Should I remove HP On-Screen Cap/Num/Scroll Lock Indicator?
What percent of users and experts removed it?
71% remove it29% keep it
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,578
United States Rank #1,483
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Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 163.66 days
842.13 days >
Average installed length: 442.48 days
HP On-Screen Cap/Num/Scroll Lock Indicator
What is HP On-Screen Cap/Num/Scroll Lock Indicator?
The HP On-Screen Display Utility enables the pop-up graphic displays that are shown on the screen when any of the Cap/Num/Scroll Lock keys are pressed.
It is typically pre-installed with most new Hewlett-Packard computers. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The primary executable is named OSD64.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 5 files.
This program is pre-installed on the PC
Pre-installed software such as this is usually included by default on the manufacturer's PC. Many OEM (original equipment manufacture) software that is included with a new PC is useful and in many cases required for the PC to function properly as in the case of various software drivers. However, some pre-installed software is optional and can be safely removed.
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\On-Screen OSD Indicator\
Warning, the uninstaller has been known to not fully remove the program.
Files installed by HP On-Screen Cap/Num/Scroll Lock Indicator
|On-Screen Caps/Num/Scroll Lock Indicator|
|Path:||C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\On-Screen OSD Indicator\OSD64.exe|
2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
- OSD.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'OsdMaestro' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\On-Screen OSD Indicator\OSD.exe".
- OSD64.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'OsdMaestro' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\On-Screen OSD Indicator\OSD64.exe".
How do I remove HP On-Screen Cap/Num/Scroll Lock Indicator?
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Or, you can uninstall HP On-Screen Cap/Num/Scroll Lock Indicator from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
- 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:
When you find the program HP On-Screen Cap/Num/Scroll Lock Indicator, click it, and then do one of the following:
- Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
- Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove HP On-Screen Cap/Num/Scroll Lock Indicator.
- Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
- Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
PC BRAND OF CHOICE
Win Vista (SP2) 78%
Win 7 0%
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Which OS releases does it run on?
|Windows Vista Home Premiu...
|Windows 7 Home Premium
|Windows Vista Home Basic
|Windows 7 Ultimate
|Windows Vista Ultimate
|Windows Vista Business
75.91% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
| United States
| United Kingdom
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