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What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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VersionDistribution 24.19% 75.81%

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VolumeOSD is a software program developed by Lenovo. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. 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 primary executable is named VolumeCtlSrv.exe. The setup package generally installs about 4 files. Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 10. While about 33% of users of VolumeOSD come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Lenovo.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\VolumeOSD
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{699D0EFA-5AC2-4DAB-846E-E4EFDA00ACAC}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by VolumeOSD

Program executable:VolumeCtlSrv.exe
Name:VolumeCtlSrv Module
Volume Control Service
Path:C:\Program Files\VolumeOSD\VolumeCtlSrv.exe
Additional files:
  • acpimof.dll (by Windows (R) Win 7 DDK provider) - Windows (R) Win 7 DDK driver (Resource only DLL containing MOF for ASL code)
  • VolumeCtlSrv.exe (by Wistron) - VolumeCtlSrv Module (Volume Control Service)
  • GENPORT.sys (by Wistron) - GENPORT
  • PQAWDrv.sys

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • VolumeCtlSrv.exe runs as a service named 'VolumeCtlSrv' (VolumeCtlSrv).

How do I remove VolumeOSD?

You can uninstall VolumeOSD 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 VolumeOSD, 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 VolumeOSD.

Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Distribution by countryGeography

33.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 33.33%
  Germany 20.00%
  United Kingdom 20.00%
  France 10.00%
  Mexico 5.00%
  Argentina 3.33%
  Italy 3.33%
  Colombia 1.67%
  Indonesia 1.67%
  Spain 1.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 98.39%
Acer 1.61%
Common models
LENOVO 10103 40.00%
LENOVO 6596 30.00%
LENOVO 4751 26.67%
LENOVO Lenovo C345 1.67%
Gateway SX2110G 1.67%

About Lenovo

Lenovo is a PC hardware and electronics company whose products include personal computers, tablet computers, mobile phones, workstations, servers, electronic storage devices and IT management software.
Publisher URL: www.lenovo.com


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