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Should I remove Lenovo Auto Scroll Utility?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #874
United States Rank #803
Reach 0.7852%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.08 days
533.50 days >
Average installed length: 280.31 days


2.13 6.47%
2.12 10.02%
2.11 7.22%
2.10 4.46%
2.05 1.29%
2.03 1.74%
2.02 3.38%
2.01 12.74%
2.00 3.63%
1.35 0.36%
1.34 2.29%
1.33 0.85%
1.32 1.78%
1.30 0.41%
1.11 26.67%
1.10 3.79%
1.00 12.91%

Typically installed together

Other programs by Lenovo

Lenovo Auto Scroll Utility

What is Lenovo Auto Scroll Utility?

This program provides a function to improve usability for window operation. Window position of the foreground application is automatically adjusted.


Lenovo Auto Scroll Utility is a program developed by Lenovo. The most used version is 1.11, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The main program executable is virtscrl.exe. The software installer includes 7 files and is usually about 505.25 KB (517,380 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 54% of users of Lenovo Auto Scroll Utility come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Canada.

This program is pre-installed on the PC

Such software is installed by the manufacture when delivering the PC to the end user. Some pre-installed programs are considered bloatware as they are simply limited function trials, while others are required for proper PC operation.
Note: This program has often been considered as bloatware by some users as it is bundled on various manufacturer's new PCs. (Because this might be considered bloatware does not mean the software is bad or harmful, if you use it regularly its worthwhile to have. However, bloatware typically means the program is optional and was simply pre-installed but is not required and can be removed.) Some quick tips to be aware of:
  • It is usually licensed for use only on the Lenovo PC on which it was pre-installed.
  • It sometimes difficult for users to remove via the 'Uninstall a Program' feature in Windows.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.lenovo.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\lenovo\virtscrl
Uninstaller: rundll32.exe "C:\Program Files\Lenovo\VIRTSCRL\cleanup.dll",InfUninstall DefaultUninstall.LH 132 C:\Program Files\Lenovo\VIRTSCRL\tpdu_vs.inf
Estimated size: 505.25 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Lenovo Auto Scroll Utility

Program executable:virtscrl.exe
Name:Auto Scroll
Lenovo Auto Scroll Utility
Path:C:\Program Files\lenovo\virtscrl\virtscrl.exe
Additional files:
  • lvvsst.exe - Auto Scroll (Auto Scroll Start Service)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • lvvsst.exe runs as a service named 'Lenovo Auto Scroll' (Lenovo.VIRTSCRLSVC).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • virtscrl.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'LenovoAutoScrollUtility' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Lenovo\VIRTSCRL\virtscrl.exe".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:3.01 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000187118%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00000998%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00000873%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:543
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:181 Bytes
435.61 KB average
Memory:2.3 MB
Total CPU:0.0003740005%
Kernel CPU:0.00020823%
User CPU:0.00016577%

How do I remove Lenovo Auto Scroll Utility?

You can uninstall Lenovo Auto Scroll Utility 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 Lenovo Auto Scroll Utility, 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 Lenovo Auto Scroll Utility.

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win 7 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 62.74%
Windows 10 35.01%
Windows XP 1.89%
Windows Vista 0.36%
Windows Server 2003 0.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 45.21%
Windows 7 Home Premium 8.81%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.24%
Windows 8.1 8.05%
Windows 10 Pro 7.68%
Windows 7 Enterprise 4.81%

Distribution by countryGeography

54.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 54.33%
  Germany 5.40%
  Canada 3.81%
  United Kingdom 2.80%
  France 2.23%
  Italy 1.99%
  Australia 1.64%
  DK 1.58%
  Netherlands 1.39%
  Israel 1.33%
  Sweden 1.31%
  India 1.16%
  Japan 1.15%
  Norway 1.08%

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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