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What is OSDManager.exe?

OSDManager.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if OSDManager.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.

OSDManager.exe file information

The process known as On Screen Display Utility or HP My Display TouchSmart OSD belongs to software TODO: Product name or HP My Display TouchSmart Edition or Keyboard OSD Utility or HP My Display TouchSmart OSD by Quanta Computer, INC (www.quantatw.com) or Portrait Displays (www.portrait.com).

Description: OSDManager.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. OSDManager.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 3,809,280 bytes (54% of all occurrences), 440,944 bytes, 445,232 bytes or 445,040 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/osdmanager.exe.html 
The program has no visible window. It is not a Windows core file. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. The program is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). OSDManager.exe is able to monitor applications. Therefore the technical security rating is 51% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
It is possible to do the following:
  1) uninstall the software HP My Display TouchSmart Edition or OSD Utility using the "Add or Remove Programs" function of Windows Control Panel (Windows: Start, Settings, Control Panel, Add or Remove Programs)
  2) search the support area on the Portrait website.

Recommended: Identify OSDManager.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as OSDManager.exe. Therefore, you should check the OSDManager.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

Disaster. slows PC to standstill with constant about 98percent usage. Slow PC to standstill . CPU usage constantly about 98 percent. Don't know what is doing.Will remove it
  Ron Gilmour  
It causes my system to slow waaay down.
  Dan Chapman  

Summary: Average user rating of OSDManager.exe: based on 2 votes with 2 user comments.
One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user suspects danger.

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