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8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #35,401
United States Rank #33,469
Reach 0.0032%

Versions

VersionDistribution
2.11 18.18%
2.10 27.27%
2.04 45.45%

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IBM ThinkPad EasyEject Utility

What is IBM ThinkPad EasyEject Utility?

The ThinkPad EasyEject Utility comes pre-installed on Lenovo ThinkPads is an alternative to using Windows' Safely Remove Hardware feature and enables users to remove multiple devices quickly from your notebook.

Overview

IBM ThinkPad EasyEject Utility is a software program developed by IBM. The most common release is 2.04, 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. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The primary executable is named ezejapp.exe. The setup package generally installs about 82 files and is usually about 13.97 MB (14,650,547 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows XP. While about 60% of users of IBM ThinkPad EasyEject Utility come from the United States, it is also popular in Israel and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\thinkpad\utilities
Uninstaller: C:\WINDOWS\IsUninst.exe -fC:\Program Files1\ThinkPad\UTILIT~1\Unezej.isu -c"C:\Program Files\ThinkPad\Utilities\Tpinsej.dll"
Estimated size: 13.97 MB

Program filesFiles installed by IBM ThinkPad EasyEject Utility

Program executable:ezejapp.exe
Name:IBM ThinkPad EasyEject Utility
Path:C:\Program Files\thinkpad\utilities\ezejapp.exe
MD5:7777118a1cf1d646f96bd5e84e90d0ba
Additional files:
  • EzEjMnAp.Exe - IBM ThinkPad EasyEject Support Application
  • PROFWIZ.EXE - IBM ThinkPad Configuration Profile Wizard
  • EzEjTray.exe - IBM ThinkPad EasyEject Tray Utility
  • TP98.EXE - IBM ThinkPad Configuration
  • TP98TRAY.EXE - IBM ThinkPad Tray Utility
  • PWRMGR.OCX (by Lenovo Group Limited) - ThinkPad Power Manager
  • PWRMGRIF.DLL (by Lenovo Group Limited) - ThinkPad Power Manager Low Level Function DLL
  • PWRMGRTR.DLL (by Lenovo Group Limited) - ThinkPad Power Manager Background Monitor and Tray Battery Gauge
  • CFGCTRL.DLL - IBM ThinkPad Utility (IBM ThinkPad Configuration Profile Wizard DLL module)
  • NPDAPLY.EXE - IBM ThinkPad Presentation Director
  • NPDDEV.DLL
  • NPDRES.DLL
  • NPDRES2.DLL
  • NPDTRAY.EXE - IBM ThinkPad Presentation Director Tray Utility
  • PDIRECT.EXE
  • TPDEVOCX.OCX - IBM ThinkPad Configuration ActiveX Control
  • TpKmapAp.exe - Keyboard Customizer
  • NPDMGR.DLL
  • NPDREG.DLL
  • PS2.EXE
  • PS2MAIN.EXE
  • PWMIDTSK.EXE
  • RESFM10.DLL
  • RESFM14.DLL
  • RESFM18.DLL
  • RESFM24.DLL
  • RESFM7.DLL
  • TPCFG32.DLL
  • TPHKCTRL.OCX
  • Tpinsnpd.DLL
  • TpKmapHk.dll
  • TpKmapMn.exe
  • TSMAPI32.DLL

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • PWMIDTSK.EXE is scheduled as a task named 'PMTask' (runs when idle).
4 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • NPDTRAY.EXE is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'NPDTray' which loads as C:\Program Files1\ThinkPad\UTILIT~1\NPDTray.exe.
  • PWRMGRTR.DLL is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'PWRMGRTR' which loads as rundll32 C:\Program Files1\ThinkPad\UTILIT~1\PWRMGRTR.DLL,PwrMgrBkGndMonitor.
  • EZEJMNAP.EXE is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'EZEJMNAP' which loads as C:\Program Files1\ThinkPad\UTILIT~1\EzEjMnAp.Exe.
  • TpKmapAp.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'TPKMAPHELPER' which loads as C:\Program Files\ThinkPad\Utilities\TpKmapAp.exe -helper.

How do I remove IBM ThinkPad EasyEject Utility?

Quickly and completely remove IBM ThinkPad EasyEject Utility from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall IBM ThinkPad EasyEject Utility 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 IBM ThinkPad EasyEject Utility, 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 IBM ThinkPad EasyEject Utility.

HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%
 
GLOBAL RANK
#35,401

Distribution by countryGeography

60.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 60.00%
  Israel 20.00%
  Brazil 6.67%
  United Kingdom 6.67%
  Taiwan 6.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 50.00%
Sahara 50.00%
Common models
IBM 1834PTG 11.11%
IBM 1834U2G 11.11%
IBM 18695CU 11.11%
IBM 23731UU 11.11%
IBM 2373F2G 11.11%
IBM 252564G 11.11%

About IBM

International Business Machines (IBM) manufactures computer hardware and software, and offers infrastructure, hosting and consulting services in areas ranging from mainframe computers to nanotechnology.
Publisher URL: www.ibm.com

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