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Should I remove BEACON?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,909
United States Rank #11,509
Reach 0.0242%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 0.07 days
1.92 days >
Average installed length: 1.01 days


1.7.1013.0 30.46%
1.4.0516.0 27.31%
1.4.0509.0 42.23%

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BEACON is a software program developed by Lenovo. The most common release is 1.4.0509.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package generally installs about 32 files and is usually about 23.92 MB (25,084,811 bytes). The installed file autoupdate.dll is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 8.1. While about 49% of users of BEACON come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Lenovo.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Lenovo\BEACON\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Lenovo\BEACON\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 23.92 MB

Program filesFiles installed by BEACON

  • midlib.dll - lenovo midlib (midlib)
  • LenovoSSO.dll - LenovoSSO
  • autoupdate.dll - Beacon (autoupdate)
  • BeaconClientWindows.exe - BeaconClientWindows
  • hcccore.dll - hcccore
  • ResourcesLibrary.dll - ResourcesLibrary
  • UpdateConfiguration.exe - UpdateConfiguration
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

How do I remove BEACON?

You can uninstall BEACON 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program BEACON, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 BEACON.

Win 10 100%
Win 8.1 0%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 100.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 48.53%
Windows 10 Home 34.66%
Windows 8.1 Connected 14.08%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 1.05%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 1.05%
Windows 10 Pro 0.63%

Distribution by countryGeography

48.88% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 48.88%
  United Kingdom 24.70%
  Germany 9.84%
  France 6.04%
  Spain 3.45%
  Austria 1.38%
  Czech Republic 1.21%
  Turkey 0.69%
  Hong Kong 0.52%
  Russia 0.52%
  Romania 0.52%
  Poland 0.52%
  Canada 0.35%
  Ireland 0.35%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 99.58%
Acer 0.21%
Dell 0.21%
Common models
LENOVO F0AW0035US 8.22%
LENOVO 90C2003WUK 7.28%
LENOVO 90B6007BUK 5.63%
LENOVO 90C20005UK 4.46%
LENOVO 90B70017US 3.99%

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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