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Should I remove Lenovo Power2Go?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
23% remove it77% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,404
United States Rank #999
Reach 0.4869%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 6.74 days
198.93 days >
Average installed length: 104.52 days


6.0.8231 12.06%
6.0.7408 38.32%
6.0.6917 9.58%
6.0.6418 15.00%
6.0.6008 3.75%
6.0.5317a 1.38%
6.0.5317 1.63%
6.0.4827a 7.98%
6.0.3720 6.93%
6.0.3321a3 2.25%
6.0.3321a2 0.01%
6.0.3026 0.52%
6.0.2616c 0.06%
6.0.2122a 0.04% 0.43% 0.07%

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Lenovo Power2Go

What is Lenovo Power2Go?  (from CyberLink)

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Lenovo Power2Go is a software program developed by CyberLink. It is typically pre-installed with most new Lenovo computers. The most common release is 6.0.7408, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 primary executable is named power2go.exe. The setup package generally installs about 59 files and is usually about 48.96 MB (51,342,602 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 67% of users of Lenovo Power2Go come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

This program is pre-installed on the PC

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.
Lenovo Power2Go 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.cyberlink.com
Help link: support.gocyberlink.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Lenovo\Power2Go\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{40BF1E83-20EB-11D8-97C5-0009C5020658}\setup.exe" /z-uninstall
Estimated size: 48.96 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Lenovo Power2Go

Program executable:power2go.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\lenovo\power2go\power2go.exe
Additional files:
  • EvoParser.dll - Cyberlink Product Evolution Parser DLL
  • CLImgUtility.dll - Cyberlink Image Utility Library (CLImgUtility DLL)
  • P2GBufferMgr.dll - BufferMgr Dynamic Link Library (BufferMgr DLL)
  • CLMLSvc.exe - CyberLink MediaLibray Service
  • MediaCache.dll - Cyberlink Power2Go MediaCache (MediaCache)
  • CBS.dll - Cyberlink Burning Service (CBS)
  • P2GEdtKrn.dll - CyberLink Editing Service (CES Kernel)
  • CLMP1V.dll - Cyberlink MPEG1 encoder (CyberLink MPEG1 Video Encoder)
  • CLMP2V.dll - Cyberlink MPEG2 encoder (CyberLink MPEG2 Video Encoder)
  • CLAuMixer.dll - CyberLink CLAuMixer (CLAuMixer)
  • CLDrvChk.exe - CyberLink CLDrvChk (CLDrvChk)
  • P2GDVRS2MPG.dll - Cyberlink DVRS2MPG (DVRS2MPG)
  • CLDRM.dll - Cyberlink CLDRM (CLDRM)
  • CLDSC.dll - Cyberlink CLDSC (CLDSC)
  • DIEGO.dll - cyberlink DIEGO (DIEGO)
  • CLccrt.dll - PowerDirector (CyberLink Corp. PowerDirector Main)
  • HwCtrlMgr.dll - HwCtrlMgr
  • CLMediaLibrary.dll - CLMediaLibrary Dynamic Link Library
  • AuthorBAT.dll - AuthorBAT Dynamic Link Library (AuthorBAT DLL)
  • AuthorGVD.dll - AuthorGVD Dynamic Link Library (AuthorGVD DLL)
  • AuthorHMT.dll - AuthorHMT Dynamic Link Library (AuthorHMT DLL)
  • CLAuNorm.dll - CLAuNorm Dynamic Link Library (CLAuNorm DLL)
  • CLMLSvcPS.dll - CLMLSvc Dynamic Link Library
  • CLVistaAudioMixer.dll - CyberLink Vista Audio Mixer
  • lfbmp13n.dll (by LEAD Technologies) - LEADTOOLS(r) DLL for Win32
  • LFCMP13n.DLL (by LEAD Technologies)
  • lffax13n.dll
  • lfgif13n.dll
  • Lfpng13n.dll
  • lfpsd13n.dll
  • lftga13n.dll
  • lftif13n.dll
  • Lfbmp15u.dll - LEADTOOLS® for Win32 (BMP filter (Win32))
  • Lfcmp15u.dll - CMP filter (Win32)
  • Lffax15u.dll - FAX filter (Win32)
  • Lfgif15u.dll - GIF filter (Win32)
  • Lfpng15u.dll - PNG filter (Win32)
  • Lfpsd15u.dll - PSD filter (Win32)
  • Lftga15u.dll - TGA filter (Win32)
  • Lftif15u.dll - TIF filter (Win32)
  • CLMLInst.exe
  • CLMLUninst.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • CLMLSvc.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Cyberlink Trigger Task'.
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • CLMLSvc.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named CLMLServer.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • CLMLSvc.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'CLMLSvc.exe' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Lenovo\Power2Go\CLMLSvc.exe".

How do I remove Lenovo Power2Go?

You can uninstall Lenovo Power2Go 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 Lenovo Power2Go, 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 Lenovo Power2Go.

Win 10 77%
Win 7 (SP1) 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 77.50%
Windows 7 22.00%
Windows Vista 0.39%
Windows XP 0.11%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 31.99%
Windows 10 Home 28.70%
Windows 7 Home Premium 19.33%
Windows 8 6.81%
Windows 8.1 Connected 3.53%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 2.25%

Distribution by countryGeography

67.07% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 67.07%
  United Kingdom 8.61%
  Germany 5.78%
  Italy 2.96%
  France 2.18%
  Canada 1.56%
  Mexico 1.24%
  Spain 0.81%
  Hong Kong 0.74%
  Sweden 0.69%
  Japan 0.67%
  Colombia 0.64%
  India 0.51%
  Czech Republic 0.50%

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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ptbover a year ago
Another user reported that removing Power2Go caused a loss of all ripping functions. Doesn't make sense to me, but please comment.