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What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,258
United States Rank #1,139
Reach 0.5505%
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Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.19 days
241.49 days >
Average installed length: 126.88 days


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CyberLink Power Media Player 12


CyberLink Power Media Player 12 is a software program developed by CyberLink. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 setup package generally installs about 36 files and is usually about 624 KB (638,976 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 54% of users of CyberLink Power Media Player 12 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.CyberLink.com
Help link: support.gocyberlink.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD12
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{B46BEA36-0B71-4A4E-AE41-87241643FA0A}\Setup.exe" /z-uninstall
Estimated size: 624 KB

Program filesFiles installed by CyberLink Power Media Player 12

  • fwnet.dll - CyberLink Windows Firewall Utility
  • GpuUtility.dll - CudaUtil Dynamic Link Library
  • PDVDLaunchPolicy.exe - CyberLink Power Media Player
  • Play.exe - Power Media Player
  • PowerDVD12.exe
  • PowerDVD12ML.exe
  • PowerDVD12Agent.exe - CyberLink PowerDVD 12 (PowerDVD 12)
  • WebDownLoad.dll - Cyberlink WebDownLoad (WebDownLoad)
  • activate.dll - CyberLink PowerDVD12 (CyberLink Kernel Module for PowerDVD12)
  • Activate.exe - Activate Application
  • CLFQEngine.dll - Cyberlink CLFQEngine (CLFQEngine)
  • ExecCmd.exe
  • vthum.exe
  • MDS_Environment.dll - CyberLink MediaShow (CyberLink MediaShow Module)
  • DXRender.dll - Cyberlink XRenderL Dynamic Link Library (XRenderL Dynamic Link Library)
  • CLVTransMSDK.dll - VTransDll Dynamic Link Library
  • DVD_RES.dll - CyberLink PowerDVD Player (Resource file of DVD DLL)
  • GEO_RES.dll - Resource file of GEO DLL
  • LCID_RES.dll - Resource file of LCID DLL
  • OSD_MLang.dll - Resource file of OSD
  • PwrDVDRC.dll - PowerDVD Resource
  • UI_RES.dll - CyberLink PowerDVD
  • CLNetMediaCDS.dll - CLNetMediaCDS Module
  • 264dsse2.dll - DummyDLL (Dummy Video Decoder Kernel)
  • TrialRes.dll - PowerDVD (Chinese resource of Trial Dialog)
  • DKA.dll - DKA Dynamic Link Library
  • aticalrt.dll (by Advanced Micro Devices) - AMD CAL runtime
  • cudart.dll
  • fdtr.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • PDVDLaunchPolicy.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'PowerDVD12.0ShowPicturesOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'Picture' and the action verb 'PlayWithPowerDVD12.0.
Scheduled Task
  • PDVDLaunchPolicy.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{9825177E-46E2-4368-82B0-0642461AEC7F}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • PDVDLaunchPolicy.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'PowerDVD12' and executes as "C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD12\PDVDLaunchPolicy.exe" /autostart.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • PowerDVD12Agent.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'PowerDVD12Agent' which loads as "C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD12\PowerDVD12Agent.exe".
3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • PowerDVD12ML.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD12\PowerDVD12ML.exe'.
  • PowerDVD12Agent.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD12\PowerDVD12Agent.exe'.
  • PowerDVD12.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD12\PowerDVD12.exe'.

How do I remove CyberLink Power Media Player 12?

You can uninstall CyberLink Power Media Player 12 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 Power Media Player 12, 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 Power Media Player 12.

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 99.80%
Windows 7 0.20%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 45.01%
Windows 10 Home 39.56%
Windows 8.1 Connected 5.40%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 4.35%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 3.07%
Windows 10 Pro 0.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

53.54% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 53.54%
  United Kingdom 8.63%
  Italy 7.28%
  France 4.95%
  Germany 4.17%
  Canada 2.96%
  Australia 1.89%
  Netherlands 1.50%
  Spain 1.20%
  India 1.04%
  Sweden 1.02%
  Belgium 1.00%
  New Zealand 0.93%
  Mexico 0.73%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 78.68%
Acer 16.87%
Toshiba 2.60%
Dell 1.78%
Alienware 0.05%
Common models
HP 15 Notebook PC 18.18%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 15.76%
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook P... 9.48%
HP Notebook 4.62%
HP Pavilion Notebook 3.69%
HP ENVY 17 Notebook PC 3.11%

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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