"PowerDVD" Installed Program on Windows 8

Q

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

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A

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

You will not see "PowerDVD" 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 "PowerDVD" installed program:

Name: PowerDVD
Publisher: CyberLink Corp.
Size: 208432 KB
Version: 10.00.0000
System Component: 1
Identifying Number: {DEC235ED-58A4-4517-A278-C41E8DAEAB3B}
Install Location: C:\Program Files (x86)\CyberLink\PowerDVD10\
Install Source: C:\DELL\W0K4K\PDVD\
Install Date: 20121127
Local Package: C:\Windows\Installer\4f426.msi
Package Name: PowerDVD.msi
Uninstall Command: "C:\Program Files (x86)\InstallShield Installation Information\{DEC235ED-58A4-4517-A278-C41E8DAEAB3B}\Setup.exe" /z-uninstall
Windows Installer: Yes

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

 

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