Home Codec Pack is a fake codec pack designed to cheat money form hapless computer users. Home Codec Pack reports that there is no suitable codec to play a movie when the user play it on video player. Then Home Codec Pack will trick the user into thinking that the computer does not have required codes to play movies. Home Codec Pack uses Trojans, that come from fake online scanners or fake video sites, to do its dirty work. Once active, Home Codec Pack will direct the user to purchase the useless codec to play movies. Home Codec Pack will block antivirus and default Windows movie samples from playing (these codecs are included by Microsoft for free). Do not fall for this blatant scam and have Home Codec Pack removed form your system immediately.
Home Codec Pack can block websites, redirect your browser, prevent programs from functioning correctly, and create desktop alert messages with false information. It shouws pop-up alert messages on your desktop and browser such as Internet Explorer alert, Security breach, System danger, Privacy threat etc.
Home Codec Pack can be removed by stop processes and kill all files with random name in the hard drives. The user also must remove the autorun setting added. These can be done by using Emsisoft HiJackFree.
Home Codec Pack should be removed immediately!
Home Codec Pack Removal Guide
(How to kill a process effectively?)
Remove Folders and Files
c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\ip\FRed32.dll
c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\ip\e.exe
c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\7f0924\VD7f0_2326.exe
c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\ip\spoof.avi
c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\ip\SmartGeare.exe
c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\ip\instr.ini