What does the dtsslsrv.exe file do?
The dtsslsrv.exe process is also known as Asset Management Daemon and is a part of EzTune. This software is produced by Portrait Displays (www.portrait.com). An obsolete or defective version of dtsslsrv.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Asset Management Daemon has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Asset Management Daemon 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)
- dtsslsrv.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module dtsslsrv.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about dtsslsrv.exe Asset Management Daemon
dtsslsrv.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. Dtsslsrv.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files\Public Documents" or sometimes in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 114,688 bytes (54% of all these files), 118,784 bytes as well as 6 other variants.
It is the service "Asset Management Daemon".
This file contains no information about the producer or the version. This dtsslsrv.exe process does not appear as a visible window, but only in Task Manager. Dtsslsrv.exe was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. This particular software can initiate a network connection--either to the Internet or on your LAN. Dtsslsrv.exe is capable of record keystrokes, hide itself from other programs as well as track other applications. For this reason, 59% 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 dtsslsrv.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 dtsslsrv?
|Part of Hyundai monitor driver (necessary?) |
|LG TFT MONITOR STEUERUNG |
|A part of the LG monintor management software (further information...) |
|Part of EZTune Monitor adjustment |
|Allows auto image rotate, supplied with ViewSonic LCD Monitor |
Summary: 4 users judge dtsslsrv.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. 3 users consider it harmless. source: file.net
How to uninstall EzTune
To remove Asset Management Daemon 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 EzTune in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if dtsslsrv.exe (Asset Management Daemon) 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 Asset Management Daemon. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Asset Management Daemon 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 dtsslsrv.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.