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What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,447
United States Rank #3,622
Reach 0.1649%
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 33.47 days
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Average installed length: 518.83 days


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InterVideo WinDVD

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What is InterVideo WinDVD?

WinDVD is a commercial video player and music player software for Microsoft Windows. It enables the viewing of DVD-Video movies on the user's PC. DVD-Video backups stored on hard disk (created using software such as DVD Decrypter) can also be played. The player can also be used to play videos and audio/music files in other formats encoded with different codecs, for instance DivX, Xvid, Windows Media Video video and MP3 and AAC audio. Newer versions also support full Blu-ray Disc and HD DVD (HD DVD support removed after WinDVD 9) playback with menus, with CPRM DRM support.


The most common release is 5.0-b11.676, with over 10% of all installations currently using this version. The primary executable is named windvd.exe. The setup package generally installs about 38 files and is usually about 14.32 MB (15,019,240 bytes).

This program is pre-installed on Lenovo PCs

Pre-installed software such as this is usually included by default on the manufacturer's PC. Many OEM (original equipment manufacture) software that is included with a new PC is useful and in many cases required for the PC to function properly as in the case of various software drivers. However, some pre-installed software is optional and can be safely removed.
InterVideo WinDVD is typically pre-installed with Lenovo computers.
Some users and experts alike have reported that this program is considered bloatware or bundleware. Such software is optional and can be safely removed if you do not utilize the features of the progam.
  • It is usually licensed for use only on the Lenovo PC on which it was pre-installed.
  • It is often time or functionally (lite version) limited for Lenovo computers.
  • If you do not use this program you might consider remvoing it as it often consumes system resources, even if not actively being run, adversely affecting system responsiveness.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.InterVideo.com
Help link: www.intervideo.com/jsp/Support.jsp
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\InterVideo\WinDVD
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{91810AFC-A4F8-4EBA-A5AA-B198BBC81144}\setup.exe" REMOVEALL
Warning, the uninstaller has been known to not fully remove the program.
Estimated size: 14.32 MB

Program filesFiles installed by InterVideo WinDVD

Program executable:windvd.exe
Name:WinDVD Application
WinDVD MFC Application
Path:C:\Program Files\intervideo\windvd\windvd.exe
Additional files:
  • IVIAudioEffectVSX.ocx - IVIAudioEffectVSX ActiveX Control Module (IVIAudioEffectVSX ActiveX Control Module LOGID.50928)
  • IVIAudioEffectX.ocx - IVIAudioEffectX ActiveX Control Module (IVIAudioEffectX ActiveX Control Module LOGID.50928)
  • IVINavigationX.ocx - IVINavigationX ActiveX Control Module (IVINavigationX ActiveX Control Module LOGID.50928)
  • IVIWebBrowserX.ocx - IVIWebBrowserX ActiveX Control Module (IVIWebBrowserX ActiveX Control Module LOGID.50928)
  • IVIAudioModeX.ocx - IVIAudioModeX ActiveX Control Module (IVIAudioModeX ActiveX Control Module LOGID.50928)
  • IVIAudioSRSX.ocx - IVIAudioSRSX ActiveX Control Module (IVIAudioSRSX ActiveX Control Module LOGID.50928)
  • IVIBookmarkX.ocx - IVIBookmarkX ActiveX Control Module (IVIBookmarkX ActiveX Control Module LOGID.50928)
  • IVILanguageX.ocx - IVILanguageX ActiveX Control Module (IVILanguageX ActiveX Control Module LOGID.50928)
  • IVIVideoWndX.ocx - IVIVideoWndX ActiveX Control Module (IVIVideoWndX ActiveX Control Module LOGID.50928)
  • IVICaptureX.ocx - IVICaptureX ActiveX Control Module (IVICaptureX ActiveX Control Module LOGID.50928)
  • IVIDisplayX.ocx - IVIDisplayX ActiveX Control Module (IVIDisplayX ActiveX Control Module LOGID.50928)
  • IVIPlayerX.ocx - IVIPlayerX ActiveX Control Module (IVIPlayerX ActiveX Control Module LOGID.50928)
  • IVIColorX.ocx - IVIColorX ActiveX Control Module (IVIColorX ActiveX Control Module LOGID.50928)
  • IVIGUI.dll - IVIGUI ActiveX Control Module (IVIGUI ActiveX Control Module LOGID.50928)
  • IviContainerDMO.dll - InterVideo Container DMO (IviContainerDMO LOGID.50928)
  • viFxMvft.dll - iviMovieEffectDMO Module
  • timestretchDMO.dll - timestretchDMO Module (timestretchDMO Module LOGID.50928)
  • DownmixDMO.dll - DownmixDMO Module (DownmixDMO Module LOGID.50928)
  • expDMO.dll - expDMO Module (InterVideo EXP DMO Module LOGID.50928)
  • DSPDMO.dll - DSP Module (DSP Module LOGID.50928)
  • IVIVRX.ocx (by IVI) - IVIVRX ActiveX Control Module (IVIVRX ActiveX Control Module LOGID.50928)
  • DMO_TSXT.dll (by SRS Labs) - DMO Dialog Enhancement (DMO_TSXT Module)
  • DHIVI.dll (by Lake Technology Limited, www.lake.com.au) - Dolby Headphone (Dolby Headphone plugin for Intervideo WinDVD)
  • DolbyHph.dll (by Lake Technology Limited, http://www.lake.com.au) - Dolby Headphone Engine
  • GPIProxy.dll - GPIProxy Module (GPIProxy Module LOGID.50928)
  • ComTruSurroundXT.dll (by SRS Labs) - TruSurround XT (TruSurround XT Module)
  • PSDKUtl.dll
  • SNX_HID.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • WinDVD.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'IviVideoCDHandler' with the ProgID of 'Ivi.MediaFile' and the action verb 'play.

How do I remove InterVideo WinDVD?

Quickly and completely remove InterVideo WinDVD from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall InterVideo WinDVD 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 InterVideo WinDVD, 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 InterVideo WinDVD.

Win XP 48%
Win 8 0%
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows XP 50.89%
Windows Vista 32.63%
Windows 7 14.25%
Windows 10 2.13%
Windows Server 2003 0.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Microsoft Windows XP 50.51%
Windows Vista Business 14.53%
Windows Vista Home Basic 12.59%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.82%
Windows 7 Professional 5.49%
Windows 7 Home Premium 4.11%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.21% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 45.21%
  Germany 7.37%
  Italy 4.54%
  United Kingdom 4.46%
  France 4.03%
  Japan 3.82%
  Spain 2.40%
  Sweden 2.38%
  Canada 2.35%
  Finland 1.97%
  Netherlands 1.79%
  Poland 1.44%
  Czech Republic 1.20%
  Israel 1.15%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 64.20%
Lenovo 10.00%
Sahara 8.65%
Dell 7.29%
American Megatrends 4.30%
Intel 2.03%
Acer 1.35%
Compaq 0.53%
Common models
HP Compaq 6720s 10.62%
HP Compaq 6730s 7.26%
HP Compaq 6735s 5.93%
HP 550 5.40%
HP 530 Notebook PC 3.98%
HP Compaq 6830s 3.98%

About InterVideo

InterVideo is a software publisher specializing in multimedia-related programs whose products include video capturing, video editing, DVD authoring and video playback and known for its product WinDVD.
Publisher URL: www.intervideo.com


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