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Startup program entry details:

PlayMovie (PMVService.exe)

This page expands upon the information already available for this entry in the Pacman's Portal Windows start-up programs database.

Not required or not recommended - typically infrequently used tasks that can be started manually if necessary

For further information on how to identify and disable startup programs please visit the Introduction page.


Preloads movie related parts of CyberLink's PowerCinema digital home entertainment software to speed up the launch of that feature. Only required on slower/older systems and included with versions of PowerCinema bundled (and re-branded) with systems from Acer, Dell, ASUS and others

Startup information:

Registry (Start → Run → regedit)

MSConfig (Start → Run → msconfig → Startup)

Windows Defender (Start → All Programs → Windows Defender → Tools → Software Explorer)

Log examples:

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [PlayMovie] "C:\Program Files\CyberLink\PlayMovie\PMVService.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [PlayMovie] "C:\Program Files\Dell\PlayMovie\PMVService.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [PlayMovie] "C:\Program Files\Acer Arcade Deluxe\PlayMovie\PMVService.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [PlayMovie] "C:\Program Files\Lenovo\PlayMovie\PMVService.exe"
O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [PlayMovie] "C:\Program Files\ASUS\AI TouchMedia\PlayMovie\PMVService.exe"

Other information:


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