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What is pdvd8serv.exe?

Part of PowerDVD by Cyberlink

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How does pdvd8serv.exe run?

Process - pdvd8serv.exe is an instance of a running program. This 32-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. pdvd8serv.exe is executed by the process explorer.exe (Windows Explorer by Microsoft).

How does pdvd8serv.exe start?

Startup files (all users) run - pdvd8serv.exe is registered with the run identifier 'RemoteControl8' and the execution command '"C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD8\PDVD8Serv.exe"' in the Windows registry HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run. Run keys are startup registry keys that are used to launch an application automatically when any Windows user logs into Windows.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.2% of all Boost users have the pdvd8serv.exe process running.Of the 0.2% of pdvd8serv.exe users, 89.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is pdvd8serv.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00062% CPU6247.0%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
     1.35 MB RAM6.3%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
         10 GDI objects6.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\cyberlink\powerdvd8\pdvd8serv.exe

What modules are loaded?

A module is a dynamic link library (DLL) or an executable file that is loaded into the process. Below is a list of non-system modules that are loaded by PowerDVD.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.196608)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536)

About Cyberlink Corp.

CyberLink is a digital entertainment and multimedia products software corporation. CyberLink products include PowerDVD, PowerDirector (video editing software), More...
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File details

File name: pdvd8serv.exe
Publisher: Cyberlink Corp. (verified)
Name: PowerDVD
Description: PowerDVD RC Service
Version: 8.00.1418
Size: 81.29 KB
Original file name: PDVDSERV.EXE

Digital certificate

Issued to: CyberLink
Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 5/4/2006

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0006966927%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000719883%
User CPU: 0.00062470441050%
Privileged CPU time: 993214.67 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 887,568,160
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 50.55 MB
Peak committed memory: 54.62 MB
Paged memory: 1.35 MB
Peak paged memory: 1.41 MB
Paged system memory: 97.01 KB
Non-paged system memory: 5.15 KB
Working set memory: 2.78 MB
Peak working set memory: 5 MB
Min working set memory: 2.35 MB
Private memory: 1.35 MB
Page faults: 2,140
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 10
Total read transfer: 46.47 KB
Total write operations: 1
Total write transfer: 72 Bytes
Total other operations: 883
Total other transfer: 5.67 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 10
Peak GDI objects: 10
USER objects: 7
Peak USER objects: 10
Handle count average: 89
Thread count average: 3

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: High
Windows platform: 32-bit
Parent Process
Process Commands
"C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD8\PDVD8Serv.exe"
"C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD8\PDVD8Serv.exe"
"C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD8\PDVD8Serv.exe"

Startup files (all users) run details

Name: RemoteControl8
Command: "C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PowerDVD8\PDVD8Serv.exe"

Image hashes

MD5: 0a80bed61a1729dab9499bc5a9b515a9
SHA-1: 8666d1a1e90c1327116fc03102f00ae0e6e81e94
SHA-256: c6ab21181b4377e0204b1d8534d026a5b10ef79b7e37606a5d25a82b356b14da

PE image details

File packed: No
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