What does the OSDApp.exe file do?
The OSDApp.exe process is also known as Dell OSD Application and is a part of Dell OSD Application or, as the case may be, OSDApp: OSDApp. This software is produced by Wistron (www.wistron.com) or, as the case may be, Acer (www.acer.com). An obsolete or defective version of OSDApp.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Dell OSD Application has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Dell OSD Application 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)
- OSDApp.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module OSDApp.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about OSDApp.exe Dell OSD Application
OSDApp.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. The file OSDApp.exe is found in a subdirectory of C:\Windows.
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 2,100,224 bytes (30% of all these files), 2,055,168 bytes, 2,091,520 bytes, 2,054,656 bytes or, as the case may be, 2,061,312 bytes.
It is interesting to note that the file is placed in the Windows folder, even though it is not part of the operating system. The OSDApp file was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. OSDApp.exe is capable of record keystrokes. For this reason, 40% 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 OSDApp.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 OSDApp?
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 Dell OSD Application or OSDApp: OSDApp
To remove Dell OSD Application 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 Dell OSD Application or OSDApp: OSDApp in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if OSDApp.exe (Dell OSD Application) 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 Dell OSD Application. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Dell OSD Application 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 OSDApp.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.
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