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21% remove it79% keep it
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Global Rank #8,765
United States Rank #10,011
Reach 0.0441%


10.0.5223.54 0.11%
10.0.4126.52 0.23%
10.0.3715.01 0.11%
10.0.3105.52 0.11%
10.0.3029.52 7.24%
10.0.2904.52 4.83%
10.0.2811.52 65.40%
10.0.2703.52 6.32%
10.0.2318.52 15.63%

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Lenovo PowerDVD 10

What is Lenovo PowerDVD 10?  (from CyberLink)

PowerDVD 10 is a unique universal player that offers the best playback quality available. Whether it is 3D movie content, captured home videos, or your digital music files, PowerDVD 10 lets you access them all from the same convenient player software, enhancing your experience in all kinds of new ways. Enjoy better mov...  Read more


Lenovo PowerDVD 10 is a software program developed by CyberLink. It is typically pre-installed with most new Lenovo computers. The most common release is 10.0.2811.52, 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 programs's main executable is PDVD10Serv.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 2.4 MB of memory. The setup package generally installs about 64 files and is usually about 204.28 KB (209,180 bytes). The installed file WebUpdate.dll is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. 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 36% of users of Lenovo PowerDVD 10 come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and Mexico.

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.
Lenovo PowerDVD 10 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\PowerDVD10\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{DEC235ED-58A4-4517-A278-C41E8DAEAB3B}\setup.exe" /z-uninstall
Estimated size: 204.28 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Lenovo PowerDVD 10

Program executable:PDVD10Serv.exe
Name:PowerDVD RC Service
Signed by:CyberLink
Path:C:\Program Files\Lenovo\PowerDVD10\PDVD10Serv.exe
CyberLink PowerDVD is a media player for Microsoft Windows; several editions of the software are sold including "Ultra", "Deluxe" and "Standard". All editions support the viewing of DVD and the Ultra edition supports Blu-ray playback,...
Additional files:
  • DXRender.dll - Cyberlink XRenderL Dynamic Link Library (XRenderL Dynamic Link Library)
  • NetworkAware.dll - Network Awareness Dynamic Link Library
  • CES_Picture.dll - Cyberlink Picture in Picture Module (Cyberlink Picture in Picture Library)
  • CLFormatDetector.dll - FormatDetector Dynamic Link Library
  • fwnet.dll - CyberLink Windows Firewall Utility
  • CES_Template.dll - Cyberlink Layer Template Module (Cyberlink Layer Template Library)
  • CLMediaServerBrowser.dll - CyberLink CLMediaServerBrowser (CLMediaServerBrowser)
  • CLRCEngine3.dll - PowerDVD Remote Control Module
  • CLNetShow.dll - Cyberlink NetMedia Player 1.0
  • MonitorDetect.dll - MonitorD Dynamic Link Library
  • PDVDLaunchPolicy.exe - PDVDLaunchPolicy Application
  • FileSystemMgr.dll - CyberLink FilsSystemMgr.dll (FileSystemMgr)
  • CLBDMetaInfo.dll - BD Metadata Parser Library
  • CBS.dll - Cyberlink Burning Service (CBS)
  • CES_Title2.dll - CES Title2 Library Module (CES Title2 Library)
  • RES_IMAGE.dll - CyberLink PowerDVD Player (Resource file of DVD DLL)
  • CLMediaDetect.dll - CyberLink CLMediaDetect (CLMediaDetect)
  • WebDownLoad.dll - Cyberlink WebDownLoad (WebDownLoad)
  • Activate.exe - Activate Application
  • CLDShowX.dll - CyberLink Player 8.0
  • CLFQEngine.dll - Cyberlink CLFQEngine (CLFQEngine)
  • RFCom.dll - CybeLink RegFree COM
  • CES_ParticleEngine.dll - ces particle engine
  • PDVD10Serv.exe - PowerDVD RC Service
  • WebUpdate.dll - CyberLink WebUpdate (WebUpdate)
  • CES_ParticlePlugin.dll - pfx default plugin
  • CLDrvChk.exe - CyberLink CLDrvChk (CLDrvChk)
  • DxRender3DV.dll - CyberLink DxRender (DxRender)
  • DxRender3DX.dll
  • DXRenderV.dll
  • DXRenderX.dll
  • CLDRM.dll - Cyberlink CLDRM (CLDRM)
  • CLTOCWriter.dll - CLTOCWriter (CLTOCWriter Dynamic Link Library)
  • HwCtrlMgr.dll - HwCtrlMgr
  • PowerDVD10.exe - PowerDVD (PowerDVD 10.0)
  • ROS.dll - ROS
  • CLEvr.dll - CLEvr
  • DigestFilter.dll - DigestFilter Dynamic Link Library
  • CLDiscInfo.dll - CLDiscIn Dynamic Link Library
  • 2cMovie.dll - 2cMovie Dynamic Link Library
  • CLBUMgr.dll - CLBUMgr Dynamic Link Library
  • CLVistaAudioMixer.dll - CyberLink Vista Audio Mixer
  • DKA.dll - DKA Dynamic Link Library
  • CLNetMediaCDS.dll - CLNetMediaCDS Module

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Autoplay Handlers
  • PowerDVD10.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'PDVD10PlayVideoFilesOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'VideoFiles' and the action verb 'PlayWithPowerDVD10.
  • PDVDLaunchPolicy.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'PDVD10PlayEnhancedDVDOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'EnDVD' and the action verb 'PlayWithPowerDVD10.
Scheduled Task
  • PDVDLaunchPolicy.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{EA10049D-2FF5-4FA6-9343-1BF0F20AFA1D}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • PDVD10Serv.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named RemoteControl10.
Startup File (User Run)
  • PDVDLaunchPolicy.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'PowerDVD10' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Lenovo\PowerDVD10\PDVDLaunchPolicy.exe" /autostart.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • PDVD10Serv.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'RemoteControl10' which loads as "C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD10\PDVD10Serv.exe".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:2.4 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0007210194%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00043289%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00028813%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:2,525
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:36 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove Lenovo PowerDVD 10?

You can uninstall Lenovo PowerDVD 10 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 PowerDVD 10, 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 PowerDVD 10.

Win 7 (SP1) 91%
Win XP 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 21%
Keep it 79%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 91.84%
Windows 10 8.05%
Windows XP 0.11%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Basic 40.14%
Windows 7 Home Premium 35.64%
Windows 7 Starter 10.61%
Windows 10 Home 6.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.92%
Windows 7 Professional 1.27%

Distribution by countryGeography

35.83% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 35.83%
  Brazil 11.32%
  Mexico 6.69%
  United Kingdom 6.59%
  Argentina 4.72%
  India 4.13%
  Russia 3.74%
  Germany 3.15%
  United Arab Emirates 2.17%
  Chile 1.87%
  Colombia 1.87%
  South Africa 1.77%
  Peru 1.67%
  Canada 1.28%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 99.41%
Acer 0.23%
ASUS 0.12%
Dell 0.12%
Alienware 0.12%
Common models
LENOVO 20078 13.08%
LENOVO 20080 9.81%
LENOVO HuronRiver Platfor... 9.58%
LENOVO 20079 9.35%
LENOVO 20041 5.26%
LENOVO 0862 4.44%

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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