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What does the DVDLauncher.exe file do?

The DVDLauncher.exe process is also known as CyberLink PowerCinema Resident Program and is a part of Cyberlink PowerCinema. This software is produced by CyberLink (www.gocyberlink.com). An obsolete or defective version of DVDLauncher.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:

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What you should know about DVDLauncher.exe CyberLink PowerCinema Resident Program

DVDLauncher.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. DVDLauncher.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files" or sometimes in in a subdirectory of the "My Documents" folder. Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 53,248 bytes (57% of all these files), 49,152 bytes or, as the case may be, 57,344 bytes.
The file was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. This DVDLauncher program does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. When Windows starts, this process is automatically started at the same time (Registry: MACHINE\Run). DVDLauncher.exe is capable of supervise programs. For this reason, 49% 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 DVDLauncher.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 DVDLauncher?

A process belonging to the Cyberlink PowerCinema video viewing software which allows you to play DVDs upon insertion. Non-essential process - and is installed for ease of use
Ri-on
When you put a DVD in the drive it lunches it
Daz
it simply used to play a dvd once inserted, if you only insert dvds to watch them, keep it. if you insert dvds to make backups and dont watch them, take it off.
james
Cyber Link PowerCinema Residant Program in Windows XP Multi-media Version Delivered Pre-loaded in my Dell 5100 PC.
M Williams
Cyber Link PowerCinema Residant Program in Windows XP Multi-media Version Delivered Pre-loaded in my Dell 6400 PC
J2theR-O-C

Summary: 5 users judge DVDLauncher.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. One user considers it harmless. source: file.net

How to uninstall Cyberlink PowerCinema

To remove CyberLink PowerCinema Resident Program from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.

  1. Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
  2. Type the word uninstall.
  3. Click Add or remove programs.
  4. Now locate Cyberlink PowerCinema in the list of displayed applications.
  5. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
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How to tell if DVDLauncher.exe (CyberLink PowerCinema Resident Program) 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 PowerCinema Resident Program. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for CyberLink PowerCinema Resident Program 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 DVDLauncher.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.

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