PowerDirector PowerDirector

A guide to uninstall PowerDirector from your system

This web page contains thorough information on how to remove PowerDirector for Windows. It was developed for Windows by CyberLink Corp.. You can read more on CyberLink Corp. or check for application updates here. Please open if you want to read more on PowerDirector on CyberLink Corp.'s page. PowerDirector is usually installed in the C:\Program Files\Cyberlink\PowerDirector directory, subject to the user's choice. The full command line for uninstalling PowerDirector is C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{CB099890-1D5F-11D5-9EA9-0050BAE317E1}\setup.exe. Note that if you will type this command in Start / Run Note you might be prompted for admin rights. PowerDirector's primary file takes about 5.01 MB (5256488 bytes) and is called PDR.exe.

The following executable files are incorporated in PowerDirector. They occupy 5.43 MB (5692112 bytes) on disk.

  • PDR.exe (5.01 MB)
  • UACAgent.exe (61.55 KB)
  • MUIStartMenu.exe (213.29 KB)
  • Trial.exe (77.29 KB)
  • TrialMgr.exe (73.29 KB)

The information on this page is only about version 6.5.2713 of PowerDirector. Click on the links below for other PowerDirector versions:

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Some files and registry entries are typically left behind when you uninstall PowerDirector.

The files below were left behind on your disk when you remove PowerDirector:
  • C:\Program Files\Acer Arcade Deluxe\Acer Arcade Deluxe\ShareSkin\Standard\Extra\PowerDirector Pro Disc Wizard.jpg
  • C:\Program Files\Acer Arcade Deluxe\Acer Arcade Deluxe\ShareSkin\Standard\Extra\PowerDirector Pro.jpg
  • C:\Program Files\Acer Arcade Deluxe\Acer Arcade Deluxe\ShareSkin\Standard\Extra\PowerDirector.jpg
  • C:\Program Files\Acer Arcade Deluxe\HomeMedia\Customizations\Cyberlink\Media\Acer\Extra\PowerDirector Pro Disc Wizard.jpg

Generally the following registry keys will not be removed:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\CyberLink\PowerDirector
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\InstallShield_{CB099890-1D5F-11D5-9EA9-0050BAE317E1}

A way to remove PowerDirector using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

PowerDirector is an application marketed by CyberLink Corp.. Some computer users want to uninstall this program. This is efortful because deleting this manually takes some know-how regarding PCs. The best EASY procedure to uninstall PowerDirector is to use Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Here is how to do this:

1. If you don't have Advanced Uninstaller PRO already installed on your system, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is one of the best uninstaller and general utility to clean your computer.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to get familiar with Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and wealth of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a powerful system utility.

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

4. Press the Uninstall Programs tool
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the applications installed on your computer will be made available to you

6. Scroll the list of applications until you find PowerDirector or simply click the Search field and type in "PowerDirector". If it exists on your system the PowerDirector app will be found automatically. Notice that when you select PowerDirector in the list , some information regarding the application is made available to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating tells you the opinion other people have regarding PowerDirector, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other people - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information regarding the program you wish to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For example you can see that for PowerDirector:

  • The web site of the application is: http://www.Cyberlink.com
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{CB099890-1D5F-11D5-9EA9-0050BAE317E1}\setup.exe
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will appear. Confirm the uninstall by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically remove PowerDirector.
Uninstall PowerDirector

8. After uninstalling PowerDirector, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to perform 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 uninstalling PowerDirector using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or directories are left behind on your disk.

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


Geographical user distribution

  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • 10.0
Software Application


The text above is not a piece of advice to uninstall PowerDirector by CyberLink Corp. from your computer, nor are we saying that PowerDirector by CyberLink Corp. is not a good application for your PC. This page simply contains detailed instructions on how to uninstall PowerDirector supposing you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

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

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Last update on: 2016-06-19 19:19:46.033