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Should I remove LG Power Tools?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,221
United States Rank #4,965
Reach 0.1267%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 26.73 days
788.51 days >
Average installed length: 414.30 days


9.0.3706 0.08%
6.0.3316 80.90%
6.0.3226 2.00%
6.0.2806 16.02%
6.0.2612 0.96%
6.0 0.04%

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LG Power Tools

What is LG Power Tools?

This is included in the LG specific pre-installed version of PowerDirector.

About  (from CyberLink)

Power Tools in CyberLink PowerDirector 8 that give you total creative control over your videos for the best results.


LG Power Tools is a software program developed by CyberLink. The most common release is 6.0.3316, 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 19 files and is usually about 14.16 MB (14,852,082 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 38% of users of LG Power Tools come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.cyberlink.com
Help link: support.gocyberlink.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\CyberLink\DVD Suite\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{1FBF6C24-C1FD-4101-A42B-0C564F9E8E79}\Setup.exe" /z-uninstall
Estimated size: 14.16 MB

Program filesFiles installed by LG Power Tools

Program executable:PowerStarter.exe
Signed by:CyberLink
Path:C:\Program Files\CyberLink\DVD Suite\PowerStarter.exe
Additional files:
  • evoparser.dll - Cyberlink Product Evolution Parser DLL
  • PS.exe - CyberLink PowerStarter (CyberLink PowerStarter Main Program)
  • PowerStarter.exe - PowerStarter
  • msvcp60.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Autoplay Handlers
  • PS.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'CyberLink Media Suite10ShowPicturesOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'Picture' and the action verb 'PlayWithCyberLink Media Suite10.
  • PowerStarter.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'PStarterPlayDVDMovieOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'DVD' and the action verb 'PlayWithPowerStarter.
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 LG Power Tools?

You can uninstall LG Power Tools 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 LG Power Tools, 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 LG Power Tools.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.12%
Windows XP 15.10%
Windows 10 10.49%
Windows Vista 4.12%
Windows Server 2003 0.16%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.70%
Windows 7 Professional 16.77%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.11%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.87%
Windows 10 Home 4.20%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 2.95%

Distribution by countryGeography

37.50% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 37.50%
  Canada 11.30%
  Germany 7.95%
  India 5.98%
  Australia 5.63%
  Japan 4.70%
  United Kingdom 2.63%
  Peru 2.49%
  France 1.56%
  Italy 1.49%
  South Africa 1.38%
  Hong Kong 1.21%
  Poland 1.21%
  Spain 1.07%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 16.13%
Intel 15.34%
Dell 15.07%
Hewlett-Packard 11.74%
ASUS 5.78%
American Megatrends 2.37%
Toshiba 2.10%
Lenovo 1.84%
Samsung 1.40%
Sahara 0.88%
Common models
ThirdWave Corporation Pri... 8.22%
INTEL DG41TY 2.74%
Gigabyte X58A-UD3R 2.54%
MSI MS-7309 2.15%
MSI MS-7680 2.15%
Micro-Star MS-7529 2.15%

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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