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Should I remove FanSpeedControl?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #10,006
United States Rank #5,045
Reach 0.0480%

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.00.00.13 85.28%
1.00.00.12 7.17%
1.00.00.9 6.04%
1.00.00.4 1.13%
1.00.00.2 0.38%

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FanSpeedControl

Overview

FanSpeedControl is a software program developed by Lenovo. It is typically pre-installed with most new Lenovo computers. The most common release is 1.00.00.13, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The programs's main executable is LenovoFSC.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 1.66 MB of memory. The setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 4.2 MB (4,399,532 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 7. While about 86% of users of FanSpeedControl come from the United States, it is also popular in Hong Kong and Canada.

This program is pre-installed on the PC

Pre-installed software such as this is usually included by default on the manufacturer's PC. Many OEM (original equipment manufacture) software that is included with a new PC is useful and in many cases required for the PC to function properly as in the case of various software drivers. However, some pre-installed software is optional and can be safely removed.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Lenovo.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Lenovo\FanSpeedControl\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{209E3222-E1E4-4244-A2E5-49DCEBEA1A91}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 4.2 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by FanSpeedControl

Program executable:LenovoFSC.exe
Name:Lenovo Fan Speed Control
Path:C:\Program Files\Lenovo\FanSpeedControl\LenovoFSC.exe
MD5:eddf7a644acbeb7335f045314032dca1
Additional files:
  • SpioDll.dll - SpioDll Dynamic Link Library (Lenovo Super IO Driver DLL)
  • LenovoFSC.exe - Lenovo Fan Speed Control
  • DriverInstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • LenovoFSC.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'LenovoFSC' which loads as C:\Program Files\Lenovo\FanSpeedControl\LenovoFSC.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

LenovoFSC.exe
Memory:1.66 MB
21.09 MB average
Kernel CPU:0.00000107%
0.016088% average
CPU cycles/sec:87,683
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:0 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove FanSpeedControl?

Quickly and completely remove FanSpeedControl from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall FanSpeedControl from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program FanSpeedControl, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove FanSpeedControl.

PC BRAND OF CHOICE
100%
Lenovo
 
OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 85%
Win XP 0%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 90.19%
Windows XP 4.53%
Windows Vista 3.40%
Windows 8 1.89%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 74.05%
Windows 7 Professional 14.50%
Microsoft Windows XP 4.20%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.53%
Windows Vista Business 1.53%
Windows 8.1 Pro 1.15%

Distribution by countryGeography

85.99% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 85.99%
  Hong Kong 1.69%
  Canada 1.45%
  Germany 1.45%
  Taiwan 0.97%
  Australia 0.48%
  China 0.48%
  Spain 0.48%
  France 0.48%
  India 0.48%
  Japan 0.48%
  Singapore 0.48%
  Venezuela 0.48%
  Austria 0.24%

About Lenovo

Lenovo is a PC hardware and electronics company whose products include personal computers, tablet computers, mobile phones, workstations, servers, electronic storage devices and IT management software.
Publisher URL: www.lenovo.com

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