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Do I need OSDManager.exe on startup tasks (msconfig)

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trying to make my startup faster so I'm looking at msconfig startup tasks. Do I need the OSDManager.exe startup task? I do not use the touch screen/touchsmart function. that is turned off.

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Thank you for posting your query, I'll be more than glad to help you out 🙂


I see that you want to know about startup program options in order to make windows startup faster, 

To get the answer to this question, Yes! you can disable the OSDManager.exe  if not using the touchscreen functions. 


Here is the document that has the steps to do so:

Here is another document that has other ways to improve system performance:


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