PowerDirector PowerDirector

How to uninstall PowerDirector from your PC

This page is about PowerDirector for Windows. Below you can find details on how to remove it from your computer. It was developed for Windows by CyberLink Corp.. Take a look here for more details on CyberLink Corp.. Click on to get more facts about PowerDirector on CyberLink Corp.'s website. PowerDirector is frequently installed in the C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDirector12 directory, however this location can vary a lot depending on the user's choice while installing the application. The program's main executable file is named PDR12.exe and it has a size of 3.92 MB (4113336 bytes).

The following executable files are contained in PowerDirector. They occupy 13.01 MB (13644424 bytes) on disk.

  • CES_AudioCacheAgent.exe (99.76 KB)
  • CES_CacheAgent.exe (99.76 KB)
  • CES_IPCAgent.exe (170.26 KB)
  • MotionMenuGenerator.exe (93.26 KB)
  • PDHanumanSvr.exe (167.43 KB)
  • PDR12.exe (3.92 MB)
  • UACAgent.exe (136.46 KB)
  • CLUpdater.exe (494.76 KB)
  • Boomerang.exe (1.70 MB)
  • Boomerang.exe (2.74 MB)
  • Boomerang.exe (2.15 MB)
  • MUIStartMenu.exe (219.76 KB)
  • MUIStartMenuX64.exe (428.26 KB)
  • OLRStateCheck.exe (103.76 KB)
  • OLRSubmission.exe (175.76 KB)
  • PDR32Agent.exe (253.46 KB)
  • CLQTKernelClient32.exe (116.26 KB)
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This page is about PowerDirector version 12.0 only. For other PowerDirector versions please click below:

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PowerDirector has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

You should delete the folders below after you uninstall PowerDirector:
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\CyberLink\PowerDirector

Generally, the following files are left on disk:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\InstallShield Installation Information\{E1646825-D391-42A0-93AA-27FA810DA093}\PowerDirector.msi

Many times the following registry data will not be removed:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\PowerDirector12.0cdadjfile
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\PowerDirector12.0dz3dtfile
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\PowerDirector12.0dzafile
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\PowerDirector12.0dzmfile
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\PowerDirector12.0dzpfile
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\PowerDirector12.0dzsfile
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\PowerDirector12.0dztfile
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\PowerDirector12.0pdlfile
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\PowerDirector12.0pdmfile
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\PowerDirector12.0pdsfile
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\CyberLink\PowerDirector12
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\5286461E193D0A2439AA72AF18D00A39
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\CyberLink\EffectExtractor\PowerDirector
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\CyberLink\FileAssociations\PowerDirector12
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\CyberLink\PowerDirector12
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\PowerDirector_Upgrade

Open regedit.exe to remove the registry values below from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\5286461E193D0A2439AA72AF18D00A39\ProductName

How to erase PowerDirector from your computer with the help of Advanced Uninstaller PRO

PowerDirector is an application marketed by CyberLink Corp.. Sometimes, users want to remove this application. This can be hard because performing this manually takes some know-how related to Windows internal functioning. The best SIMPLE manner to remove PowerDirector 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 Windows PC, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and general utility to take care of your Windows system.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and wealth of features available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful package of utilities.

3. Click on the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Press the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the applications existing on your computer will be shown to you

6. Scroll the list of applications until you locate PowerDirector or simply click the Search feature and type in "PowerDirector". The PowerDirector app will be found very quickly. Notice that when you click PowerDirector in the list , the following data about the program is available to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This tells you the opinion other users have about PowerDirector, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the program you wish to remove, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation window will appear. accept the uninstall by clicking Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove PowerDirector.
Uninstall PowerDirector

8. After removing PowerDirector, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press Next to start the cleanup. All the items that belong PowerDirector which have been left behind will be detected and you will be able to delete them. By removing PowerDirector with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry items, files or folders are left behind on your system.

Your PC will remain clean, speedy and able to serve you properly.


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
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This page is not a recommendation to remove PowerDirector by CyberLink Corp. from your computer, we are not saying that PowerDirector by CyberLink Corp. is not a good application. This page only contains detailed info on how to remove PowerDirector supposing you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that our application Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-06-19 / Written by Daniel Statescu for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 05:30:59.200