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Should I remove CyberLink PowerDVD 14?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,981
United States Rank #4,002
Reach 0.2280%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 4.87 days
143.69 days >
Average installed length: 75.50 days


14.0.6623.58 1.72%
14.0.5002.58 0.09%
14.0.4704.58 22.08%
14.0.4616.58 1.41%
14.0.4412.58 21.26%
14.0.4412.08 0.25%
14.0.4401.58 0.88%
14.0.4310.58 0.06%
14.0.4223.58 2.63%
14.0.4223.08 0.06%
14.0.4206.58 1.47%
14.0.4028.58 14.54%
14.0.4028.08 0.25%
14.0.3917.58 33.02%
14.0.3917.08 0.28%

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CyberLink PowerDVD 14


CyberLink PowerDVD 14 is a program developed by CyberLink. The most used version is 14.0.3917.58, with over 98% 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 powerdvd.exe. The software installer includes 50 files and is usually about 719.56 KB (736,829 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 32% of users of CyberLink PowerDVD 14 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.cyberlink.com
Help link: www.cyberlink.com/support/index.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD14
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\NSIS Uninstall Information\{32C8E300-BDB4-4398-92C2-E9B7D8A233DB}\Setup.exe _?=C:\Program Files\NSIS Uninstall Information\{32C8E300-
Estimated size: 719.56 KB

Program filesFiles installed by CyberLink PowerDVD 14

Program executable:powerdvd.exe
Name:CyberLink PowerDVD 14
PowerDVD 14
Path:C:\Program Files\cyberlink\powerdvd14\powerdvd.exe
Additional files:
  • fwnet.dll - CyberLink Windows Firewall Utility
  • PowerDVD14Agent.exe - CyberLink PowerDVD 14 (PowerDVD 14)
  • PowerDVD14ML.exe
  • WebDownLoad.dll - Cyberlink WebDownLoad (WebDownLoad)
  • activate.dll - CyberLink PowerDVD14 (CyberLink Kernel Module for PowerDVD14)
  • Activate.exe - Activate Application
  • Activate.orig.exe
  • Activate_Original.exe
  • CLFQEngine.dll - Cyberlink CLFQEngine (CLFQEngine)
  • PDVDLP.exe
  • CyberLink_PowerDVD_Downloader.exe - CLDownloader (CyberLink Downloader)
  • TrialRes.dll - PowerDVD (English resource of Trial Dialog)
  • EvoParser.dll - Cyberlink Product Evolution Parser DLL
  • CLAccessController.dll - CLAccess Dynamic Link Library
  • pyloader.dll - pyloader Dynamic Link Library
  • WPDDM.dll - WPDDM Dynamic Link Library
  • CLMSClient.dll - CyberLink CLMSClient (CLMSClient)
  • CLRCEngine3.dll - CyberLink PowerDVD14 Remote Control Module
  • BoomerangLib.dll
  • libiomp5md.dll (by Intel) - Intel(R) OMP Runtime Library
  • DKA.dll - DKA Dynamic Link Library
  • fdtr.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • PDVDLP.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'PowerDVD14.0ShowPicturesOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'Picture' and the action verb 'PlayWithPowerDVD14.0.
Scheduled Task
  • PDVDLP.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F6C39AAA-3F59-44CF-8876-E37A79B0E1B7}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • PowerDVD14Agent.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named PowerDVD14Agent.
Startup File (User Run)
  • PDVDLP.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'PowerDVD14' and executes as "C:\PowerDVD14\PDVDLP.exe" /autostart.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • PowerDVD14Agent.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'PowerDVD14Agent' which loads as "C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD14\PowerDVD14Agent.exe".
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • PowerDVD14Agent.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program\CyberLink\PowerDVD14\PowerDVD14Agent.exe'.
  • PowerDVD.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program\CyberLink\PowerDVD14\PowerDVD.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:43.22 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0036440350%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00118741%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00245662%
0.015104% average
70 average

How do I remove CyberLink PowerDVD 14?

Quickly and completely remove CyberLink PowerDVD 14 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall CyberLink PowerDVD 14 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 CyberLink PowerDVD 14, 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 14.

Win 8 59%
Win 7 (SP1) 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 58.67%
Windows 7 39.61%
Windows XP 0.94%
Windows Vista 0.78%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.65%
Windows 8.1 16.62%
Windows 8.1 Pro 16.18%
Windows 7 Home Premium 13.17%
Windows 7 Professional 7.71%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 5.08%

Distribution by countryGeography

31.76% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 31.76%
  Germany 12.28%
  United Kingdom 4.39%
  France 3.88%
  Canada 2.98%
  Italy 2.81%
  Thailand 2.61%
  India 2.10%
  Australia 1.90%
  Peru 1.87%
  Brazil 1.84%
  Mexico 1.70%
  Russia 1.62%
  Netherlands 1.53%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 23.68%
Acer 17.05%
Dell 15.56%
ASUS 14.57%
Lenovo 5.57%
Toshiba 4.53%
Samsung 3.86%
Medion 2.98%
Intel 1.82%
MSI 1.55%
Alienware 0.83%
Common models
ASUS All Series 18.29%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.61%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.98%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.57%
HP ENVY 17 Notebook PC 2.30%
Dell XPS 8700 2.30%

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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