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OSD Utility

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OSD Utility is a software program developed by Alienware. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 14.86 MB (15,580,874 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 81% of users of OSD Utility come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Alienware.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Keyboard Manager\OSD Utility\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{B6A0D119-EC87-4202-A488-AC57FF2CDD34}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 14.86 MB

Program filesFiles installed by OSD Utility

  • LaunchSkin.dll (by FOSS Software) - Professional User Interface Suite (Skin support DLL for Professional User Interface Suite)
  • LaunchWidget.dll (by FOSS Software) - Professional User Interface Suite DLL
  • WMISecu.exe
  • QManager.dll
  • QMInst.exe
  • DIFxAPI.dll (by Microsoft) - Driver Install Frameworks API (DIFxAPI) (Driver Install Frameworks for API library module)
  • OsdManager.exe (by Quanta Computer, INC) - On Screen Display Utility
  • ThermoFan.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • OsdManager.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Keyboard OSD Utility' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Keyboard Manager\OSD Utility\OSDManager.exe" /lang en.

How do I remove OSD Utility?

Quickly and completely remove OSD Utility from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall OSD Utility 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 OSD Utility, 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 OSD Utility.

Win 7 (SP1) 79%
Win 7 21%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 100.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 71.43%
Windows 7 Ultimate 28.57%

Distribution by countryGeography

80.65% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 80.65%
  Canada 6.45%
  United Kingdom 6.45%
  India 3.23%
  Italy 3.23%

About Alienware

Alienware is a computer hardware subsidiary of Dell and mainly assembles third party components into desktops and laptops with custom enclosures.
Publisher URL: www.alienware.com


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