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Should I remove Lenovo DirectShare?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,806
United States Rank #4,972
Reach 0.0814%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 3.22 days
94.90 days >
Average installed length: 49.86 days


VersionDistribution 99.94%

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Lenovo DirectShare

What is Lenovo DirectShare?  (from ArcSoft)

With ArcSoft’s suite of applications, users can turn their Lenovo IdeaPad Tablet K1 into the ultimate portable entertainment device. Users can watch movies, read eBooks, organize and listen to their favorite tunes, tap a stack of photos to view as an album or slideshow, edit and add effects to their photos, even create...  Read more


Lenovo DirectShare is a software program developed by ArcSoft. 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 primary executable is named DirectShare.exe. The setup package generally installs about 12 files and is usually about 37.87 KB (38,780 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 7. While about 53% of users of Lenovo DirectShare come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and India.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ArcSoft.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Lenovo\Lenovo DirectShare\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{B2164CCB-C002-4B80-8550-7535D80DF237}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 37.87 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Lenovo DirectShare

Program executable:DirectShare.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Lenovo\Lenovo DirectShare\DirectShare.exe
Additional files:
  • ArcNetCfg.dll - ArcNetCf Dynamic Link Library (ArcNetCfg Dynamic Link Library)
  • PIFileContentSync.dll - ArcSoft PIFileContentSync (PIFileContentSync)
  • PIWebBrowserSync.dll - ArcSoft PIWebBrowserSync (PIWebBrowserSync)
  • FileEnumHelper.dll - ArcSoft FileEnumHelper (FileEnumHelper)
  • PIFilePreview.dll - ArcSoft PIFilePreview (PIFilePreview)
  • FileThumbPic.dll - ArcSoft FileThumbPic (FileThumbPic)
  • TransferCtrl.dll - ArcSoft TransferCtrl (TransferCtrl)
  • PIMailContentSync.dll - PIMailContentSync
  • DirectShare.exe - DirectShare
  • MiniUI.dll - MiniUI dll
  • DSServerSetup.exe - Lenovo DirectServer (Setup Launcher)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • DirectShare.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E847ADD9-7B91-4DD1-813F-8A1315D240B1}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove Lenovo DirectShare?

You can uninstall Lenovo DirectShare 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 DirectShare, 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 DirectShare.

Win 7 (SP1) 72%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 92.16%
Windows 10 7.59%
Windows XP 0.25%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 78.17%
Windows 10 Home 6.32%
Windows 7 Home Basic 5.94%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.69%
Windows 7 Starter 2.88%
Windows 7 Professional 1.44%

Distribution by countryGeography

52.57% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 52.57%
  Germany 9.21%
  India 3.98%
  Brazil 3.83%
  Australia 3.49%
  United Kingdom 2.96%
  Israel 2.28%
  Czech Republic 1.75%
  Canada 1.70%
  Singapore 1.45%
  Philippines 1.21%
  United Arab Emirates 1.16%
  South Africa 1.02%
  Malaysia 0.97%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 99.36%
Acer 0.19%
Hewlett-Packard 0.19%
Dell 0.13%
Gateway 0.06%
ASUS 0.06%
Common models
LENOVO 0679 21.98%
LENOVO 4334 7.73%
LENOVO 0914 7.09%
LENOVO IdeaPad Y560... 4.94%
LENOVO 4311 4.62%
LENOVO 4383 3.48%

About ArcSoft

ArcSoft is a application development company that makes multimedia technologies & applications across desktop & embedded platforms.
Publisher URL: www.arcsoft.com


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