What is PDVD11Serv.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 PDVD11Serv.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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PDVD11Serv.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with PDVD11Serv
PDVD11Serv.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as PowerDVD RC Service belongs to software CyberLink PowerDVD (version 11) or CyberLink by CyberLink (

Description: PDVD11Serv.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. PDVD11Serv.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of the user's profile folder. Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 234,792 bytes (81% of all occurrences), 230,696 bytes or 236,656 bytes. 
The program is not visible. PDVD11Serv.exe is certified by a trustworthy company. The application is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: MACHINE\Run). The PDVD11Serv.exe file is not a Windows core file. The file is a Verisign signed file. PDVD11Serv.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 41% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If any problems with PDVD11Serv.exe occur, you can do the following:

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as PDVD11Serv.exe. Therefore, you should check the PDVD11Serv.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

Описание процесса: PowerDVD RC службы продукта: PowerDVD RC службы компании: Корпорация CyberLink Файл: PDVD11Serv.exe
  Цырульников Алексей  
Background agent It monitors Remote Control command (ex, Media Center Remote Control) and launches PowerDVD according to Remote Control command
  MacGruber   (further information)
pdvd11srv.exe caused sound to regularly (every 3-10 secunds) be interrupted in other programs than PowerDVD. This could be ill intend from Cyberlink. Or in the least clumsy.

Summary: Average user rating of PDVD11Serv.exe: based on 2 votes with 3 user comments. One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user suspects danger. One user is not sure about it.

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Best practices for resolving PDVD11Serv issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with PDVD11Serv. 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 PDVD11Serv.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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