What is CLSched.exe?

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the CLSched.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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CLSched.exe file information

The process known as CLSched Module belongs to software CLSched Module or CyberLink Task Scheduler (CTS) or HPSSupply or Acer Empowering Technology or QuickPlay SlingPlayer by unknown.

Description: CLSched.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. CLSched.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 114,784 bytes (26% of all occurrences), 118,877 bytes and 20 more variants. 
There is no file information. The program has no visible window. It is not a Windows system file. Therefore the technical security rating is 45% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If you have any problems with CLSched.exe, you can uninstall the program using the Control Panel ⇒ Uninstall a ProgramPowerCinema or QuickPlay SlingPlayer / CyberLink, ask the developer, Cyberlink, for assistance or search for an update on the vendor’s website.

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as CLSched.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the CLSched.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

CyberLink Task Scheduler (CTS) des Programms "Power Cinema" der Fa. CyberLink
It's a power cinema service or also know as DVD player
gehört zu PowerCinema, sonst wird die TV-Karte nicht erkannt
Ist von Powercinem um geplante Aufnahmen zu starten
CLSched.exe is part of CyberLinks Power Cinema software. It's the peice that allows you to schedule TV recordings. It's harmless.
Das ist der CyberLink Task Scheduler(CTS) von CyberLink und kann ruhig deaktiviert werden.
  Dark W  
Power Cinema (DVD player)
part of ati catalyst media center, seems to be resposible for initiating scheduled recordings

Rating chart

Summary: Average user rating of CLSched.exe: based on 7 votes with 8 user comments. 5 users think CLSched.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 2 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user is not sure about it.

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Best practices for resolving CLSched issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with CLSched. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the 6resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the CLSched.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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