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Should I remove CyberLink PowerDVD 15?

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 #5,385
United States Rank #5,825
Reach 0.0912%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 16.50 days
486.62 days >
Average installed length: 255.68 days


15.0.4630.62 0.33%
15.0.3305.58 2.39%
15.0.2718.58 3.95%
15.0.2623.58 1.39%
15.0.2617.58 0.17%
15.0.2211.58 19.64%
15.0.2211.08 0.28%
15.0.2205.58 2.11%
15.0.2003.58 17.14%
15.0.1916.58 0.11%
15.0.1804.58 8.51%
15.0.1804.08 0.06%
15.0.1727.58 7.79%
15.0.1510.58 36.06%
15.0.1510.08 0.06%

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CyberLink PowerDVD 15


CyberLink PowerDVD 15 is a program developed by CyberLink. The most used version is 15.0.1510.58, 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. 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 main program executable is PowerDVD.exe. The software installer includes 39 files and is usually about 517 KB (529,408 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 41% of users of CyberLink PowerDVD 15 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.cyberlink.com
Help link: www.cyberlink.com/support/index.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD15
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\NSIS Uninstall Information\{DE85B8F3-D088-4D6E-A970-EE0BC7883A66}\Setup.exe _?=C:\Program Files\NSIS Uninstall Information\{DE85B8F3-
Estimated size: 517 KB

Program filesFiles installed by CyberLink PowerDVD 15

Program executable:PowerDVD.exe
Name:CyberLink PowerDVD 15
PowerDVD 15
Path:C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD15\PowerDVD.exe
Additional files:
  • fwnet.dll - CyberLink Windows Firewall Utility
  • CyberLink.PowerDVD.v15.0.1727.58.exe - CyberLink PowerDVD v15.0.1727.58
  • BD_Advisor.exe - CyberLink Diagnostic Tool
  • PowerDVD.exe - CyberLink PowerDVD 15 (PowerDVD 15)
  • POWERDVD15.exe
  • PowerDVD15Agent.exe
  • PowerDVD15ML.exe
  • WebDownLoad.dll - Cyberlink WebDownLoad (WebDownLoad)
  • activate.dll - CyberLink PowerDVD15 (CyberLink Kernel Module for PowerDVD)
  • Activate.exe - Activate Application
  • CLFQEngine.dll - Cyberlink CLFQEngine (CLFQEngine)
  • PDVDLP.exe
  • SKUtil2008.dll - SKUtil2008
  • SKUtil.dll - SKUtil
  • libiomp5md.dll (by Intel) - Intel(R) OMP Runtime Library
  • DKA.dll - DKA Dynamic Link Library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Autoplay Handlers
  • PowerDVD.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'PowerDVD15.0PlayCDAudioOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'AudioCD' and the action verb 'PlayWithPowerDVD15.0.
  • PDVDLP.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'PowerDVD15.0ShowPicturesOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'Picture' and the action verb 'PlayWithPowerDVD15.0.
Scheduled Task
  • PDVDLP.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{6C6EBA67-AC1C-4250-A823-9DF3D4282630}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • PowerDVD15Agent.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named 9.
2 Startup Files (User Run)
  • PDVDLP.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'PowerDVD15' and executes as "C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD15\PDVDLP.exe" /autostart.
  • PowerDVD15Agent.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'PowerDVD15Agent' and executes as "C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD15\PowerDVD15Agent.exe".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • PowerDVD15Agent.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'PowerDVD15Agent' which loads as "C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD15\PowerDVD15Agent.exe".

How do I remove CyberLink PowerDVD 15?

You can uninstall CyberLink PowerDVD 15 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 15, 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 15.

Win 10 78%
Win 8 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 10 78.02%
Windows 7 21.59%
Windows Vista 0.39%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Pro 27.29%
Windows 10 Home 24.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.49%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.25%
Windows 8.1 6.98%
Windows 7 Home Premium 5.75%

Distribution by countryGeography

41.36% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 41.36%
  Germany 7.96%
  Italy 6.42%
  United Kingdom 3.91%
  France 3.76%
  Canada 2.46%
  Russia 2.32%
  Netherlands 1.83%
  Brazil 1.79%
  Spain 1.79%
  Mexico 1.74%
  Peru 1.74%
  India 1.16%
  Argentina 1.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.80%
Dell 17.01%
ASUS 13.81%
Acer 12.99%
Lenovo 7.22%
Toshiba 4.54%
Samsung 4.23%
Medion 2.47%
Intel 2.27%
MSI 1.44%
Alienware 1.24%
Common models
ASUS All Series 16.84%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 3.20%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 2.99%
HP 15 Notebook PC 2.35%
Dell XPS 8700 2.35%
HP Pavilion 15 Notebook P... 2.13%

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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