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5% remove it95% keep it
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Touch Pad Driver


Touch Pad Driver is a program developed by Alps Electric Co. The most used version is 8.200.1717.102, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The main program executable is apoint.exe. The software installer includes 41 files and is usually about 9.35 MB (9,799,518 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 80% of users of Touch Pad Driver come from the United States, it is also popular in Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.alps.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\apoint2k
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Apoint2K\Uninstap.exe ADDREMOVE
Estimated size: 9.35 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Touch Pad Driver

Program executable:apoint.exe
Name:Alps Pointing-device Driver
Path:C:\Program Files\apoint2k\apoint.exe
Additional files:
  • ApntEx.exe - Alps Pointing-device Driver for Windows NT/2000/XP/Vista
  • EzAuto.dll - Alps Utility for Pointing device (Alps pointing device extension)
  • ApInst.dll - Alps Pointing-device Driver
  • Apoint.dll
  • ApResAR.dll
  • ApResBP.dll
  • ApResCS.dll
  • ApResCT.dll
  • ApResCZ.dll
  • ApResDK.dll
  • ApResFI.dll
  • ApResFR.dll
  • ApResGK.dll
  • ApResGR.dll
  • ApResHU.dll
  • ApResIL.dll
  • ApResIT.dll
  • ApResJP.dll
  • ApResKR.dll
  • ApResLA.dll
  • ApResNL.dll
  • ApResNO.dll
  • ApResPL.dll
  • ApResPO.dll
  • ApResRO.dll
  • ApResRU.dll
  • ApResSE.dll
  • ApResSK.dll
  • ApResSL.dll
  • ApResSP.dll
  • ApResTR.dll
  • ApResUS.dll
  • Elprop.dll - Easy Launcher
  • player.exe
  • ApOffice.dll
  • Ezcapt.exe - ALPS Easy Capture (Easy Capture)
  • Uninstap.exe - Uninstall Utility
  • EzLaunch.dll - AlpsPoint
  • ApMsgFwd.exe - ApMsgFwd

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Apoint.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Apoint' which loads as C:\Program Files\Apoint2K\Apoint.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.22 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0077916115%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00425176%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00353985%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:66,529
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:5 Bytes
435.61 KB average
Memory:2.27 MB
Total CPU:0.0067140338%
Kernel CPU:0.00556876%
User CPU:0.00114527%
Memory:922.4 KB
Total CPU:0.0015999639%
Kernel CPU:0.00113297%
User CPU:0.00046700%

How do I remove Touch Pad Driver?

You can uninstall Touch Pad 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 Touch Pad 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 Touch Pad Driver.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win 10 33%
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 7 66.67%
Windows 10 33.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8 Pro 33.33%
Windows 7 Ultimate 33.33%
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

80.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 80.00%
  Netherlands 20.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 66.67%
Hewlett-Packard 33.33%

About Alps Electric Co

Alps Electric produces electronic devices, including switchs, sensors, encoders and touchpads.
Publisher URL: www.alps.com


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