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Should I remove Corel WinDVD 9?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #25,075
United States Rank #20,110
Reach 0.0078%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 66.66 days
967.89 days >
Average installed length: 508.55 days


9.0-B14.91 7.34%
9.0-B14.85 17.43%
9.0-B14.84 63.30%
9.0-B14.76 1.83%
9.0-B14.145 2.75%
9.0-B14.137 0.92%
9.0-B14.132 2.75%
9.0-B14.106 3.67%

Other programs by Corel

Corel WinDVD 9

What is Corel WinDVD 9?

WinDVD is a video player and music player software for Microsoft Windows. It enables the viewing of DVD-Video movies on the user's PC. DVD-Video backups stored on hard disk (created using software such as DVD Decrypter) can also be played. The player can also be used to play videos and audio/music files in other formats encoded with different codecs, for instance DivX, Xvid, Windows Media Video video and MP3 and AAC audio.


The most used version is 9.0-b14.84, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. The main program executable is windvd.exe. The software installer includes 49 files and is usually about 115.59 KB (118,366 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.corel.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Corel\DVD9\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{E3993D46-AE3F-402E-9F9D-EEBDFBEC3564}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0409
Estimated size: 115.59 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Corel WinDVD 9

Program executable:windvd.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\corel\dvd9\windvd.exe
Additional files:
  • DirectKS.dll - DirectKS Audio Renderer Module
  • IVIGUI.dll - IVIGUI ActiveX Control Module (IVIGUI ActiveX Control Module LOGID.58152)
  • AdminTester.exe - Corel Common Framework (Admin Tester)
  • DIM.exe - DIM
  • DIMIntl.dll
  • BDAudioMixer.dll - BD Audio Mixer Module
  • DDPlusDec.dll - DDPlus Decoder Module
  • DTSHDDec.dll - DTSHD Decoder Module
  • companderDMO.dll - CompanderDMO Module
  • AACDec.dll - AAC Decoder Module
  • AC3Enc.dll - AC3 Encoder Module
  • DTSEnc.dll - DTS Encoder Module
  • ADOperator.dll - ADOperator Module
  • DSPDMO.dll - DSPDMO Module
  • DispSvr.dll - DispSvr (Helper library implementing custom allocator-presenter for Video Mixing Renderer 9 in a multi-graph environment)
  • AppAIO.dll - IviAppAIO ActiveX Control Module (IviAppAIO ActiveX Control Module LOGID.58152)
  • IviBDBridge.dll (by InterVideo) - InterVideo Inc. IviBDBridge (IviBDBridge LOGID.40388)
  • HDAdvNav.dll
  • compand.dll (by InterVideo) - companderDMO Module (companderDMO Module LOGID.58152)
  • DownmixDMO.dll - DownmixDMO Module (DownmixDMO Module LOGID.58152)
  • HDControl.dll - HDControl Module
  • HDNetwork.dll - HDNetwork Module
  • DHIVI.dll (by Lake Technology Limited, www.lake.com.au) - Dolby Headphone (Dolby Headphone plugin for Intervideo WinDVD)
  • GPIProxy.dll - GPIProxy Module (GPIProxy Module LOGID.58152)
  • G726Dec.dll - G726Dec Module
  • expDMO.dll - expDMO Module (InterVideo EXP DMO Module LOGID.58152)
  • IVICPS.dll - IVICPS Module
  • IVIUMA.dll - IVIUMA Module
  • HDDOM.dll - HDDOM Module
  • H264VDecHPDll.dll - H264VDec
  • ivihttpclient.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • DIM.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'DIMDownloading your update...1208273154345' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Corel\DVD9\DIM.exe" "C:\ProgramData\corel\downloads\540220278_410003\1208273154345\dim_params.xml" -Launch=3.

How do I remove Corel WinDVD 9?

Quickly and completely remove Corel WinDVD 9 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Corel WinDVD 9 from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Corel WinDVD 9, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Corel WinDVD 9.

Win 7 (SP1) 45%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 52.29%
Windows Vista 18.35%
Windows 8 14.68%
Windows XP 14.68%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 19.27%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.51%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.68%
Windows 7 Professional 11.93%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 11.01%
Windows 7 Enterprise 3.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

51.85% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 51.85%
  United Kingdom 11.11%
  Belgium 3.70%
  Germany 2.96%
  Japan 2.22%
  Netherlands 2.22%
  Canada 2.22%
  Brazil 1.48%
  Australia 1.48%
  IQ 1.48%
  Iran 1.48%
  Slovakia 1.48%
  Hungary 1.48%
  MK 0.74%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 38.71%
Dell 16.13%
Acer 11.29%
Samsung 6.45%
Intel 4.84%
American Megatrends 3.23%
ASUS 3.23%
Packard Bell 1.61%
Sony 1.61%
Toshiba 1.61%
Gateway 1.61%
Common models
Samsung R530/R730 2.33%
HP-Pavilion FQ563AA-ABA a... 2.33%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.33%
Acer Aspire XC-605 2.33%
Sony VGX-TP20E 1.16%
MTC MTC 1.16%

About Corel

Corel makes a speciality of graphics processing.
Publisher URL: www.corel.com


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