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What percent of users and experts removed it?
23% remove it77% keep it
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DVD Shrink version 4.1

What is DVD Shrink?  (from DVDShrink)

Use DVDShrink to backup all your favorite DVDs directly on your hard drive easily and quickly. DVD Shrink is a powerful software that allow you to shrink, backup, burn and convert any DVD or Blu-Ray. DVDShrink enables you to compress DVDs while preserving existing DVD contents including menus, trailers, and subtitles, ...  Read more


DVD Shrink version 4.1 is a software program developed by DVDShrink. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The setup package generally installs about 28 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 52% of users of DVD Shrink come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.official-dvdshrink.org
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\DVD Shrink\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\DVD Shrink\unins000.exe"

Program filesFiles installed by DVD Shrink version 4.1

  • DVDShrink.exe
  • DVDShrinkEmailReg.exe - DVDShrinkEmailReg
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • avcodec.dll
  • avcodec-51.dll
  • avformat.dll
  • avformat-51.dll
  • avutil.dll
  • avutil-49.dll
  • core.dll
  • DVD Shrink 3.2.exe - DVD Shrink (DVD Shrink 3.2)
  • DVDShrinkCore.dll - DVDShrinker Core Engine
  • DVDShrinkCrypt.dll
  • EmailDeactivate.exe - EmailDeactivate
  • ffmpeg.exe
  • im_rtf32.dll (by IntelMEDIA software group) - Visual objects. RTF text rendering (im_rtf32)
  • IMCC_helper.dll (by kDVDRip) - IMCC Helper lib (kDVDRip)
  • KDVDConversionDll.dll
  • libdvdcss-2.dll
  • libvlccore.dll (by the VideoLAN Team) - VLC media player
  • libvls.dll
  • NMSDVDX.dll (by NuMedia Soft) - NMS DVD Burning SDK - ActiveX Edition
  • pthreadGC2.dll (by Open Source Software community project) - POSIX Threads for Windows32 Library
  • SSFT_fileorg.dll - DVDShrink
  • unins001.exe - Inno Setup (Uninstaller)
  • vcredist_x86.exe (by Microsoft) - Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable (Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable Setup)
  • vfcore.dll
  • vfcorei.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • DVD Shrink 3.2.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'Backup Movie With DVD Shrink_using_DVD Shrink 3.2' with the ProgID of 'DVD Shrink 3.2_autoplay_handler' and the action verb 'Backup Movie With DVD Shrink_verb.
2 Scheduled Tasks
  • DVD Shrink 3.2.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{6F47F465-FA7D-4CFF-878B-7970F17E350F}' (runs on registration).
  • DVDShrink.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{5ED50E05-74F7-4758-97E6-01CA92D6AAC1}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • unins001.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Lavalys\EVEREST Home Edition\unins000.exe'.

How do I remove DVD Shrink?

You can uninstall DVD Shrink 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 Shrink version 4.1, 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 Shrink.

Win 7 (SP1) 73%
Win Vista (SP2) 2%
Uninstall it 23%
Keep it 77%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 77.97%
Windows 10 13.56%
Windows XP 6.78%
Windows Vista 1.69%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 52.54%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.25%
Windows 7 Professional 8.47%
Windows 8 6.78%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.78%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 1.69%

Distribution by countryGeography

52.05% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 52.05%
  Australia 9.59%
  Germany 8.22%
  Italy 5.48%
  Sweden 4.11%
  Netherlands 4.11%
  United Kingdom 4.11%
  Argentina 2.74%
  Brazil 1.37%
  Uruguay 1.37%
  AF 1.37%
  Israel 1.37%
  DK 1.37%
  Canada 1.37%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 20.83%
Hewlett-Packard 18.75%
ASUS 12.50%
Dell 10.42%
Intel 6.25%
Toshiba 6.25%
Medion 6.25%
American Megatrends 4.17%
Sahara 2.08%
Lenovo 2.08%
Gateway 2.08%
Common models
Dell XPS 8300 4.35%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 4.35%
TOSHIBA Satellite L650 2.17%
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TOSHIBA Satellite C660 2.17%
TOSHIBA Satellite A505 2.17%


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