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Should I remove ELAN HIDI2C Filter Driver X64 _WHQL?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,903
United States Rank #5,429
Reach 0.0793%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.56 days
341.15 days >
Average installed length: 179.25 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

ELAN HIDI2C Filter Driver X64


ELAN HIDI2C Filter Driver X64 is a program developed by ELAN Microelectronic. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The main program executable is ETDUn_inst.exe. The software installer includes 16 files and is usually about 4.44 MB (4,657,198 bytes). A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows 10. While about 49% of users of ELAN HIDI2C Filter Driver X64 _WHQL come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.emc.com.tw
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\elantech
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Elantech\ETDUn_inst.exe
Estimated size: 4.44 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ELAN HIDI2C Filter Driver X64

Program executable:ETDUn_inst.exe
Name:ELAN Smart-Pad
ETD Ware Un_inst Application
Path:C:\Program Files\elantech\ETDUn_inst.exe
Additional files:
  • ETDDeviceInformation.exe - ELAN Smart-Pad Tool (Device Information Catcher)
  • ETDAniConf.exe - Elan Smart-Pad (ETD Ware Control Panel Extensions)
  • ETDApi.dll - ELAN Smart-Pad (ETD API)
  • ETDApi32.dll
  • ETDApix.dll - ETD Driver Function Dll
  • ETDCmds.dll - ETD Driver Command
  • ETDCtrl.exe - ETD Control Center
  • ETDCtrlHelper.exe - ETD Control Center Helper
  • ETDFavorite.dll - ETD My Favorite Library
  • ETDMag.exe - ELAN Microelectronics Corp.
  • ETDMcpl.dll
  • ETDService.exe - Elan Service
  • ETDUn_inst.exe - ETD Ware Un_inst Application
  • ETDUninst.dll - ETD Ware Uninstall Application
  • ETDTouch.exe - ETDTouch
  • ETD_DLL.dll - ETD_DLL

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • ETDCtrl.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ETDCtrl' which loads as C:\Program Files\Elantech\ETDCtrl.exe.

How do I remove ELAN HIDI2C Filter Driver X64 _WHQL?

You can uninstall ELAN HIDI2C Filter Driver X64 _WHQL 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 ELAN HIDI2C Filter Driver X64, 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 ELAN HIDI2C Filter Driver X64 _WHQL.

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Distribution by countryGeography

49.12% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 49.12%
  Italy 9.32%
  Germany 6.13%
  France 5.66%
  Canada 5.25%
  United Kingdom 4.94%
  Brazil 3.24%
  Spain 3.09%
  Netherlands 2.57%
  Australia 1.39%
  Norway 1.29%
  Switzerland 1.03%
  Sweden 0.62%
  Austria 0.57%

About ELAN Microelectronic

ELAN Microelectronics Corporation is an IC designer and provider of microcontrollers and PC Peripheral ICs.
Publisher URL: www.emc.com.tw


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