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What is TPOSDSVC.exe?

TPOSDSVC.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 TPOSDSVC.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.

TPOSDSVC.exe file information

The process known as On screen display message generator for ThinkPad or On screen display message handler belongs to software On screen display or On Screen Display by Lenovo Group (www.lenovo.com) or Lenovo (Japan) (www.lenovo.com/jp).

Description: TPOSDSVC.exe is not essential for Windows and will often cause problems. TPOSDSVC.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 66,176 bytes (28% of all occurrences), 69,568 bytes and 6 more variants. http://www.file.net/process/tposdsvc.exe.html 
The TPOSDSVC.exe file is a Verisign signed file. TPOSDSVC.exe is digitally signed. It is not a Windows core file. The program has no visible window. The software starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). Therefore the technical security rating is 28% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If there are any problems with TPOSDSVC.exe, you can also uninstall On Screen Display or Anzeige am Bildschirm software via Windows Control Panel/Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP) or Programs and Features (Windows 7/Vista).

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If TPOSDSVC.exe is located in the folder C:\Windows, the security rating is 80% dangerous. The file size is 43,008 bytes. The process has no file description. The TPOSDSVC.exe file is located in the Windows folder, but it is not a Windows core file. The program has no visible window. The process is loaded during the Windows boot process (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). The file is not a Windows core file.

Important: Some malware also uses the file name TPOSDSVC.exe, for example TROJ_GEN.FC4EZFJ or TROJ_UNRUY.SMS (detected by TrendMicro), and TrojanDownloader:Win32/Unruy.C (detected by Microsoft). Therefore, you should check the TPOSDSVC.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.


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Summary: Average user rating of TPOSDSVC.exe: based on 1 vote with 2 user comments.
One user thinks it's neither essential nor dangerous. One user is not sure about it.

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