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Lenovo Anzeige am Bildschirm


Lenovo Anzeige am Bildschirm is a software program developed by Lenovo. The most common release is 8.80.10, 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 tposd.exe. The setup package generally installs about 78 files and is usually about 38.26 MB (40,123,504 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 58% of users of Lenovo Anzeige am Bildschirm come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and Austria.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\lenovo\hotkey
Uninstaller: "C:\Windows\system32\rundll32.exe" "C:\Program Files\Lenovo\HOTKEY\cleanup.dll",InfUninstallEx DefaultUninstall.W8 C:\Program Files\Lenovo\HOTKEY\tphk
Estimated size: 38.26 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Lenovo Anzeige am Bildschirm

Program executable:tposd.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\lenovo\hotkey\tposd.exe
Additional files:
  • MBWrap.dll - ThinkPad Fn+F5 Utility (Wrapper DLL for Mobile Broadband API)
  • ATCMD_LIB.dll - Access Connections (ATCMD_LIB DLL)
  • MBMWrap.dll - MBMWrap (Interface Wrapper for WWAN adapter)
  • NativeWL.dll - TpFnF5 (Wrapper for Windows Native WiFi)
  • cleanhlp.dll - Installation Program (Uninstall helper library)
  • cleanup.dll - Uninstaller for inf file
  • als.dll - On screen display (Helper dll for ambient light sensor)
  • dfraddapp.exe - On Screen Display (dfraddapp)
  • dfrcfg.exe - dfrcfg
  • dfrcfgc.exe - SmartKey Settings button control panel
  • dfrctl.dll - ThinkPad Message Transmitter for DFR
  • dfrctl.exe - ThinkPad Message Receiver for DFR
  • dfrdef.exe - Registry update utility for DFR
  • dfrhiddenkey.exe - Adaptive Keyboard Hidden Key Toast Message
  • dfrhiddenkeydesktop.exe - dfrhiddenkeydesktop
  • dfrhiddenkeytoast.dll
  • dfrlayflat.exe - Toast message for Adaptive Keyboard LayFlat Mode
  • dfrlayflatdesktop.exe - dfrlayflatdesktop
  • dfrlayflattoast.dll
  • enlpu.dll - Lenovo Patch Utility Handler
  • enlpu32.dll
  • extapsup.exe - External Application Support for Optical Mouse
  • hlp8.dll - Helper dll for shortcut hot key on Windows 8
  • hlp8.exe - Helper exe for shortcut hot key on Windows 8/10
  • hotkey.dll - OSD library for hotkey detection
  • kcuif32.dll - Interface module for ThinkPad Keyboard Customizer Utility
  • kcuifX64.dll
  • lcdbl.dll - Helper dll for LCD brightness indicator
  • micmute.exe - Microphone Mute Controll Service for ThinkPad
  • micmute5.dll - On screen display microphone mute button helper dll for Windows2000/XP
  • micmute6.dll - On screen display microphone mute button helper dll for Vista
  • micmutec.exe - Microphone mute button control panel
  • micmutes.dll - Microphone mute setting
  • micmutes.exe
  • micmutex.dll - On screen display microphone mute button helper dll for Windows XP
  • mkrcfg.dll - Keyboard property extension for changing F1-F12 keys
  • mkrmsg.dll - ThinkPad Message Transmitter for changing F1-F12 keys
  • mkrmsg.exe - ThinkPad Message Receiver for changing F1-F12 keys
  • moucfg.dll - Mouse property extension to disable TouchPad
  • osdui.exe
  • rainbow.dll - Helper DLL to open control panel
  • rainbow32.dll
  • rmkbdppt.exe - ThinkPad Helper Function to remove keyboard property
  • shtctky.dll - ThinkPad Message Transmitter for Shortcut Hot Keys
  • shtctky.exe - ThinkPad Message Receiver for Shortcut Hot Keys
  • spkvol.dll - Helper dll for audio volume indicator
  • GobiApi.dll (by Sierra Wireless Inc) - GobiApi DLL (Sierra Wireless GobiApi DLL)
  • HwWrap.dll - HuaweiWrap (Wrapper Dll for HUAWEI Wan Module)
  • extract.exe
  • GlWrap.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • extapsup.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named 4.
  • micmute.exe runs as a service named 'Lenovo Microphone Mute' (LENOVO.MICMUTE).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • extapsup.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'LenovoOptMouseUpdate' which loads as C:\Program Files\Lenovo\HOTKEY\extapsup.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.09 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000020181%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00000136%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00000066%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:775
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:0 Bytes
435.61 KB average
Memory:4.49 MB
Total CPU:0.0000551712%
Kernel CPU:0.00003013%
User CPU:0.00002504%
CPU cycles/sec:2,008
I/O reads/min:509 Bytes

How do I remove Lenovo Anzeige am Bildschirm?

You can uninstall Lenovo Anzeige am Bildschirm 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 Lenovo Anzeige am Bildschirm, 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 Lenovo Anzeige am Bildschirm.

Win 10 69%
Win 7 (SP1) 31%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 68.90%
Windows 7 31.10%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Pro 46.41%
Windows 7 Professional 26.79%
Windows 10 Home 12.92%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.78%
Windows 7 Enterprise 2.39%
Windows 10 Enterprise 1.91%

Distribution by countryGeography

58.05% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 58.05%
  United States 27.54%
  Austria 5.08%
  Switzerland 3.39%
  Netherlands 2.97%
  Colombia 0.42%
  Belgium 0.42%
  France 0.42%
  Canada 0.42%
  Italy 0.42%
  Hungary 0.42%
  United Kingdom 0.42%

About Lenovo

Lenovo is a PC hardware and electronics company whose products include personal computers, tablet computers, mobile phones, workstations, servers, electronic storage devices and IT management software.
Publisher URL: www.lenovo.com


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