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Should I remove DIRECTV2PC Playback Advisor?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #13,738
United States Rank #6,562
Reach 0.0217%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.97 days
441.62 days >
Average installed length: 232.04 days


1.0.1525 0.70%
1.0.1021 0.23%
1.0 99.07%

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DIRECTV2PC Playback Advisor

What is DIRECTV2PC Playback Advisor?  (from CyberLink)

Now you can watch your favorite shows on your PC. With your DIRECTV Plus® HD DVR receiver and PC connected to your home network, the DIRECTV2PC™ application allows you to stream the programs you recorded on your DVR to your PC, where you can watch them on your HD monitor. Your DVR playlist appears on your PC just like ...  Read more


DIRECTV2PC Playback Advisor is a program developed by CyberLink. The most used version is 1.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is CLDetect.exe. The software installer includes 12 files and is usually about 4.88 MB (5,118,643 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 98% of users of DIRECTV2PC Playback Advisor come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and Argentina.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.cyberlink.com
Help link: support.gocyberlink.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\DirecTV\DIRECTV2PC Playback Advisor\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{479F8C12-576B-4A58-AB78-4B70F7012AA8}\Setup.exe" /z-uninstall
Estimated size: 4.88 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by DIRECTV2PC Playback Advisor

Program executable:CLDetect.exe
Name:DIRECTV2PC Playback Diagnostic Tool
Path:C:\Program Files\DirecTV\DIRECTV2PC Playback Advisor\CLDetect.exe
Additional files:
  • EvoParser.dll - Cyberlink Product Evolution Parser DLL
  • CLCOPPUtil.dll - Cyberlink CLCOPPUtil (CLCOPPUtil)
  • HwCtrlMgr.dll - HwCtrlMgr
  • CLDetect.exe (by DIRECTV) - DIRECTV2PC Playback Diagnostic Tool
  • D3DResInVista.dll
  • D3DResInXP.dll
  • HwAbility.dll
  • CLInet2.dll - CLInet Module

How do I remove DIRECTV2PC Playback Advisor?

You can uninstall DIRECTV2PC Playback Advisor 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 DIRECTV2PC Playback Advisor, 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 DIRECTV2PC Playback Advisor.

Win 7 (SP1) 70%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 71.33%
Windows 10 18.88%
Windows Vista 6.76%
Windows XP 3.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 46.84%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.35%
Windows 7 Professional 9.60%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.39%
Windows 10 Home 4.92%
Windows 8.1 3.98%

Distribution by countryGeography

98.21% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 98.21%
  Brazil 0.41%
  Argentina 0.41%
  Venezuela 0.28%
  Colombia 0.14%
  Philippines 0.14%
  Canada 0.14%
  Jamaica 0.14%
  United Kingdom 0.14%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 36.46%
Dell 28.88%
Acer 9.75%
Toshiba 7.22%
ASUS 5.42%
Lenovo 1.81%
Intel 1.81%
Samsung 1.08%
Sony 1.08%
Gateway 0.72%
American Megatrends 0.72%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv4 Notebook ... 10.00%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 10.00%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 4.21%
Dell XPS 8300 2.63%
TOSHIBA Satellite A505 2.11%
Dell Studio XPS 8100 1.58%

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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