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What is pdvd8serv.exe? PowerDVD RC Service?

Vendor:      cyberlink Corp.
Product:     Powerdvd
Vendor Website:      http://www.cyberlink.com/multi/products/main_1_ENU.html
Last Seen by PC Pitstop:      No Data

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Purpose: PDVD8Serv.exe - Remote Control background application for CyberLink's PowerDVD version 5 and above. Enables you to use a remote control with your DVD drive if your drive came with one. Not required if you don't have a remote control, or don't wish to use one.

pdvd8serv.exe uses excessive system and memory resources with no corresponding benefit. Applications such as these should be disabled to improve overall system performance.


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pdvd8serv.exe is a Microsoft or Windows process but some versions of this exe carry viruses.
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Percentage of recently scanned PC's with this process running: 0.14%
Average CPU use for this program: 0%
Average RAM for this program: 4 MB


Program Name MD5 Count
pdvd8serv.exe

MD5 Hashes

# Status MD5 Info Signed Day Week Month Threat info
1 Status 0x28fd28a29c637c9afefe0a26e27c6dfe 8/15/2018 0 0 105 Not Applicable
2 Status 0xfcb74635483ce82ff2be9f91d2c8558e 8/15/2018 0 0 15 Not Applicable
3 Status 0x0a80bed61a1729dab9499bc5a9b515a9 7/23/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
4 Status 0x598949d6debf60c01585b804bd8825b4 7/18/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
5 Status 0x826d74b3ff2f3cc67f6de2aa21483be8 1/9/2018 0 0 0 Not Applicable
6 Status 0x0598949d6debf60c01585b804bd8825b No Data 0 0 0 Not Applicable
7 Status 0x00a80bed61a1729dab9499bc5a9b515a No Data 0 0 0 Not Applicable

MD5 Hashes

# Status MD5 Revision Name Size
1 Status 0x598949d6debf60c01585b804bd8825b4 1/19/2019 10:02:00 PM Unknown Unknown PowerDVD RC Service 89 KB
2 Status 0x28fd28a29c637c9afefe0a26e27c6dfe 1/8/2019 8:10:00 PM Unknown Unknown PowerDVD RC Service 89 KB
3 Status 0xfcb74635483ce82ff2be9f91d2c8558e 12/2/2018 7:33:00 AM Unknown Unknown PowerDVD RC Service 89 KB
4 Status 0x0a80bed61a1729dab9499bc5a9b515a9 12/17/2016 7:23:00 AM Unknown Unknown PowerDVD RC Service 81 KB
5 Status 0x826d74b3ff2f3cc67f6de2aa21483be8 6/10/2011 9:21:00 PM Unknown 8.00.1418 PowerDVD RC Service 76 KB
6 Status 0x46609901cb4977e913b73316f9382ba2 8/26/2009 3:15:00 PM Unknown Unknown PowerDVD RC Service 141 KB
7 Status 0xec004e62901f3af9f702a4714cfb8551 5/18/2009 11:44:00 AM Unknown Unknown PowerDVD RC Service 157 KB
8 Status 0x37864488ae489ad370dc55c6f9dfffe6 4/20/2009 3:21:00 PM Unknown Unknown PowerDVD RC Service 149 KB
9 Status 0x660eae4162ec0609bc6f21235cb5ab21 4/1/2009 5:12:00 PM Unknown Unknown PowerDVD RC Service 157 KB
10 Status 0x6136a0723294fc056f4bbeefbcaa0ed7 9/20/2008 3:44:00 PM Unknown Unknown PowerDVD RC Service 81 KB


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