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Should I remove Power2Go?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,491
United States Rank #3,654
Reach 0.0885%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.78 days
435.86 days >
Average installed length: 229.01 days

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Power2Go 5.0

What is Power2Go?  (from CyberLink)

CyberLink Power2Go is free burning software for burning data CDs, DVDs and Blu-ray Discs. Take advantage of full features--that never expire--to burn data discs, quickly copy discs, burn via drag-and-drop and create music CDs.


Power2Go 5.0 is a software program developed by CyberLink. The primary executable is named power2go.exe. The setup package generally installs about 61 files and is usually about 50.51 MB (52,964,399 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows Vista (SP2) and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 69% of users of Power2Go come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\cyberlink\power2go
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files1\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\engine\6\INTEL3~1\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{40BF1E83-20EB-
Estimated size: 50.51 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Power2Go 5.0

Program executable:power2go.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\cyberlink\power2go\power2go.exe
Additional files:
  • EvoParser.dll - Cyberlink Product Evolution Parser DLL
  • CLImgUtility.dll - Cyberlink Image Utility Library (CLImgUtility DLL)
  • P2GBufferMgr.dll - BufferMgr Dynamic Link Library (BufferMgr DLL)
  • MediaCache.dll - Cyberlink Power2Go MediaCache (MediaCache)
  • TemplateMgr3.dll - Cyberlink Template Manager (Template Manager)
  • CBS.dll - Cyberlink Burning Service (CBS)
  • P2GEdtKrn.dll - CyberLink Editing Service (CES Kernel)
  • CLMP1V.dll - Cyberlink MPEG1 encoder (CyberLink MPEG1 Video Encoder)
  • CLMP2V.dll - Cyberlink MPEG2 encoder (CyberLink MPEG2 Video Encoder)
  • CLDMA.exe - CyberLink Corp. CLDMA (CLDMA)
  • CLAuMixer.dll - CyberLink CLAuMixer (CLAuMixer)
  • CLDrvChk.exe - CyberLink CLDrvChk (CLDrvChk)
  • P2GDVRS2MPG.dll - Cyberlink DVRS2MPG (DVRS2MPG)
  • P2GSEditor.dll - CyberLink PDEditor (CLSEditor)
  • Power2GoExpress.exe - Power2Go Express
  • SecurityBrowser.exe - Security Browser
  • VDSRME.dll - CyberLink VDSRME (VDSRME)
  • CLDRM.dll - Cyberlink CLDRM (CLDRM)
  • cldsc.dll - Cyberlink CLDSC (CLDSC)
  • DIEGO.dll - cyberlink DIEGO (DIEGO)
  • CLccrt.dll - PowerDirector (CyberLink Corp. PowerDirector Main)
  • HwCtrlMgr.dll - HwCtrlMgr
  • AuthorBAT.dll - AuthorBAT Dynamic Link Library (AuthorBAT DLL)
  • AuthorGVD.dll - AuthorGVD Dynamic Link Library (AuthorGVD DLL)
  • AuthorHMT.dll - AuthorHMT Dynamic Link Library (AuthorHMT DLL)
  • CLRegAccess.exe
  • P2GRC.dll - Power2Go (Power2Go resource file)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • Power2Go.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'P2GCDBurningOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'Picture' and the action verb 'OpenWithPower2Go.

How do I remove Power2Go?

You can uninstall Power2Go 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 Power2Go 5.0, 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 Power2Go.

Win Vista (SP2) 56%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 65.31%
Windows 7 22.82%
Windows XP 7.00%
Windows 10 4.87%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 57.09%
Windows 7 Home Premium 13.48%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.80%
Windows Vista Home Basic 6.62%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.13%
Windows 7 Professional 3.63%

Distribution by countryGeography

68.61% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 68.61%
  Germany 8.41%
  United Kingdom 7.47%
  Canada 1.76%
  France 1.47%
  Japan 1.43%
  Italy 1.14%
  Spain 0.98%
  Brazil 0.94%
  Australia 0.69%
  Austria 0.69%
  Taiwan 0.53%
  Poland 0.53%
  Sweden 0.41%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Gateway 68.39%
Samsung 9.91%
Dell 4.11%
Acer 3.58%
Hewlett-Packard 2.74%
American Megatrends 1.90%
Lenovo 1.69%
Sahara 1.58%
Intel 1.26%
Common models
Samsung R59P/R60P/R61P 7.88%
Gateway GT5692 2.90%
LENOVO 2222222 2.21%
Gateway GT5694 1.94%


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