ELAN Smart-Pad by ELAN Microelectronics Corporation (Signed)
etdctrl.exe has 6 known versions, the most recent one is 8, 0, 0, 0. etdctrl.exe is run as a standard windows process with the logged in user's account privileges. During installation, a run registry key for all users is added that will cause the program to run each time any user logs on to Windows. The average file size is about 592.4 KB. It is an authenticode code-signed executable issued to ELAN Microelectronics Corporation by the certification authority VeriSign. The programs ETDWare PS/2-x86 184.108.40.206_WHQL, ETDWare PS/2-x64 220.127.116.11_WHQL and ETDWare PS/2-x64 18.104.22.168_WHQL have been observed as installing specific variations of etdctrl.exe. During the process's lifecycle, the typical CPU resource utilization is about 0.0021% including both foreground and background operations, the average private memory consumption is about 6.19 MB with the maximum memory reaching around 8.62 MB and typical read I/O operations are around 40 Bytes per minute.
What is etdctrl.exe?
ETD Control Center is part of the ELAN Smart-Pad, a type of multi-finger touch pad input device for laptops.
About etdctrl.exe (from ELAN Microelectronics Corporation)
“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 m”
|Publisher:||ELAN Microelectronic Corp.|
|Product name:||ELAN Smart-Pad|
|Description:||ETD Control Center|
|Typical file path:||C:\Program Files\elantech\etdctrl.exe|
|Issued to:||ELAN Microelectronics Corporation|
|Effective date:||Saturday, April 11, 2009|
|Expiration date:||Wednesday, August 11, 2010|
Programs installed in
(Note, the programs listed below are for all versions of ELAN Smart-Pad.)
ETDWare PS/2 32 bit is the device driver installed for an Elan Microelectronics Touch Pad. ELAN's Smart Click-Pad eliminates the need of physical buttons since the entire touchpad functions as buttons...
ETDWare PS/2-x64 is the device driver installed for an Elan Microelectronics Touch Pad. ELAN's Smart Click-Pad eliminates the need of physical buttons since the entire touchpad functions as buttons. U...
(Note, the behaviors below are for all versions of etdctrl.exe, select a unique version for details.)
Startup files (all users) run
Runs under the registry key 'HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run'
- 'ETDWare' → C:\Program Files\Elantech\ETDCtrl.exe
All file variations of etdctrl.exe
Distribution by Windows OS
|Windows 7 Home Premium
|Windows 7 Ultimate
|Windows 7 Home Basic
|Windows 8 Pro
|Windows 7 Starter
Distribution by country
United Kingdom installs about 17.65% of ELAN Smart-Pad.