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  • Properties:
  • System Process: Yes
  • Background Process: Yes
  • Application Process:Yes
  • Common Path:
    C:\ WINDOWS\ System32\ dvdupgrd.exe
  • Uses Network:No
  • Uses Internet:No

The DVD Decoder Upgrade program uses the process dvdupgrd.exe as its program file. The program file dvdupgrd.exe launches the DVD Decoder Upgrade utility. The executable file dvdupgrd.exe is a user-initialized process. As such, the program dvdupgrd.exe is executable manually by users in order to initialize the DVD Decoder Upgrade program. The process dvdupgrd.exe is required for the DVD Decoder Upgrade application to run without error.

The DVD Decoder is the application that contains the process dvdupgrd.exe. It can fix crashes that happen while Windows Media Player 10 is running, and while opening the DVD Decoder program. A portable media center device, it that has the potential to deadlock during the stop/pause or play in the transformation, especially under the MS stress test. The DVD Decoder program can be used to playback files from the hard drive with and without a Video test stress directory present. The program plays unencrypted VOB files and allows the user to process panels during the trailers. The Microsoft Corporation developed the process file dvdupgrd.exe for the application DVD Decoder.

The Microsoft Corporation was founded in Albuquerque, New Mexico in the USA on April 4, 1975. Headquarters are located in Redmond, Washington, United States. The Microsoft Corporation Industry includes computer software publishing, research and development, computer hardware, and video games. Products include Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Servers Development Tools and Business Solutions, the Xbox and its games, Windows Live, and Windows Mobile.


This is a safe process. There is no necessity to remove this process from your system or change it in any way.