What does the CLMLSvc.exe file do?
The CLMLSvc.exe process is also known as CyberLink MediaLibray Service and is a part of CyberLink Power2Go or, as the case may be, HP MediaSmart Music/Photo/Video. This software is produced by CyberLink (www.gocyberlink.com). An obsolete or defective version of CLMLSvc.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- CyberLink MediaLibray service has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- CyberLink MediaLibray service has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- CLMLSvc.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module CLMLSvc.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about CLMLSvc.exe CyberLink MediaLibray service
CLMLSvc.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. CLMLSvc.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 103,720 bytes (35% of all these files), 210,216 bytes as well as 12 other variants.
The CLMLSvc file is not part of the Windows operating system. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. The original file has a digital certificate (see its file properties). The original file is digitally signed. Check your file. You can find the file or its related application in Control Panel under Programs. You can then rerun the setup or uninstall the program. CLMLSvc.exe is capable of monitor other applications. For this reason, 18% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves CLMLSvc.exe. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.
What do other computer users say about CLMLSvc?
|clmlsvc.exe is a CLMLSvc.exe belonging to CyberLink MediaLibray Service from Cyberlink. |
|It was not asked for, first time it appears in task manager, only one DOS based game running, no graphical applications, Outlook Express stopped responding after pushing the send button. |
| Needed for CyberLink PowerCinema. Nothing I know to worry about. |
|Cyberlink Media Service |
|copyright snooper. it scanned my entire hard drive and then connected to internet!! sending music stored data somewhere |
Summary: 2 users consider it harmless. However, 4 users consider this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. For this reason, one user has already deleted CLMLSvc.exe. source: file.net
How to uninstall CyberLink Power2Go or HP MediaSmart Music/Photo/Video
To remove CyberLink MediaLibray service from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
- Type the word uninstall.
- Click Add or remove programs.
- Now locate CyberLink Power2Go or HP MediaSmart Music/Photo/Video in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if CLMLSvc.exe (CyberLink MediaLibray service) was uninstalled cleanly
After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of CyberLink MediaLibray service. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for CyberLink MediaLibray service or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.
What to do if a program does not uninstall
The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.
Last but not least
If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or CLMLSvc.exe is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.