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Should I remove Optical Disc Drive Power-Saving Utility?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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Versions

VersionDistribution
V5.00L15S M00 33.33%
V5.00L14 M00 66.67%

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Optical Disc Drive Power-Saving Utility

Overview

Optical Disc Drive Power-Saving Utility is a software program developed by Panasonic. The most common release is v5.00l14 m00, 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 opdoffsv.exe. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 1.75 MB (1,839,016 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows XP. While about 67% of users of Optical Disc Drive Power-Saving Utility come from the United States, it is also popular in Hong Kong and Israel.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.panasonic.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Panasonic\OPDOFF
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{745CBEF4-9AF4-42BD-9C97-2A6B66BF55EA}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 1.75 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Optical Disc Drive Power-Saving Utility

Program executable:opdoffsv.exe
Name:Optical disc drive power-saving utility
Path:C:\Program Files\panasonic\opdoff\opdoffsv.exe
MD5:a654cd7e3d8329740ba67a673bb7b934
Additional files:
  • opdoff.exe - Optical disc drive power-saving utility
  • opswmisc.dll - opswmisc

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Service
  • opdoffsv.exe runs as a service named 'Panasonic Opdoff Utility' (OPDOFFSV).

How do I remove Optical Disc Drive Power-Saving Utility?

Quickly and completely remove Optical Disc Drive Power-Saving Utility from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Optical Disc Drive Power-Saving Utility 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 Optical Disc Drive Power-Saving Utility, 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 Optical Disc Drive Power-Saving Utility.

HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%
 
MOST USED OS
~99%
Windows XP

Distribution by countryGeography

66.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 66.67%
  Hong Kong 16.67%
  Israel 16.67%

Publisher URL: www.panasonic.com

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