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Should I remove OnScreen Control?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #19,036
United States Rank #12,095
Reach 0.0120%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.85 days
290.64 days >
Average installed length: 152.71 days


4.43 0.42%
4.29 0.42%
3.34 0.42%
3.29 1.27%
2.89 1.27%
2.86 6.36%
2.82 5.08%
2.81 2.12%
2.58 3.39%
2.50 1.27%
1.39 71.19%
1.33 0.85%
1.20 5.93%

OnScreen Control


OnScreen Control is a software program developed by LG Electronics Inc. The most common release is 1.39, 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. The setup package generally installs about 54 files and is usually about 45.55 MB (47,761,008 bytes). The installed file LGFirmwareUpdater.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. 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 75% of users of OnScreen Control come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.LGElectronicsInc.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\LG Electronics\OnScreen Control
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{E5C1B339-0E4E-49A5-859E-5E1DE1938706}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 45.55 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by OnScreen Control

  • OnScreen Control.exe - OnScreen Control Software (OnScreen Control)
  • ScreenSplitterHook.dll
  • ScreenSplitterHook64.dll
  • ScreenSplitterHook64App.exe
  • CleanProfile.exe - CleanProfile
  • OnScreenCtrlProcessInfox64.exe
  • OnScreenStartUpApp.exe - LMMStartUpApp
  • Eng_Res.dll
  • Ionic.Zip.dll (by Dino Chiesa) - DotNetZip Library (Ionic's Zip Library)
  • KillOnScreenControl.exe - T Application (T MFC Application)
  • LGFirmwareUpdater.exe - LGFirmwareUpdater
  • log4net.dll (by The Apache Software Foundation) - log4net (Apache log4net for .NET Framework 4.0 Client Profile)
  • OnScreen Control.resources.dll - OnScreenApplication
  • OSCApplicationManager.exe - OSCApplicationManager
  • RHubLib.dll (by Realtek Semiconductor) - Realtek Hub Dll (Realtek Hub Vendorcommand Dll)
  • RsDummy.dll (by Realtek Semiconductor) - Realte Billboard DLL (Realtek Billboard Vendor Command DLL)
  • ScreenSplitterHook2.dll
  • ScreenSplitterHook3.dll
  • ScreenSplitterHook4.dll
  • ScreenSplitterHook5.dll
  • ScreenSplitterHook6.dll
  • ScreenSplitterHook642.dll
  • ScreenSplitterHook643.dll
  • ScreenSplitterHook644.dll
  • ScreenSplitterHook645.dll
  • ScreenSplitterHook646.dll
  • ScreenSplitterHook647.dll
  • ScreenSplitterHook648.dll
  • ScreenSplitterHook7.dll
  • ScreenSplitterHook8.dll
  • TaskBarUnPin.exe - TaskBarUnPin Application (TaskBarUnPin MFC Application)
  • FirmwareUpdateDLL.dll
  • LMMAppHookManager.dll
  • lpcusbsio.dll
  • ScreenSplitterHook1.dll
  • ScreenSplitterHook641.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Startup Files (User Run Once)
  • OnScreen Control.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'Application Restart #1' which loads as C:\Program Files\LG Electronics\OnScreen Control\bin\OnScreen Control.exe "Minimize" /RestartByRestartManageC:B7BE553B-1320-4856-AFA4-52F821486C7A /RestartByRestartManageC:ADD1F3F1-5F5A-4206-8C7B-2942.
  • OSCApplicationManager.exe is loaded once in the current user (HKCU) registry as a startup file name 'Application Restart #3' which loads as C:\Program Files\LG Electronics\OnScreen Control\bin\OSCApplicationManager.exe 0;\\.\DISPLAY1 /RestartByRestartManageC:64F16685-D170-4933-9695-EB0E596DC30E /RestartByRestartManageC:274EF0C2-BA4F-4fa6-.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • OnScreenStartUpApp.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'OnScreen Control' which loads as C:\Program Files\LG Electronics\OnScreen Control\bin\OnScreenStartUpApp.exe.

How do I remove OnScreen Control?

You can uninstall OnScreen Control 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 OnScreen Control, 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 OnScreen Control.

Win 10 83%
Win 7 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 83.05%
Windows 7 16.53%
Windows XP 0.42%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Pro 39.83%
Windows 10 Home 33.05%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.78%
Windows 7 Professional 5.08%
Windows 7 Home Premium 4.66%
Windows 10 Education 3.39%

Distribution by countryGeography

74.64% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 74.64%
  Canada 3.46%
  Germany 3.17%
  United Kingdom 2.59%
  Spain 2.31%
  France 2.02%
  Italy 1.44%
  Netherlands 1.15%
  Austria 0.86%
  Hong Kong 0.86%
  Japan 0.86%
  Australia 0.58%
  Switzerland 0.58%
  Greece 0.58%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.26%
Dell 18.48%
ASUS 17.39%
Acer 9.78%
Alienware 6.52%
MSI 4.35%
American Megatrends 4.35%
Intel 3.26%
Common models
ASUS All Series 8.55%
MSI MS-7693 2.56%
MSI MS-7816 2.56%
MSI MS-7817 2.56%
HP HP Pavilion Desktop PC... 1.71%
ASUSTeK G11CD 1.71%


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