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What does the PDVD9Serv.exe file do?

The PDVD9Serv.exe process is also known as PowerDVD RC Service and is a part of CyberLink PowerDVD (Version 9). This software is produced by CyberLink (www.gocyberlink.com). An obsolete or defective version of PDVD9Serv.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 PDVD9Serv.exe PowerDVD RC service

PDVD9Serv.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. PDVD9Serv.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". The file size is 87,336 bytes.
The file contains a digital signature from Verisign, a subsidiary of Symantec. Verisign thereby confirms this file's authenticity and integrity. The original file has been signed by a trusted signature authority. This lets you check your copy to see if it is a counterfeit. When Windows starts, this process is automatically started at the same time (Registry: MACHINE\Run). The PDVD9Serv file is no part of Microsoft Windows. You may uninstall the related program using Windows Control Panel. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. PDVD9Serv.exe is capable of track 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 PDVD9Serv.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 PDVD9Serv?

The file spreads very slowly and does not often make an appearance. Therefore, feedback from other users is not yet available.

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How to uninstall CyberLink PowerDVD

To remove PowerDVD RC service 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 PowerDVD in the list of displayed applications.
  5. Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
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How to tell if PDVD9Serv.exe (PowerDVD RC 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 PowerDVD RC service. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for PowerDVD RC 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 PDVD9Serv.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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