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What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Excellent
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How common is it?
Global Rank #969
United States Rank #730
Reach 0.8432%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 16.80 days
495.69 days >
Average installed length: 260.45 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
8.60.00 0.83%
8.51.01 5.46%
8.51.00 3.05%
8.44.00 0.47%
8.43.00 2.02%
8.42.20 5.24%
8.42.01 0.15%
8.41.00 1.88%
8.40.00 0.37%
8.33.00 5.53%
8.30.00 1.62%
8.26.00 1.12%
8.25.01 0.01%
8.25.00 0.44%
8.22.00 1.35%
8.20.00 0.10%
8.03.00 0.13%
8.02.00 0.08%
7.12.27 1.34%
7.12.26 0.38%
7.12.25 0.49%
7.12.23 1.59%
7.12.22 1.50%
7.12.21 2.34%
7.12.20 0.81%
7.12.00 2.31%
7.11.60 0.23%
7.11.50 0.14%
7.11.20 3.94%
7.11.10 0.04%
7.11.01 0.17%
7.11.00 0.08%
7.10.00 1.85%
7.09.15 0.01%
7.09.00 1.20%
7.06.00 0.25%
7.05.00 0.01%
7.04.01 0.01%
7.04.00 0.03%
7.03.00 0.01%
7.01.00 1.84%
7.00.00 0.41%
6.73.01 4.84%
6.73.00 3.53%
6.72.00 7.09%
6.71.03 1.40%
6.71.01 0.01%
6.71.00 3.22%
6.70.02 0.05%
6.70.01 0.24%
6.70.00 4.31%
107 versions

Typically installed together

Other programs by Lenovo

On Screen Display

What is On Screen Display?  (from Lenovo)

This program displays the result of using of ThinkPad function keys on the desktop screen. This program also provides some enhancements of ThinkPad function keys. Previously, the On Screen Display program was installed during the installation of the ThinkPad Configuration Utility. Starting with the latest versions of t...  Read more

Overview

On Screen Display is a software program developed by Lenovo. The most common release is 6.72.00, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The primary executable is named tponscr.exe. The setup package generally installs about 88 files and is usually about 22.44 MB (23,525,393 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 60% of users of On Screen Display come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\lenovo\hotkey
Uninstaller: rundll32.exe "C:\Program Files\Lenovo\HOTKEY\cleanup.dll",InfUninstallEx DefaultUninstall.LH C:\Program Files\Lenovo\HOTKEY\tphk_tp.inf
Estimated size: 22.44 MB

Program filesFiles installed by On Screen Display

Program executable:tponscr.exe
Name:On Screen Display
On screen display drawer
Path:C:\Program Files\lenovo\hotkey\tponscr.exe
MD5:70e55d7f71df7f57a55e4db66117fa5c
Additional files:
  • MBWrap.dll - ThinkPad Fn+F5 Utility (Wrapper DLL for Mobile Broadband API)
  • TpFnF5.exe
  • ATCMD_LIB.dll - Access Connections (ATCMD_LIB DLL)
  • MBMWrap.dll - MBMWrap (Interface Wrapper for WWAN adapter)
  • pmev2_1.exe - pmev2_1 (pmev2_1 Wireless Switch Notifier)
  • SENWrap.dll - SENWrap (SENWrap dynamic link library)
  • NativeWL.dll - TpFnF5 (Wrapper for Windows Native WiFi)
  • RLWrap.dll - Wrapper for RealTek WLAN Adapters
  • tpfnf6.exe - ThinkVantage Communications Utility (ThinkPad FnF6 OSD)
  • cleanup.dll - Installation Program (Uninstaller for inf file)
  • enlpu.dll - On Screen Display (Lenovo Patch Utility Handler)
  • enlpu32.dll
  • hlp8.dll - On screen display (Helper dll for shortcut hot key on Windows 8)
  • hlp8.exe - Helper exe for shortcut hot key on Windows 8
  • kcuif32.dll - Interface module for ThinkPad Keyboard Customizer Utility
  • kcuifX64.dll
  • lcdbl.dll - Helper dll for LCD brightness indicator
  • micmute.exe - Microphone Mute Controll Service for ThinkPad
  • micmute5.dll - On screen display microphone mute button helper dll for Windows2000/XP
  • micmute6.dll - On screen display microphone mute button helper dll for Vista
  • micmutec.exe - Microphone mute button control panel
  • micmutes.dll - Microphone mute setting
  • micmutes.exe
  • micmutex.dll - On screen display microphone mute button helper dll for Windows XP
  • mkrcfg.dll - Keyboard property extension for changing F1-F12 keys
  • mkrmsg.dll - ThinkPad Message Transmitter for changing F1-F12 keys
  • mkrmsg.exe - ThinkPad Message Receiver for changing F1-F12 keys
  • spkvol.dll - Helper dll for audio volume indicator
  • tpnumlk.exe - NumLock indicator for ThinkPad
  • tpfnf2.exe - WorkStationLock
  • HwWrap.dll - HuaweiWrap (Wrapper Dll for HUAWEI Wan Module)
  • GlWrap.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Service
  • micmute.exe runs as a service named 'Lenovo Microphone Mute' (LENOVO.MICMUTE).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

micmute.exe
Memory:6.52 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000448302%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00002386%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00002097%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:5,111
8,062,084 average
Switches/sec:3
70 average
I/O reads/min:3.71 KB
435.61 KB average
tpnumlk.exe
Memory:3.98 MB
Total CPU:0.0000467085%
Kernel CPU:0.00001743%
User CPU:0.00002928%
CPU cycles/sec:1,131
I/O reads/min:2.34 KB

How do I remove On Screen Display?

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

PC BRAND OF CHOICE
100%
Lenovo
 
OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win 8.1 0%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.99%
Windows 8 30.14%
Windows XP 3.24%
Windows Vista 1.61%
Windows Server 2003 0.02%
Windows 8.1 0.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 45.33%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.21%
Windows 7 Home Premium 7.80%
Windows 8.1 7.68%
Windows 7 Enterprise 6.37%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.94%

Distribution by countryGeography

60.09% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 60.09%
  Canada 3.95%
  United Kingdom 3.57%
  Australia 2.16%
  Israel 2.09%
  India 1.46%
  Czech Republic 1.39%
  Taiwan 1.36%
  DK 1.09%
  Italy 1.07%
  Netherlands 0.96%
  Poland 0.96%
  Sweden 0.91%
  Finland 0.90%

About Lenovo

Lenovo is a PC hardware and electronics company whose products include personal computers, tablet computers, mobile phones, workstations, servers, electronic storage devices and IT management software.
Publisher URL: www.lenovo.com

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