CyberLink PowerDirector 12 CyberLink PowerDirector 12

How to uninstall CyberLink PowerDirector 12 from your computer

This web page contains thorough information on how to remove CyberLink PowerDirector 12 for Windows. It was coded for Windows by CyberLink Corp.. You can find out more on CyberLink Corp. or check for application updates here. Usually the CyberLink PowerDirector 12 program is placed in the C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDirector12 folder, depending on the user's option during setup. The full uninstall command line for CyberLink PowerDirector 12 is C:\Program Files (x86)\InstallShield Installation Information\{E1646825-D391-42A0-93AA-27FA810DA093}\Setup.exe. The program's main executable file occupies 3.92 MB (4113672 bytes) on disk and is titled PDR12.exe.

The executables below are part of CyberLink PowerDirector 12. They occupy about 13.01 MB (13642024 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 (167.76 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) to view all...

The information on this page is only about version 12.0.3403.0 of CyberLink PowerDirector 12. For more CyberLink PowerDirector 12 versions please click below: to view all...
When planning to uninstall CyberLink PowerDirector 12 you should check if the following data is left behind on your PC.

You should delete the folders below after you uninstall CyberLink PowerDirector 12:
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDirector12
  • C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\CyberLink PowerDirector 12
  • C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\CyberLink PowerDirector 13
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Cyberlink\PowerDirector

The files below are left behind on your disk by CyberLink PowerDirector 12 when you uninstall it:
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDirector12\~Profile.reg
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDirector12\3D Transition\Curve_C2O\20110815_Curve_Open#t#t#1#1#50#.FBX
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDirector12\3D Transition\Curve_C2O\20110815_Curve_Open#t#t#1#1#50#_desc.xml
  • C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDirector12\3D Transition\Curve_C2O\Back.jpg

You will find in the Windows Registry that the following data will not be removed; remove them one by one using regedit.exe:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\CyberLink\PowerDirector12
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\CyberLink\PowerDirector13
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Software\CyberLink\PowerDirector12
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Software\CyberLink\PowerDirector13

Additional registry values that are not removed:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Installer\Products\5286461E193D0A2439AA72AF18D00A39\SourceList\Net\1
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\PowerDirector12.0pdlfile\DefaultIcon\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\PowerDirector12.0pdlfile\shell\Open\command\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\PowerDirector12.0pdmfile\DefaultIcon\

How to uninstall CyberLink PowerDirector 12 from your computer with Advanced Uninstaller PRO

CyberLink PowerDirector 12 is a program marketed by the software company CyberLink Corp.. Sometimes, people try to erase it. This is difficult because doing this manually takes some skill related to Windows program uninstallation. The best SIMPLE procedure to erase CyberLink PowerDirector 12 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 already installed on your system, install it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and all around utility to take care of your computer.


2. Start Advanced Uninstaller PRO. Take your time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's interface and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good program.

3. Press the General Tools button
Go to General Tools

4. Click on the Uninstall Programs button
Go to Uninstall Programs

5. All the programs existing on your PC will be made available to you

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate CyberLink PowerDirector 12 or simply click the Search field and type in "CyberLink PowerDirector 12". The CyberLink PowerDirector 12 app will be found automatically. Notice that after you click CyberLink PowerDirector 12 in the list of applications, the following data regarding the program is shown to you:

  • Safety rating (in the lower left corner). This tells you the opinion other users have regarding CyberLink PowerDirector 12, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other users - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the app you wish to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation page will appear. Confirm the removal by clicking the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will then remove CyberLink PowerDirector 12.
Uninstall CyberLink PowerDirector 12

8. After removing CyberLink PowerDirector 12, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will ask you to run an additional cleanup. Click Next to perform the cleanup. All the items of CyberLink PowerDirector 12 which have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing CyberLink PowerDirector 12 with Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you can be sure that no Windows registry items, files or folders are left behind on your system.

Your Windows system will remain clean, speedy and ready to take on new tasks.

Geographical user distribution

  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • 10.0
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
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This page is not a piece of advice to uninstall CyberLink PowerDirector 12 by CyberLink Corp. from your computer, nor are we saying that CyberLink PowerDirector 12 by CyberLink Corp. is not a good application for your PC. This text only contains detailed info on how to uninstall CyberLink PowerDirector 12 in case you want to. Here you can find registry and disk entries that other software left behind and Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered and classified as "leftovers" on other users' PCs.

2016-06-24 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-06-24 15:07:46.097