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5% remove it95% keep it
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Global Rank #27,787
United States Rank #44,539
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8.0.1513 97.30%
8.0.1422 2.70%

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CyberLink PowerDVD8

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What is CyberLink PowerDVD8?

CyberLink PowerDVD 8 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)

CyberLink PowerDVD, consumers' favorite HD playback software, supports the playback of high-definition video formats and Blu-ray Discs. As the industry-leading media player, CyberLink PowerDVD also supports a complete range of other key video and audio formats, including MPEG-2 HD, MPEG-4 AVC (H.264), WMV-HD, MLP Lossl...  Read more


The most used version is 8.0.1513, 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. The software installer includes 54 files.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.CyberLink.com
Help link: support.gocyberlink.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD8\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{2BF2E31F-B8BB-40A7-B650-98D28E0F7D47}\Setup.exe" /z-uninstall

Program filesFiles installed by CyberLink PowerDVD8

  • NetworkAware.dll - Network Awareness Dynamic Link Library
  • CES_Picture.dll - Cyberlink Picture in Picture Module (Cyberlink Picture in Picture Library)
  • fwnet.dll - CyberLink Windows Firewall Utility
  • CES_Template.dll - Cyberlink Layer Template Module (Cyberlink Layer Template Library)
  • CLMediaServerBrowser.dll - CyberLink CLMediaServerBrowser (CLMediaServerBrowser)
  • CLNetShow.dll - Cyberlink NetMedia Player 1.0
  • CLWatson.exe - CyberLink Crash Log Collector
  • FileSystemMgr.dll - CyberLink FilsSystemMgr.dll (FileSystemMgr)
  • CBS.dll - Cyberlink Burning Service (CBS)
  • CES_Title2.dll - CES Title2 Library Module (CES Title2 Library)
  • RES_IMAGE.dll - CyberLink PowerDVD Player (Resource file of DVD DLL)
  • CLHelper.exe - CyberLink Player Helper
  • CLRCEngine3.dll - Cyberlink PowerCinema (Cyberlink Remote Control Module for PCM)
  • CLDShowX.dll - Cyberlink Player 8.0
  • CLFQEngine.dll - Cyberlink CLFQEngine (CLFQEngine)
  • CES_ParticleEngine.dll - ces particle engine
  • CES_ParticlePlugin.dll - pfx default plugin
  • CLDrvChk.exe - CyberLink CLDrvChk (CLDrvChk)
  • dxrenderv.dll - CyberLink DxRender (DxRender)
  • dxrenderx.dll
  • CLDRM.dll - Cyberlink CLDRM (CLDRM)
  • HwCtrlMgr.dll - HwCtrlMgr
  • DeskBand32.dll - PowerDVD (A DLL for deskband)
  • PDVD8Serv.exe - PowerDVD RC Service
  • PowerDVD8.exe - PowerDVD 8.0
  • CLEvr.dll - CLEvr
  • DigestFilter.dll - DigestFilter Dynamic Link Library
  • dxRender.dll - XRenderL Dynamic Link Library
  • 2cMovie.dll - 2cMovie Dynamic Link Library
  • CLVistaAudioMixer.dll - CyberLink Vista Audio Mixer
  • lfbmp13n.dll (by LEAD Technologies) - LEADTOOLS(r) DLL for Win32
  • lfcmp13n.dll (by LEAD Technologies)
  • lffax13n.dll
  • lfgif13n.dll
  • Lfpng13n.dll
  • lftif13n.dll
  • LTCLR13n.dll
  • ltfil13n.DLL
  • ltkrn13n.dll
  • DKA.dll - DKA Dynamic Link Library
  • CLNetMediaCDS.dll - CLNetMediaCDS Module
  • dvdrgn.exe
  • FCL_DLL.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • PowerDVD8.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'PDVD8PlayVCDMovieOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'VCD' and the action verb 'PlayWithPowerDVD8.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • PDVD8Serv.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'RemoteControl8' which loads as "C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD8\PDVD8Serv.exe".

How do I remove CyberLink PowerDVD8?

Quickly and completely remove CyberLink PowerDVD8 from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall CyberLink PowerDVD8 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program CyberLink PowerDVD8, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 PowerDVD8.

Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win XP 3%
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 60.36%
Windows XP 24.32%
Windows 10 11.71%
Windows Vista 3.60%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 29.73%
Microsoft Windows XP 24.32%
Windows 7 Home Premium 19.82%
Windows 7 Professional 9.01%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.60%
Windows 10 Home 2.70%

Distribution by countryGeography

27.19% of installs come from Taiwan
Which countries install it?
  Taiwan 27.19%
  United States 15.79%
  Italy 12.28%
  Mexico 9.65%
  Brazil 7.89%
  Hong Kong 4.39%
  Colombia 3.51%
  Greece 2.63%
  France 1.75%
  Argentina 1.75%
  Philippines 1.75%
  Germany 1.75%
  Croatia 1.75%
  Malaysia 1.75%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 20.34%
Acer 13.56%
American Megatrends 13.56%
Dell 11.86%
Hewlett-Packard 8.47%
Intel 5.08%
Toshiba 3.39%
Common models
Gigabyte G41MT-S2P 4.17%
ASUSTeK CM6650 2.78%
Intel DG41WV 2.78%
TOSHIBA Satellite S55t-B 1.39%
TOSHIBA Satellite L745D 1.39%
TOSHIBA Satellite L300 1.39%

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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