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What percent of users and experts removed it?
26% remove it74% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #507
United States Rank #805
Reach 1.2962%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.11 days
268.64 days >
Average installed length: 141.15 days


10.0.7316.52 0.00%
10.0.5921.52 0.00%
10.0.5920.52 0.36%
10.0.5712.52 8.74%
10.0.5710.52 12.20%
10.0.5520.52 2.35%
10.0.5519.52 0.11%
10.0.5424.52 5.15%
10.0.5413.52 0.20%
10.0.5230.52 5.90%
10.0.5022.52 2.06%
10.0.4924.52 7.30%
10.0.4624.52 0.03%
10.0.4616.52 0.31%
10.0.4127.52 6.55%
10.0.4126.52 43.02%
10.0.3715.01 0.00%
10.0.3622.52 3.54%
10.0.3403.52 2.16%
10.0 0.00%

Other programs by CyberLink


What is ASUSDVD?

This is the software designed to manage the drivers and core application of the ASUS DVD player. The software itself is a white label version for ASUS from CyberLink.


The most used version is 10.0.4126.52, 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 PowerDVD10.exe. The software installer includes 54 files and is usually about 72.27 MB (75,776,447 bytes). WebUpdate.dll is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.CyberLink.com
Help link: support.gocyberlink.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD10\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{DEC235ED-58A4-4517-A278-C41E8DAEAB3B}\setup.exe" /z-uninstall
Estimated size: 72.27 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ASUSDVD

Program executable:PowerDVD10.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD10\PowerDVD10.exe
Additional files:
  • DXRender.dll - Cyberlink XRenderL Dynamic Link Library (XRenderL Dynamic Link Library)
  • NetworkAware.dll - Network Awareness Dynamic Link Library
  • CLFormatDetector.dll - FormatDetector Dynamic Link Library
  • fwnet.dll - CyberLink Windows Firewall Utility
  • CLMediaServerBrowser.dll - CyberLink CLMediaServerBrowser (CLMediaServerBrowser)
  • CLRCEngine3.dll - PowerDVD Remote Control Module
  • CLNetShow.dll - Cyberlink NetMedia Player 1.0
  • MonitorDetect.dll - MonitorD Dynamic Link Library
  • YouTubeMgr.dll - YouTubeM Dynamic Link Library
  • CAPLib.dll - CLCALib Dynamic Link Library
  • CLAuth.dll - CLAuth Dynamic Link Library
  • FileSystemMgr.dll - CyberLink FilsSystemMgr.dll (FileSystemMgr)
  • CLBDMetaInfo.dll - BD Metadata Parser Library
  • CBS.dll - Cyberlink Burning Service (CBS)
  • RES_IMAGE.dll - CyberLink PowerDVD Player (Resource file of DVD DLL)
  • CLMediaDetect.dll - CyberLink CLMediaDetect (CLMediaDetect)
  • WebDownLoad.dll - Cyberlink WebDownLoad (WebDownLoad)
  • Activate.exe - Activate Application
  • CLDShowX.dll - CyberLink Player 8.0
  • CLFQEngine.dll - Cyberlink CLFQEngine (CLFQEngine)
  • RFCom.dll - CybeLink RegFree COM
  • PDVD10Serv.exe - PowerDVD RC Service
  • WebUpdate.dll - CyberLink WebUpdate (WebUpdate)
  • CLDrvChk.exe - CyberLink CLDrvChk (CLDrvChk)
  • DxRender3DV.dll - CyberLink DxRender (DxRender)
  • DxRender3DX.dll
  • DXRenderV.dll
  • DXRenderX.dll
  • CLDRM.dll - Cyberlink CLDRM (CLDRM)
  • PDVDLaunchPolicy.exe - PowerDVD 10.0 (ASUSDVD)
  • CLTOCWriter.dll - CLTOCWriter (CLTOCWriter Dynamic Link Library)
  • HwCtrlMgr.dll - HwCtrlMgr
  • PowerDVD10.exe - PowerDVD
  • ROS.dll - ROS
  • CLEvr.dll - CLEvr
  • DigestFilter.dll - DigestFilter Dynamic Link Library
  • MediaObj.dll - MediaObject Dynamic Link Library (MediaObject DLL)
  • CLDiscInfo.dll - CLDiscIn Dynamic Link Library
  • 2cMovie.dll - 2cMovie Dynamic Link Library
  • CLBUMgr.dll - CLBUMgr Dynamic Link Library
  • CLVistaAudioMixer.dll - CyberLink Vista Audio Mixer
  • 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)
  • xerces-c_2_7.dll (by Apache Software Foundation) - Xerces-C Version 2.7.0 (Shared Library for Xerces-C Version 2.7.0)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • PDVDLaunchPolicy.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'PDVD10PlayVCDMovieOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'VCD' and the action verb 'PlayWithPowerDVD10.
Scheduled Task
  • PDVDLaunchPolicy.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F749A14A-A4E7-4FA1-8E0C-A2133B0A8164}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • PDVD10Serv.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named RemoteControl10.
Startup File (User Run)
  • PDVDLaunchPolicy.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'PowerDVD10' and executes as "C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD10\PDVDLaunchPolicy.exe" /autostart.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • PDVD10Serv.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'PDVD10Serv.exe' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Lenovo\PowerDVD10\PDVD10Serv.exe".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • PDVD10Serv.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD10\PDVD10Serv.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.32 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0007906023%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00037399%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00041661%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:72,670
8,062,084 average

How do I remove ASUSDVD?

You can uninstall ASUSDVD 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program ASUSDVD, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 ASUSDVD.

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 26%
Keep it 74%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 94.49%
Windows 7 5.49%
Windows XP 0.02%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 48.40%
Windows 8 18.61%
Windows 10 Home 16.03%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 4.06%
Windows 7 Home Premium 3.63%
Windows 8 Single Language 2.02%

Distribution by countryGeography

39.30% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 39.30%
  Italy 10.91%
  France 8.79%
  Germany 5.06%
  Canada 4.76%
  United Kingdom 4.14%
  Netherlands 2.44%
  Brazil 2.42%
  Australia 2.35%
  Sweden 1.69%
  Spain 1.38%
  Russia 1.14%
  Portugal 1.12%
  Belgium 1.03%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 99.91%
Hewlett-Packard 0.05%
Acer 0.02%
Dell 0.01%
Samsung 0.00%
Lenovo 0.00%
Common models
ASUSTeK X550CC 4.87%
ASUSTeK X550CA 4.24%
ASUSTeK X551MA 3.25%
ASUSTeK K55VD 3.18%
ASUSTeK K55A 3.06%
ASUSTeK X550CL 2.55%

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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