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Should I remove Lenovo Power Dial?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
23% remove it77% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
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How common is it?
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Versions

VersionDistribution
3.0.1.2126 100.00%

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Lenovo Power Dial

Overview

Lenovo Power Dial is a software program developed by Lenovo. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 setup package generally installs about 33 files and is usually about 5.43 MB (5,697,991 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 7 (SP1). Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Lenovo.com
Help link: www.lenovo.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Lenovo\Power Dial
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{816F9A97-9889-43DA-A394-7AA45DD68BA0}\Setup.exe -runfromtemp -removeonly
Estimated size: 5.43 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Lenovo Power Dial

  • Uninstall.exe - Uninstal Application
  • 0x0404.dll - ModeSwitch (Message Resource (SC))
  • 0x0405.dll - Power Dial (Message Resource (EN))
  • 0x0406.dll
  • 0x0407.dll
  • 0x0408.dll
  • 0x0409.dll
  • 0x040B.dll
  • 0x040E.dll
  • 0x0410.dll
  • 0x0412.dll
  • 0x0413.dll
  • 0x0415.dll
  • 0x0418.dll
  • 0x0419.dll - Message Resource (RU-RU)
  • 0x041A.dll
  • 0x041B.dll
  • 0x041D.dll
  • 0x041F.dll
  • 0x0424.dll
  • 0x0804.dll
  • 0x0814.dll
  • 0x0C04.dll - Message Resource (TC-HK)
  • 0x0C0A.dll - Message Resource (SP-MX)
  • LenovoCOMSvc.exe - ModeSwtich (COM2 Monitor)
  • LitModeCtrl.exe - Lit Mode Control
  • LitModeSwitch.exe - ModeSwitch UI
  • 0x040C.dll - PowerDial
  • 0x0411.dll
  • 0x0416.dll
  • LitModeSwitchRes.dll - Image Resource

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • LitModeSwitch.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{93380F01-A616-42D8-8D4B-1C7BFA51A951}' (runs on registration).
2 Services
  • LitModeCtrl.exe runs as a service named 'LitModeCtrl' (LitModeCtrl).
  • LenovoCOMSvc.exe runs as a service named 'LenovoCOMService' (LenovoCOMSvc) "Lenovo COM Service".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • LitModeSwitch.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'ModeSwitch' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Lenovo\Power Dial\LitModeSwitch.exe" /AutoRun.

How do I remove Lenovo Power Dial?

Quickly and completely remove Lenovo Power Dial 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 Power Dial 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 Power Dial, 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 Power Dial.

HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 23%
Keep it 77%
 
MOST USED OS
~99%
Windows 7 (SP1)

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%

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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