What does the DdMgr.exe file do?
The DdMgr.exe process is also known as DdMgr or, as the case may be, OSBASE iDisplay Service and is a part of OSBASE iDisplay Software or, as the case may be, Lenovo Dashboard. This software is produced by OSBASE or, as the case may be, Microsoft (www.microsoft.com). An obsolete or defective version of DdMgr.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- DdMgr has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- DdMgr has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- DdMgr.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module DdMgr.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about DdMgr.exe DdMgr
DdMgr.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. DdMgr.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 24,880 bytes (61% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 25,184 bytes.
It is the Dashboard service: Lenovo Dashboard Service.
File properties have not been internally documented by the producer or developer. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. DdMgr.exe was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. The original file has a digital certificate (see its file properties). For this reason, 42% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
A DdMgr.exe file has a 22% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in the C:\Windows\System32 directory. In this case, the file size is usually 1,562,272 bytes. It possesses a digital signature from Verisign.com, which should confirm its trustworthiness. The original file has been signed by a trusted signature authority. This lets you check your copy to see if it is a counterfeit. This process does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. The DdMgr file was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. DdMgr.exe is capable of track other applications.
If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves DdMgr.exe. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.
What do other computer users say about DdMgr?
The file spreads very slowly and does not often make an appearance. Therefore, feedback from other users is not yet available.
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How to uninstall OSBASE iDisplay Software or Lenovo Dashboard
To remove DdMgr from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
- Type the word uninstall.
- Click Add or remove programs.
- Now locate OSBASE iDisplay Software or Lenovo Dashboard in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if DdMgr.exe (DdMgr) was uninstalled cleanly
After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of DdMgr. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for DdMgr or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.
What to do if a program does not uninstall
The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.
Last but not least
If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or DdMgr.exe is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.