What is ULCDRSvr.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 ULCDRSvr.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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ULCDRSvr.exe file information

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

The process known as ULCDRSvr belongs to software Ulead Systems ULCDRSvr or Ulead DVD MovieFactory (version 6) or Corel DVD MovieFactory (version 7) by Ulead Systems (

Description: ULCDRSvr.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The file ULCDRSvr.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files\Common Files" or sometimes in a subfolder of C:\Windows (typically C:\Program Files\Common Files\Ulead Systems\DVD\). Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 49,152 bytes (92% of all occurrences), 67,056 bytes and 7 more variants. 
The program is not visible. The file is not a Windows core file. Therefore the technical security rating is 40% dangerous; however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If you run into problems with ULCDRSvr.exe, you could also uninstall Ulead VideoStudio/DVD Burning or InterVideo/WinDVD from Corel software via Windows Control Panel/Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP) or Programs and Features (Windows 10/8/7), visit the support page [1][2] or check if there is a newer version [1][2] available.

Recommended: Identify ULCDRSvr.exe related errors

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

Ulead Burning Helper. I stopped it, cause for me is it only annoying process in TaskManager.
Believe to cause random BSOD on Win 7 64 bit. Agree that it may be related to WinFast DTV1000S. Removed ULCDRSvr.exe; seems to solve BSOD but Event Viewer shows that it wants to load; not sure which application wnats to load it.
  John Warouw  
Runs with Winfast, not sure what else that company makes but it came with my TV card
Needed for Ulead VideoStudio SE DVD
Process for various Ulead programs.
associated with leadtek winfast pvr
Installed by leadtek winfast pvr (cd/dvd burning component)
Ulead DVD Burning Software
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Rating chart

Summary: Average user rating of ULCDRSvr.exe: based on 39 votes with 9 reviews. 20 users think ULCDRSvr.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. 6 users think it's probably harmless. 7 users think it's neither essential nor dangerous. 4 users suspect danger. 2 users think ULCDRSvr.exe is dangerous and recommend removing it. 2 users don't grade ULCDRSvr.exe ("not sure about it").

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Best practices for resolving ULCDRSvr issues

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