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Should I remove STScreenDetection?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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VersionDistribution 97.44% 2.56%



STScreenDetection is a program developed by STMicroelectronics. The most used version is, 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. The software installer includes 6 files and is usually about 4.11 MB (4,311,517 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 29% of users of STScreenDetection come from Germany, it is also popular in United Kingdom and the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ST.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\STMicroelectronics\STScreenDetection
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{219AA9C3-E1F9-4C99-A41C-7988C1A67143}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 4.11 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by STScreenDetection

  • drvInst.exe (by Windows (R) Codename Longhorn DDK provider) - Windows (R) Codename Longhorn DDK driver (Windows Setup API)
  • SDTabletPC.exe - SDTabletPC Application (SDTabletPC)
  • SDTablet.dll
  • flags.exe
  • gpdRead.exe
  • gpdWrite.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • SDTabletPC.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ScreenRotation' which loads as C:\Program Files\STMicroelectronics\STScreenDetection\SDTabletPC.exe.

How do I remove STScreenDetection?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 90%
Win 8 10%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 89.74%
Windows 8 10.26%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 87.18%
Windows 8 Pro 5.13%
Windows 10 Home 5.13%
Windows 7 Ultimate 2.56%

Distribution by countryGeography

29.27% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 29.27%
  United Kingdom 19.51%
  United States 17.07%
  France 12.20%
  Australia 4.88%
  Romania 4.88%
  Taiwan 2.44%
  Belgium 2.44%
  Spain 2.44%
  Netherlands 2.44%
  Italy 2.44%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 97.30%
Alienware 2.70%
Common models
Acer Aspire 1825PTZ 51.28%
Acer Aspire 1820PT 10.26%
Acer Aspire 1420P 10.26%
Acer Aspire 1825PT 10.26%
Packard Bell ENBFT 7.69%
Alienware M15x 2.56%

Publisher URL: www.st.com


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