE-842E-A27F0A2AD919}' and is triggered by the Registration action. Task Scheduler provides the ability to schedule the launch of programs or scripts at pre-defined times or after specified time intervals or even with event-based triggers.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.1% of all Boost users have the mpc-hc64.exe process running.Of the 0.1% of mpc-hc64.exe users, 17.0% have disabled it.
How stable is Media Player Classic - Home Cinema?
Based on crash data discovered by Boost, stability is a measure of how sound this particular process and the average percent of times it crashes.
Typical program1.26%
How resource intensive is mpc-hc64.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00100% CPU10007.4%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
222.67 MB RAM1034.1%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
          321 /min14.2%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
180 GDI objects120.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
2,575 context switches/sec2575.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\media player classic - home cinema\mpc-hc64.exe

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What modules are loaded?

A module is a dynamic link library (DLL) or an executable file that is loaded into the process. Below is a list of non-system modules that are loaded by Media Player Classic - Home Cinema.

What else is related?

Media Player Classic - Home Cinema Stability

mpc-hc64.exe crashes or has encountered a critical error 0.8900% of the time.
Error: Stopped working (APPCRASH)
Occurred on: October 31, 2013
Error: Stopped working (APPCRASH)
Occurred on: October 22, 2013
Error: Stopped working (APPCRASH)
Occurred on: October 29, 2013

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 8.1 Pro (6.2.9200.0)
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File details

File name: mpc-hc64.exe
Publisher: MPC-HC Team (verified)
Name: Media Player Classic - Home Cinema
Description: Media Player Classic - Home Cinema
Version: (a1ef5bd)
Size: 10.53 MB
Original file name: mpc-hc64.exe

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: Unizeto Technologies S.A.
Expiration date: 2/4/2014

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0017719713%
Privileged CPU: 0.0007712345%
User CPU: 0.00100073682821%
Privileged CPU time: 422578.12 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 629 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,683,519,411
CPU cycle count /min: 231,849,027
Context switches /sec: 2,575
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 427.86 MB
Peak committed memory: 471.84 MB
Paged memory: 222.67 MB
Peak paged memory: 247.22 MB
Paged system memory: 379.8 KB
Non-paged system memory: 40.59 KB
Working set memory: 68.09 MB
Peak working set memory: 108.91 MB
Min working set memory: 55.5 MB
Private memory: 222.67 MB
Page faults: 4,974,739
Page faults /min: 7,410
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 214,870
Read operations /min: 320
Read transfer /min: 4.8 MB
Total write operations: 24
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 2.37 KB
Write transfer /min: 4 Bytes
Total other operations: 5,668
Other operations /min: 8
Total other transfer: 240.89 KB
Other Transfer /min: 367 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 180
Peak GDI objects: 197
USER objects: 266
Peak USER objects: 277
Handle count average: 458
Thread count average: 23
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 64-bit
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\MPC-HC\mpc-hc64.exe" "C:\Users\Houssem\Downloads\The.Big.Bang.Theory.S06.Season.6.Complete.720p.HDTV.ReEnc-[maximersk]\The.Big.Bang.Theory.S06E13.720p.HDTV.ReEnc-Max.mkv"

Autoplay handler details

Command: SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\ CurrentVersion\Explorer\AutoplayHandlers\Handlers\MPC_DVD

Scheduled task details

CLSID: {E8016424-EF3A-44EE-842E-A27F0A2AD919}
Command: \{E8016424-EF3A-44EE-842E-A27F0A2AD919}

Image hashes

MD5: 3b41eb8924950713c6dd9272d83841ff
SHA-1: 1c0de7f74f95238def20392d423b3465f1b188e4

PE image details

CLR assembly: Yes
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C# / Basic .NET
File packed: No
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