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Should I remove Lenovo PowerDVD10?

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 #383
United States Rank #434
Reach 1.6125%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 4.18 days
123.19 days >
Average installed length: 64.72 days


10.0.7104.52 1.46%
10.0.6916.52 0.69%
10.0.6806.52 7.02%
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10.0.5723.52 5.89%
10.0.5630.52 42.38%
10.0.5424.52 0.92%
10.0.5219.52 1.12%
10.0.5108.52 12.06%
10.0.5001.52 0.17%
10.0.4521.52 1.20%
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10.0.4429.52 0.10%
10.0.4409.52 0.22%
10.0.4331.52 11.62%
10.0.4310.52 8.73%
10.0.4126.52 4.75%
10.0.3715.01 0.02%
10.0.3712.52 0.92%
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10.0.3521.52 0.23%
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10.0.3029.52 0.09%
10.0.2927.52 0.09%
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Lenovo PowerDVD10

What is Lenovo PowerDVD10?  (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 PowerDVD10 is a software program developed by CyberLink. It is typically pre-installed with most new Lenovo computers. The most common release is 10.0.5630.52, 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 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 PowerDVD10.exe. The setup package generally installs about 53 files and is usually about 140.4 MB (147,222,724 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 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 49% of users of Lenovo PowerDVD10 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Italy.

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 PowerDVD10 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: 140.4 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Lenovo PowerDVD10

Program executable:PowerDVD10.exe
PowerDVD 10.0
Path:C:\Program Files\Lenovo\PowerDVD10\PowerDVD10.exe
Additional files:
  • DXRender.dll - Cyberlink XRenderL Dynamic Link Library (XRenderL Dynamic Link Library)
  • NetworkAware.dll - Network Awareness Dynamic Link Library
  • CLFormatDetector.dll - FormatDetector Dynamic Link Library
  • fwnet.dll - CyberLink Windows Firewall Utility
  • CLMediaServerBrowser.dll - CyberLink CLMediaServerBrowser (CLMediaServerBrowser)
  • CLRCEngine3.dll - PowerDVD Remote Control Module
  • CLNetShow.dll - Cyberlink NetMedia Player 1.0
  • MonitorDetect.dll - MonitorD Dynamic Link Library
  • YouTubeMgr.dll - YouTubeM Dynamic Link Library
  • CLAuth.dll - CLAuth Dynamic Link Library
  • FileSystemMgr.dll - CyberLink FilsSystemMgr.dll (FileSystemMgr)
  • CLBDMetaInfo.dll - BD Metadata Parser Library
  • CBS.dll - Cyberlink Burning Service (CBS)
  • 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
  • PDVD10Serv.exe - PowerDVD RC Service
  • WebUpdate.dll - CyberLink WebUpdate (WebUpdate)
  • CLDrvChk.exe - CyberLink CLDrvChk (CLDrvChk)
  • DxRender3DV.dll - CyberLink DxRender (DxRender)
  • DxRender3DX.dll
  • DXRenderV.dll
  • DXRenderX.dll
  • CLDRM.dll - Cyberlink CLDRM (CLDRM)
  • PDVDLaunchPolicy.exe - PowerDVD 10.0
  • 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
  • MediaObj.dll - MediaObject Dynamic Link Library (MediaObject DLL)
  • 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
  • xerces-c_2_6.dll (by Apache Software Foundation) - Xerces-C Version 2.6.0 (Shared Library for Xerces-C Version 2.6.0)
  • xerces-c_2_7.dll (by Apache Software Foundation) - Xerces-C Version 2.7.0 (Shared Library for Xerces-C Version 2.7.0)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Autoplay Handlers
  • PowerDVD10.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'PDVD10PlayCDAudioOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'AudioCD' and the action verb 'PlayWithPowerDVD10.
  • PDVDLaunchPolicy.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'PDVD10PlayVCDMovieOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'VCD' and the action verb 'PlayWithPowerDVD10.
Scheduled Task
  • PDVDLaunchPolicy.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{35A6CC66-73C6-41C0-A26C-657A5B016CA4}' (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 'PDVD10Serv.exe' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Lenovo\PowerDVD10\PDVD10Serv.exe".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • PowerDVD10.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD10\PowerDVD10.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.32 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0007906023%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00037399%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00041661%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:72,670
8,062,084 average

How do I remove Lenovo PowerDVD10?

You can uninstall Lenovo PowerDVD10 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 PowerDVD10, 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 PowerDVD10.

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 23%
Keep it 77%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 97.58%
Windows 7 2.42%
Windows XP 0.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 46.24%
Windows 10 Home 20.34%
Windows 8 8.49%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 8.23%
Windows 8.1 Connected 6.51%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 3.04%

Distribution by countryGeography

48.97% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 48.97%
  United Kingdom 8.26%
  Italy 6.51%
  Germany 4.25%
  France 2.82%
  Canada 2.19%
  Spain 2.06%
  India 1.85%
  Netherlands 1.70%
  Brazil 1.53%
  Poland 1.50%
  Sweden 1.37%
  DK 1.25%
  Mexico 1.19%

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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Faheem Aslamover a year ago
I have no sound when I play dvds on this? how can I fix it? why is it happening?