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Elan Mousepad

What is Elan Mousepad?

This is the software touchpad driver and configuration manager software for the default touchpad included with laptops that utilize the generic Elan mousepad (touchpad).

Overview

Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The main program executable is etdctrl.exe. The software installer includes 11 files and is usually about 11.33 MB (11,876,568 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\elantech
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Elantech\ETDUn_inst.exe
Estimated size: 11.33 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Elan Mousepad

Program executable:etdctrl.exe
Name:ELAN Smart-Pad
ETD Control Center
Signed by:ELAN Microelectronics Corporation
Path:C:\Program Files\elantech\etdctrl.exe
MD5:5594a7b4923cf543ac4b9f21fadcaf98
ETD Control Center is part of the ELAN Smart-Pad, a type of multi-finger touch pad input device for laptops.
Additional files:
  • ETDApi.dll - ELAN Smart-Pad (ETD Set Device Config)
  • ETDApi32.dll
  • ETDApix.dll - ETD Ware TSR Enhancements
  • ETDCmds.dll
  • ETDCtrlHelper.exe - ETD Control Center Helper
  • ETDFavorite.dll - ETD My Favorite Library
  • ETDMag.exe - Elan Smart-Pad (ELAN Microelectronics Corp.)
  • ETDMcpl.dll - ETD Ware Control Panel Extensions
  • ETDUn_inst.exe - ETD Ware Un_inst Application
  • ETDUninst.dll - ETD Ware Uninstall Application

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • ETDCtrl.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ETDCtrl' which loads as C:\Program Files\Elantech\ETDCtrl.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

etdctrl.exe
Memory:8.82 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0015522421%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00129040%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00026185%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:112,056
8,062,084 average
Switches/sec:2
70 average
I/O reads/min:0 Bytes
435.61 KB average
ETDCtrlHelper.exe
Memory:5.37 MB
Total CPU:0.0002736841%
Kernel CPU:0.00026785%
User CPU:0.00000583%
CPU cycles/sec:127

How do I remove Elan Mousepad?

Quickly and completely remove Elan Mousepad from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Elan Mousepad from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  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 Elan Mousepad, 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 Elan Mousepad.

HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%
 
MOST USED OS
~99%
Windows 7 (SP1)

Distribution by countryGeography

83.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 83.33%
  DK 16.67%

About ELAN Microelectronic

ELAN Microelectronics Corporation is an IC designer and provider of microcontrollers and PC Peripheral ICs.
Publisher URL: www.emc.com.tw

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