What does the DTSRVC.exe file do?
The DTSRVC.exe process is also known as Portrait Displays Display Tune Service and is a part of Portrait Displays Display Tune Service or, as the case may be, EzTune. This software is produced by Portrait Displays (www.portrait.com). An obsolete or defective version of DTSRVC.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Portrait Displays Display Tune service has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Portrait Displays Display Tune service 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)
- DTSRVC.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module DTSRVC.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about DTSRVC.exe Portrait Displays Display Tune service
DTSRVC.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. DTSRVC.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files\Public Documents".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 73,728 bytes (48% of all these files), 69,632 bytes as well as 8 other variants.
This DTSRVC.exe process does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. It was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. This file contains no information about the producer or the version. For this reason, 54% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
A DTSRVC.exe file has a 53% certainty of being dangerous if it is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". In this case, the file size is usually 61,440 bytes (48% of all these files), 69,632 bytes, 57,344 bytes or, as the case may be, 73,728 bytes. There is no internal description of the file. This DTSRVC.exe process does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. The DTSRVC file does not come from Microsoft and is not part of the operating system.
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 DTSRVC.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 DTSRVC?
|Its the MagicTune driver that comes with Samsung monitors. Don't know how to stop it starting though |
|I am one of the developers who wrote it .. the service is there to support non-admin privelege users to use MagicTune software .. If you are an admin user and want to stop this service, you can go the SCM (Service Control Manager) from Windows Control Panel and stop the service and make it "manual" startup so that it does not start the next time machine is booted up. |
|I have MagicTune too and a C:\Program Files\Portrait Displays\MagicTune\dtsrvc.exe file too |
|came with gateway lcd monitor |
|LG LCD monitor software |
Summary: 13 users judge DTSRVC.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. 4 users consider it harmless. However, one user considers this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. For this reason, 2 users have already deleted DTSRVC.exe. source: file.net
How to uninstall Portrait Displays Display Tune Service or EzTune
To remove Portrait Displays Display Tune service from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. In Windows 8, look for Control Panel.
- Click Control Panel.
- Click Uninstall a program.
- Look for Portrait Displays Display Tune Service or EzTune in the list of available programs.
- Click Uninstall.
How to tell if DTSRVC.exe (Portrait Displays Display Tune service) 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 Portrait Displays Display Tune service. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Portrait Displays Display Tune service 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 DTSRVC.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.