PowerDirector PowerDirector

A way to uninstall PowerDirector from your computer

PowerDirector is a computer program. This page holds details on how to uninstall it from your computer. The Windows release was created by CyberLink Corp.. You can find out more on CyberLink Corp. or check for application updates here. Please open if you want to read more on PowerDirector on CyberLink Corp.'s website. Usually the PowerDirector program is found in the C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDirector11 folder, depending on the user's option during setup. PowerDirector's primary file takes around 3.13 MB (3278088 bytes) and is called PDR11.exe.

PowerDirector installs the following the executables on your PC, occupying about 7.32 MB (7673856 bytes) on disk.

  • CES_AudioCacheAgent.exe (99.76 KB)
  • CES_CacheAgent.exe (99.76 KB)
  • CES_IPCAgent.exe (169.76 KB)
  • MotionMenuGenerator.exe (92.76 KB)
  • PDHanumanSvr.exe (167.11 KB)
  • PDR11.exe (3.13 MB)
  • UACAgent.exe (179.76 KB)
  • CLUpdater.exe (477.76 KB)
  • Boomerang.exe (1.69 MB)
  • MUIStartMenu.exe (217.90 KB)
  • MUIStartMenuX64.exe (426.40 KB)
  • OLRStateCheck.exe (103.76 KB)
  • OLRSubmission.exe (171.76 KB)
  • PDR32Agent.exe (252.26 KB)
  • CLQTKernelClient32.exe (103.26 KB)
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The current web page applies to PowerDirector version 11.0 only. Click on the links below for other PowerDirector versions:

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Numerous files, folders and registry data will not be removed when you want to remove PowerDirector from your computer.

Check for and remove the following files from your disk when you uninstall PowerDirector:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\InstallShield Installation Information\{551F492A-01B0-4DC4-866F-875EC4EDC0A8}\PowerDirector.msi
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\RarSFX0\PowerDirector.msi
  • C:\Users\UserName\AppData\Local\Temp\RarSFX0\x64\PowerDirector.msi

Frequently the following registry data will not be cleaned:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\PowerDirector11.0dz3dtfile
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\PowerDirector11.0dzafile
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\PowerDirector11.0dzmfile
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\PowerDirector11.0dzpfile
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\PowerDirector11.0dzsfile
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\PowerDirector11.0dztfile
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\PowerDirector11.0pdlfile
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\PowerDirector11.0pdmfile
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\PowerDirector11.0pdsfile
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\NewBlue\NewBlue Art Effects for PowerDirector
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\A294F1550B104CD468F678E54CDE0C8A
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\CyberLink\EffectExtractor\PowerDirector
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\CyberLink\PowerDirector11

Open regedit.exe to remove the registry values below from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Local Settings\MuiCache\2d\52C64B7E\@C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDirector11\MUITransfer\PDRMUIRes.dll,-108
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Installer\Products\A294F1550B104CD468F678E54CDE0C8A\ProductName

A way to remove PowerDirector from your PC using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

PowerDirector is an application released by the software company CyberLink Corp.. Some people choose to remove this program. Sometimes this is easier said than done because performing this by hand takes some knowledge regarding Windows internal functioning. One of the best QUICK way 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 system, add it. This is a good step because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and all around utility to maximize the performance of your computer.


2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take some time to admire the program's design and number of tools available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good Windows optimizer.

3. Press the General Tools category
Go to General Tools

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

5. A list of the programs existing on your computer will be made available to you

6. Scroll the list of programs until you locate PowerDirector or simply click the Search feature and type in "PowerDirector". If it is installed on your PC the PowerDirector application will be found automatically. Notice that after you select PowerDirector in the list of apps, the following data about the application is shown to you:

  • Star rating (in the lower left corner). The star rating explains the opinion other people have about PowerDirector, ranging from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Opinions by other people - Press the Read reviews button.
  • Technical information about the app you want to remove, by pressing the Properties button.
7. Click the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will appear. accept the removal 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 a cleanup. Press Next to go ahead with the cleanup. All the items of PowerDirector which have been left behind will be found and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing PowerDirector using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your disk.

Your computer will remain clean, speedy and ready to run without errors or problems.


Geographical user distribution

  • 10.0
  • Windows 8 (6.2)
  • Windows 8.1 (6.3)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows Vista (6.0)
Software Application


This page is not a piece of advice to remove PowerDirector by CyberLink Corp. from your PC, nor are we saying that PowerDirector by CyberLink Corp. is not a good software application. This text only contains detailed info on how to remove PowerDirector supposing you want to. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO discovered 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 06:22:56.480