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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 #23,093
United States Rank #23,142
Reach 0.0082%


4.3 3.70%
4.2 1.85%
4.1 6.79%
4.0 8.64%
3.9 1.85%
3.8 7.41%
3.6 12.35%
3.5 14.81%
3.4 8.64%
3.3 9.88%
3.2 14.81%
3.1 9.26%

gBurner Virtual Drive

What is gBurner Virtual Drive?  (from Power Software Ltd)

gBurner Virtual Drive is a free utility designed for creating and managing virtual CD / DVD drives. For anyone who deals with CD/DVD-based programs - it is a MUST. gBurner Virtual Drive allows you to use almost all CD/DVD image without burning them onto CD or DVD in order to easily access your favorite games, music, or...  Read more


gBurner Virtual Drive is a program developed by Power Software Ltd. The most used version is 3.5, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 programs's main executable is GCDTRAY.EXE and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 1.16 MB of memory. It also adds an icon to the Windows notifications area in order to provide access to the program. The software installer includes 7 files and is usually about 774.79 KB (793,390 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 43% of users of gBurner Virtual Drive come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\gBurner Virtual Drive
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\gBurner Virtual Drive\uninstall.exe"
Estimated size: 774.79 KB

Program filesFiles installed by gBurner Virtual Drive

Program executable:GCDTRAY.EXE
Name:gBurner Virtual Drive
Path:C:\Program Files\gBurner Virtual Drive\GCDTRAY.EXE
Taskbar:Displays an icon in the notification area
Additional files:
  • uninstall.exe - gBurner Virtual Drive Setup
  • GCDTRAY.EXE - gBurner Virtual Drive
  • gBurner.exe - gBurner

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • GCDTRAY.EXE is scheduled as a task with the class '{F3A9E088-645F-440B-89F2-9B01246E9C02}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (User Run)
  • GCDTRAY.EXE is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'GCDTRAY.EXE' and executes as C:\Program Files\gBurner Virtual Drive\GCDTRAY.EXE.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.16 MB
21.09 MB average
User CPU:0.00119587%
0.015104% average
70 average
I/O reads/min:14 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove gBurner Virtual Drive?

You can uninstall gBurner Virtual Drive 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 gBurner Virtual Drive, 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 gBurner Virtual Drive.

Win 10 49%
Win XP 1%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 48.75%
Windows 7 46.25%
Windows XP 3.13%
Windows Vista 1.25%
Windows Server 2003 0.63%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 22.50%
Windows 7 Home Premium 15.63%
Windows 10 Home 11.25%
Windows 10 Pro 10.00%
Windows 8.1 6.88%
Windows 8 6.25%

Distribution by countryGeography

42.54% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 42.54%
  Germany 11.05%
  United Kingdom 3.87%
  France 2.76%
  Canada 2.76%
  Spain 2.21%
  Poland 2.21%
  Brazil 2.21%
  India 2.21%
  Italy 2.21%
  Singapore 2.21%
  Chile 1.66%
  Netherlands 1.66%
  Mexico 1.10%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 25.24%
Lenovo 14.56%
ASUS 14.56%
Dell 13.59%
Acer 11.65%
Toshiba 10.68%
Sony 1.94%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.00%
LENOVO 20217 2.00%
Gigabyte G41M-Combo 2.00%
Dell OptiPlex 755 2.00%
Dell Inspiron N5040 1.00%

Publisher URL: www.powersoftware.com


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