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Should I remove DellOSD?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #11,243
United States Rank #6,142
Reach 0.0301%


1.10.0000 5.56%
1.1.5 39.39%
1.1.2 55.05%

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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 1.1.2, 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 DellOSD.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 47.12 MB of memory. The software installer includes 5 files and is usually about 3.56 MB (3,731,281 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 85% of users of DellOSD come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.dell.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Dell\OSD\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{89B91433-49FF-45E6-9B89-02E761A5ACB9}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 3.56 MB

Program filesFiles installed by DellOSD

Program executable:DellOSD.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Dell\OSD\DellOSD.exe
Additional files:
  • DellOSD.exe (by Microsoft) - OSD
  • DellOSDservice.exe (by Microsoft) - Dell

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • DellOSDservice.exe runs as a service named 'DellOSDservice' (DellOSDservice) "DellOSDservice".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:47.12 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0001292227%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00008246%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00004676%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:85,563
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:14 Bytes
435.61 KB average
Memory:28.6 MB
Total CPU:0.0000181947%
Kernel CPU:0.00000685%
User CPU:0.00001135%
CPU cycles/sec:1,053
I/O reads/min:11 Bytes

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 7 (SP1) 85%
Win 7 2%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 87.35%
Windows 10 12.65%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 84.77%
Windows 10 Home 10.49%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.69%
Windows 8 Pro 0.85%
Windows 7 Professional 0.85%
Windows 8.1 Pro 0.68%

Distribution by countryGeography

85.41% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 85.41%
  United Kingdom 3.24%
  Germany 2.49%
  Mexico 1.30%
  Australia 0.86%
  France 0.76%
  Netherlands 0.54%
  Canada 0.54%
  Japan 0.43%
  Malaysia 0.43%
  Belgium 0.32%
  Italy 0.32%
  Hong Kong 0.22%
  Singapore 0.22%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 99.83%
Hewlett-Packard 0.17%
Common models
Dell Inspiron One 2305 59.97%
Dell Inspiron One 2205 25.72%
Dell Inspiron One 2310 13.46%
Dell Inspiron One 2320 0.34%
Dell Inspiron 560 0.17%
Dell Inspiron One 2330 0.17%

About Dell

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


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