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Should I remove PowerDVD 8?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
20% remove it80% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
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Versions

VersionDistribution
8.0.2405.50 100.00%

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PowerDVD 8

What is PowerDVD 8?  (from CyberLink)

CyberLink PowerDVD is a software disc player with all the features and controls of a regular living-room disc player. CyberLink PowerDVD offers feature-rich navigation controls for an interactive and tailored viewing experience.CyberLink PowerDVD supports the playback of Blu-ray Discs, DVDs, VCDs and a number of video ...  Read more

Overview

PowerDVD 8 is a program developed by CyberLink. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The software installer includes 38 files. WebUpdate.dll is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows Vista (SP2). While about 88% of users of PowerDVD 8 come from the United States, it is also popular in Japan.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.CyberLink.com
Help link: support.gocyberlink.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD8\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{2BF2E31F-B8BB-40A7-B650-98D28E0F7D47}\setup.exe" /z-uninstall

Program filesFiles installed by PowerDVD 8

  • NetworkAware.dll - Network Awareness Dynamic Link Library
  • CES_Picture.dll - Cyberlink Picture in Picture Module (Cyberlink Picture in Picture Library)
  • fwnet.dll - CyberLink Windows Firewall Utility
  • DigestFilter.dll - DigestFilter Dynamic Link Library
  • CES_Template.dll - Cyberlink Layer Template Module (Cyberlink Layer Template Library)
  • CES_Title2.dll - CES Title2 Library Module (CES Title2 Library)
  • RES_IMAGE.dll - CyberLink PowerDVD Player (Resource file of DVD DLL)
  • CLRCEngine3.dll - Cyberlink PowerCinema (Cyberlink Remote Control Module for PCM)
  • WebDownLoad.dll - Cyberlink WebDownLoad (WebDownLoad)
  • CLDShowX.dll - CyberLink Player 8.0
  • CLFQEngine.dll - Cyberlink CLFQEngine (CLFQEngine)
  • CES_ParticleEngine.dll - ces particle engine
  • PDVD8Serv.exe - PowerDVD RC Service
  • WebUpdate.dll - CyberLink WebUpdate (WebUpdate)
  • CES_ParticlePlugin.dll - pfx default plugin
  • CLDrvChk.exe - CyberLink CLDrvChk (CLDrvChk)
  • CLDRM.dll - Cyberlink CLDRM (CLDRM)
  • PowerDVD8.exe - PowerDVD (PowerDVD 8.0)
  • CLEvr.dll - CLEvr
  • CLFormatDetector.dll - FormatDetector Dynamic Link Library
  • 2cMovie.dll - 2cMovie Dynamic Link Library
  • CLVistaAudioMixer.dll - CyberLink Vista Audio Mixer
  • lfbmp13n.dll (by LEAD Technologies) - LEADTOOLS(r) DLL for Win32
  • lfcmp13n.dll (by LEAD Technologies)
  • lffax13n.dll
  • lfgif13n.dll
  • Lfpng13n.dll
  • lftif13n.dll
  • LTCLR13n.dll
  • ltfil13n.DLL
  • ltkrn13n.dll
  • DKA.dll - DKA Dynamic Link Library
  • xerces-c_2_6.dll (by Apache Software Foundation) - Xerces-C Version 2.6.0 (Shared Library for Xerces-C Version 2.6.0)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • PowerDVD8.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'PDVD8PlayVCDMovieOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'VCD' and the action verb 'PlayWithPowerDVD8.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • PDVD8Serv.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'RemoteControl8' which loads as "C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD8\PDVD8Serv.exe".

How do I remove PowerDVD 8?

Quickly and completely remove PowerDVD 8 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall PowerDVD 8 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 PowerDVD 8, 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 PowerDVD 8.

HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 20%
Keep it 80%
 
MOST USED OS
~99%
Windows Vista (SP2)

Distribution by countryGeography

87.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 87.50%
  Japan 12.50%

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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