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Should I remove DELLOSD?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,683
United States Rank #2,145
Reach 0.1494%


1.00.0007 2.79%
1.00.0006 3.74%
1.00.0004 1.39% 14.13% 3.94% 3.02% 1.56% 10.43% 1.53% 10.02% 3.36% 0.51% 4.08% 23.27% 0.07% 2.31% 0.10% 3.16% 1.19% 1.05% 0.07% 8.29%

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What is DELLOSD?  (from Dell)

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DELLOSD is a program developed by Dell. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 programs's main executable is VolumeCtlSrv.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 6.21 MB of memory. The software installer includes 12 files and is usually about 1.08 MB (1,128,960 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 82% of users of DELLOSD come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.DELL.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\DELL\DELLOSD
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{B0F29C6D-C7A9-40AC-9658-921961818E2B}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 1.08 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by DELLOSD

Program executable:VolumeCtlSrv.exe
Name:VolumeCtlSrv Module
Volume Control Service
Path:C:\Program Files\DELLOSD\VolumeCtlSrv.exe
Additional files:
  • MediaButtons.exe (by DELL INC) - DELL MediaButtons (MediaButtons)
  • DellOSDService.exe - DellOSDService for Princeville
  • CalibrationTool.exe - TestDispChangedEvent

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • DellOSDService.exe runs as a service named 'Dell WMI Service' (Dell WMI Service).
  • VolumeCtlSrv.exe runs as a service named 'VolumeCtlSrv' (VolumeCtlSrv).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:6.21 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0001686097%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00012811%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00004050%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:1,025,687
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:146.42 KB
435.61 KB average
Memory:1.64 MB
User CPU:0.00001733%
CPU cycles/sec:1,075

How do I remove DELLOSD?

You can uninstall DELLOSD 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 DELLOSD, 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 DELLOSD.

Win 10 71%
Win Vista (SP2) 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 70.99%
Windows 7 28.81%
Windows XP 0.17%
Windows Vista 0.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 30.94%
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.04%
Windows 10 Home 19.05%
Windows 8 8.55%
Windows 7 Professional 5.72%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.09%

Distribution by countryGeography

81.60% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 81.60%
  United Kingdom 3.13%
  Canada 1.84%
  Australia 1.34%
  Germany 1.34%
  Brazil 1.18%
  France 1.04%
  Italy 0.97%
  Mexico 0.82%
  Israel 0.54%
  India 0.52%
  Netherlands 0.47%
  Japan 0.33%
  Sweden 0.31%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 99.66%
Acer 0.10%
Hewlett-Packard 0.10%
ASUS 0.03%
Intel 0.03%
Gateway 0.03%
Toshiba 0.03%
Common models
Dell Inspiron One 2330 22.70%
Dell Inspiron One 2020 21.05%
Dell Inspiron One 2320 19.06%
Dell XPS One 2710 8.31%
Dell XPS 2720 7.97%
Dell Inspiron 2350 7.07%

About Dell

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


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