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Should I remove DELL OSD?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #40,171
United States Rank #27,373
Reach 0.0026%


1.02.0204 21.62%
1.1.4 72.97%
1.1.3 5.41%

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DELL OSD is a software program developed by Dell. The most common release is 1.1.4, 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 setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 2.19 MB (2,293,532 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 68% of users of DELL OSD come from the United States, it is also popular in France and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.DELL.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\DELL\DELL OSD\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{4DEB8274-1610-4AFA-A226-4A9EEC0A24F0}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 2.19 MB

Program filesFiles installed by DELL OSD

  • CalibrationTool.exe - TestDispChangedEvent
  • OSD7Service.exe - Dell OSD
  • OSD7.exe - OSD7

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • OSD7Service.exe runs as a service named 'DELL OSD' (DELLOSD) "Dell OSD events host.".

How do I remove DELL OSD?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 81%
Win 8 19%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 81.08%
Windows 8 18.92%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 75.68%
Windows 8 Pro 10.81%
Windows 8 Single Language 5.41%
Windows 7 Enterprise 2.70%
Windows 7 Home Premium 2.70%
Windows 8.1 Pro 2.70%

Distribution by countryGeography

67.92% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 67.92%
  France 7.55%
  United Kingdom 7.55%
  Brazil 5.66%
  Thailand 1.89%
  Sweden 1.89%
  Israel 1.89%
  Canada 1.89%
  Czech Republic 1.89%
  Poland 1.89%

About Dell

Dell manufactures, sells and supports computers and related products and services.
Publisher URL: www.dell.com


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