Is PDVDServ.exe safe?
PDVDServ.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if PDVDServ.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.
PDVDServ.exe file information
The process known as PowerDVD RC Service belongs to software PowerDVD or PowerDVD Ultra or PowerDVD RC Service or Space Synthesizer or UnInstall Envy24 Family Audio or Starship Creator Warp2 or DeepBurner or Nero 7 Premium by Cyberlink (www.gocyberlink.com) or CyberLink (www.gocyberlink.com).
Description: PDVDServ.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file PDVDServ.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in C:\ (normally C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD\).
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 32,768 bytes (77% of all occurrences), 30,208 bytes and 22 more variants.
PDVDServ.exe is not a Windows system file. The program has no visible window. The software starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). Therefore the technical security rating is 52% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
It is possible to uninstall PowerDVD from your computer using the Control Panel applet "Add/Remove programs", look for help from the software company Cyberlink or look for a new, improved version.
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If PDVDServ.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\, the security rating is 50% dangerous. The file size is 32,768 bytes (77% of all occurrences), 30,208 bytes or 45,056 bytes. The program is not visible. The file is not a Windows system file. The application starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run).
External information from Paul Collins:
- "RemoteControl" can run at start up. Remote Control background application for CyberLink's PowerDVD version 5 and above. Enables you to use a remote control with your DVD drive if your drive came with one. Not required if you don't have a remote control, or don't wish to use one
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as PDVDServ.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the PDVDServ.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.
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