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Should I remove Lenovo Mobile Broadband Activation?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
20% remove it80% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #7,993
United States Rank #13,178
Reach 0.0591%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 16.62 days
490.29 days >
Average installed length: 257.61 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
4.6.0004.00 1.81%
4.6.0003.00 0.72%
4.5.0005.00 4.10%
4.5.0003.00 0.97%
4.4.1017.00 2.17%
4.4.1016.00 0.12%
4.4.1014.00 4.58%
4.4.1009.00 0.60%
4.4.1005.00 0.36%
4.4.1003.00 0.97%
4.4.1002.00 0.97%
4.3.0001.00 1.33%
4.2.1003.00 51.03%
4.2.1001.00 0.24%
4.2.0009.00 1.21%
4.2.0007.00 0.84%
4.2.0004.00 0.36%
4.1.1004.00 4.22%
4.1.0013.00 0.24%
4.0.0020.00 0.72%
4.0.0019.00 10.62%
4.0.0014.00 8.32%
4.0.0013.00 0.84%
4.0.0012.00 0.84%
4.0.0011.00 0.97%
4.0.0010.00 0.48%
4.0.0009.00 0.36%

Other programs by Lenovo

Lenovo Mobile Broadband Activation

What is Lenovo Mobile Broadband Activation?

Lenovo Mobile Broadband Activation is an application for ThinkPad systems to support mobile broadband (3G/4G) activation for various service providers.

Overview

It is bundled and preinstalled with various Lenovo computers. The most used version is 4.2.1003.00, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. The software installer includes 34 files and is usually about 17.31 MB (18,152,690 bytes).

This program is pre-installed on the PC

Such software is installed by the manufacture when delivering the PC to the end user. Some pre-installed programs are considered bloatware as they are simply limited function trials, while others are required for proper PC operation.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.lenovo.com
Help link: www.lenovo.com/think/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Lenovo\MobileBroadbandActivation\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{A95D9DF7-CF34-421A-A1DC-936A49A4DAEA}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 17.31 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Lenovo Mobile Broadband Activation

  • Wananc.exe - Lenovo Application
  • wancom.dll - LMBA
  • wanancres.dll - Wanancres
  • lenovomobilebroadband.resources.dll
  • wanancres.resources.dll
  • Interop.IWshRuntimeLibrary.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'IWshRuntimeLibrary'.
  • Interop.MbnApi.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'MbnApi'.
  • Device.dll (by Ericsson) - Semc.MobileComputing.Pcsw.Device
  • wanancicons.dll - wanancic Dynamic Link Library
  • DetwanHw.exe - DetwanHw Application
  • UnblockSim.exe - UnblockS Application
  • UserShortcutCreator.exe - UserShortcutCreator
  • DetectWanInterface.dll - DetectWanInterface
  • GobiConnectionMgmt.dll (by Sierra Wireless) - GobiConnectionMgmt (Sierra Wireless Connection Management API)
  • DetectWanIntUtils.dll - DetectWanIntUtils
  • WMCoreAPI.dll (by Ericsson AB) - CXC 172 6753/1 (WMCoreApi-cs)
  • F3507gAPI_SMS.dll - F3507gAPI_SMS
  • QCWWAN2K.dll (by QUALCOMM) - QCWWANCMAPI2k (QUALCOMM Wireless WAN Connection Manager API for Gobi 2000)
  • EricssonWWAN.dll - EricssonWWAN
  • WanancLogger.dll - WanancLogger
  • GobiApi.dll (by Sierra Wireless Inc) - GobiApi DLL (Sierra Wireless GobiApi DLL)
  • GobiApi64.dll (by Sierra Wireless Inc)
  • QCWWAN.dll (by QUALCOMM) - QCWWANCMAPI (QUALCOMM Wireless WAN Connection Manager API)
  • F3507gAPI.dll (by Ericsson) - F3507gAPI
  • AcCplRes.dll
  • AcCplRes_nombc.dll
  • wanancimgres.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

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

How do I remove Lenovo Mobile Broadband Activation?

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

PC BRAND OF CHOICE
100%
Lenovo
 
OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 93%
Win 7 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 93.24%
Windows 8 6.27%
Windows XP 0.48%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 79.71%
Windows 7 Enterprise 5.07%
Windows 7 Ultimate 4.95%
Windows 10 Pro 4.71%
Windows 7 Home Premium 3.62%
Windows 8.1 Pro 0.60%

Distribution by countryGeography

18.53% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 18.53%
  United States 18.08%
  United Kingdom 6.21%
  Norway 5.76%
  Finland 5.08%
  DK 4.29%
  France 3.28%
  Austria 3.16%
  Australia 3.05%
  Sweden 2.94%
  Switzerland 2.94%
  Israel 2.60%
  Belgium 1.92%
  Netherlands 1.58%

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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