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Should I remove Lenovo First Boot?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
24% remove it76% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #20,655
United States Rank #11,100
Reach 0.0102%


VersionDistribution 29.70% 54.95% 6.44% 5.94% 2.48% 0.50%

Lenovo First Boot

What is Lenovo First Boot?  (from DDNi)

DDNi represents a shift in how users experience their devices from the first time they initialize their hardware, through system upgrades, enhancements and entertainment to the eventual purchase of the next device years down the road. DDNi provides a software infrastructure to empower end-users to build a personalized ...  Read more


Lenovo First Boot is a program developed by DDNi. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is OOBE.exe. The software installer includes 32 files and is usually about 71.78 MB (75,268,849 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 91% of users of Lenovo First Boot come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and India.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ddni.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\DDNI\Lenovo First Boot\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{F2602F16-02D1-4F1C-99A5-E246C522A59D}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 71.78 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Lenovo First Boot

Program executable:OOBE.exe
Name:Lenovo First Boot
Path:C:\Program Files\DDNI\Lenovo First Boot\OOBE.exe
Additional files:
  • DesktopShortcut.exe - DesktopShortcut
  • ShockwaveFlashObjects.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'ShockwaveFlashObjects'.
  • DDNiFlash.dll (by Digital Delivery Networks) - DDNi Flash Player
  • OOBE.exe (by Digital Delivery Networks) - Lenovo First Boot
  • DDNiDataEngine.dll - DDNi Data Engine
  • DDNiUtility.dll - DDNi Utilities
  • AxShockwaveFlashObjects.dll

How do I remove Lenovo First Boot?

You can uninstall Lenovo First Boot 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 First Boot, 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 First Boot.

Win 7 (SP1) 74%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Uninstall it 24%
Keep it 76%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 80.69%
Windows Vista 10.40%
Windows 10 7.43%
Windows XP 1.49%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 74.63%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 8.96%
Windows 10 Home 5.47%
Windows 7 Professional 2.49%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.99%
Windows 7 Starter 1.49%

Distribution by countryGeography

90.69% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 90.69%
  Canada 2.70%
  India 2.10%
  Israel 1.20%
  Singapore 0.90%
  TT 0.30%
  Thailand 0.30%
  Colombia 0.30%
  Russia 0.30%
  BZ 0.30%
  Iran 0.30%
  Italy 0.30%
  Hungary 0.30%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 98.48%
Sahara 1.01%
ASUS 0.51%
Common models
LENOVO 2958 35.35%
LENOVO H215 10029 7.07%
LENOVO 4186 6.06%
LENOVO 0873 6.06%
LENOVO Lenovo H320 10044 5.56%
Lenovo INVALID 5.05%


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