What is PowerDVD14Agent.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 PowerDVD14Agent.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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PowerDVD14Agent.exe file information

The process known as Power Media Player or PowerDVD (version 14) belongs to software CyberLink PowerDVD (version 14) or CyberLink Power Media Player (version 14) by CyberLink (

Description: PowerDVD14Agent.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file PowerDVD14Agent.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 795,672 bytes (58% of all occurrences), 795,336 bytes or 803,880 bytes. 
It is a Verisign signed file. The PowerDVD14Agent.exe file is digitally signed. It is not a Windows core file. The software is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: MACHINE\Run). The program is not visible. Therefore the technical security rating is 21% dangerous.

Uninstalling this variant: In case you experience problems using PowerDVD14Agent.exe, you may want to do the following:
  • ask for help from Support [1][2]
  • uninstall CyberLink PowerDVD 14 or CyberLink Power Media Player 14 software via Windows Control Panel/Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP) or Programs and Features (Windows 10/8/7)

Recommended: Identify PowerDVD14Agent.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as PowerDVD14Agent.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the PowerDVD14Agent.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

When checking Task Manager Startup tab I noted its impact on the boot process is "high" and may contribute to the slow boot of Windows 10
  Craig Hamilton  

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Best practices for resolving PowerDVD14Agent issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with PowerDVD14Agent. 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 PowerDVD14Agent.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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