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Should I remove HP Display Assistant?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #13,473
United States Rank #12,376
Reach 0.0258%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.67 days
432.68 days >
Average installed length: 227.34 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
3.01.002 0.83%
3.00.088 2.49%
2.11.045 22.38%
2.10.052 22.65%
2.01.003 14.36%
2.00.055 2.21%
2.00.050 11.05%
1.60.008 11.88%
1.51.060 0.83%
1.41.008 4.70%
1.40.013 4.70%
1.31.008 0.28%
1.30.012 0.83%
1.10.000 0.55%
1.2.036 0.28%

HP Display Assistant

Overview

HP Display Assistant is a program developed by Portrait Displays. The most used version is 2.10.052, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 main program executable is dthtml.exe. The software installer includes 47 files and is usually about 8.27 MB (8,676,695 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 42% of users of HP Display Assistant come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.portrait.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Portrait Displays\HP Display Assistant
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{17B371B7-740F-4C83-BDFE-0C3A2C585103}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 8.27 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by HP Display Assistant

Program executable:dthtml.exe
Name:HP Display Assistant
Path:C:\Program Files\portrait displays\hp display assistant\dthtml.exe
MD5:73cdd57e880ee6525ef667a6f3465642
Additional files:
  • pdiactivex.ocx - Portrait ActiveX Control Library
  • null.dll - mone Dynamic Link Library (Null Driver Dynamic Link Library)
  • ati.dll - ati Dynamic Link Library
  • nv.dll - nv Dynamic Link Library
  • colorcal.dll - VTune Video Optimizer
  • HtmlEngine.dll
  • wrapi2c.dll - PDI I2C Wrapper DLL (I2C Engine Wrapper)
  • wpflip.exe - Pivot Sofware (Pivot Software Support Application)
  • wpflip64.exe
  • CleanReg.exe - CleanReg (Clean monitor registry entries)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • dthtml.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{ACBAA6CC-D79E-4858-8A2D-ABF7CF8EB31D}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • dthtml.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'DT Task' which loads as C:\Program Files\Portrait Displays\HP Display Assistant\DTHtml.exe -startup_folder.

How do I remove HP Display Assistant?

Quickly and completely remove HP Display Assistant from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall HP Display Assistant 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 HP Display Assistant, 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 HP Display Assistant.

HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#13,473

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 70.17%
Windows 8 17.68%
Windows XP 7.73%
Windows Vista 4.14%
Windows Server 2003 0.28%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 31.94%
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.06%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.50%
Windows 7 Enterprise 6.67%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.56%

Distribution by countryGeography

42.45% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 42.45%
  Germany 7.78%
  United Kingdom 5.42%
  Italy 4.72%
  Netherlands 2.83%
  France 2.59%
  Switzerland 2.36%
  Czech Republic 2.36%
  Belgium 1.65%
  Austria 1.65%
  Spain 1.65%
  Finland 1.65%
  Canada 1.42%
  Israel 1.18%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 65.53%
Dell 13.59%
GIGABYTE 9.22%
Acer 3.88%
ASUS 3.40%
American Megatrends 1.94%
Intel 1.46%
Compaq 0.97%
Common models
HP EliteBook 8460p 4.17%
ASUS All Series 3.47%
HP xw4600 Workstation 2.78%
HP Z400 Workstation 2.08%
HP EliteBook 8440p 2.08%
HP Elite 7300 Series MT 2.08%

About (from Portrait Displays, Inc.)

Portrait Displays' software provides an extensible platform supporting embedded control of all display technologies and monitors.
Publisher URL: www.portrait.com

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