What does the RichVideo.exe file do?
The RichVideo.exe process is also known as RichVideo Module and is a part of RichVideo Module or, as the case may be, CyberLink. This software is produced by CyberLink (www.gocyberlink.com). An obsolete or defective version of RichVideo.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- RichVideo Module has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- RichVideo Module 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)
- RichVideo.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module RichVideo.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about RichVideo.exe RichVideo Module
RichVideo.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. RichVideo.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 167,936 bytes (29% of all these files), 241,734 bytes as well as 16 other variants.
The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. The RichVideo file is not part of the Windows operating system. File properties have not been internally documented by the producer or developer. For this reason, 38% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
A RichVideo.exe file has a 56% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Users\USERNAME". In this case, the file size is usually 164,864 bytes. File properties have not been internally documented by the producer or developer. This particular software does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. The RichVideo file is not part of the Windows operating system.
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 RichVideo.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 RichVideo?
|it belongs to cyberlink powerdirector v4 or more |
|ge÷hrt cyberlink programmgruppe |
|It's part of PowerDVD 7 (the new release). It is not crucial to PowerDVD's operation. If you wish to remove it, go to services.msc and disable "Cyberlink RichVideo Service" (further information...) |
|Installed by Cyberlink PowerDVD 7 - removed file DVD player still works! |
Summary: 24 users judge RichVideo.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. 10 users consider it harmless. However, 3 users consider this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. For this reason, 2 users have already deleted RichVideo.exe. source: file.net
How to uninstall RichVideo Module or CyberLink
To remove RichVideo Module from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. In Windows 8, look for Control Panel.
- Click Control Panel.
- Click Uninstall a program.
- Look for RichVideo Module or CyberLink in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if RichVideo.exe (RichVideo Module) 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 RichVideo Module. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for RichVideo Module 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 RichVideo.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.