What is OSDSrv.exe?

The genuine OSDSrv.exe file is a software component of Dell KM632 Wireless Keyboard Caps Lock by Chicony | Dell.
A caps lock indicator for the Dell KM632 Wireless Keyboard, this process runs in the background until caps lock is activated. When caps lock is enabled, the service displays a small popup text notification on the screen. To disable the indicator, this process must be uninstalled. OSDSrv.exe is distributed by Dell from Chicony Electronics, an electronics manufacturer in Taiwan.

OSDSrv stands for OSD Service

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the OSDSrv.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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OSDSrv.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with OSDSrv
OSDSrv.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as OSD Service Application or OSDSrv Module belongs to software Dell KM632 Wireless Keyboard Caps Lock or OSDSrv Module or Dell KM713 Wireless Keyboard LED or OSD Service by Chicony ( or DELL (

Description: OSDSrv.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. OSDSrv.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 176,128 bytes (83% of all occurrences) or 9,728 bytes. 
The OSDSrv.exe file is not a Windows core file. The program is not visible. OSDSrv.exe is able to monitor applications and record keyboard and mouse inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 54% dangerous, however you should also read the user reviews.

Uninstalling this variant: If you have any problems with OSDSrv.exe, you can do the following:
  • contact to assist you
  • uninstall Dell KM632 Wireless Keyboard Caps Lock or Tablet OSD software via Windows Control Panel/Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP) or Programs and Features (Windows 10/8/7)

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If OSDSrv.exe is located in a subfolder of C:\Windows, the security rating is 55% dangerous. The file size is 192,512 bytes (58% of all occurrences), 220,672 bytes or 225,280 bytes. The file is a file with no information about its developer. OSDSrv.exe is an unknown file in the Windows folder. The program is not visible. The file is not a Windows core file. OSDSrv.exe is able to record keyboard and mouse inputs.

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as OSDSrv.exe. Therefore, you should check the OSDSrv.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

Causes memory leak
  Robert Coopersmith  
confirmed, performance monitor shows steady increase in used memory

Summary: Average user rating of OSDSrv.exe: based on 2 votes with 2 user comments. 2 users suspect danger.

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Best practices for resolving OSDSrv issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with OSDSrv. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the 6resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the OSDSrv.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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