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What is tposdsvc.exe?

Part of On screen display by Lenovo Group Limited

What is it?

On screen display message generator for ThinkPad 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. 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.
Description of tposdsvc.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 tposdsvc.exe run?

Process - tposdsvc.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. tposdsvc.exe is executed by the process tphkload.exe (On Screen Display by Lenovo(Japan)Ltd).

How does tposdsvc.exe start?

Startup files (all users) run - tposdsvc.exe is registered with the run identifier 'TPHOTKEY' and the execution command 'C:\Program Files\Lenovo\HOTKEY\TPOSDSVC.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 0.6% of all Boost users have the tposdsvc.exe process running.Of the 0.6% of tposdsvc.exe users, 92.0% have disabled it.
How stable is On screen display?
Based on crash data discovered by Boost, stability is a measure of how sound this particular process and the average percent of times it crashes.
Typical program1.26%
How resource intensive is tposdsvc.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00381% CPU38132.7%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
8.08 MB RAM37.5%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
         9 GDI objects6.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\lenovo\hotkey\tposdsvc.exe

Are there other versions of On screen display?

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 On screen display.

What else is related?

On screen display Stability

tposdsvc.exe crashes or has encountered a critical error 0.8900% of the time.
Error: Stopped working (APPCRASH)
Occurred: over 6 months ago

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Ultimate (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: tposdsvc.exe
Publisher: Lenovo Group Limited (verified)
Name: On screen display
Description: On screen display message generator for ThinkPad
Version: 6.30
Size: 67.94 KB
Original file name: tposdsvc.exe

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 10/18/2009
Expiration date: 10/19/2010

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0040614291%
Privileged CPU: 0.0002481593%
User CPU: 0.00381326977874%
Privileged CPU time: 1669.21 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 299,140,656
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 98.62 MB
Peak committed memory: 102.21 MB
Paged memory: 8.08 MB
Peak paged memory: 8.14 MB
Paged system memory: 154.95 KB
Non-paged system memory: 32.65 KB
Working set memory: 1.84 MB
Peak working set memory: 8.98 MB
Min working set memory: 168 KB
Private memory: 8.08 MB
Page faults: 6,299
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 27
Total read transfer: 13 KB
Total other operations: 1,625,040
Total other transfer: 1.57 MB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 9
Peak GDI objects: 10
USER objects: 5
Peak USER objects: 6
Handle count average: 163
Thread count average: 7
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: High
Windows platform: 64-bit
Parent Process
Child Processes
Process Command
C:\Program Files\LENOVO\HOTKEY\tposdsvc.exe

Startup files (all users) run details

Command: C:\Program Files\Lenovo\HOTKEY\TPOSDSVC.exe

Image hashes

MD5: 5183322d039a66569d27fd00987390e6
SHA-1: c106390e400ca18f627b0051495d25c17aa2696a
SHA-256: fdcf69ca879fb39816cdade5dc4bd90a71d895def5ffe69ba153732027f08e29

PE image details

File packed: No
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