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Should I remove DVD Region+CSS Free?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #23,458
United States Rank #29,836
Reach 0.0080%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 22.53 days
664.61 days >
Average installed length: 349.20 days

DVD Region+CSS Free

What is DVD Region+CSS Free?

DVD Region bundles a branded version of the Conduit Toolbar, which delivers search based advertising and results. During installation the user is presented in some cases with the option to install the toolbar. Once accepted, the packaged executable, ConduitInstaller.exe, will download and install the necessary components for the Conduit Toolbar.


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 main program executable is DVDRegionFree.exe. The software installer includes 7 files and is usually about 1.53 MB (1,607,016 bytes).
DVD Region+CSS Free has been seen bundling various 3rd party software during the installation process. Make sure to check for and remove unused programs.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.dvdidle.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\DVD Region+CSS Free\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\DVD Region+CSS Free\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 1.53 MB

Program filesFiles installed by DVD Region+CSS Free

Program executable:DVDRegionFree.exe
Name:DVD Region-Free - Watch and copy CSS encrypted DVDs from any region!
DVD Region-Free Application
Path:C:\Program Files\DVD Region+CSS Free\DVDRegionFree.exe
Additional files:
  • DVDRegionFree.exe - DVD Region-Free - Watch and copy CSS encrypted DVDs from any region! (DVD Region-Free Application)
  • DVDShell.dll - DVD Region-Free Shell Module
  • DVDSys.dll - DVD Region-Free System Module
  • DVDThunk.dll - DVD Region-Free Thunk Module
  • DVD43.exe
  • unins000.exe - Inno Setup (Setup/Uninstall)
  • Brothersoftdownloader_for_DVD_Region_CSS_Free.exe (by Conduit) - Brothersoft Download Manager

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • DVDRegionFree.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'DVD43' which loads as C:\Program Files1\DVDREG~1\DVDRegionFree.exe /hidden.

How do I remove DVD Region+CSS Free?

You can uninstall DVD Region+CSS Free 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 DVD Region+CSS Free, 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 DVD Region+CSS Free.

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
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 7 62.03%
Windows XP 15.82%
Windows 10 13.92%
Windows Vista 8.23%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 24.20%
Windows 7 Ultimate 23.57%
Microsoft Windows XP 15.92%
Windows 7 Professional 12.74%
Windows 10 Home 5.73%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 3.82%

Distribution by countryGeography

26.01% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 26.01%
  Australia 9.83%
  United Kingdom 9.83%
  Brazil 6.36%
  Germany 6.36%
  France 6.36%
  Canada 4.05%
  Argentina 3.47%
  Malta 3.47%
  Italy 2.89%
  Japan 2.89%
  Spain 2.31%
  Israel 2.31%
  South Africa 2.31%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 29.89%
American Megatrends 14.94%
Hewlett-Packard 13.79%
Dell 10.34%
Toshiba 6.90%
Sony 3.45%
ASUS 2.30%
Intel 2.30%
Common models
Acer Aspire M3900 3.19%
ACER Aspire M1641 2.13%
Acer Aspire ES1-512 1.06%
Acer Aspire 7735 1.06%
Acer Aspire 5750 1.06%

About (from Fengtao Software Inc.)

Fengtao Software Inc.
Publisher URL: www.dvdfab.com


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