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Should I remove CyberLink Media Suite 8?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #11,749
United States Rank #9,800
Reach 0.0281%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 21.18 days
624.86 days >
Average installed length: 328.32 days


8.0.2820b 99.82%
8.0.1524 0.18%

Typically installed together

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CyberLink Media Suite 8

What is CyberLink Media Suite 8?

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.


The most common release is 8.0.2820b, 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 10 files and is usually about 16.02 MB (16,795,577 bytes).

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: 16.02 MB

Program filesFiles installed by CyberLink Media Suite 8

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
  • PS.exe - CyberLink PowerStarter (CyberLink PowerStarter Main Program)
  • MFC71.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (MFCDLL Shared Library - Retail Version)
  • MFC71u.dll (by Microsoft)
  • msvcp71.dll - Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library
  • msvcr71.dll - Microsoft® C Runtime Library

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 '{F2A35C7A-D692-4C27-B199-52B6BFB56C19}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove CyberLink Media Suite 8?

You can uninstall CyberLink Media Suite 8 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 8, 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 8.

Win 7 (SP1) 46%
Win XP 1%
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 50.54%
Windows 10 41.52%
Windows XP 5.42%
Windows Vista 2.53%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.96%
Windows 8.1 18.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.34%
Windows 7 Professional 11.80%
Windows 8 6.17%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.44%

Distribution by countryGeography

54.57% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 54.57%
  Germany 7.84%
  India 5.52%
  Australia 4.35%
  Japan 3.48%
  South Africa 2.90%
  Peru 2.47%
  New Zealand 2.32%
  Hong Kong 1.74%
  Canada 1.60%
  Korea 1.02%
  Singapore 0.87%
  Thailand 0.87%
  Brazil 0.73%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 17.79%
Dell 15.30%
Hewlett-Packard 15.30%
ASUS 14.23%
Lenovo 9.25%
Samsung 9.25%
Intel 7.12%
Toshiba 5.34%
American Megatrends 1.78%
Apple 0.71%
Common models
ASUS All Series 6.32%
Samsung 3570R/370R/470R/4... 4.74%
ASUSTeK X502CA 2.63%
Gigabyte Z87-HD3 2.63%
HP ENVY TS 15 Notebook PC 2.63%
LENOVO 20175 2.63%

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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