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What is tphksvc.exe?

Part of On Screen Display by Lenovo Group Limited

What is it?

On screen display Fn+Fx handler for On Screen Display utility for Windows displays the result of using of ThinkPad function keys on the desktop screen. This program also provides some enhancements of ThinkPad function keys. Previously, the On Screen Display program was installed during the installation of the ThinkPad Configuration Utility.
Description of tphksvc.exe from Lenovo Group Limited
Previously, the On Screen Display program was installed during the installation of the ThinkPad Configuration Utility. Starting with the latest versions of the ThinkPad Configuration Utility programs, the On Screen Display program must be installed with it's own setup program . Version 2.24i (On Screen Display utility), is backward compatible with 2 previous versions of the ThinkPad Configuration Utilities.
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How does tphksvc.exe run?

Service - tphksvc.exe runs as a background Windows service called 'TPHKSVC' (On Screen Display). This service runs as the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network. On Screen Display runs as a program that can be started by the Service Controller and that obeys the service control protocol. This type of service runs in a process by itself.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.1% of all Boost users have the tphksvc.exe process running.Of the 0.1% of tphksvc.exe users, 17.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is tphksvc.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00005% CPU525.6%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          3.19 MB RAM14.8%
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.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\lenovo\hotkey\tphksvc.exe

Are there other versions of On Screen Display?

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Professional (6.1.7601.65536)

About Lenovo Group Limited

Lenovo Group Limited engages in manufacturing and distribution of IT products and services. It offers laptops, desktops, workstations, servers, batteries and po More...
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File details

File name: tphksvc.exe
Publisher: Lenovo Group Limited (verified)
Name: On Screen Display
Description: On screen display Fn+Fx handler
Version: 2.31
Size: 122.56 KB
Original file name: tphksvc.exe

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 10/5/2010
Expiration date: 10/6/2011

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0000785520%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000259956%
User CPU: 0.00005255638027%
Privileged CPU time: 46.8 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 343,338,584
CPU cycle count /min: 226,721
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 56.59 MB
Peak committed memory: 61.59 MB
Paged memory: 3.19 MB
Peak paged memory: 3.43 MB
Paged system memory: 100.48 KB
Non-paged system memory: 17.05 KB
Working set memory: 5.55 MB
Peak working set memory: 8.2 MB
Min working set memory: 5.49 MB
Private memory: 3.19 MB
Page faults: 3,559
Page faults /min: 2
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 277
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 2.17 MB
Read transfer /min: 1.47 KB
Total other operations: 7,658
Other operations /min: 5
Total other transfer: 41.69 KB
Other Transfer /min: 28 Bytes
Handle count average: 213
Thread count average: 6
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: System
Windows platform: 64-bit
Runs as a service: Yes
Parent Process
Child Processes
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\LENOVO\HOTKEY\TPHKSVC.exe"

Service details

Name: On Screen Display
Service name: TPHKSVC
Service type: Win32OwnProcess

Image hashes

MD5: 5b62f45c87cc0fb176c5358eea6cfb4c
SHA-1: a0ed1f755abb90cf84a4779682927a39bb7bf13e

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
File packed: No
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