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Should I remove BLOCKBUSTER Movielink?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #34,402
United States Rank #17,420
Reach 0.0038%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 386.62 days
1230.64 days >
Average installed length: 646.61 days



BLOCKBUSTER Movielink is a program developed by Blockbuster. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The main program executable is movielink util.exe. The software installer includes 15 files and is usually about 17.34 MB (18,186,595 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 99% of users of BLOCKBUSTER Movielink come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\blockbuster\blockbustermovielink
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Blockbuster\BLOCKBUSTERMovielink\Movielink Util.exe /uninstall
Estimated size: 17.34 MB

Program filesFiles installed by BLOCKBUSTER Movielink

Program executable:movielink util.exe
Name:BLOCKBUSTER Movielink
BLOCKBUSTER Movielink Util Application
Path:C:\Program Files\blockbuster\blockbustermovielink\movielink util.exe
Additional files:
  • BLOCKBUSTERMovielink.exe - BLOCKBUSTER Movielink (BLOCKBUSTER Movielink Application)
  • DeviceManager.dll - BLOCKBUSTER Movielink Device Manager DLL
  • MouseHook.dll - BLOCKBUSTER Movielink MouseHook DLL
  • Movielink Broker.exe - BLOCKBUSTER Movielink Broker Application
  • Movielink Manager.exe
  • Movielink Static.dll - BLOCKBUSTER Movielink ActiveX Control DLL
  • Movielink User.dll - BLOCKBUSTER Movielink User DLL
  • Movielink User.exe - BLOCKBUSTER Movielink User Application
  • MovielinkCore.exe - BLOCKBUSTER Movielink Core Application
  • MovielinkCoreAdapter.dll - BLOCKBUSTER Movielink CoreAdapter DLL
  • MovielinkCoreDotNet.dll - BLOCKBUSTER Movielink CoreDotNet DLL
  • MovielinkCoreProxy.dll - BLOCKBUSTER Movielink CoreProxy DLL
  • Interop.MovielinkCoreAdapterLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library MovielinkCoreAdapterLib
  • Interop.MovielinkCore.dll - Assembly imported from type library MovielinkCore

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • MovielinkCore.exe runs as a service named 'Movielink Core Service' (Movielink Core Service).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Movielink User.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'LoadMSvcmm' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Blockbuster\BLOCKBUSTERMovielink\Movielink User.exe".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.88 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000159618%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00001456%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00000140%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:658
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:0 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove BLOCKBUSTER Movielink?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win 8 2%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 77.78%
Windows Vista 18.52%
Windows XP 1.85%
Windows 8 1.85%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 68.52%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 12.96%
Windows 7 Professional 5.56%
Windows Vista Home Basic 3.70%
Microsoft Windows XP 1.85%
Windows 10 Pro 1.85%

Distribution by countryGeography

98.96% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 98.96%
  Canada 1.04%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 35.29%
Dell 21.57%
Toshiba 13.73%
Acer 11.76%
Sony 3.92%
ASUS 3.92%
Gateway 1.96%
Samsung 1.96%
MSI 1.96%
Intel 1.96%
American Megatrends 1.96%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.66%
TOSHIBA Satellite A505 5.66%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.77%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.77%
VMware, Inc. VMware Virtu... 1.89%
TOSHIBA Satellite L505D 1.89%


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