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Should I remove Play Movie?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #21,005
United States Rank #40,578
Reach 0.0099%


BD+HD 1.5.3815 8.67%
BD+HD 1.5.3620.0 1.02%
BD+HD 1.5.3307.0 43.88%
BD 1.51.4123 1.02%
BD 1.5.4219.0 1.53%
BD 1.5.3815.0 0.51%
1.58.7328.1 0.51%
1.5.5714.0 3.57%
1.5.5714 0.51%
1.5.5106.0 0.51%
1.5.5018 0.51%
1.5.4630.0 1.02%
1.5.4621.0 16.84%
1.5.4303.0 3.06% 1.53% 0.51% 9.69% 1.53% 0.51% 3.06%

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Play Movie


Play Movie is a program developed by CyberLink. The most used version is bd+hd 1.5.3307.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The main program executable is playmovie.exe. The software installer includes 57 files and is usually about 66.21 MB (69,422,615 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows Vista (SP2) as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 67% of users of Play Movie come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Belgium.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.cyberlink.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\homecinema\playmovie
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\engine\6\INTEL3~1\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{A450831D-25F6-
Estimated size: 66.21 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Play Movie

Program executable:playmovie.exe
Name:CyberLink PlayMovie
CyberLink PlayMovie Main Program
Path:C:\Program Files\homecinema\playmovie\playmovie.exe
Additional files:
  • fwnet.dll - CyberLink Windows Firewall Utility
  • FileSystemMgr.dll - CyberLink FilsSystemMgr.dll (FileSystemMgr)
  • REGX.dll - CyberLink Registry Utility
  • CBS.dll - Cyberlink Burning Service (CBS)
  • TaskScheduler.exe - TaskScheduler Application
  • CLHelper.dll - CLHelper Loader Service
  • CLHelper.exe - CyberLink Player Helper
  • CLDShowX.dll - Cyberlink Player 7.0
  • CLAuMixer.dll - CyberLink CLAuMixer (CLAuMixer)
  • PMVService.exe - CyberLink PlayMovie (CyberLink PlayMovie Resident Program)
  • CLDrvChk.exe - CyberLink CLDrvChk (CLDrvChk)
  • dxRenderV.dll - CyberLink DxRender (DxRender)
  • dxRenderX.dll
  • fxrtEnu.dll - cyberlink fxrtEnu (fxrtEnu)
  • HwCtrlMgr.dll - HwCtrlMgr
  • CLSM.exe - CL CLSM (CLSM)
  • CLEvr.dll - CLEvr
  • fcl_dll.dll - KMI
  • CLFormatDetector.dll - FormatDetector Dynamic Link Library
  • DXRender.dll - XRenderL 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)
  • Qt3Support4.dll (by Trolltech ASA) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • QtCore4.dll (by Trolltech ASA)
  • QtGui4.dll
  • QtNetwork4.dll
  • QtSql4.dll
  • QtXml4.dll
  • js32.dll
  • libmng.dll
  • pthreadVC2.dll (by Open Source Software community project)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • PlayMovie.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'PlayMoviePlayVideoCDMovieOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'VCD' and the action verb 'PlayWithPlayMovie.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • PMVService.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'PlayMovie' which loads as "C:\Program Files\HomeCinema\PlayMovie\PMVService.exe".

How do I remove Play Movie?

You can uninstall Play Movie 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 Play Movie, 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 Play Movie.

Win Vista (SP2) 57%
Win XP 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 59.39%
Windows 7 35.53%
Windows 10 4.06%
Windows XP 1.02%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 59.28%
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.35%
Windows 7 Professional 3.61%
Windows 7 Ultimate 2.58%
Windows 10 Pro 1.03%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 1.03%

Distribution by countryGeography

66.50% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 66.50%
  United States 11.33%
  Belgium 4.43%
  Netherlands 3.45%
  Austria 2.96%
  Australia 2.46%
  United Kingdom 1.97%
  Taiwan 0.99%
  Spain 0.99%
  France 0.99%
  Colombia 0.49%
  Indonesia 0.49%
  India 0.49%
  Japan 0.49%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 76.56%
Lenovo 18.23%
Acer 2.08%
American Megatrends 1.04%
Hewlett-Packard 0.52%
Intel 0.52%
Samsung 0.52%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7502 42.55%
Medion P8610 13.30%
MEDIONPC MS-7501 8.51%
LENOVO IdeaPad Y560... 6.91%
Medion P7610 5.32%
MEDIONPC MS-7366 2.66%

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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