"Power2Go" Installed Program on Windows 8

Q

What is the installed program "Power2Go" on my Windows 8 computer? Why it is not visible in Control Panel?

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A

"Power2Go" is an installed program on Windows 8 system managed by Windows Installer.

You will not see "Power2Go" listed on "uninstall or change a program" in Control Panel, because it is flagged as a hidden system component in the registry (SystemComponent=1).

Information related to "Power2Go" installed program:

Name: Power2Go
Publisher: CyberLink Corp.
Size: 307200 KB
Version: 8.0
System Component: 1
Identifying Number: {2A87D48D-3FDF-41fd-97CD-A1E370EFFFE2}
Install Location: C:\Program Files (x86)\CyberLink\Power2Go8\
Install Source: C:\DELL\W0K4K\P2Go\
Install Date: 20121127
Local Package: C:\Windows\Installer\4f415.msi
Package Name: Power2Go.msi
Uninstall Command: "C:\Program Files (x86)\InstallShield Installation Information\{2A87D48D-3FDF-41fd-97CD-A1E370EFFFE2}\Setup.exe" /z-uninstall
Windows Installer: Yes

It is recommended to keep "Power2Go" as an installed program.

 

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