What does the dthtml.exe file do?
The dthtml.exe process is also known as eDisplay Management or, as the case may be, HP My Display and is a part of Acer eDisplay Management or, as the case may be, Display Tune. This software is produced by Portrait Displays (www.portrait.com). An obsolete or defective version of dthtml.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- eDisplay Management has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- eDisplay Management 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)
- dthtml.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module dthtml.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about dthtml.exe eDisplay Management
dthtml.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. Dthtml.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 327,168 bytes (18% of all these files), 278,528 bytes as well as 8 other variants.
Dthtml.exe was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. This process does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. Dthtml.exe is capable of monitor other applications as well as interpret keystrokes. For this reason, 34% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
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 dthtml.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 dthtml?
|This file is also used by Gateway and could be used by others in same way. In my case it is specifically for my Gateway widescreen flatpanel monitor. It is part of their EZ-Tune software for the monitor. This program is continually monitoring the monitor for any changes in settings. If settings are changed away from 'ideal', the program interupts with a message box and instructions/options. Can be removed through add/remove programs. Not necessary for continued operation of any computer part, program or device. Located in c:\Program Files\Gateway\EzTune. File size = 271,360 bytes. |
|it's part of LG's monitor management software, fortemanager |
|Gateway monitors' EzTune program uses DTHtml.exe |
|HP My Display is an essential utility to provide the proper remapping of the destop etc when the display is rotted from widescreen to portrate (further information...) |
|This is the TFT Display Color calibration from LG. Harmless uns usefull for your Display. But a big Memory eater. |
Summary: 4 users judge dthtml.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. 4 users consider it harmless. source: file.net
How to uninstall Acer eDisplay Management or Display Tune
To remove eDisplay Management 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 Acer eDisplay Management or Display Tune in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if dthtml.exe (eDisplay Management) 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 eDisplay Management. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for eDisplay Management 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 dthtml.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.