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Should I remove Lenovo CAPOSD?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #9,469
United States Rank #9,716
Reach 0.0457%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.42 days
307.53 days >
Average installed length: 161.58 days


VersionDistribution 26.52% 73.17% 0.16% 0.16%

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What is Lenovo CAPOSD?

Lenovo CAPOSD is a simple utility, typically pre-installed with new Lenovo laptops, that provides the caps-lock indicator on-screen. The OSD (on-screen display) will show a quick image on the screen if the kepboard's caps-lock is depressed and active.


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. The primary executable is named CAPOSD.exe. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 2.03 MB (2,132,992 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Lenovo.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Lenovo\Lenovo CAPOSD\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{48F851E7-DD0C-4A35-AD7A-57878023E987}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0409
Estimated size: 2.03 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Lenovo CAPOSD

Program executable:CAPOSD.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Lenovo\Lenovo CAPOSD\CAPOSD.exe
Additional files:
  • ClosePro.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • CAPOSD.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'CAPOSD' which loads as C:\Program Files2\Lenovo\LENOVO~2\CAPOSD.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:3.72 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0001254410%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00005018%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00007526%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:8,002
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:96 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove Lenovo CAPOSD?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 88%
Win 7 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 90.64%
Windows 8 9.36%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 62.56%
Windows 7 Home Basic 13.26%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.39%
Windows 10 Home 3.74%
Windows 7 Professional 3.12%
Windows 8.1 Pro 2.18%

Distribution by countryGeography

37.37% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 37.37%
  India 7.58%
  United Kingdom 5.98%
  Germany 4.26%
  Netherlands 3.99%
  Czech Republic 3.06%
  France 2.53%
  Poland 2.39%
  Iran 1.99%
  Thailand 1.73%
  Canada 1.73%
  Egypt 1.73%
  Russia 1.60%
  UA 1.20%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 96.43%
Acer 1.30%
Hewlett-Packard 0.81%
ASUS 0.49%
Dell 0.49%
Alienware 0.32%
Sahara 0.16%
Common models
LENOVO IdeaPad Z580 57.19%
LENOVO IdeaPad U410 13.11%
LENOVO IdeaPad U310 12.80%
LENOVO IdeaPad Z480 8.69%
LENOVO IdeaPad Z585 4.58%
LENOVO IdeaPad Z380 1.58%

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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