A guide to uninstall WinDVD for VAIO from your computer

This web page contains thorough information on how to remove WinDVD for VAIO for Windows. The Windows release was created by InterVideo Inc.. Check out here for more information on InterVideo Inc.. Click on to get more information about WinDVD for VAIO on InterVideo Inc.'s website. WinDVD for VAIO is normally installed in the C:\Program Files (x86)\InterVideo\DVD8 directory, depending on the user's option. You can uninstall WinDVD for VAIO by clicking on the Start menu of Windows and pasting the command line C:\Program Files (x86)\InstallShield Installation Information\{20471B27-D702-4FE8-8DEC-0702CC8C0A85}\setup.exe -runfromtemp. Keep in mind that you might get a notification for admin rights. The program's main executable file is titled WinDVD.exe and occupies 2.20 MB (2307352 bytes).

The executables below are part of WinDVD for VAIO. They occupy an average of 4.46 MB (4676144 bytes) on disk.

  • WinDVD.exe (2.20 MB)
  • WinDVDFs.exe (2.26 MB)

This page is about WinDVD for VAIO version 8.09.726 alone. You can find here a few links to other WinDVD for VAIO releases: to view all...
WinDVD for VAIO has the habit of leaving behind some leftovers.

You should delete the folders below after you uninstall WinDVD for VAIO:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\InterVideo\DVD8

The files below are left behind on your disk when you remove WinDVD for VAIO:
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\InterVideo\DVD8\AACDec.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\InterVideo\DVD8\AC3Enc.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\InterVideo\DVD8\ADOperator.dll
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\InterVideo\DVD8\

Registry keys:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\InstallShield_{20471B27-D702-4FE8-8DEC-0702CC8C0A85}

Open regedit.exe to remove the registry values below from the Windows Registry:
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\DVD\shell\play\command\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\ivi.WinDVD8MediaFile\DefaultIcon\
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\ivi.WinDVD8MediaFile\shell\open\command\

How to remove WinDVD for VAIO from your computer using Advanced Uninstaller PRO

WinDVD for VAIO is an application released by the software company InterVideo Inc.. Some people choose to remove this application. This can be difficult because performing this by hand takes some know-how related to Windows program uninstallation. The best QUICK practice to remove WinDVD for VAIO 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 Windows system, install it. This is good because Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very useful uninstaller and all around utility to clean your Windows computer.


  • navigate to Download Link
  • download the setup by pressing the green DOWNLOAD NOW button
  • install Advanced Uninstaller PRO
2. Run Advanced Uninstaller PRO. It's recommended to take your time to admire Advanced Uninstaller PRO's design and number of functions available. Advanced Uninstaller PRO is a very good program.

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

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

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

6. Navigate the list of programs until you locate WinDVD for VAIO or simply activate the Search feature and type in "WinDVD for VAIO". If it exists on your system the WinDVD for VAIO program will be found automatically. When you click WinDVD for VAIO in the list of programs, the following data regarding the application is shown to you:

  • Star rating (in the left lower corner). This tells you the opinion other users have regarding WinDVD for VAIO, from "Highly recommended" to "Very dangerous".
  • Reviews by other users - Click on the Read reviews button.
  • Details regarding the application you wish to uninstall, by pressing the Properties button.
For instance you can see that for WinDVD for VAIO:

  • The web site of the program is:
  • The uninstall string is: C:\Program Files (x86)\InstallShield Installation Information\{20471B27-D702-4FE8-8DEC-0702CC8C0A85}\setup.exe -runfromtemp
7. Press the Uninstall button. A confirmation dialog will appear. Confirm the removal by pressing the Uninstall button. Advanced Uninstaller PRO will automatically uninstall WinDVD for VAIO.
Uninstall WinDVD for VAIO

8. After removing WinDVD for VAIO, Advanced Uninstaller PRO will offer to run a cleanup. Press Next to proceed with the cleanup. All the items of WinDVD for VAIO that have been left behind will be detected and you will be asked if you want to delete them. By removing WinDVD for VAIO using Advanced Uninstaller PRO, you are assured that no Windows registry entries, files or directories are left behind on your system.

Your Windows system will remain clean, speedy and able to run without errors or problems.

Geographical user distribution

  • Windows Vista (6.0)
  • Windows 7 (6.1)
  • Windows XP (5.1)
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The text above is not a piece of advice to remove WinDVD for VAIO by InterVideo Inc. from your computer, nor are we saying that WinDVD for VAIO by InterVideo Inc. is not a good application for your PC. This text simply contains detailed info on how to remove WinDVD for VAIO supposing you decide this is what you want to do. The information above contains registry and disk entries that Advanced Uninstaller PRO stumbled upon and classified as "leftovers" on other users' computers.

2016-07-09 / Written by Andreea Kartman for Advanced Uninstaller PRO

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Last update on: 2016-07-09 06:52:26.190