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Should I remove CyberLink PowerDVD 12?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #219
United States Rank #190
Reach 3.0172%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.57 days
459.33 days >
Average installed length: 241.34 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
12.0.6.4919 0.02%
12.0.5725.02 0.01%
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12.0.3126.57 4.14%
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107 versions

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CyberLink PowerDVD 12

What is CyberLink PowerDVD 12?

CyberLink PowerDVD 12 is a media player for Microsoft Windows. PowerDVD is distributed on physical media or by download from the Cyberlink website. It is often bundled with a variety of PC systems and peripheral devices (particularly optical drives).

About  (from CyberLink)

Enhance playback quality of DVDs, video files, photos & music. Play 4K UltraHD video and watch Blu-ray discs & HD movies from files at quality beyond HD! CyberLink PowerDVD, consumers' favorite HD playback software, supports the playback of high-definition video formats and Blu-ray Discs. As the industry-leading media...  Read more

Overview

The most used version is 12.0.4.4223, with over 41% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 main program executable is PowerDVD12.exe. The software installer includes 26 files and is usually about 626 KB (641,024 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.CyberLink.com
Help link: support.gocyberlink.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD12\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{B46BEA36-0B71-4A4E-AE41-87241643FA0A}\setup.exe" /z-uninstall
Estimated size: 626 KB

Program filesFiles installed by CyberLink PowerDVD 12

Program executable:PowerDVD12.exe
Name:CyberLink PowerDVD 12
PowerDVD 12
Path:C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD12\PowerDVD12.exe
MD5:d11c6186acc81c20ff1e9c3368e974b5
Additional files:
  • fwnet.dll - CyberLink Windows Firewall Utility
  • GpuUtility.dll - CudaUtil Dynamic Link Library
  • PDVDLaunchPolicy.exe - PDVDLaunchPolicy Application (PDVDLaunchPolicy Application)
  • PowerDVD12.exe - CyberLink PowerDVD 12 (PowerDVD 12)
  • PowerDVD12Agent.exe
  • PowerDVD12ML.exe
  • WebDownLoad.dll - Cyberlink WebDownLoad (WebDownLoad)
  • activate.dll - CyberLink PowerDVD12 (CyberLink Kernel Module for PowerDVD12)
  • Activate.exe - Activate Application
  • AutoLaunchPDVDServByTaskScheduler.exe - CyberLink Module for PowerDVD 12
  • CLFQEngine.dll - Cyberlink CLFQEngine (CLFQEngine)
  • ExecCmd.exe
  • PDVDLP.exe
  • vthum.exe
  • MDS_Environment.dll - CyberLink MediaShow (CyberLink MediaShow Module)
  • PDVD12Serv.exe - PowerDVD Service
  • aticalrt.dll (by Advanced Micro Devices) - AMD CAL runtime
  • cudart.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Autoplay Handlers
  • PDVDLaunchPolicy.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'PowerDVD12.0ShowPicturesOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'Picture' and the action verb 'PlayWithPowerDVD12.0.
  • PDVDLP.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'PowerDVD12.0PlayBluRayOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'BluRay' and the action verb 'PlayWithPowerDVD12.0.
Scheduled Task
  • PDVDLaunchPolicy.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{5EACB05B-6AAD-42B6-8324-48D1CF2032B1}' (runs on registration).
2 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • PDVD12Serv.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named PDVDServ12 Task.
  • PowerDVD12Agent.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named PowerDVD12Agent.
2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • PDVDLaunchPolicy.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'PowerDVD12' and executes as "C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD12\PDVDLaunchPolicy.exe" /autostart.
  • PDVDLP.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'PowerDVD12' and executes as "C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD12\PDVDLP.exe" /autostart.
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • PowerDVD12Agent.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'PowerDVD12Agent' which loads as "C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD12\PowerDVD12Agent.exe".
  • PowerDVD12.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'PowerDVD12Agent' which loads as "C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD12\PowerDVD12Agent.exe".
3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • PowerDVD12.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD12\PowerDVD12ML.exe'.
  • PowerDVD12ML.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD12\PowerDVD12ML.exe'.
  • PowerDVD12Agent.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD12\PowerDVD12Agent.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

PowerDVD12.exe
Memory:23.3 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0009664643%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00031291%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00065355%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:920,527
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:2.04 KB
435.61 KB average
PowerDVD12Agent.exe
Memory:28.98 MB
Total CPU:0.0595530332%
Kernel CPU:0.03288695%
User CPU:0.02666608%
Switches/sec:15

How do I remove CyberLink PowerDVD 12?

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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 PowerDVD 12, 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 PowerDVD 12.

OS VERSIONS
Win 8 87%
Win Vista 0%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 86.73%
Windows 7 12.63%
Windows XP 0.37%
Windows Vista 0.14%
Windows 8.1 0.13%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 55.38%
Windows 10 Home 11.16%
Windows 8.1 Connected 6.73%
Windows 7 Professional 6.68%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 4.88%
Windows 8 3.13%

Distribution by countryGeography

55.57% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 55.57%
  United Kingdom 6.14%
  Italy 4.71%
  Germany 4.24%
  France 3.87%
  Canada 2.97%
  Australia 2.15%
  Netherlands 1.45%
  Brazil 1.29%
  Mexico 1.12%
  India 0.96%
  Spain 0.94%
  Belgium 0.92%
  Sweden 0.74%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 57.43%
Acer 26.61%
Toshiba 12.36%
Dell 1.44%
ASUS 0.89%
GIGABYTE 0.64%
Lenovo 0.50%
MSI 0.13%
Common models
HP 15 Notebook PC 15.24%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 11.70%
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook P... 5.63%
TOSHIBA Satellite C55-B 2.73%
HP Pavilion TS 15 Noteboo... 2.38%
Acer Aspire E5-571 1.84%

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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