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Should I remove PowerISO5?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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PowerISO5 is a program developed by [email protected] Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The software installer includes 9 files and is usually about 2.46 MB (2,580,480 bytes). A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows 8. While about 83% of users of PowerISO5 come from the United States, it is also popular in Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\poweriso\lang
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{1D098E26-C635-496F-8C44-E66B0F908FD9}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.46 MB
Language: Dutch (Netherlands)

Program filesFiles installed by PowerISO5

  • lame_enc.dll
  • libflac.dll
  • macdll.dll (by Matthew T. Ashland) - Monkey's Audio (Monkey's Audio DLL Library)
  • piso.exe
  • poweriso.exe (by Power Software Ltd) - PowerISO
  • pwrisosh.dll (by Power Software Ltd) - PowerISO Shell Dynamic Link Library (PowerISOShell DLL)
  • pwrisovm.exe - PowerISO Virtual Drive Manager
  • setup64.exe
  • uninstall.exe - PowerISO Setup

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • pwrisosh.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'PowerISO' with a class of {967B2D40-8B7D-4127-9049-61EA0C2C6DCE}.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • pwrisovm.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'PWRISOVM.EXE' which loads as C:\Program Files\PowerISO\PWRISOVM.EXE -startup.

How do I remove PowerISO5?

Quickly and completely remove PowerISO5 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall PowerISO5 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 PowerISO5, 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 PowerISO5.

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%
Windows 8

Distribution by countryGeography

83.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 83.33%
  Netherlands 16.67%


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