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What is etdctrl.exe?

Part of ELAN Smart-Pad by ELAN Microelectronics

What is it?

ETD Control Center is part of the ELAN Smart-Pad, a type of multi-finger touch pad input device for laptops.
Description of etdctrl.exe from ELAN Microelectronics
Smart pad (multi-finger touch pad) is a kind of NB input device. It's different from traditional touchpad, because it can support multi-finger gesture to let user interact with their notebook system more intuitively. Please refer to the following animation for detail smart pad functions.
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How does etdctrl.exe run?

Process - etdctrl.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account.

How does etdctrl.exe start?

Startup files (all users) run - etdctrl.exe is registered with the run identifier 'ETDCtrl' and the execution command 'C:\Program Files\Elantech\ETDCtrl.exe' in the Windows registry HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run. Run keys are startup registry keys that are used to launch an application automatically when any Windows user logs into Windows.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.3% of all Boost users have the etdctrl.exe process running.Of the 0.3% of etdctrl.exe users, 16.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is etdctrl.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00057% CPU5694.5%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
7.59 MB RAM35.3%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 1 /min0.0%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
214 GDI objects142.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
     3 context switches/sec3.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\elantech\etdctrl.exe

Are there other versions of ELAN Smart-Pad?

What modules are loaded?

A module is a dynamic link library (DLL) or an executable file that is loaded into the process. Below is a list of non-system modules that are loaded by ELAN Smart-Pad.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)

About ELAN Microelectronics Corp.

ELAN Microelectronics Corporation is an IC designer and provider of 8-bit microcontrollers and PC Peripheral ICs. More...
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File details

File name: etdctrl.exe
Publisher: ELAN Microelectronics Corp. (verified)
Name: ELAN Smart-Pad
Description: ETD Control Center
Version: 8, 2, 0, 17
Size: 2.47 MB
Original file name: ETDCtrl.exe

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 10/18/2011
Expiration date: 11/7/2014

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0007192287%
Privileged CPU: 0.0001497805%
User CPU: 0.00056944820899%
Privileged CPU time: 208261335 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 9,257 ms
CPU cycle count: 437,792,372
CPU cycle count /min: 259,513,685
Context switches /sec: 3
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 124.86 MB
Peak committed memory: 138.91 MB
Paged memory: 7.59 MB
Peak paged memory: 8.21 MB
Paged system memory: 231.57 KB
Non-paged system memory: 17.94 KB
Working set memory: 10.42 MB
Peak working set memory: 16.31 MB
Min working set memory: 9.49 MB
Private memory: 7.59 MB
Page faults: 251,264
Page faults /min: 7
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 5
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 1.52 KB
Read transfer /min: 3 Bytes
Total other operations: 490,722
Other operations /min: 20
Other Transfer /min: 1003.84 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 214
Peak GDI objects: 220
USER objects: 64
Peak USER objects: 68
Handle count average: 334
Thread count average: 10

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 64-bit
System Tray: Yes
Child Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Elantech\ETDCtrl.exe"

Startup files (all users) run details

Name: ETDCtrl
Command: C:\Program Files\Elantech\ETDCtrl.exe

Image hashes

MD5: 734dcb85d9b01d597d683c1a44b5ebe5
SHA-1: 1818da55e9f6c11078033bdda8047a5a027da323
SHA-256: 8723f2786aec27b3e891a914fed5cd6124f25850804cb74be8ae672a53f2cca9

PE image details

CLR assembly: Yes
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C# / Basic .NET
File packed: No
Import Table
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