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Pivot Pro Plugin

What is Pivot Pro Plugin?

This program contains the Pivot Pro Software from Portrait Displays, Inc. for the supported display (monitor) models and operating systems. The Pivot Pro Software enables a user with a rotating display to easily and instantly switch from landscape to portrait mode, and back.

About  (from Portrait Displays)

Rotate your display to portrait orientation to enjoy the advantages of portrait viewing. Pivot can support multiple viewing orientations: portrait 90°, presentation 180°, portrait 270°, and landscape. Pivot is no longer limited to just desktop solutions, with its multi-viewing orientation capability, it is a must for t...  Read more


During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The primary executable is named pivot_Startup.exe. The setup package generally installs about 13 files.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.portrait.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Portrait Displays\Pivot Pro Plugin
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{0217E1D1-BCEF-4A61-AF6D-F7740F65A066}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly

Program filesFiles installed by Pivot Pro Plugin

Program executable:pivot_Startup.exe
Signed by:Portrait Displays
Path:C:\Program Files\Portrait Displays\Pivot Pro Plugin\pivot_Startup.exe
Additional files:
  • msvcp70.dll - Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET (Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library)
  • msvcr70.dll - Microsoft® C Runtime Library
  • ijl15.dll - Intel® JPEG Library (Intel® JPEG Library - Retail Version)
  • Floater.exe - Pivot Sofware (Pivot Software Support DLL)
  • wpCtrl.exe - Pivot Software Support Application
  • mfc70.dll
  • mfc90.dll
  • msvcp90.dll
  • msvcr90.dll
  • pivot_Startup.exe
  • rmreg.exe
  • wpcpl.dll
  • wpflip.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • pivot_Startup.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'PivotSoftware' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Portrait Displays\Pivot Pro Plugin\Pivot_startup.exe" -delay=10.
  • wpCtrl.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'PivotSoftware' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Portrait Displays\Pivot Software\wpctrl.exe".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:2.06 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000636331%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00003240%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00003124%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:370
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:8 Bytes
435.61 KB average
Memory:2.62 MB
Total CPU:0.0000363091%
Kernel CPU:0.00002286%
User CPU:0.00001345%
CPU cycles/sec:2,673
I/O reads/min:11 Bytes

How do I remove Pivot Pro Plugin?

You can uninstall Pivot Pro Plugin 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 Pivot Pro Plugin, 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 Pivot Pro Plugin.

About (from Portrait Displays, Inc.)

Portrait Displays' software provides an extensible platform supporting embedded control of all display technologies and monitors.
Publisher URL: www.portrait.com


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