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Perceptive Pixel Touch Driver


Perceptive Pixel Touch Driver is a program developed by Microsoft. The most used version is 1.6.4, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 main program executable is ppi-touchservice.exe. The software installer includes 6 files and is usually about 2.9 MB (3,040,224 bytes). A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows 10. While about 87% of users of Perceptive Pixel Touch Driver come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Egypt.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.perceptivepixel.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ppi touch driver\bin
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\PPI Touch Driver\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 2.9 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Perceptive Pixel Touch Driver

Program executable:ppi-touchservice.exe
Name:Perceptive Pixel by Microsoft
PPI Touch Service
Path:C:\Program Files\ppi touch driver\bin\ppi-touchservice.exe
Additional files:
  • difxapi.dll - Driver Install Frameworks API (DIFxAPI) (Driver Install Frameworks for API library module)
  • PPI-DriverInstaller.exe - Perceptive Pixel by Microsoft (PPI Driver Installer)
  • PPI-ProcapCapture.exe - PPI Procap Capture Utility
  • PPI-TouchControlPanel.dll - PPI Touch Control Panel
  • sqmapi.dll - SQM Client

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • PPI-TouchService.exe runs as a service named 'PPI Touch Service' (PPISvc) "Allows communication with Perceptive Pixel by Microsoft sensor devices. If this service is disabled, sensor devices will not function.".

How do I remove Perceptive Pixel Touch Driver?

You can uninstall Perceptive Pixel Touch Driver 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 Perceptive Pixel Touch Driver, 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 Perceptive Pixel Touch Driver.

Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%
Windows 10

Distribution by countryGeography

86.67% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 86.67%
  Canada 6.67%
  Egypt 6.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 50.00%
Acer 25.00%
Lenovo 25.00%
Common models
YIFANG NXW101QC232 16.67%
Microsoft Corporation Sur... 16.67%
LENOVO 20354 16.67%
ASUSTeK T100TA 16.67%
ASUSTeK ET2410 16.67%
Acer Aspire E1-531 16.67%

About Microsoft

Microsoft Corporation develops, manufactures, licenses and supports a variety of products and services related to computing.
Publisher URL: www.microsoft.com


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