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What is PowerDVD.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 PowerDVD.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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PowerDVD.exe file information

The process known as PowerDVD or CyberLink PowerDVD Main Program belongs to software PowerDVD or Cyberlink PowerDVD by CyberLink (www.gocyberlink.com).

Description: PowerDVD.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. PowerDVD.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 8/7/XP are 929,792 bytes (42% of all occurrences), 499,712 bytes, 331,776 bytes or 972,336 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/powerdvd.exe.html 
The program has a visible window. PowerDVD.exe is not a Windows core file. PowerDVD.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs and monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 17% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as PowerDVD.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the PowerDVD.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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I have no technical info. However, 4 years ago I created movies with power DVD.exe but I have no idea of the version. All I know is that I still have .exe info, the autorun file but nothing works and I do not know which software I need on my new computer to open and view these dvd's created as a results of my volunteer work in Guatemala. So, there are precious to me. What can I do because I do not have the old computer anymore.Therefore, I never downloaded your software nor ran power dvd scanner.
  Micheline K.  

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Best practices for resolving PowerDVD issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with PowerDVD. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using cleanmgr and sfc /scannow, uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using msconfig) and enabling Windows' Automatic 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 resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off doing a repair of your installation, or in the case of Windows 8, executing the DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the PowerDVD.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: Security 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. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.



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