PowerDirector PowerDirector

A way to uninstall PowerDirector from your system

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.

Files remaining:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\InstallShield Installation Information\{E1646825-D391-42A0-93AA-27FA810DA093}\PowerDirector.msi
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\INetCache\IE\0YIMRXC8\dz_PowerDirector_17.0_20180918233732040[1].jpg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\INetCache\IE\K8ABFZU4\dz_PowerDirector_17.0_20180918233732290[1].jpg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\INetCache\IE\MOKQPC1I\dz_PowerDirector_17.0_20180918233732196[1].jpg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\INetCache\IE\X1AM8NVK\dz_PowerDirector_17.0_20180918233730633[1].jpg
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Packages\Microsoft.Windows.Cortana_cw5n1h2txyewy\LocalState\AppIconCache\100\{6D809377-6AF0-444B-8957-A3773F02200E}_CyberLink_PowerDirector12_PDR12_exe
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Recent\CyberLink_PowerDirector_Ultimate_12.0.2915.0_www.mm-knowledge.com.lnk

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following keys will not be cleaned; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\PowerDirector12.0cdadjfile
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\PowerDirector12.0dlpfile
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\PowerDirector12.0dz3dtfile
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\PowerDirector12.0dzafile
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\PowerDirector12.0dzlfile
  • 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_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
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\EventLog\Application\PowerDirector

Open regedit.exe to remove the values below from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDirector12\PDR12.exe.ApplicationCompany
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDirector12\PDR12.exe.FriendlyAppName
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\Shell\MuiCache\D:\Softwares\Compressed\CyberLink PowerDirector 15 Ultimate\CyberLink PowerDirector 15 Ultimate\Crack -Serial Key\cyberlink.powerdirector.v15.0.2026.0-patch-REiS.exe.FriendlyAppName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\5286461E193D0A2439AA72AF18D00A39\ProductName
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-2077099365-324625376-496456404-1001\\Device\HarddiskVolume2\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDirector15\BigBang\CLUpdater.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-2077099365-324625376-496456404-1001\\Device\HarddiskVolume2\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDirector15\OLRSubmission\OLRSubmission.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-2077099365-324625376-496456404-1001\\Device\HarddiskVolume2\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDirector15\PDR.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-2077099365-324625376-496456404-1001\\Device\HarddiskVolume3\Softwares\Compressed\CyberLink PowerDirector 15 Ultimate\CyberLink PowerDirector 15 Ultimate\Crack -Serial Key\cyberlink.powerdirector.v15.0.2026.0-patch-REiS.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-2077099365-324625376-496456404-1001\\Device\HarddiskVolume3\Softwares\Media\CyberLink_PowerDirector_Ultimate_12.0.2915.0.rar\CyberLink_PowerDirector_Ultimate_12.0.2915.0\CyberLink_PowerDirector_Ultimate_12.0.2915.0_www.mm-knowledge.com\PDR12_2109_GM2.5_Ultimate_VDE130917-04.exe
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\System\CurrentControlSet\Services\bam\UserSettings\S-1-5-21-2077099365-324625376-496456404-1001\\Device\HarddiskVolume3\Softwares\Media\CyberLink_PowerDirector_Ultimate_12.0.2915.0.rar\CyberLink_PowerDirector_Ultimate_12.0.2915.0\CyberLink_PowerDirector_Ultimate_12.0.2915.0_www.mm-knowledge.com\Update\PowerDirector_2915_GM6_Patch_VDE140407-01.exe

A way to uninstall PowerDirector from your computer using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

PowerDirector is a program offered by the software company CyberLink Corp.. Sometimes, computer users choose to remove this application. This is easier said than done because deleting this by hand requires some experience regarding PCs. The best QUICK manner to remove PowerDirector is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take the following steps on how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO on your Windows system, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very efficient uninstaller and general utility to take care of your Windows PC.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with the program's interface and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful 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. A list of the programs existing on the computer will be shown to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate PowerDirector or simply activate the Search field and type in "PowerDirector". If it is installed on your PC the PowerDirector application will be found automatically. When you click PowerDirector in the list of programs, the following information regarding the application is available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the left lower corner). The star rating explains the opinion other people have regarding PowerDirector, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the program you are about to uninstall, by clicking on the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will come up. accept the removal by pressing Uninstall. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall PowerDirector.
Uninstall PowerDirector

8. After removing PowerDirector, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items of PowerDirector that have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing PowerDirector with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your system.

Your system 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)
Software Application


This page is not a piece of advice to uninstall PowerDirector by CyberLink Corp. from your PC, we are not saying that PowerDirector by CyberLink Corp. is not a good software application. This page only contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall PowerDirector supposing you decide this is what you want to do. Here you can find registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-19 / Written by Dan Armano for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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