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Should I remove Lenovo Slim USB Keyboard?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,925
United States Rank #11,284
Reach 0.0502%
Installation trends (last 30 days)

Versions

VersionDistribution
1.17 2.84%
1.11 25.14%
1.10 44.46%
1.09 19.74%
1.05 7.81%

Other programs by Lenovo

Lenovo Slim USB Keyboard

What is Lenovo Slim USB Keyboard?

This package installs the Lenovo Slim USB Keyboard driver (only remove this package if you no longer have the keyboard connected to your PC).

Overview

Lenovo Slim USB Keyboard is a software program developed by Lenovo. The most common release is 1.10, 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. 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. The programs's main executable is skdh8821.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 1.93 MB of memory. The setup package generally installs about 10 files and is usually about 1.08 MB (1,133,568 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 28% of users of Lenovo Slim USB Keyboard come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.lenovo.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Lenovo\Lenovo Slim USB Keyboard\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{494D80C4-3557-4D73-A153-65FE4B3ECDC3}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.08 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Lenovo Slim USB Keyboard

Program executable:skdh8821.exe
ELEVATED SKDHOOKS
Path:C:\Program Files\Lenovo\Lenovo Slim USB Keyboard\skdh8821.exe
MD5:167b10bb29e52bc971fc09a0d774669c
Additional files:
  • Skd8821.exe (by LITE-ON TECHNOLOGY CORP) - Lenovo Slim USB Keyboard
  • SkHidKbd.dll (by LITE-ON TECHNOLOGY CORP) - SkHidKbd
  • skhooks.dll (by LITE-ON) - Win32 Hooks DLL
  • skosd.dll - OSD Functions DLL
  • Sks8821.exe
  • SKUtil.DLL - General Utility Functions DLL

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Service
  • Sks8821.exe runs as a service named 'Skdaemon Service' (Sks8821).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Skd8821.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Skd8821' which loads as C:\Program Files\Lenovo\Lenovo Slim USB Keyboard\Skd8821.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

skdh8821.exe
Memory:1.93 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000393836%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00003414%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00000524%
0.015104% average
Skd8821.exe
Memory:7.36 MB
Total CPU:0.0001396541%
Kernel CPU:0.00009231%
User CPU:0.00004734%
Sks8821.exe
Memory:1.18 MB

How do I remove Lenovo Slim USB Keyboard?

Quickly and completely remove Lenovo Slim USB Keyboard 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 Slim USB Keyboard 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 Slim USB Keyboard, 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 Slim USB Keyboard.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win XP 0%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.05%
Windows 8 31.82%
Windows XP 1.14%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 63.43%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.14%
Windows 8.1 Connected 4.86%
Windows 10 Pro 3.86%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 3.71%
Windows 8.1 3.43%

Distribution by countryGeography

27.79% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 27.79%
  United Kingdom 13.64%
  France 6.75%
  Brazil 6.36%
  Italy 5.97%
  DK 4.42%
  Netherlands 4.16%
  Belgium 1.82%
  Australia 1.82%
  Sweden 1.82%
  Canada 1.56%
  Finland 1.43%
  Croatia 1.43%
  Norway 1.30%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 98.68%
Dell 1.32%
Common models
LENOVO 90BX0018UK 4.09%
LENOVO 1577G3G 3.61%
LENOVO 90A3A5P 3.37%
LENOVO 90F10000US 3.13%
LENOVO 90A3A9P 2.88%
LENOVO 1578E1G 2.40%

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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