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Should I remove Lenovo PowerDVD12?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,326
United States Rank #1,665
Reach 0.2722%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.52 days
221.98 days >
Average installed length: 116.63 days


12.0.6811.59 0.45%
12.0.5709.60 34.21%
12.0.5625.59 0.76%
12.0.5604.55 0.63%
12.0.5328.55 44.78%
12.0.5320.55 19.16%

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Lenovo PowerDVD12


Lenovo PowerDVD12 is a software program developed by CyberLink. The most common release is 12.0.5328.55, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. The primary executable is named PDVD12Serv.exe. The setup package generally installs about 23 files and is usually about 502 KB (514,048 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 64% of users of Lenovo PowerDVD12 come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.CyberLink.com
Help link: www.cyberlink.com/support/index.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Lenovo\PowerDVD12
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{B46BEA36-0B71-4A4E-AE41-87241643FA0A}\setup.exe" /z-uninstall
Estimated size: 502 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Lenovo PowerDVD12

Program executable:PDVD12Serv.exe
Name:PowerDVD Service
Path:C:\Program Files\Lenovo\PowerDVD12\PDVD12Serv.exe
Additional files:
  • GpuUtility.dll - CudaUtil Dynamic Link Library
  • PowerDVD12.exe - CyberLink PowerDVD 12 (PowerDVD 12)
  • PowerDVD12ML.exe
  • WebDownLoad.dll - Cyberlink WebDownLoad (WebDownLoad)
  • activate.dll - CyberLink PowerDVD12 (CyberLink Kernel Module for PowerDVD12)
  • Activate.exe - Activate Application
  • AutoLaunchPDVDServByTaskScheduler.exe - CyberLink Module for PowerDVD 12
  • CLFQEngine.dll - Cyberlink CLFQEngine (CLFQEngine)
  • ExecCmd.exe
  • PDVDLaunchPolicy.exe
  • vthum.exe
  • MDS_Environment.dll - CyberLink MediaShow (CyberLink MediaShow Module)
  • PDVD12Serv.exe - PowerDVD Service

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • PDVDLaunchPolicy.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'PowerDVD12.0PlayBluRayOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'BluRay' and the action verb 'PlayWithPowerDVD12.0.
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • PDVD12Serv.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named PDVDServ12 Task.
Startup File (User Run)
  • PDVDLaunchPolicy.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'PowerDVD12' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Lenovo\PowerDVD12\PDVDLaunchPolicy.exe" /autostart.

How do I remove Lenovo PowerDVD12?

You can uninstall Lenovo PowerDVD12 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 PowerDVD12, 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 PowerDVD12.

Win 10 100%
Win 7 (SP1) 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 99.98%
Windows 7 0.02%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 88.98%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 10.07%
Windows 10 Pro 0.89%
Windows 10 Education 0.02%
Windows 10 Home Insider P... 0.02%
Windows 7 Professional 0.02%

Distribution by countryGeography

64.12% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 64.12%
  United Kingdom 6.90%
  Italy 6.84%
  Germany 3.11%
  Spain 2.94%
  France 2.24%
  Australia 1.38%
  Canada 1.30%
  Poland 1.26%
  Brazil 1.20%
  Netherlands 1.02%
  Sweden 0.61%
  Singapore 0.57%
  Czech Republic 0.52%

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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