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What percent of users and experts removed it?
10% remove it90% keep it
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Global Rank #24,151
United States Rank #25,963
Reach 0.0084%


VersionDistribution 100.00%

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What is BootShield?

A feature called BootShield prevents programs a user installs from slowing down the start process.


BootShield is a software program developed by Lenovo. The primary executable is named bootshield.exe. The setup package generally installs about 14 files and is usually about 1.74 MB (1,822,368 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 30% of users of BootShield come from the United States, it is also popular in Netherlands and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Lenovo.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\lenovo\bootshield
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{4677B88C-CE16-4CBB-A2CB-B76E9D456C7F}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0019 -removeonly
Estimated size: 1.74 MB
Language: Russian

Program filesFiles installed by BootShield

Program executable:bootshield.exe
Name:Lenovo BootShield Application
Path:C:\Program Files\lenovo\bootshield\bootshield.exe
Additional files:
  • AppActiveDetectRunAs32.dll - AppActiveDetectRunAs Dynamic Link Library (Lenovo AppActiveDetectRunAs Dynamic Link Library)
  • AppActiveDetectRunAs64.dll
  • BootShieldSupportRunAs.exe - Lenovo BootShieldSupportRunAs Application
  • WinApiHookDllRunAs32.dll - WinApiHookDllRunAs Dynamic Link Library (Lenovo WinApiHookDllRunAs Dynamic Link Library)
  • WinApiHookDllRunAs64.dll
  • AppActiveDetect32.dll - AppActiveDetect Dynamic Link Library (Lenovo AppActiveDetect Dynamic Link Library)
  • AppActiveDetect64.dll
  • BootShieldSupport.exe - Lenovo BootShieldSupport Application
  • BootShieldRunAs.exe - Lenovo BootShieldRunAs Application
  • WinApiHookDll32.dll - WinApiHookDll Dynamic Link Library (Lenovo WinApiHookDll Dynamic Link Library)
  • WinApiHookDll64.dll
  • DeleteDAS.exe - Lenovo Uninstall Application
  • BootShieldSwitch.exe - Lenovo BootShieldSwitch Application

How do I remove BootShield?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 87%
Win 8 13%
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 87.29%
Windows 8 12.71%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 62.71%
Windows 7 Home Basic 21.19%
Windows 8.1 Pro 5.08%
Windows 10 Home 3.39%
Windows 7 Ultimate 2.54%
Windows 8 Pro 2.54%

Distribution by countryGeography

30.30% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 30.30%
  Netherlands 6.82%
  Germany 4.55%
  United Kingdom 4.55%
  India 4.55%
  Colombia 3.03%
  DK 3.03%
  France 3.03%
  Israel 2.27%
  Italy 2.27%
  Japan 2.27%
  Poland 2.27%
  Singapore 2.27%
  Slovenia 2.27%

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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