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Should I remove PowerDial?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
United States Rank #44,806
Reach 0.0005%


2.01.0929 71.43%
2.01.0802 28.57%

Typically installed together

Other programs by Lenovo



PowerDial is a program developed by Lenovo. The most used version is 2.01.0929, 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. 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 software installer includes 12 files and is usually about 4.78 MB (5,012,041 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows Vista (SP2) as well as Windows Vista . While about 95% of users of PowerDial come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Lenovo.com
Help link: www.lenovo.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Lenovo\PowerDial
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{73AA98C9-579D-46AE-BB27-C297A2028C49}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 4.78 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by PowerDial

  • LitModeCtrl.exe - Lit Mode Switch (Lit Mode Control)
  • LitModeSwitch.exe
  • LitModeSwitchRes.dll
  • Lcid1031.dll
  • Lcid1033.dll
  • Lcid1036.dll
  • Lcid2052.dll
  • Uninstall.exe
  • mfc80.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2005 (MFCDLL Shared Library - Retail Version)
  • msvcm80.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® C Runtime Library
  • msvcp80.dll - Microsoft® C++ Runtime Library
  • msvcr80.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • LitModeCtrl.exe runs as a service named 'LitModeCtrl' (LitModeCtrl).
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\PowerDial\LitModeSwitch.exe" /AutoRun.

How do I remove PowerDial?

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

Win Vista (SP2) 86%
Win Vista 14%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows Vista 100.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

95.24% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 95.24%
  Canada 4.76%

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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