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Phantom Burner

What is Phantom Burner?  (from Phantombility)

Phantom Burner is a Blu-ray BD-RE/DVD+RW/DVD-RAM/CD-R/BD-ROM/DVD-ROM/CD-ROM burner drive. It not only allows you to mount disc image files as virtual CD, DVD or BD (Blu-ray)discs, but also let you create disc image files by burn to the virtual BD/DVD/CD drive, from using any disc burning software. Many people understan...  Read more


Phantom Burner is a software program developed by Phantombility. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The primary executable is named pbmain.exe. The setup package generally installs about 14 files and is usually about 3.3 MB (3,460,509 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 7. While about 50% of users of Phantom Burner come from the United States, it is also popular in Japan and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.phantombility.com/en/prod/phantomburner
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\phantombility\phantom burner
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Phantombility\Phantom Burner\Uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 3.3 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Phantom Burner

Program executable:pbmain.exe
Name:Phantom Burner Pro
Phantom CD Configuration Application
Path:C:\Program Files\phantombility\phantom burner\pbmain.exe
Additional files:
  • pbrenu.dll - Phantom Burner
  • pbservice.exe - Phantom Burner Service
  • pbservicePS.dll - Proxy and Stub for pbservice.exe
  • pbshlext.dll - Phantom Burner Shell Extension
  • pbecore.dll
  • pbedevc.dll
  • pbescsi.dll
  • pbewin.dll
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • pbshlext.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'pbshlext' with a class of {81EEE107-B4A0-4D8A-8E03-08CAF70ACE51}.
  • pbservice.exe runs as a service named 'pbservice' (pbservice).

How do I remove Phantom Burner?

Quickly and completely remove Phantom Burner from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Phantom Burner 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Phantom Burner, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Phantom Burner.

Win 7 (SP1) 61%
Win 7 6%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 77.78%
Windows 8 11.11%
Windows XP 5.56%
Windows Vista 5.56%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 33.33%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.67%
Windows 7 Professional 16.67%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.56%
Windows 7 Enterprise 5.56%
Windows 8 Enterprise Eval... 5.56%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.00%
  Japan 15.38%
  Germany 7.69%
  Canada 3.85%
  France 3.85%
  Greece 3.85%
  IQ 3.85%
  Mexico 3.85%
  Sweden 3.85%
  Slovenia 3.85%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 29.41%
Acer 17.65%
ASUS 11.76%
Lenovo 11.76%
Dell 5.88%
Apple 5.88%
Toshiba 5.88%
NEC 5.88%
MSI 5.88%
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