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Should I remove CyberLink PowerDVD 11?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,601
United States Rank #4,896
Reach 0.2368%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 27.33 days
806.23 days >
Average installed length: 423.61 days


11.0.5012.58 4.31%
11.0.4423.58 1.31%
11.0.3901.57 1.93%
11.0.3318.57 3.88%
11.0.2608.53 1.35%
11.0.2608.03 0.17%
11.0.2408.53 2.63%
11.0.2408.03 0.09%
11.0.2329.53 0.69%
11.0.2218.53 2.70%
11.0.2211.53 1.11%
11.0.2114.53 3.73%
11.0.2024.53 10.97%
11.0.2024.03 0.24%
11.0.1919.51 2.19%
11.0.1719.51 13.90%
11.0.1719.01 0.04%
11.0.1620.51 40.15%
11.0.1620.01 0.75%
11.0.1612 0.04%
11.0 7.84%

Other programs by CyberLink

CyberLink PowerDVD 11

What is CyberLink PowerDVD 11?

CyberLink PowerDVD 11 is a media player for Microsoft Windows. PowerDVD is distributed on physical media or by download from the Cyberlink website. It is often bundled with a variety of PC systems and peripheral devices (particularly optical drives).

About  (from CyberLink)

PowerDVD is the No.1 Blu-ray player with over 100 million copies shipped each year. Play the latest Blu-ray, Blu-ray 3D, AVCHD 2.0 and HD file formats with confidence on your new PC. CyberLink PowerDVD, consumers' favorite HD playback software, supports the playback of high-definition video formats and Blu-ray Discs. ...  Read more


The most used version is 11.0.1620.51, with over 98% 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. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 main program executable is PowerDVD11.exe. The software installer includes 99 files and is usually about 524 KB (536,576 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.CyberLink.com
Help link: support.gocyberlink.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD11\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{F232C87C-6E92-4775-8210-DFE90B7777D9}\setup.exe" /z-uninstall
Estimated size: 524 KB

Program filesFiles installed by CyberLink PowerDVD 11

Program executable:PowerDVD11.exe
PowerDVD 11.0
Additional files:
  • fwnet.dll - CyberLink Windows Firewall Utility
  • CLDCRawWrapper.dll - DCRawWra Dynamic Link Library
  • PDVDLaunchPolicy.exe - PDVDLaunchPolicy Application (PDVDLaunchPolicy Application)
  • YouTubeMgr.dll - YouTubeM Dynamic Link Library
  • REGX.dll - CyberLink Registry Utility
  • YouTubeUtil.dll - CyberLink YouTube Utility
  • iadp.dll - CyberLink IADP Wrapper
  • WebDownLoad.dll - Cyberlink WebDownLoad (WebDownLoad)
  • Activate.exe - Activate Application
  • CLFQEngine.dll - Cyberlink CLFQEngine (CLFQEngine)
  • CLAuMixer.dll - CyberLink CLAuMixer (CLAuMixer)
  • PDVD11Serv.exe - PowerDVD RC Service
  • fxrtEnu.dll - cyberlink fxrtEnu (fxrtEnu)
  • CL3DPhoto.dll
  • PowerDVD11.exe - PowerDVD (PowerDVD 11.0)
  • Uninstall.exe - CyberLink Spark Media Server Service Uninstaller (Uninstall)
  • Install.exe - CyberLink Spark Media Server Service Installer (Installer)
  • PSUtil.exe - CyberLink Win9x/2000/NT Process Utility (PSUtil)
  • CLDeviceRC.dll - CLDeviceRC Dynamic Link Library
  • CLMediaServerBrowser.dll - CyberLink CLMediaServerBrowser (CLMediaServerBrowser)
  • CLNetShow.dll - Cyberlink NetMedia Player 1.0
  • CLAccessController.dll - CyberLink CLAccessController (CLAccess Dynamic Link Library)
  • FiltHookInstaller.exe - CyberLink FiltHookInstaller (FiltHookInstaller)
  • FiltHookUnInstaller.exe - FiltHookUnInstaller
  • MediaRenderAdaptor.dll - MediaRenderAdaptor Module
  • clm2vdec.dll - CyberLink Mpeg2 Decoder
  • 264be.dll - Cyberlink PowerEncoder (CyberLink 264 Decoder)
  • 264dmmx.dll
  • 264dsse.dll
  • 264dsse2.dll
  • 264dsse3.dll
  • clwmvd.dll - Cyberlink VC-1 Decoder (CyberLink VC-1 Decoder)
  • CLRCEngine3.dll - CyberLink PowerCinema (CyberLink Remote Control Module for PowerCinema)
  • CLMediaServer.dll - CLMediaServer Module
  • CLMSClient.dll - CyberLink CLMSClient (CLMSClient)
  • CLMSMonitorService.exe - CLMSMoni Application (CyberLink Spark Media Server Monitor Service)
  • CLMSServer.exe - CyberLink CLMSServer (CyberLink Spark Media Server Service)
  • dxRenderV.dll - CyberLink DxRender (DxRender)
  • dxRenderX.dll
  • VDShell.dll - CyberLink VDShell (CyberLink Video Decoder Shell)
  • CLWEPX.dll - cyberlink CLWEP (CLWEP for XP)
  • CLKac.dll - CL CLKac (CLKac)
  • Picasso.dll - Picasso Dynamic Link Library
  • DKA.dll - DKA Dynamic Link Library
  • UNO.dll - UNO Dynamic Link Library
  • ijl20.dll (by Intel) - Intel?JPEG Library (Intel?JPEG Library - Retail Version)
  • cv200.dll
  • cxcore200.dll
  • highgui200.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Autoplay Handlers
  • PowerDVD11.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'PowerDVD11.0PlayCDAudioOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'AudioCD' and the action verb 'PlayWithPowerDVD11.0.
  • PDVDLaunchPolicy.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'PowerDVD11.0PlayVideoCDMovieOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'VCD' and the action verb 'PlayWithPowerDVD11.0.
2 Scheduled Tasks
  • PDVDLaunchPolicy.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{5F60605D-A7F8-4059-9D34-D6602D5F4B52}' (runs on registration).
  • PowerDVD11.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{888E45C4-B73E-4C2F-8352-1893BC5C11EE}' (runs on registration).
2 Services
  • CLMSServer.exe runs as a service named 'CyberLink PowerDVD 11.0 Service' (CyberLink PowerDVD 11.0 Service) "CyberLink PowerDVD 11.0 Service".
  • CLMSMonitorService.exe runs as a service named 'CyberLink PowerDVD 11.0 Monitor Service' (CyberLink PowerDVD 11.0 Monitor Service) "CyberLink PowerDVD 11.0 Monitor Service".
Startup File (User Run)
  • PDVDLaunchPolicy.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'PowerDVD11' and executes as "C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD11\PDVDLaunchPolicy.exe" /autostart.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • PDVD11Serv.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'RemoteControl11' which loads as C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD11\PDVD11Serv.exe.
3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • PDVD11Serv.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD11\PDVD11Serv.exe'.
  • PowerDVD11.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Utilities\PowerDVD11\PowerDVD11\PowerDVD11.exe'.
  • CLMSServer.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD11\Common\MediaServer\CLMSServer.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:2.84 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0002110190%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00012679%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00008423%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:25,061
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:25 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes
105.02 KB average
Memory:965.5 KB
Total CPU:0.0008838398%
Kernel CPU:0.00054957%
User CPU:0.00033427%
CPU cycles/sec:4,937
I/O reads/min:0 Bytes
Memory:3.06 MB
Total CPU:0.0037712218%
Kernel CPU:0.00245060%
User CPU:0.00132063%
CPU cycles/sec:382,621
I/O reads/min:13.72 KB
I/O writes/min:3 Bytes

How do I remove CyberLink PowerDVD 11?

You can uninstall CyberLink PowerDVD 11 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 PowerDVD 11, 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 PowerDVD 11.

Win 7 (SP1) 65%
Win 7 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 74.86%
Windows 10 17.91%
Windows XP 5.50%
Windows Vista 1.73%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 36.56%
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.85%
Windows 7 Professional 11.78%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.40%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.77%
Windows 8 Pro 2.86%

Distribution by countryGeography

22.43% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 22.43%
  Germany 12.62%
  Iran 6.28%
  Thailand 4.96%
  Taiwan 3.36%
  Brazil 3.12%
  Peru 2.98%
  United Kingdom 2.90%
  Italy 2.90%
  Netherlands 1.64%
  Indonesia 1.62%
  Malaysia 1.56%
  France 1.54%
  Mexico 1.54%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 21.14%
Hewlett-Packard 20.72%
Dell 20.19%
ASUS 12.81%
Lenovo 4.14%
Toshiba 2.59%
Samsung 2.24%
Intel 2.13%
Medion 1.52%
American Megatrends 0.87%
MSI 0.72%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.07%
ASUS All Series 4.44%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.97%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.97%
Dell Inspiron N5110 3.86%
Dell Inspiron N5010 2.57%

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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