What is ETD Control Center in Windows 8.1 Pro?

I recently upgraded my laptop to Microsoft Windows 8.1 Pro (from Windows 8.1 Pro RC, from Windows 8 Pro, from Windows 7 Pro).

Action Center alert me tonight to turn of some of my Startup application to achieve a better performance.

I saw ETD Control Center in Startup tab of Task manager. 

What's ETD Control Center? 
Can I improve performance by turning it off or get a better application/driver?

(My laptop is Dell Inspiron 15R SE; Inrel Core i7-3612QM CPU @ 2.10 GHz 2.10 GHz; 8 GB RAM; 64-bit OS; AMD Radeon HD 7700M; Intel HD Graphic 4000)

 

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Last updated October 5, 2019 Views 26,708 Applies to:
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Hi

 

The ETD Control Center is the driver/utility for the Elan Touchpad device on the laptop.

 

Check with Dell support for recommendations or updated drivers for that device.

 

Chat: Dell Technical Support:
http://www.dell.com/support/incidents/us/en/19/chat/chattagentry?&c=us&s=dhs&cs=19&l=en

 

Dell - Hardware Support:

http://support.dell.com/support/topics/global.aspx/support/hardware/hardware_portal

 

Support Forums - Dell Community:

http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/default.aspx


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