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Should I remove Buttons & OSDs control application gen3?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
10% remove it90% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,859
United States Rank #4,486
Reach 0.0608%

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.0.5.0 18.31%
1.0.3.0 39.55%
1.0.2.0 0.12%
1.0.1.0 1.17%
1.0.0.9 1.29%
1.0.0.5 39.55%

Other programs by Hewlett-Packard

Buttons & OSDs control application gen3

What is Buttons & OSDs control application gen3?

This package provides the driver for the HP TouchSmart Button and On-Screen Display (OSD) Advanced Configuration and Power Interface (ACPI) for the supported desktop models and operating systems.

Overview

The most common release is 1.0.3.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The primary executable is named JAN2OSD.exe. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 594.5 KB (608,768 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.hp.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Buttons & OSDs control application gen3\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{79ECA886-C6EF-4BB3-9920-CB7906C01589}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 594.5 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Buttons & OSDs control application gen3

Program executable:JAN2OSD.exe
Name:JAN2OSD Application
JAN2OSD MFC Application
Path:C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Buttons & OSDs control application gen3\JAN2OSD.exe
MD5:cb00d4090c1c1c1f665db268d6fd38b4
Additional files:
  • FastUserSwitching.exe - FastUserSwitching Application (FastUserSwitching MFC Application)
  • JAN2OSD.exe - JAN2OSD Application (JAN2OSD MFC Application)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • JAN2OSD.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{B86DEEFE-0028-40D5-977F-5048D5AB955F}' (runs on registration).
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • FastUserSwitching.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Buttons & OSDs control application gen3' which loads as C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Buttons & OSDs control application gen3\FastUserSwitching.exe.
  • JAN2OSD.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Buttons & OSDs control application gen3' which loads as C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Buttons & OSDs control application gen3\JAN2OSD.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

JAN2OSD.exe
Memory:7.38 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000966796%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00005887%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00003781%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:5,164
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:0 Bytes
435.61 KB average
FastUserSwitching.exe
Memory:1.81 MB
Total CPU:0.0000421144%
Kernel CPU:0.00002106%
User CPU:0.00002106%
CPU cycles/sec:1,131
I/O reads/min:0 Bytes

How do I remove Buttons & OSDs control application gen3?

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  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Buttons & OSDs control application gen3, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Buttons & OSDs control application gen3.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 87%
Win XP 1%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 92.49%
Windows 8 6.81%
Windows XP 0.70%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 85.28%
Windows 7 Professional 3.89%
Windows 10 Home 3.65%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.06%
Windows 8.1 Pro 1.30%
Microsoft Windows XP 0.59%

Distribution by countryGeography

76.95% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 76.95%
  United Kingdom 2.86%
  Canada 2.54%
  France 2.38%
  Australia 2.38%
  Italy 1.51%
  Spain 1.19%
  Netherlands 1.19%
  Germany 0.87%
  Belgium 0.79%
  Mexico 0.64%
  Israel 0.64%
  DK 0.48%
  Switzerland 0.40%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 99.53%
Dell 0.24%
Gateway 0.12%
Lenovo 0.12%
Common models
HP-Pavilion NY536AA-ABA 3... 8.15%
Hewlett-Packard 600-1350 8.03%
HP-Pavilion BK139AA-ABA 6... 7.90%
HP-Pavilion NY644AA-ABA 3... 6.50%
Hewlett-Packard TouchSmar... 6.50%
HP-Pavilion AY581AA-ABA 3... 4.84%

About Hewlett-Packard

HP provides products, software solutions and services to consumers, from enterprises to consumers including customers in the government, health and education sectors.
Publisher URL: www.hp.com

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