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Lenovo Anzeige am Bildschirm


Lenovo Anzeige am Bildschirm is a software program developed by Lenovo. The most common release is 8.72.10, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 59 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 8 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 73% of users of Lenovo Anzeige am Bildschirm come from Germany, it is also popular in Austria and the United States.

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)
  • 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
  • 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
  • lcdbl.dll - Helper dll for LCD brightness indicator
  • micmute.exe - Microphone Mute Controll Service for ThinkPad
  • micmute6.dll - On screen display microphone mute button helper dll for Vista
  • micmutec.exe - Microphone mute button control panel
  • 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
  • shtctky.dll - ThinkPad Message Transmitter for Shortcut Hot Keys
  • shtctky.exe - ThinkPad Message Receiver for Shortcut Hot Keys
  • tphkload.exe - ThinkPad Message Client Loader

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • tphkload.exe runs as a service named 'Lenovo Hotkey Client Loader' (TPHKLOAD).
  • micmute.exe runs as a service named 'Lenovo Microphone Mute' (LENOVO.MICMUTE).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

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

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  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 Lenovo Anzeige am Bildschirm, 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 Lenovo Anzeige am Bildschirm.

Win 8 67%
Win 7 (SP1) 33%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 8 67.39%
Windows 7 32.61%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Pro 41.30%
Windows 7 Professional 21.74%
Windows 8.1 Pro 10.87%
Windows 7 Enterprise 8.70%
Windows 10 Home 6.52%
Windows 10 Enterprise 2.17%

Distribution by countryGeography

72.92% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 72.92%
  Austria 8.33%
  United States 8.33%
  Netherlands 4.17%
  Canada 2.08%
  Switzerland 2.08%
  Italy 2.08%

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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