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CyberLink PhotoDirector Suite 4

What is CyberLink PhotoDirector Suite 4?  (from CyberLink)

PhotoDirector 4 is a comprehensive, powerful, and intuitive solution to create professional looking photos. From the moment your photos are imported, you are empowered with new and unique features that bring out depth and sharpness in your masterpieces. Portraits become flawless, scenery transforms to your desire. Adju...  Read more

Overview

CyberLink PhotoDirector Suite 4 is a software program developed by CyberLink. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named 1_CyberLink_PowerDirector11_Ultimate_Upgrade_2418_GM4_VDE121116-02.exe. The setup package generally installs about 189 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 8 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 57% of users of CyberLink PhotoDirector Suite 4 come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.cyberlink.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\CyberLink
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{DAFCCBDE-036D-45FD-92C9-0152F2E804C7}\setup.exe" /z-uninstall

Program filesFiles installed by CyberLink PhotoDirector Suite 4

Program executable:1_CyberLink_PowerDirector11_Ultimate_Upgrade_2418_GM4_VDE121116-02.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\CyberLink\1_CyberLink_PowerDirector11_Ultimate_Upgrade_2418_GM4_VDE121116-02.exe
MD5:1c2229b8e4b41a755a18bc166c837ad4
Additional files:
  • Uninstall.exe - CyberLink Media Server Service Uninstaller (Uninstall)
  • Install.exe - CyberLink Media Server Service Installer (Installer)
  • EvoParser.dll - Cyberlink Product Evolution Parser DLL
  • CES_Picture.dll - Cyberlink Picture in Picture Module (Cyberlink Picture in Picture Library)
  • CES_Template.dll - Cyberlink Layer Template Module (Cyberlink Layer Template Library)
  • CLHNServiceForPowerDVD13.exe - CLHNServiceForPowerDVD13 Module
  • CLImgUtility.dll - Cyberlink Image Utility Library (CLImgUtility DLL)
  • CLMSHardwareTranscode.exe - Cyberlink CLMSHardwareTranscode (CLMSHard Application)
  • CLAudFxMgr.dll - CLAudFxM Dynamic Link Library (CyberLink Audio Effect Manager Library)
  • CLMLSvc.exe - CyberLink MediaLibray Service
  • CLMLSvc_P2G8.exe
  • ImageUtility.dll - ImageUti Dynamic Link Library (Cyberlink ImageUtility Library)
  • libMoDet.dll - libTrack Dynamic Link Library
  • libTrack.dll
  • pyloader.dll - pyloader Dynamic Link Library
  • CES_PlugIn_2.dll - CyberLink Corp. CES_PlugIn_2 (CES System PlugIn 2)
  • CES_PlugIn_3.dll - CyberLink Corp. CES_PlugIn_3 (CES System PlugIn 3)
  • CES_PlugIn_4.dll - CyberLink Corp. CES_PlugIn_4 (CES System PlugIn 4)
  • CES_PlugIn_5.dll - CyberLink Corp. CES_PlugIn_5 (CES System PlugIn 5)
  • CES_PlugIn_6.dll - CyberLink Corp. CES_PlugIn 6 (CES System PlugIn 6)
  • PowerDVDCinema13.exe - CyberLink PowerDVD Cinema 13 (CyberLink PowerDVD Cinema 13 Main Program)
  • richvideouninstall.exe - CyberLink RichVideoUnInstall (RichVideoUnInstall)
  • FiltHookInstaller.exe - CyberLink FiltHookInstaller (FiltHookInstaller)
  • CES_PlugIn.dll - CyberLink Corp. CES_PlugIn (CES System PlugIn)
  • REGX.dll - CyberLink Registry Utility
  • richvideoinstall.exe - CyberLink RichVideoInstall (RichVideoInstall)
  • CBS.dll - Cyberlink Burning Service (CBS)
  • CES_Title2.dll - CES Title2 Library Module (CES Title2 Library)
  • CLAudRC.dll - CyberLink PowerDVD Player (Resource file of DVD TLL)
  • MUIStartMenu.exe - MUI StartMenu Application
  • YouCamService.exe - YouCamService Application (CyberLink YouCam Service)
  • YouCamService6.exe
  • ces_pluginhost.dll - cyberlink CES_PlugInHost (CES_PlugInHost)
  • CLMP1V.dll - Cyberlink MPEG1 encoder (CyberLink MPEG1 Video Encoder)
  • CLMP2V.dll - Cyberlink MPEG2 encoder (CyberLink MPEG2 Video Encoder)
  • CLMSMediaInfoPDVD13.exe - CyberLink CLMSMediaInfo (CLMSMediaInfo)
  • ColorDirector.exe - CyberLink ColorDirector (ColorDirector)
  • OLRStateCheck.exe - CyberLink OLRStateCheck (OLRStateCheck)
  • PhotoDirector4.exe - CyberLink PhotoDirector (CyberLink PhotoDirector 4)
  • PhotoDirectorCDP4.exe - PhotoDir Application
  • PhotoDirectorXPT4.exe
  • PowerDVD13.exe - CyberLink PowerDVD 13 (PowerDVD 13)
  • PowerDVD13Agent.exe
  • PowerDVD13ML.exe
  • vthumbPDVD13.exe - CyberLink MediaServer (vthumb Application)
  • Activate.exe - Activate Application
  • CES_AudioCacheAgent.exe - CES_Cach Application (CES_AudioCacheAgent Application)
  • CES_CacheAgent.exe - CES_CacheAgent Application
  • CLMSMonitorServicePDVD13.exe - CLMSMoni Application (Media Server Monitor Service)
  • CLMSServerPDVD13.exe - CyberLink CLMSServer (Media Server Service)
  • IsoViewer.exe - CyberLink ISO Viewer
  • IsoViewer8.exe
  • PDVDLP.exe - CyberLink PowerDVD13
  • PhotoNowRC.dll - CyberLink PhotoNowRC (PhotoNowRC)
  • RFCom.dll - CybeLink RegFree COM
  • vthum.exe - CyberLink Kernel Module for PowerDVD13
  • WaveEditor.exe - Cyberlink WaveEditor
  • activate.dll - CyberLink MediaShow (CyberLink Kernel Module for MediaShow)
  • CES_ParticleEngine.dll - ces particle engine
  • CLAuMixer.dll - CyberLink CLAuMixer (CLAuMixer)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Autoplay Handlers
  • PhotoDirector4.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'PhotoDirector4.0ShowPicturesOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'Picture' and the action verb 'PlayWithPhotoDirector4.0.
  • PDVDLP.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'PowerDVD13.0ShowPicturesOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'Picture' and the action verb 'PlayWithPowerDVD13.0.
6 Scheduled Tasks
  • YouCam6.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E99988D6-E9D5-4444-8982-61DCD3A9DBD3}' (runs on registration).
  • LabelPrint.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{DD51BA78-C04D-440F-82CE-7C52334CEF43}' (runs on registration).
  • YouCamService6.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{4FD5E3C2-DC96-47EB-9036-409A8EAFBF17}' (runs on registration).
  • YouCam.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{38CD7991-6BB3-4890-80D9-B88483E55485}' (runs on registration).
  • CLMLSvc_P2G8.exe is scheduled as a task named 'CLMLSvc_P2G8'.
  • CLMLSvc.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Cyberlink Trigger Task'.
2 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • CLMLSvc_P2G8.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named CLMLServer_For_P2G8_Reg_HKLMWow6432Run.
  • CLMLSvc.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named CLMLServer.
Service
  • RichVideo.exe runs as a service named 'Cyberlink RichVideo Service(CRVS)' (RichVideo).
Startup File (User Run)
  • CLMLSvc_P2G8.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'CLMLServer_For_P2G8' and executes as "C:\Program Files\CyberLink\Power2Go8\CLMLSvc_P2G8.exe".
6 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • PowerDVD13Agent.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'PowerDVD13Agent' which loads as "C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD13\PowerDVD13Agent.exe".
  • YouCamService6.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'YouCam Service6' which loads as "C:\Program Files\CyberLink\YouCam6\YouCamService6.exe" /s.
  • YouCamService.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'YouCam Service' which loads as "C:\Program Files\CyberLink\YouCam\YouCamService.exe" /s.
  • CLMLSvc.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'CLMLServer' which loads as "C:\Program Files\CyberLink\Power2Go\CLMLSvc.exe".
  • CLMLSvc_P2G8.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'CLMLServer_For_P2G8' which loads as "C:\Program Files\CyberLink\Power2Go8\CLMLSvc_P2G8.exe".
  • MUIStartMenu.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'UpdatePSTShortCut' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Cyberlink\DVD Suite\MUITransfer\MUIStartMenu.exe" "C:\Program Files\Cyberlink\DVD Suite" UpdateWithCreateOnce "Software\CyberLink\PowerStarter".
5 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • CLMLSvc_P2G8.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\CyberLink\Power2Go8\CLMLSvc_P2G8.exe'.
  • LabelPrint.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\CyberLink\LabelPrint\LabelPrint.exe'.
  • PowerDVD13ML.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD13\PowerDVD13ML.exe'.
  • PowerDVD13Agent.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD13\PowerDVD13Agent.exe'.
  • PowerDVD13.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD13\PowerDVD13.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

CLMLSvc.exe
Memory:2.68 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0043807891%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00284519%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00153560%
0.015104% average
CLMLSvc_P2G8.exe
Memory:2.53 MB
Total CPU:0.0012671432%
Kernel CPU:0.00102220%
User CPU:0.00024495%
CPU cycles/sec:304,392
I/O reads/min:484 Bytes
YouCamService.exe
Memory:4.3 MB
Total CPU:0.0000172459%
Kernel CPU:0.00000078%
User CPU:0.00001647%

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  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 CyberLink PhotoDirector Suite 4, 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 CyberLink PhotoDirector Suite 4.

OS VERSIONS
Win 8 65%
Win 7 (SP1) 35%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 65.00%
Windows 7 35.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.00%
Windows 8.1 20.00%
Windows 8 10.00%
Windows 8 Pro 10.00%
Windows 10 Home 5.00%
Windows 10 Pro 5.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

56.52% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 56.52%
  Australia 13.04%
  France 13.04%
  Belgium 4.35%
  Germany 4.35%
  Greece 4.35%
  Thailand 4.35%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 29.41%
Hewlett-Packard 29.41%
Acer 17.65%
Toshiba 5.88%
Sony 5.88%
Medion 5.88%
ASUS 5.88%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 660 17.65%
TOSHIBA Satellite L850 5.88%
Dell Inspiron 546 5.88%
ASUSTeK G75VW 5.88%
ASUS All Series 5.88%
Acer V5-131 5.88%

About CyberLink

CyberLink is a digital entertainment & multimedia products application whose products include video editing application, media middle application, a multimedia application suite, DVD authoring application, picture organizer & viewers & optical disc authoring application.
Publisher URL: www.cyberlink.com

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