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Should I remove ETDWare PS/2-X64 _WHQL?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #10,817
United States Rank #10,138
Reach 0.0322%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.18 days
270.72 days >
Average installed length: 142.24 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
11.6.6.002 100.00%

ETDWare PS/2-X64 11.6.6.002_WHQL

What is ETDWare PS/2-X64 _WHQL?

ETDWare PS/2-x64 is the device driver installed for an Elan Microelectronics Touch Pad. ELAN's Smart Click-Pad eliminates the need of physical buttons since the entire touchpad functions as buttons. User can click almost anywhere on the touchpad to simulate the mouse left or right button click. It's different from traditional touchpad, because it can support multi-finger gesture to let the user interact with their laptop more intuitively. The WHQL is Windows Hardware Quality Labs tested by Microsoft.

Overview

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 etdctrl.exe. The setup package generally installs about 17 files and is usually about 116.62 MB (122,282,572 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.emc.com.tw
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\elantech
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Elantech\ETDUn_inst.exe
Estimated size: 116.62 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ETDWare PS/2-X64 11.6.6.002_WHQL

Program executable:etdctrl.exe
Name:ELAN Smart-Pad
ETD Control Center
Signed by:ELAN Microelectronics Corporation
Path:C:\Program Files\elantech\etdctrl.exe
MD5:c2bc1e938aaa256a6a46167bf01ff674
Additional files:
  • ElanTouchpadRejectionSetter_X64.exe - ELAN Smart-Pad Tool (Device Position Catcher)
  • ETDDeviceInformation.exe - 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
  • 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 'ETDWare' which loads as C:\Program Files\Elantech\ETDCtrl.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

etdctrl.exe
Memory:2.86 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0004643721%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00034828%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00011609%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:3,985
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:54 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove ETDWare PS/2-X64 _WHQL?

You can uninstall ETDWare PS/2-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 ETDWare PS/2-X64 11.6.6.002_WHQL, 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 ETDWare PS/2-X64 _WHQL.

OS VERSIONS
Win 10 99%
Win 7 0%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 99.21%
Windows 7 0.79%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 50.08%
Windows 8 33.02%
Windows 8 Single Language 4.90%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 4.42%
Windows 8 Pro 2.53%
Windows 8.1 Pro 1.58%

Distribution by countryGeography

52.44% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 52.44%
  Italy 6.20%
  United Kingdom 5.76%
  Australia 5.02%
  Canada 4.87%
  Germany 3.69%
  Netherlands 1.92%
  DK 1.62%
  Philippines 1.33%
  Spain 0.89%
  Saudi Arabia 0.89%
  Malaysia 0.89%
  Vietnam 0.74%
  Russia 0.74%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 99.84%
Toshiba 0.16%
Common models
Acer Aspire V5-571P 32.12%
Acer Aspire S3-391 25.95%
Acer Aspire V5-571 10.44%
Acer Aspire V5-571G 8.70%
Acer Aspire V5-571PG 7.75%
Acer Aspire V5-531 4.27%

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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