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Should I remove CyberLink PowerDVD 18?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #39,438
United States Rank #23,226
Reach 0.0026%


18.0.2705.62 1.96%
18.0.2307.62 3.92%
18.0.1815.62 5.88%
18.0.1619.62 31.37%
18.0.1529.62 3.92%
18.0.1513.62 11.76%
18.0.1415.62 41.18%

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CyberLink PowerDVD 18


CyberLink PowerDVD 18 is a software program developed by CyberLink. The most common release is 18.0.1415.62, 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. The setup package generally installs about 14 files and is usually about 504 KB (516,096 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 91% of users of CyberLink PowerDVD 18 come from the United States, it is also popular in France and Austria.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.cyberlink.com
Help link: www.cyberlink.com/support/index.html
Installation folder: C:\CyberLink\PowerDVD18
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\NSIS Uninstall Information\{0F4F617F-E8D5-46A3-A0F9-43855182A3B1}\Setup.exe" _?=C:\Program Files\NSIS Uninstall Information\{0F4F617
Estimated size: 504 KB

Program filesFiles installed by CyberLink PowerDVD 18

  • fwnet.dll - CyberLink Windows Firewall Utility
  • GpuUtility.dll - CudaUtil Dynamic Link Library
  • PowerDVD.exe - CyberLink PowerDVD 18 (PowerDVD 18)
  • PowerDVD18Agent.exe
  • PowerDVD18ML.exe
  • PowerDVDVR.exe
  • WebDownLoad.dll - Cyberlink WebDownLoad (WebDownLoad)
  • activate.dll - CyberLink PowerDVD18 (CyberLink Kernel Module for PowerDVD)
  • Activate.exe - Activate Application
  • CastingStation.exe
  • CLFQEngine.dll - Cyberlink CLFQEngine (CLFQEngine)
  • PDVDLP.exe
  • DKA.dll - DKA Dynamic Link Library
  • libiomp5md.dll (by Intel) - Intel(R) OpenMP* Runtime Library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Autoplay Handlers
  • PowerDVD.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'PowerDVD18.0PlayCDAudioOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'AudioCD' and the action verb 'PlayWithPowerDVD18.0.
  • PDVDLP.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'PowerDVD18.0ShowPicturesOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'Picture' and the action verb 'PlayWithPowerDVD18.0.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • PowerDVD18Agent.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'PowerDVD18Agent' which loads as "C:\Program Files\PowerDVD18\PowerDVD18Agent.exe".

How do I remove CyberLink PowerDVD 18?

You can uninstall CyberLink PowerDVD 18 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 18, 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 18.

Win 10 90%
Win 7 (SP1) 10%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 90.20%
Windows 7 9.80%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 41.18%
Windows 10 Pro 37.25%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 5.88%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.88%
Windows 7 Home Premium 3.92%
Windows 10 Education 1.96%

Distribution by countryGeography

90.59% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 90.59%
  France 3.53%
  Austria 2.35%
  United Kingdom 2.35%
  Netherlands 1.18%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 42.42%
Lenovo 21.21%
Acer 12.12%
ASUS 6.06%
Dell 6.06%
Sony 3.03%
MSI 3.03%
Medion 3.03%
American Megatrends 3.03%
Common models
HP HP Notebook 8.82%
ASUS All Series 8.82%
HP HP Laptop 15-bs0xx 2.94%
HP HP ENVY Notebook 2.94%
HP HP ENVY Laptop 13-ad0x... 2.94%
HP ProDesk 600 G1 SFF 2.94%

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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