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Should I remove CyberLink Media Suite?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #830
United States Rank #1,056
Reach 0.8271%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.28 days
421.26 days >
Average installed length: 221.34 days


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8.0.4218 1.66%
8.0.3518 1.06%
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8.0.2926 44.82%
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8.0.2227 46.36%
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8.0.1221 0.02%
8.0.1126 0.61%
8.0 0.01%

Typically installed together

Other programs by CyberLink

CyberLink Media Suite

What is CyberLink Media Suite?

CyberLink Media Suite is an all-in-one package featuring a combination of CyberLink software applications. Media Suite allows users to watch Blu-ray discs, face-tag photos, edit audio and burn discs among a range of other functions. Its main competitors are Corel Digital Studio, Nero Multimedia Suite and Roxio Creator. Media Suite was formerly known as DVD Suite and builds on from the previous version, DVD Suite 7, with a focus on photos, movies, videos and music. Media Suite 8 software can be purchased online or in popular computer retail stores.

About  (from CyberLink)

Media was made to be enjoyed. CyberLink Media Suite is designed to give you the ultimate in entertainment, creativity, burning and sharing, and is now supercharged with 3D! Packed with the tools you need, you’ll be able to enjoy Blu-ray and DVD movies, create your own Hollywood productions, share videos and photos to y...  Read more


The most common release is 8.0.2227, 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 primary executable is named PS.exe. The setup package generally installs about 9 files and is usually about 32.47 MB (34,047,938 bytes).

This program is pre-installed on the PC

Pre-installed software such as this is usually included by default on the manufacturer's PC. Many OEM (original equipment manufacture) software that is included with a new PC is useful and in many cases required for the PC to function properly as in the case of various software drivers. However, some pre-installed software is optional and can be safely removed.
CyberLink Media Suite is typically pre-installed with ASUS computers.
Some users and experts alike have reported that this program is considered bloatware or bundleware. Such software is optional and can be safely removed if you do not utilize the features of the progam.
  • It is usually licensed for use only on the ASUS PC on which it was pre-installed.
  • It is often time or functionally (lite version) limited for ASUS computers.
  • If you do not use this program you might consider remvoing it as it often consumes system resources, even if not actively being run, adversely affecting system responsiveness.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.CyberLink.com
Help link: support.gocyberlink.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\CyberLink\Media Suite\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{1FBF6C24-C1FD-4101-A42B-0C564F9E8E79}\Setup.exe" /z-uninstall
Estimated size: 32.47 MB

Program filesFiles installed by CyberLink Media Suite

Program executable:PS.exe
Name:CyberLink PowerStarter
CyberLink PowerStarter Main Program
Signed by:CyberLink
Path:C:\Program Files\CyberLink\Media Suite\PS.exe
Additional files:
  • evoparser.dll - Cyberlink Product Evolution Parser DLL
  • CBS.dll - Cyberlink Burning Service (CBS)
  • PS.exe - CyberLink PowerStarter (CyberLink PowerStarter Main Program)
  • HwCtrlMgr.dll - HwCtrlMgr

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • PS.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'PStarterVideoFilesArrival' with the ProgID of 'VideoFiles' and the action verb 'OpenWithPowerStarter.
Scheduled Task
  • PS.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{CAE7780F-FE49-402B-A91C-042456E97EE8}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove CyberLink Media Suite?

You can uninstall CyberLink Media 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program CyberLink Media Suite, 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 CyberLink Media Suite.

Win 7 (SP1) 87%
Win 8 0%
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 87.29%
Windows 10 12.21%
Windows XP 0.26%
Windows Vista 0.23%
Windows Server 2003 0.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 72.30%
Windows 10 Home 7.26%
Windows 7 Home Basic 6.42%
Windows 7 Professional 4.13%
Windows 7 Ultimate 2.33%
Windows 7 Starter 1.93%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.85% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 40.85%
  United Kingdom 6.65%
  Germany 5.52%
  France 5.36%
  Brazil 5.17%
  Italy 3.76%
  Canada 3.62%
  Australia 2.68%
  Netherlands 1.76%
  Japan 1.63%
  Spain 1.57%
  Sweden 1.53%
  Poland 1.42%
  Belgium 1.23%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Samsung 49.04%
ASUS 47.94%
Dell 0.89%
Acer 0.59%
Hewlett-Packard 0.51%
Toshiba 0.14%
Lenovo 0.13%
MSI 0.08%
NEC 0.07%
Intel 0.06%
Common models
Samsung 300E4A/300E5A/300... 7.36%
ASUSTeK K54C 6.74%
ASUSTeK K53E 5.17%
ASUSTeK K53SD 4.80%
ASUSTeK K55VD 3.05%
Samsung 300E4C/300E5C/300... 3.01%

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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