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What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #33,852
United States Rank #26,367
Reach 0.0037%


5.5.1212 1.39%
5.5.0803 6.94%
5.0.1319 90.28%
0803 1.39%

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CyberLink Hi-Def Suite


CyberLink Hi-Def Suite is a software program developed by CyberLink. The most common release is 5.0.1319, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 primary executable is named powerstarter.exe. The setup package generally installs about 21 files and is usually about 23.49 MB (24,629,587 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 62% of users of CyberLink Hi-Def Suite come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Japan.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.cyberlink.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\cyberlink\hi-def suite
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\InstallShield\engine\6\Intel 32\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{1FBF6C24-
Estimated size: 23.49 MB

Program filesFiles installed by CyberLink Hi-Def Suite

Program executable:powerstarter.exe
Signed by:CyberLink
Path:C:\Program Files\cyberlink\hi-def suite\powerstarter.exe
Additional files:
  • evoparser.dll - Cyberlink Product Evolution Parser DLL
  • Port.dll
  • COMCTL32.DLL (by Microsoft) - Microsoft(R) Windows (R) 2000 Operating System (Common Controls Library)
  • gdiplus.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft GDI+
  • HowTo.exe
  • lfbmp13n.dll (by LEAD Technologies) - LEADTOOLS(r) DLL for Win32
  • LFCMP13n.DLL (by LEAD Technologies)
  • Lfpng13n.dll
  • lftga13n.dll
  • LTDIS13n.dll
  • ltfil13n.DLL
  • ltkrn13n.dll
  • mfc42u.dll - Microsoft (R) Visual C++ (MFCDLL Shared Library - Retail Version)
  • MFC71.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET
  • MFC71u.dll
  • msvcp60.dll - Microsoft (R) C++ Runtime Library
  • msvcp71.dll - Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library
  • msvcr71.dll - Microsoft® C Runtime Library
  • Welcome.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • PowerStarter.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'PStarterVideoFilesArrival' with the ProgID of 'VideoFiles' and the action verb 'OpenWithPowerStarter.
Scheduled Task
  • PowerStarter.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{4687615B-F4F8-4199-A609-5F1DEC837197}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • PowerStarter.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\CyberLink\DVD Suite\PowerStarter.exe'.

How do I remove CyberLink Hi-Def Suite?

Quickly and completely remove CyberLink Hi-Def Suite 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 Hi-Def Suite 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 Hi-Def Suite, 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 Hi-Def Suite.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 51.39%
Windows Vista 22.22%
Windows 10 13.89%
Windows XP 12.50%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.29%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 17.14%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.71%
Windows 7 Professional 11.43%
Microsoft Windows XP 11.43%
Windows Vista Ultimate 4.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

62.11% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 62.11%
  Canada 7.37%
  Japan 5.26%
  United Kingdom 5.26%
  Australia 3.16%
  Germany 3.16%
  Hong Kong 2.11%
  Austria 2.11%
  Brazil 1.05%
  Colombia 1.05%
  Belgium 1.05%
  Greece 1.05%
  New Zealand 1.05%
  Netherlands 1.05%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 31.91%
Intel 14.89%
Gateway 10.64%
American Megatrends 10.64%
ASUS 4.26%
Hewlett-Packard 4.26%
Acer 4.26%
Alienware 2.13%
Common models
GATEWAY FX540S 4.65%
Gigabyte EP45-UD3P 4.65%
INTEL DG41TY 4.65%
XFX68L XFX Nforce 680i LT 2.33%
VMware, Inc. VMware Virtu... 2.33%
Shuttle Inc SN68S 2.33%

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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