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Should I remove CyberLink Power2Go 8?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #83
United States Rank #79
Reach 4.6799%
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Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.78 days
318.04 days >
Average installed length: 167.11 days


VersionDistribution 0.25% 3.11% 0.21% 5.23% 4.16% 4.66% 2.15% 0.61% 5.93% 2.77% 3.72% 2.27% 0.59% 1.16% 1.78% 0.01% 0.09% 0.27% 0.01% 0.06% 0.03% 0.03% 0.00% 2.14% 0.66% 0.00% 6.45% 2.31% 1.01% 2.03% 4.42% 0.01% 0.01% 1.61% 0.01% 0.01% 7.43% 0.42% 0.02% 5.39% 0.00% 0.01% 0.56% 0.00% 0.01% 0.15% 0.01% 0.04% 0.00% 0.00% 0.07%
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CyberLink Power2Go 8

What is CyberLink Power2Go 8?  (from CyberLink)

CyberLink Power2Go provides a quick method of ripping, burning and copying files via a choice of advanced and express modes. Power2Go supports Blu-ray Disc burning and DVD-R double-layer (DVD-RDL) recording. Blu-ray Disc support allows the burning of 25 GB on a single-sided disc. Meanwhile DVD-R support lets users stor...  Read more


CyberLink Power2Go 8 is a program developed by CyberLink. The most used version is, with over 89% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 programs's main executable is CLMLSvc_P2G8.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 2.53 MB of memory. The software installer includes 44 files and is usually about 516.67 KB (529,073 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 59% of users of CyberLink Power2Go 8 come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.cyberlink.com/products/power2go/overview_en_US.html
Help link: support.gocyberlink.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\CyberLink\Power2Go8\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{2A87D48D-3FDF-41fd-97CD-A1E370EFFFE2}\Setup.exe" /z-uninstall
Estimated size: 516.67 KB

Program filesFiles installed by CyberLink Power2Go 8

Program executable:CLMLSvc_P2G8.exe
Name:CyberLink MediaLibray Service
Signed by:CyberLink
Path:C:\Program Files\CyberLink\Power2Go8\CLMLSvc_P2G8.exe
Cyberlink Media Library is a management utility designed to organize photos, videos and music files. Cyberlink Media Suite contains a library tagged with uploaded photos to Facebook, capture video clips from a larger video file and a...
Additional files:
  • EvoParser.dll - Cyberlink Product Evolution Parser DLL
  • CLVDScheduler.exe - CyberLink Virtual Drive Scheduler
  • CLVDLauncher.exe - CyberLink Virtual Drive Launcher
  • CLMLSvc_P2G8.exe - CyberLink MediaLibrary Service
  • ImageUtility.dll - ImageUti Dynamic Link Library (Cyberlink ImageUtility Library)
  • CBS.dll - Cyberlink Burning Service (CBS)
  • CES_PlugInHost.dll - cyberlink CES_PlugInHost (CES_PlugInHost)
  • CES_AudioCacheAgent.exe - CES_Cach Application (CES_AudioCacheAgent Application)
  • CES_CacheAgent.exe - CES_CacheAgent Application
  • IsoViewer8.exe - CyberLink ISO Viewer
  • CLAuMixer.dll - CyberLink CLAuMixer (CLAuMixer)
  • CLDrvChk.exe - CyberLink CLDrvChk (CLDrvChk)
  • CLDRM.dll - Cyberlink CLDRM (CLDRM)
  • CLDSC.dll - Cyberlink CLDSC (CLDSC)
  • MenuTemplateIO.dll - MenuTemplateIO (MenuTemplate XML IO module)
  • CLCcrt.dll - PowerDirector (CyberLink Corp. PowerDirector Main)
  • HwCtrlMgr.dll - HwCtrlMgr
  • CLMediaLibrary.dll - CLMediaLibrary Dynamic Link Library
  • CLAuNorm.dll - CLAuNorm Dynamic Link Library (CLAuNorm DLL)
  • GpuUtility.dll - CudaUtil Dynamic Link Library
  • CLMLSvcPS.dll - CLMLSvc Dynamic Link Library
  • CLVistaAudioMixer.dll - CyberLink Vista Audio Mixer
  • aticalrt.dll (by Advanced Micro Devices) - AMD CAL runtime
  • CtrlFactory.dll - CtrlFactory (UILayoutMgr)
  • AEFFMgr.dll - AEFFMgr
  • brook.dll
  • brook_cal.dll
  • CLMLInst.exe
  • CLMLUninst.exe
  • cudart.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • CLVDLauncher.exe is scheduled as a task named 'CLVDLauncher'.
  • CLMLSvc_P2G8.exe is scheduled as a task named 'CLMLSvc_P2G8'.
2 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • CLMLSvc_P2G8.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named 9.
  • CLVDLauncher.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named CLVDLauncher.
Startup File (User Run)
  • CLMLSvc_P2G8.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'CLMLServer_For_P2G8' and executes as "C:\Program Files\CyberLink\Power2Go8\CLMLSvc_P2G8.exe".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • CLMLSvc_P2G8.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'CLMLServer_For_P2G8' which loads as "C:\Program Files\CyberLink\Power2Go8\CLMLSvc_P2G8.exe".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • CLMLSvc_P2G8.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\CyberLink\Power2Go8\CLMLSvc_P2G8.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:2.53 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0012671432%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00102220%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00024495%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:304,392
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:484 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove CyberLink Power2Go 8?

You can uninstall CyberLink Power2Go 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 Power2Go 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 Power2Go 8.

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 94.28%
Windows 7 5.59%
Windows XP 0.07%
Windows Vista 0.06%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 42.83%
Windows 10 Home 22.13%
Windows 8 13.16%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 4.71%
Windows 7 Professional 4.03%
Windows 8.1 Connected 3.09%

Distribution by countryGeography

59.28% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 59.28%
  Italy 6.33%
  United Kingdom 5.65%
  France 3.51%
  Canada 2.95%
  Germany 2.69%
  Australia 1.77%
  Spain 1.28%
  India 1.23%
  Brazil 1.11%
  Netherlands 1.10%
  Mexico 1.02%
  Sweden 0.82%
  Belgium 0.69%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 75.67%
Lenovo 12.20%
Sony 5.69%
Samsung 5.43%
ASUS 0.63%
Dell 0.20%
Toshiba 0.16%
Common models
HP 15 Notebook PC 11.48%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 10.81%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 7.11%
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook P... 6.48%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 6.36%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 3.27%

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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