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Should I remove Pointing Device Utility?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #9,444
United States Rank #16,751
Reach 0.0460%
Installation trends (last 30 days)

Versions

VersionDistribution
2.3.1.0 1.24%
2.3.0.1 0.31%
2.3.0.0 3.57%
2.2.0.0 0.62%
2.1.0.0 21.71%
2.0.0.0 68.53%
1.0.3.0 1.24%
1.0.1.0 2.79%

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Pointing Device Utility

Overview

Pointing Device Utility is a software program developed by Fujitsu LIMITED. The most common release is 2.0.0.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 primary executable is named FJPDAutoSet.exe. The setup package generally installs about 7 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 8 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 18% of users of Pointing Device Utility come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Japan.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.fujitsu.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Fujitsu\PointingDeviceUtility\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{DDC49774-40B9-47AE-9C63-5569C08C4082}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly

Program filesFiles installed by Pointing Device Utility

Program executable:FJPDAutoSet.exe
Name:Pointing Device Utility
Path:C:\Program Files\Fujitsu\PointingDeviceUtility\FJPDAutoSet.exe
MD5:7b89ef5a5a46d4b5924d392d74437caa
Additional files:
  • FJSynapticsControl.dll - Pointing Device Utility - synaptics control wrapper
  • FJAlpsControl.dll - Pointing Device Utility - alps control wrapper
  • mlstart.exe - Pointing Device Utility - mlstart.exe
  • FJElanControl.dll - Pointing Device Utility (Pointing Device Utility - ELAN control wrapper)
  • FJPDAutoSet.exe
  • FJMetroLib.dll
  • AlpsLibrary.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • FJPDAutoSet.exe is scheduled as a task named 'OnLidSwitch'.
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • FJPDAutoSet.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named StartTabletAutoMode.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • FJPDAutoSet.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'StartFujitsuPointingDeviceUtility' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Fujitsu\PointingDeviceUtility\FJPDAutoSet.exe".

How do I remove Pointing Device Utility?

Quickly and completely remove Pointing Device 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 Pointing Device 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 Pointing Device 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 Pointing Device Utility.

OS VERSIONS
Win 8 96%
Win 7 0%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 96.13%
Windows 7 3.87%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 42.28%
Windows 8 22.78%
Windows 8.1 Pro 11.86%
Windows 10 Home 4.84%
Windows 10 Pro 3.43%
Windows 8 Pro 3.28%

Distribution by countryGeography

17.88% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 17.88%
  United Kingdom 15.93%
  Japan 11.86%
  Italy 7.43%
  Hong Kong 5.13%
  Ireland 4.60%
  Sweden 4.42%
  Germany 4.42%
  Finland 3.54%
  Norway 2.12%
  Singapore 2.12%
  South Africa 1.59%
  Russia 1.24%
  Australia 1.06%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 40.00%
Hewlett-Packard 20.00%
Acer 20.00%
Toshiba 20.00%
Common models
FUJITSU LIFEBOOK AH512 17.66%
FUJITSU LIFEBOOK AH532 10.73%
FUJITSU LIFEBOOK AH532/G2... 7.59%
FUJITSU LIFEBOOK A512 6.44%
FUJITSU LIFEBOOK LH532 3.30%
FUJITSU LIFEBOOK AH544 2.97%

About (from Fujitsu LIMITED)

Fujitsu is the leading Japanese information and communication technology (ICT) company offering a full range of technology products, solutions and services.
Publisher URL: www.fujitsu.com

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