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Should I remove FanSpeedControl?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #11,113
United States Rank #6,193
Reach 0.0308%


VersionDistribution 80.07% 14.33% 4.12% 0.82% 0.66%

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FanSpeedControl is a software program developed by Lenovo. It is typically pre-installed with most new Lenovo computers. The most common release is, 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. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The programs's main executable is LenovoFSC.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 1.66 MB of memory. The setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 4.2 MB (4,399,532 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 83% of users of FanSpeedControl come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Canada.

This program is pre-installed on the PC

Pre-installed software such as this is usually included by default on the manufacturer's PC. Many OEM (original equipment manufacture) software that is included with a new PC is useful and in many cases required for the PC to function properly as in the case of various software drivers. However, some pre-installed software is optional and can be safely removed.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Lenovo.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Lenovo\FanSpeedControl\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{209E3222-E1E4-4244-A2E5-49DCEBEA1A91}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 4.2 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by FanSpeedControl

Program executable:LenovoFSC.exe
Name:Lenovo Fan Speed Control
Path:C:\Program Files\Lenovo\FanSpeedControl\LenovoFSC.exe
Additional files:
  • SpioDll.dll - SpioDll Dynamic Link Library (Lenovo Super IO Driver DLL)
  • LenovoFSC.exe - Lenovo Fan Speed Control
  • DriverInstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • LenovoFSC.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{FFF33C1A-071A-461E-B105-713A0D207A10}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • LenovoFSC.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'LenovoFSC' which loads as C:\Program Files\Lenovo\FanSpeedControl\LenovoFSC.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.66 MB
21.09 MB average
Kernel CPU:0.00000107%
0.016088% average
CPU cycles/sec:87,683
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:0 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove FanSpeedControl?

You can uninstall FanSpeedControl 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 FanSpeedControl, 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 FanSpeedControl.

Win 7 (SP1) 79%
Win XP 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 83.36%
Windows 10 11.04%
Windows XP 2.97%
Windows Vista 2.64%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 62.58%
Windows 7 Professional 18.21%
Windows 10 Home 6.46%
Microsoft Windows XP 2.81%
Windows 10 Pro 2.48%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.82%

Distribution by countryGeography

83.30% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 83.30%
  Germany 2.13%
  Canada 1.60%
  Hong Kong 1.38%
  Taiwan 0.85%
  United Kingdom 0.85%
  France 0.74%
  India 0.64%
  Spain 0.64%
  Italy 0.64%
  Austria 0.53%
  Venezuela 0.53%
  Singapore 0.43%
  Netherlands 0.43%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 99.43%
Dell 0.57%
Common models
LENOVO IdeaCentre K300 21.90%
LENOVO Lenovo H405 14.92%
LENOVO H215 10029 7.36%
LENOVO IdeaCentre K300 10... 6.40%
LENOVO Lenovo H410 6.20%
LENOVO H215 6.01%

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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