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Should I remove Alienware On-Screen Display?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
10% remove it90% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,835
United States Rank #2,860
Reach 0.1415%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 1.25 days
36.81 days >
Average installed length: 19.34 days


VersionDistribution 2.76% 9.11% 0.04% 3.30% 6.85% 13.88% 10.25% 0.93% 1.65% 1.83% 9.79% 1.61% 1.58% 0.14% 1.54% 11.08% 1.72% 7.92% 1.83% 4.37% 2.76% 0.39% 0.54% 3.12% 0.43% 0.39% 0.18%

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Alienware On-Screen Display

What is Alienware On-Screen Display?

This package provides Alienware On Screen Display Application and is supported on Alienware Notebook Alienware 14, Alienware 17 and Alienware 18 running the following Windows Operating Systems: Windows 7 and 8.


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. The primary executable is named AlienwareOn-ScreenDisplay.exe. The setup package generally installs about 9 files and is usually about 2.25 MB (2,357,872 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.dell.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Alienware On-Screen Display\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\Driver\1050\INTEL3~1\IDriver.exe /M{831E13F4-3D72-4427-9C4C-A998E5952E7E}
Estimated size: 2.25 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Alienware On-Screen Display

Program executable:AlienwareOn-ScreenDisplay.exe
Name:Alienware On-Screen Display
Path:C:\Program Files\Alienware On-Screen Display\AlienwareOn-ScreenDisplay.exe
Additional files:
  • QSResource.dll - Dell QuickSet (QuickSet Resource DLL)
  • AlienwareOn-ScreenDisplay.exe - Alienware On-Screen Display
  • EMSC.dll - EMSC Dynamic Link Library (EMSC DLL)
  • VistaLaterAPI.dll
  • CCBiosSupportAPI.dll - CCBiosSupportAPI

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • AlienwareOn-ScreenDisplay.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'AlienwareOn-ScreenDisplay' which loads as C:\Program Files\Alienware On-Screen Display\AlienwareOn-ScreenDisplay.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:9.07 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000359802%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00002476%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00001122%
0.015104% average

How do I remove Alienware On-Screen Display?

You can uninstall Alienware 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Alienware On-Screen Display, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 Alienware On-Screen Display.

Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win 10 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 54.44%
Windows 10 45.56%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 42.26%
Windows 8.1 17.38%
Windows 10 Home 12.32%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.61%
Windows 7 Professional 4.42%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.34%

Distribution by countryGeography

64.84% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 64.84%
  Canada 6.14%
  United Kingdom 3.82%
  Australia 3.80%
  France 3.20%
  Germany 2.26%
  Mexico 1.00%
  Singapore 0.89%
  Italy 0.83%
  Netherlands 0.75%
  Norway 0.70%
  Belgium 0.62%
  Malaysia 0.54%
  India 0.54%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Alienware 99.71%
Dell 0.15%
Hewlett-Packard 0.07%
Intel 0.04%
ASUS 0.04%
Common models
Alienware Alienware 14 16.10%
Alienware Alienware 17 15.20%
Alienware M14xR2 14.19%
Alienware M17xR4 12.17%
Alienware M14xR1 7.99%
Alienware M17xR3 7.17%

About Dell

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Publisher URL: www.dell.com


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