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Should I remove Driver and Application Installation?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,722
United States Rank #3,997
Reach 0.0649%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 4.81 days
141.98 days >
Average installed length: 74.60 days


2.12.1114 0.08%
2.12.0510 0.55%
2.12.0219 10.79%
2.02.1125 14.78%
2.02.1016 3.21%
2.02.0916 15.87%
2.02.0826 14.31%
2.02.0803 23.14%
2.02.0716 16.11%
2.01.1111 0.23%
2.01.0826 0.63%
2.01.0803 0.31%

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Driver and Application Installation


Driver and Application Installation is a software program developed by Lenovo. The most common release is 2.02.0803, 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. The setup package generally installs about 16 files and is usually about 661.05 KB (676,911 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 78% of users of Driver and Application Installation come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Lenovo.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Lenovo\Driver & Application Auto-installation
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{6EC299C6-074C-4529-8D5F-2798584BB27B}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 661.05 KB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Driver and Application Installation

  • bpd.exe - Driver and Application Installation
  • startbpd.exe
  • 7z.dll (by Igor Pavlov) - 7-Zip (7z Standalone Plugin)
  • UNZIP.exe (by Igor Pavlov) - 7-Zip Standalone Console
  • Common.dll
  • DeviceSearch.dll
  • DMBMBootKey.exe
  • KeyHooker.dll
  • LEOSIO.exe
  • LEOSIO.sys
  • leosioX64.sys
  • leosioX86.sys
  • PartitionOperator.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • startbpd.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'DrvInst' which loads as C:\Program Files\lenovo\driver & application auto-installation\startbpd.exe.

How do I remove Driver and Application Installation?

You can uninstall Driver and Application Installation 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 Driver and Application Installation, 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 Driver and Application Installation.

Win 10 100%
Win 7 (SP1) 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 99.61%
Windows 7 0.39%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 92.42%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 3.44%
Windows 10 Pro 3.36%
Windows 7 Professional 0.39%
Windows 8.1 0.16%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 0.16%

Distribution by countryGeography

77.55% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 77.55%
  United Kingdom 5.54%
  Italy 3.86%
  Germany 3.66%
  France 1.62%
  Spain 1.10%
  Australia 0.89%
  Canada 0.78%
  Norway 0.47%
  DK 0.47%
  Sweden 0.42%
  Ireland 0.42%
  Colombia 0.37%
  Netherlands 0.31%

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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