PowerDVD PowerDVD



A way to uninstall PowerDVD from your computer

This page is about PowerDVD for Windows. Here you can find details on how to remove it from your PC. It was created for Windows by Dell. Check out here where you can get more info on Dell. The program is usually installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX folder (same installation drive as Windows). RunDll32 is the full command line if you want to uninstall PowerDVD. PowerDVD's primary file takes around 62.11 KB (63600 bytes) and is named PowerDVD.exe.

The following executables are installed together with PowerDVD. They take about 266.98 KB (273384 bytes) on disk.



  • CLDrvChk.exe (65.29 KB)
  • PDVDDXSrv.exe (125.29 KB)
  • PowerDVD.exe (62.11 KB)
  • TouchStone.exe (14.29 KB)


The current page applies to PowerDVD version 8.1 alone. For more PowerDVD versions please click below:


Following the uninstall process, the application leaves leftovers on the computer. Some of these are shown below.

Folders left behind when you uninstall PowerDVD:
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\PowerDVD DX
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\CyberLink\PowerDVD

Check for and delete the following files from your disk when you uninstall PowerDVD:
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\APREG.url
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\atl71.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\CLAuMixer.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\CLDrvChk.exe
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\CLVistaAudioMixer.dll
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\APREG.URL
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Help\CHS\Movie.xml
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Help\CHT\Movie.xml
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Help\DEU\Movie.xml
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Help\ENU\Movie.xml
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Help\ESP\Movie.xml
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Help\FRA\Movie.xml
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Help\ITA\Movie.xml
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Help\JPN\Movie.xml
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Help\KOR\Movie.xml
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Help\NLD\Movie.xml
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Help\PTB\Movie.xml
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\hw.ini
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\keymap.ini
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Language\__init__.kc
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Language\CHS\Common.xml
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Language\CHT\Common.xml
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Language\DEU\Common.xml
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Language\ENU\Common.xml
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Language\ESP\Common.xml
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Language\FRA\Common.xml
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Language\ITA\Common.xml
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Language\JPN\Common.xml
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Language\KOR\Common.xml
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Language\NLD\Common.xml
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Language\PTB\Common.xml
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\LauncherStr\CHS\string.xml
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\LauncherStr\CHT\string.xml
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\LauncherStr\DEU\string.xml
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\LauncherStr\ENU\string.xml
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\LauncherStr\ESP\string.xml
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\LauncherStr\FRA\string.xml
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\LauncherStr\ITA\string.xml
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\LauncherStr\JPN\string.xml
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Layout\Extend\BrowserBox.xml
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Layout\Extra\Extra.xml
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Layout\Extra\L_PicBanner.xml
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Layout\Extra\R_PicBanner.xml
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Layout\Help\help.xml
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Layout\Help\HelpXML.xml
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Layout\Mainmenu\captionbar.xml
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Layout\Mainmenu\mainmenu.xml
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Layout\Mainmenu\mainmenu_16x9.xml
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Layout\Mainmenu\mainmenu_4x3.xml
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Layout\Movie\__init__.xml
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Layout\Movie\BDFileBrowser.xml
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Layout\Movie\MovieBDDVDSetting.xml
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Layout\Movie\MovieBDSetting_Panel.xml
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Layout\Movie\MovieLangSetting.xml
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Layout\Movie\MovieLangSetting_Panel.xml
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Layout\Movie\moviemain.xml
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Layout\Movie\MoviePlaybackDlg.xml
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Layout\Movie\MovieProgress.xml
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Layout\Movie\MovieToolbar.xml
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Layout\Movie\MovieToolbarBD.xml
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Layout\Movie\MovieToolbarBDPiP.xml
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Layout\Movie\MovieToolbarXPe.xml
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Layout\Movie\RegionChange.xml
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Layout\Movie\RegionFail.xml
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Layout\Movie\RegionLimited.xml
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Layout\Settings\FileChooser.xml
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Layout\Settings\FolderBrowser.xml
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Layout\Settings\SettingAbout.xml
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Layout\Settings\SettingAudio.xml
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Layout\Settings\SettingAudio_Panel.xml
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Layout\Settings\SettingAudio_Panel_Sub.xml
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Layout\Settings\SettingAudio_Panel_Sub2.xml
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Layout\Settings\SettingDisplay.xml
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Layout\Settings\SettingDisplay_Panel.xml
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Layout\Settings\SettingDisplay_PanelXPe.xml
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Layout\Settings\SettingGeneral.xml
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Layout\Settings\SettingGeneral_Panel.xml
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Layout\Settings\SettingInternet.xml
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Layout\Settings\SettingInternet_Panel.xml
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Layout\Settings\SettingRCChannel.xml
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Layout\Settings\SettingShare.xml
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Layout\Settings\SettingShare_Panel.xml
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Layout\Settings\template.xml
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Layout\Style\style.xml
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Media\Dark-Blue\CaptionBar\btn_back_D.png
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Media\Dark-Blue\CaptionBar\btn_back_G.png
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Media\Dark-Blue\CaptionBar\btn_back_N.png
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Media\Dark-Blue\CaptionBar\btn_back_S.png
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Media\Dark-Blue\CaptionBar\btn_close_d.png
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Media\Dark-Blue\CaptionBar\btn_close_g.png
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Media\Dark-Blue\CaptionBar\btn_close_n.png
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Media\Dark-Blue\CaptionBar\btn_close_s.png
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Media\Dark-Blue\CaptionBar\btn_help_d.png
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Media\Dark-Blue\CaptionBar\btn_help_g.png
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Media\Dark-Blue\CaptionBar\btn_help_n.png
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Media\Dark-Blue\CaptionBar\btn_help_s.png
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Media\Dark-Blue\CaptionBar\btn_home_D.png
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Media\Dark-Blue\CaptionBar\btn_home_G.png
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Media\Dark-Blue\CaptionBar\btn_home_N.png
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX\Customizations\Dell\Media\Dark-Blue\CaptionBar\btn_home_S.png

Registry that is not cleaned:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\VirtualStore\MACHINE\SOFTWARE\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Cyberlink\PowerDVD DX
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\CyberLink\Common\CLMVD\PowerDVD DX
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\CyberLink\Diego\PowerDVD DX
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\CyberLink\MediaObj\PowerDVD DX
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\CyberLink\PowerDVD DX
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Dell\PowerDVD
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{6811CAA0-BF12-11D4-9EA1-0050BAE317E1}




How to erase PowerDVD from your PC using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

PowerDVD is an application released by Dell. Sometimes, computer users choose to uninstall this application. Sometimes this can be easier said than done because uninstalling this by hand requires some knowledge related to Windows internal functioning. The best SIMPLE approach to uninstall PowerDVD is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here are some detailed instructions about how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your PC, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very potent uninstaller and all around utility to maximize the performance of your system.

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2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful PC management program.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools


4. Press the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs


5. All the programs existing on the PC will appear

6. Scroll the list of programs until you locate PowerDVD or simply click the Search feature and type in "PowerDVD". If it is installed on your PC the PowerDVD app will be found very quickly. Notice that when you click PowerDVD in the list , the following information regarding the program is available to you:


  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). This explains the opinion other users have regarding PowerDVD, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the app you wish to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will appear. Confirm the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove PowerDVD.
Uninstall PowerDVD


8. After uninstalling PowerDVD, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items that belong PowerDVD that have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By uninstalling PowerDVD with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry items, files or folders are left behind on your PC.

Your Windows system will remain clean, speedy and able to run without errors or problems.

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Geographical user distribution

  • 10.0
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows Server 2003 (5.2)
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Disclaimer

The text above is not a recommendation to remove PowerDVD by Dell from your computer, nor are we saying that PowerDVD by Dell is not a good application. This text simply contains detailed instructions on how to remove PowerDVD supposing you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-21 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-20 22:54:02.117