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Should I remove Lenovo Desktop Navigator?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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VersionDistribution 5.56% 22.22% 72.22%

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Lenovo Desktop Navigator

What is Lenovo Desktop Navigator?

The Desktop Navigator, also referred to as Lenovo's SlideNav, is an interactive touch device that gives you one-touch access to files, folders and settings on your computer. You can configure the SlideNav to launch the programs you most commonly use to save time and work more efficiently.


The most used version is, 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. The software installer includes 6 files and is usually about 945 KB (967,680 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.lenovo.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Lenovo\Lenovo Desktop Navigator\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{08D1EEC8-D5D2-41FD-9A15-6499231ADF5F}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0804 -removeonly
Estimated size: 945 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Lenovo Desktop Navigator

  • ConfigWindow.exe - Lenovo Desktop Navigator (ConfigWindow)
  • DesktopNavigator.exe - DesktopNavigator
  • ImgRes.dll - ImgRes
  • LenovoDesktopNavigator.Lib.dll - LenovoDesktopNavigator.Lib
  • Interop.IWshRuntimeLibrary.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • DesktopNavigator.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Desktop Navigator' which loads as C:\Program Files\Lenovo\Lenovo Desktop Navigator\DesktopNavigator.exe -sysStartup.

How do I remove Lenovo Desktop Navigator?

Quickly and completely remove Lenovo Desktop Navigator 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 Desktop Navigator 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 Desktop Navigator, 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 Desktop Navigator.

Win 7 (SP1) 50%
Win 8 6%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.56%
Windows Vista 38.89%
Windows 8 5.56%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 38.89%
Windows 7 Professional 16.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.67%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.67%
Windows 8 Pro 5.56%
Windows 7 Home Basic 5.56%

Distribution by countryGeography

64.52% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 64.52%
  Singapore 3.23%
  Thailand 3.23%
  Australia 3.23%
  India 3.23%
  Canada 3.23%
  Turkey 3.23%
  China 3.23%
  Egypt 3.23%
  Poland 3.23%
  Malaysia 3.23%
  NP 3.23%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 94.44%
ASUS 5.56%
Common models
LENOVO 20017 25.00%
LENOVO IdeaPad Y450... 25.00%
LENOVO 4186 25.00%
LENOVO 4185 18.75%
LENOVO 20035 6.25%

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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