mpc-hc.exe is a program which is most likely NOT a virus or malware. So, if mpc-hc.exe is on your PC, it is most likely ok, and will NOT be a cause for concern. Even if your system is virus-free, it is still recommended to run a well-known antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to defend your PC against potential security problems.
Usually, this program is stored in C:\Program Files\K-Lite Codec Pack\Media Player Classic\mpc-hc.exe.
The MD5 fingerprint for this program is 7520790b3dfb92606ff866f6ca23e7ec.
This application does NOT run as a Windows service. This is normally a good sign.
This app runs in 32-bit mode. It does not use the full set of features of modern PC CPUs. This ordinarily happens because the publishers did not bother to upgrade it to use the x64 instruction set.
The description extracted from the program is Media Player Classic - Home Cinema.
File version 126.96.36.19917 (adb9aac).
Author MPC-HC Team.
Legal copyright Copyright © 2002-2013 all contributors, see Authors.txt.
mpc-hc.exe appears to have a visible user interface. This is good because it doesn't work in a kind of stealth mode. Its operation is clearly displayed to the user.
Some insecure functions of the Operating System appear to be used, such as functions for tapping the keyboard. We recommend you to read more about this program.
The digital certificate is missing from this program. The authors did not sign it. This is probably bad.
It has an uninstall routine, which is a good sign. si are uninstall.