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Should I remove Acer PanelOnOff?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #18,216
United States Rank #17,842
Reach 0.0148%


VersionDistribution 7.21% 73.56% 16.83% 2.40%

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Acer PanelOnOff


Acer PanelOnOff is a software program developed by Acer. The most common release is, 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. 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 setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 2.19 MB (2,292,521 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 8. While about 37% of users of Acer PanelOnOff come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.acer.com
Installation folder: C:\Windows\SysWOW64\OSDSrv\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{55F2D48B-6022-4722-9B55-47CC4FA7DBD6}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 2.19 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Acer PanelOnOff

  • OSDApp.exe - OSDApp: <OSDApp> (OSD App)
  • OSDSrv.exe - OSDSrv Module
  • PQAWDrv.sys

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • OSDSrv.exe runs as a service named 'OSDSrv' (OSDSrv) "Acer OSD Service".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • OSDApp.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'OSDAPP' which loads as C:\Windows\SysWOW64\OSDSrv\OSDApp.exe.

How do I remove Acer PanelOnOff?

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

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Distribution by countryGeography

37.19% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 37.19%
  United Kingdom 9.92%
  Australia 8.26%
  New Zealand 5.79%
  Italy 5.79%
  Germany 5.37%
  France 4.96%
  Canada 4.55%
  Netherlands 4.13%
  Switzerland 1.65%
  Mexico 1.65%
  Austria 1.24%
  Saudi Arabia 1.24%
  Singapore 0.83%

About Acer

Acer is a Taiwanese hardware and electronics corporation whose products include desktop and laptop computer PCs, tablet computers, servers, storage devices, displays, smartphones and peripherals.
Publisher URL: www.acer.com


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