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VersionDistribution 83.02% 16.98%

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Intel Learning Series Runtime


Intel Learning Series Runtime is a software program developed by Intel. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 primary executable is named DeviceControlService.exe. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 1.97 MB (2,066,624 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 7. While about 76% of users of Intel Learning Series Runtime come from Brazil, it is also popular in the United States and Argentina.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.intel.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Intel\Device Control Service\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{ec8ebf2e-24c9-11e1-b4ca-00155d50bd31}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.97 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Intel Learning Series Runtime

Program executable:DeviceControlService.exe
Name:Intel® Learning Series Software Solution Device Control Package
Device Control Service
Path:C:\Program Files\Intel\Device Control Service\DeviceControlService.exe
Additional files:
  • DeviceControlService.exe - Intel® Learning Series Software Solution Device Control Package (Device Control Service)
  • TSController.exe - Intel® Learning Series TSContro Application (TSContro Application)
  • DPPM.dll - Intel® Learning Series Foundation Plugin Power Management Shared Library (Plugin Power Management Shared Library)
  • DPAccel.dll - Intel® Learning Series Foundation Plugin Accel Shared Library (Plugin Accel Shared Library)
  • DPVKbd.dll - Intel® Learning Series Foundation Plugin VKbd Shared Library (Plugin VKbd Shared Library)
  • DisplayRotation.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • DeviceControlService.exe runs as a service named 'Device Control Service' (Device Control Service).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • TSController.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'TSController' which loads as C:\Program Files\Intel\Device Control Service\TSController.exe.

How do I remove Intel Learning Series Runtime?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 89%
Win 8 4%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 96.23%
Windows 8 3.77%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 78.43%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.84%
Windows 7 Home Premium 3.92%
Windows 7 Starter 3.92%
Windows 7 Home Basic 1.96%
Windows 8 Pro 1.96%

Distribution by countryGeography

75.93% of installs come from Brazil
Which countries install it?
  Brazil 75.93%
  United States 9.26%
  Argentina 7.41%
  United Kingdom 1.85%
  Mexico 1.85%
  Netherlands 1.85%
  Portugal 1.85%

About Intel

Intel Corporation is the world's largest semiconductor chip maker and is the inventor of the x86 series of microprocessors found in most personal computers.
Publisher URL: www.intel.com


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