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Should I remove ThinkPad Tablet Shortcut Menu?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #16,275
United States Rank #9,677
Reach 0.0183%
Installation trends (last 30 days)


6.33 66.15%
6.31 1.95%
6.29 5.45%
6.27 1.17%
6.26 8.56%
6.25 2.33%
6.22 0.39%
6.03 7.78%
6.02 0.78%
6.01 1.95%
5.05 3.11%
5.03 0.39%

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ThinkPad Tablet Shortcut Menu


ThinkPad Tablet Shortcut Menu is a software program developed by Lenovo. The most common release is 6.33, 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 primary executable is named lentbctl.exe. The setup package generally installs about 27 files and is usually about 25.74 MB (26,990,857 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 75% of users of ThinkPad Tablet Shortcut Menu come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.lenovo.com/us
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ThinkPad\Tablet Shortcut
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{9A2DB59F-091A-40B4-958D-1C8264624126}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 /zUNINSTALL -removeon
Estimated size: 25.74 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by ThinkPad Tablet Shortcut Menu

Program executable:lentbctl.exe
Name:Tablet Shortcut Menu
Path:C:\Program Files\thinkpad\tablet shortcut\lentbctl.exe
Additional files:
  • AntnHlpr.dll - Tablet Shortcut Menu
  • AthVAnt.dll
  • IntlKAnt.dll
  • IntlVAnt.dll
  • KedAnt64.exe
  • LENAntn.exe
  • LENBTTN.exe - Enable Tablet Button
  • LENDbg.dll
  • LENOID.dll
  • LENWMGR.exe - Windows Manager
  • ScreenRotation.exe - ScreenRotation
  • TabletButton.exe - TabletButton
  • TSMResident.exe - TSMResident
  • TSMService.exe - TSMService
  • Antenna.exe - Antenna (Antenna Control)
  • TSMCallback.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • TSMService.exe runs as a service named 'TABLET Service' (TabletSVC).
3 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • TSMResident.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'TSMResident' which loads as "C:\Program Files\ThinkPad\Tablet Shortcut\TSMRESIDENT.EXE" /r.
  • LENTBCTL.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'LENTBCTL' which loads as "C:\Program Files\ThinkPad\Tablet Shortcut\LENTBCTL.EXE" /r.
  • TabletButton.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'TabletButton' which loads as "C:\Program Files\ThinkPad\Tablet Shortcut\TabletButton.EXE" /STARTUP.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:4.03 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0003132228%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00013734%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00017588%
0.015104% average
Memory:1.7 MB
Total CPU:0.0001348765%
Kernel CPU:0.00008100%
User CPU:0.00005387%
CPU cycles/sec:17,166
I/O reads/min:0 Bytes

How do I remove ThinkPad Tablet Shortcut Menu?

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Or, you can uninstall ThinkPad Tablet Shortcut Menu 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 ThinkPad Tablet Shortcut Menu, 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 ThinkPad Tablet Shortcut Menu.

Win 7 (SP1) 86%
Win 7 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 86.77%
Windows 8 10.51%
Windows XP 1.56%
Windows Vista 1.17%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 70.20%
Windows 7 Enterprise 5.49%
Windows 7 Home Premium 5.49%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.49%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.49%
Windows 10 Pro 2.75%

Distribution by countryGeography

75.47% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 75.47%
  Australia 6.13%
  Canada 5.33%
  United Kingdom 2.67%
  Netherlands 0.80%
  Poland 0.80%
  Hungary 0.80%
  United Arab Emirates 0.53%
  South Africa 0.53%
  India 0.53%
  Greece 0.53%
  Germany 0.53%
  Chile 0.27%
  Belgium 0.27%

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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