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What is etdctrlhelper.exe?

Part of ELAN Smart-Pad by ELAN Microelectronic

What is it?

ETD Control Center Helper is part of the ELAN Smart-Pad, a type of multi-finger touch pad input device for laptops.
Description of etdctrlhelper.exe from ELAN Microelectronic
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 etdctrlhelper.exe run?

Process - etdctrlhelper.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. etdctrlhelper.exe is executed by the process etdctrl.exe (ELAN Smart-Pad by ELAN Microelectronics).


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About 0.2% of all Boost users have the etdctrlhelper.exe process running.Of the 0.2% of etdctrlhelper.exe users, 22.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is etdctrlhelper.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00010% CPU991.0%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          2.82 MB RAM13.1%
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.
              39 GDI objects26.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
 1 context switches/sec1.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\elantech\etdctrlhelper.exe

Are there other versions of ELAN Smart-Pad?

Why are multiple of the same versions listed?

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 Microelectronic 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: etdctrlhelper.exe
Publisher: ELAN Microelectronic Corp. (verified)
Name: ELAN Smart-Pad
Description: ETD Control Center Helper
Version: 8, 0, 0, 0
Size: 2.26 MB
Original file name: ETDCtrlHelper.exe

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 4/11/2009
Expiration date: 8/11/2010

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0002915676%
Privileged CPU: 0.0001924655%
User CPU: 0.00009910207837%
Privileged CPU time: 1872.01 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 1 ms
CPU cycle count: 531,347,695
CPU cycle count /min: 6,762,310
Context switches /sec: 1
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 78.35 MB
Peak committed memory: 82.35 MB
Paged memory: 2.82 MB
Peak paged memory: 2.88 MB
Paged system memory: 147.73 KB
Non-paged system memory: 7.62 KB
Working set memory: 1.52 MB
Peak working set memory: 7.15 MB
Min working set memory: 1.33 MB
Private memory: 2.82 MB
Page faults: 1,984
Page faults /min: 1
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 1
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 60 Bytes
Read transfer /min: 0 Bytes
Total other operations: 107
Other operations /min: 1
Total other transfer: 252 Bytes
Other Transfer /min: 0 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 39
Peak GDI objects: 42
USER objects: 11
Peak USER objects: 13
Handle count average: 56
Thread count average: 1
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: High
Windows platform: 64-bit
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Elantech\ETDCtrlHelper.exe"

Image hashes

MD5: b5d0d6ca5a59fbe1365b6a499bf550fa
SHA-1: a2e1aecdfbd3a62d48bc59ea0b680caf94289718
SHA-256: fdb66fe6b0f7ba36a6719ca06dd0708c6dd18e69a1f8071c60434e5e6757fa76

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
File packed: No
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