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Should I remove EnergyCut?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
19% remove it81% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,686
United States Rank #10,404
Reach 0.0449%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 14.43 days
425.70 days >
Average installed length: 223.68 days


1.00 100.00%

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What is EnergyCut?

The EnergyCut program which is part of the Lenovo Power Management Software that is installed on various Lenovo models is designed to reduce the amount of energy the computer's CPU utilizes by reducing the frequency and display of teh CPU in order to save power and energy consumption. The software provides a number of user customized features that allows for the adjustment of the level to which the utility attempts to maximize energy consumption.


During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The primary executable is named EnergyCut.exe. The setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 6.5 MB (6,813,709 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.lenovo.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Lenovo\EnergyCut
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{6E127727-CE4B-40E4-9A7D-9D65CDE0A15C}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 6.5 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by EnergyCut

Program executable:EnergyCut.exe
Name:Lenovo Power Management Software
Path:C:\Program Files\Lenovo\EnergyCut\EnergyCut.exe
Additional files:
  • EnergyCut.exe - Lenovo Power Management Software
  • utilty.exe
  • KbdHook.dll
  • OpenEnergyCut.exe
  • powcpl.dll
  • HookLib.dll
  • wdreg.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Startup Files (All Users Run)
  • utilty.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'EnergyCut_Utility' which loads as C:\Program Files\Lenovo\EnergyCut\utilty.exe.
  • EnergyCut.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'EnergyCut' which loads as C:\Program Files\Lenovo\EnergyCut\EnergyCut.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:2.56 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0005393733%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00045368%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00008569%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:41,751
8,062,084 average
Memory:5.92 MB
Total CPU:0.0000477764%
Kernel CPU:0.00003345%
User CPU:0.00001432%
CPU cycles/sec:1,237

How do I remove EnergyCut?

You can uninstall EnergyCut 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 EnergyCut, 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 EnergyCut.

Win 7 (SP1) 77%
Win XP 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 19%
Keep it 81%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 85.39%
Windows 10 8.15%
Windows Vista 5.44%
Windows XP 1.02%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 33.94%
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.40%
Windows 7 Professional 17.93%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.99%
Windows 10 Home 3.75%
Windows 10 Pro 2.27%

Distribution by countryGeography

33.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 33.33%
  Germany 11.54%
  India 8.09%
  United Kingdom 2.86%
  Romania 1.97%
  Thailand 1.78%
  France 1.78%
  Philippines 1.78%
  Croatia 1.68%
  Canada 1.68%
  Malaysia 1.68%
  BG 1.58%
  Iran 1.38%
  Argentina 1.18%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 86.13%
Acer 5.88%
Hewlett-Packard 3.88%
Dell 2.00%
ASUS 1.41%
Samsung 0.59%
Toshiba 0.12%
Common models
LENOVO 20150 5.07%
LENOVO 20157 5.07%
LENOVO HuronRiver Platfor... 4.54%
LENOVO 20079 4.01%
LENOVO 2958 3.74%

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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