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PowerDVD 12 - Tips&Tricks for enhanced users
CyberLink-Michael
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Hi,
in this section I will present some tweaks, tips and tricks for power-users.

Please consider that these tips&tricks are applied on your own risk and that CyberLink does not suppport them officially.

Michael
CyberLink-Michael
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Please see PowerDVD 12 resident applications and services:

PowerDVD.exe
Process
PowerDVD 12 execution
BD / DVD related feature

PowerDVD12.exe
Process
PowerDVD 12 execution
Video / Photo / Music related feature

PowerDVD12ML.exe
Process
PowerDVD 12 execution
MoovieLive feature

PowerDVD12Agent.exe
Background process
Launchtime: User login
1. USB device browse and sync
2. Remote controller support PowerDVD launch
3. PowerDVD Remote inter-op

PowerDVD12DMREngine.exe
Background process
launch time: User login
Handle DMR event

CLMSServerPDVD12.exe
Service
launch time OS Boot
1. DMS
2. Allow agent to be discovered by Android wifisync app

CLMSMonitorServicePDVD12.exe
Service
launch time: OS Boot
Monitor CLMSServer.exe exists or not.
If CLMSServer.exe not exists, create one.

CLHNServiceForPowerDVD12.exe
Service
launch time: OS Boot
DTCP-IP related service

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CyberLink-Michael
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Command Line Arguments

Local File Playback:
For Video, Photo, Music files, provide the file fullpath as the first argument of PowerDVD
PDVDLaunchPolicy.exe <filename>

The filename has to be quoted if the path contains space character.
Examples:
> PDVDLaunchPolicy.exe “D:\my works\birthday.mkv”
Starts PowerDVD and play D:\my works\birthday.mkv video

> PDVDLaunchPolicy.exe “E:\cyberlink.mp3”
Starts PowerDVD and play E:\cyberlink.mp3 audio clip

DVD, Bluray Disc (optical) Playback:
For DVD and Bluray optical disc playback, provide the drive letter as the last argument of PowerDVD following the first argument “AUTOPLAY” and disc type as second argument:
PDVDLaunchPolicy.exe AUTOPLAY <DriveLetter>
Examples:
> PDVDLaunchPolicy.exe AUTOPLAY DVD F:\
Starts PowerDVD and play DVD disc in F:\ drive
> PDVDLaunchPolicy.exe AUTOPLAY BD G:\
Starts PowerDVD and play Bluray disc in G:\ drive

DVD, Bluray Disc (HardDisk) Playback:
For DVD and Bluray disc folder playback, provide the full path as the last argument of PowerDVD following the first argument “AUTOPLAY”:
PDVDLaunchPolicy.exe AUTOPLAY <path to root folder, index.bdmv or VIDEO_TS.IFO>
Examples:
> PDVDLaunchPolicy.exe AUTOPLAY F:\SomeBlurayTitle\BDMV\index.bdmv
Starts PowerDVD and play Blu-ray folder rooted in F:\SomeBlurayTitle\

> PDVDLaunchPolicy.exe AUTOPLAY F:\SomeBlurayTitle\
Starts PowerDVD and play Blu-ray folder rooted in F:\SomeBlurayTitle\

> PDVDLaunchPolicy.exe AUTOPLAY F:\SomeDVDTitle\VIDEO_TS\VIDEO_TS.IFO
Starts PowerDVD and play DVD folder rooted in F:\SomeDVDTitle\

> PDVDLaunchPolicy.exe AUTOPLAY F:\SomeDVDTitle\
Starts PowerDVD and play DVD folder rooted in F:\ SomeDVDTitle\

Launch PowerDVD in Classic Mode or Cinema Mode:
To launch PowerDVD in a specified mode, provide “/LaunchProgram” as the first argument followed by the mode name, this option can be combined with the AUTOPLAY switch:
PDVDLaunchPolicy.exe [AUTOPLAY <DriveLetter>] /LaunchProgram <PowerDVD|PowerDVDCinema>

Examples:
> PDVDLaunchPolicy.exe /LaunchProgram PowerDVDCinema
Starts PowerDVD in Cinema mode

> PDVDLaunchPolicy.exe AUTOPLAY DVD F:\ /LaunchProgram PowerDVDCinema
Starts PowerDVD in Cinema mode and play DVD disc in F:\ drive

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Step1. Close PowerDVD12 Application

Step2. Close Process if they exist in task manager.
PowerDVD12Agent.exe
PowerDVD12.exe
PowerDVD.exe
PowerDVD12ML.exe

Step3. Remove PowerDVD12 database folder:
XP: C:\Documents and Settings\{username}\Local Settings\Application Data\CyberLink\PowerDVD12
Vista: C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\CyberLink\PowerDVD12

- you do these steps on you own risk -

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