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What percent of users and experts removed it?
10% remove it90% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #19,254
United States Rank #12,803
Reach 0.0133%


VersionDistribution 72.04% 0.54% 25.81% 1.61%

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Power Dial


Power Dial is a software program developed by Lenovo. The most common release is, 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. 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 8.71 MB (9,137,026 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 66% of users of Power Dial come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Japan.

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: 8.71 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by 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 Power Dial?

Quickly and completely remove 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 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 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 Power Dial.

Win 7 (SP1) 91%
Win 7 3%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 94.09%
Windows 8 5.91%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 90.27%
Windows 7 Professional 2.70%
Windows 8.1 Pro 2.70%
Windows 10 Home 1.08%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.08%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 1.08%

Distribution by countryGeography

66.02% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 66.02%
  Germany 23.83%
  Japan 3.52%
  Canada 2.34%
  Austria 0.78%
  Indonesia 0.78%
  Hong Kong 0.39%
  Chile 0.39%
  Singapore 0.39%
  France 0.39%
  Slovakia 0.39%
  Poland 0.39%
  United Kingdom 0.39%

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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