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What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #22,065
United States Rank #22,480
Reach 0.0092%


5.0.2403 10.17%
5.0.1729 36.72%
5.0.1603 48.59%
5.0.1319 4.52%

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Hi-Def Suite

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Hi-Def Suite is a software program developed by CyberLink. The most common release is 5.0.1603, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 primary executable is named powerstarter.exe. The setup package generally installs about 14 files and is usually about 9.37 MB (9,825,992 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 40% of users of Hi-Def Suite come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.cyberlink.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\cyberlink\hi-def suite
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\engine\6\INTEL3~1\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{1FBF6C24-C1FD-
Estimated size: 9.37 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Hi-Def Suite

Program executable:powerstarter.exe
Signed by:CyberLink
Path:C:\Program Files\cyberlink\hi-def suite\powerstarter.exe
Additional files:
  • evoparser.dll - Cyberlink Product Evolution Parser DLL
  • Port.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • PowerStarter.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'PStarterVideoFilesArrival' with the ProgID of 'VideoFiles' and the action verb 'OpenWithPowerStarter.
Scheduled Task
  • PowerStarter.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{4687615B-F4F8-4199-A609-5F1DEC837197}' (runs on registration).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • PowerStarter.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\CyberLink\DVD Suite\PowerStarter.exe'.

How do I remove Hi-Def Suite?

Quickly and completely remove Hi-Def Suite from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Hi-Def Suite 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 Hi-Def Suite, 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 Hi-Def Suite.

Win 7 (SP1) 57%
Win Vista 1%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 58.19%
Windows Vista 16.95%
Windows 10 16.38%
Windows XP 8.47%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.57%
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.43%
Windows 7 Professional 16.57%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 13.14%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.57%
Windows 10 Pro 4.57%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.30% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 40.30%
  Germany 22.89%
  Italy 7.46%
  France 4.98%
  United Kingdom 4.98%
  Canada 3.98%
  Australia 1.99%
  Finland 1.49%
  Austria 1.49%
  Norway 1.00%
  Sweden 1.00%
  Greece 1.00%
  Netherlands 1.00%
  Poland 1.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 14.29%
Acer 14.29%
Gateway 9.09%
American Megatrends 7.79%
Intel 6.49%
Hewlett-Packard 5.19%
ASUS 2.60%
Medion 2.60%
Samsung 2.60%
Sony 2.60%
Lenovo 1.30%
Common models
Gateway GM5664 6.06%
ASUS All Series 3.03%
Gigabyte G41M-Combo 2.02%
Dell Dell XPS420 2.02%
Gigabyte GA-MA785GMT-UD2H 2.02%
Gigabyte GA-MA770-UD3 2.02%

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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