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Should I remove Lenovo Motion Control?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,463
United States Rank #1,021
Reach 0.4694%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 3.76 days
110.80 days >
Average installed length: 58.22 days


VersionDistribution 0.12% 17.60% 7.20% 24.34% 15.82% 15.32% 2.44% 0.56% 2.68% 0.09% 6.40% 6.97% 0.46%

Lenovo Motion Control

What is Lenovo Motion Control?  (from PointGrab)

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Lenovo Motion Control is a software program developed by PointGrab. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. 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 primary executable is named WebcamSplitterServer.exe. The setup package generally installs about 41 files and is usually about 84.22 MB (88,305,920 bytes). The program is built using the Nokia Qt cross-platforms native C++ framework. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 8.1. While about 66% of users of Lenovo Motion Control come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pointgrab.com/274/consumer-electronics
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Lenovo\Motion Control\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{A7B68D5F-A468-493F-AD3D-625001293E19}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 84.22 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Lenovo Motion Control

Program executable:WebcamSplitterServer.exe
Name:PG Splitter
PG Splitter Application
Path:C:\Program Files\Lenovo\Motion Control\WebcamSplitterServer.exe
Additional files:
  • CommunicationUtil.dll - PointGrab Hand Gesture Control
  • PGService.exe
  • Win32API.dll
  • WinRTHelpers.dll
  • PG_Service_Launcher.exe - PG Application
  • WebcamSplitterServer.exe - PG Splitter (PG Splitter Application)
  • PG_Linux_WinDLL.dll - PG SDK dll
  • PG_SDK_DllMfc.dll
  • Rvclib.dll (by Realtek semiconductor)
  • QtCore4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies)) - Qt4 (C++ application development framework.)
  • QtDeclarative4.dll (by Nokia and/or its subsidiary(-ies))
  • QtGui4.dll
  • QtNetwork4.dll
  • QtScript4.dll
  • QtSql4.dll
  • QtXmlPatterns4.dll
  • PG.exe
  • PG_OSD.exe
  • PG_SDK_DevApp.vs11.exe
  • PG_SettingsApp.exe
  • PG_SettingsLib.dll
  • PG_Tray.exe
  • PG_UiAppLib.dll
  • PointGrabDeviceAPI.dll
  • StringProviderLib.dll
  • WebCamCtrl.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • PGService.exe runs as a service named 'PGService' (PGService) "PGService".
  • PG_Service_Launcher.exe runs as a service named 'PG_Service_Launcher' (PG_Service_Launcher) "PointGrab Logon application Service Lancher".
Startup File (User Run)
  • PG_Tray.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'PG' and executes as C:\Program Files\Lenovo\Motion Control\PG_Tray.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:10.32 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0003914380%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00015420%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00023724%
0.015104% average

How do I remove Lenovo Motion Control?

You can uninstall Lenovo Motion Control 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 Motion Control, 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 Motion Control.

Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 100.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 65.13%
Windows 10 Home 25.03%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 4.90%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 1.85%
Windows 8.1 Pro 1.32%
Windows 10 Pro 0.58%

Distribution by countryGeography

66.29% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 66.29%
  United Kingdom 5.51%
  Canada 3.04%
  Italy 2.64%
  Germany 2.15%
  France 1.77%
  DK 1.38%
  Netherlands 1.30%
  India 1.14%
  Sweden 1.12%
  Norway 1.04%
  Spain 0.88%
  Australia 0.82%
  Israel 0.76%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 99.97%
Hewlett-Packard 0.02%
ASUS 0.01%
Common models
LENOVO 20378 16.93%
LENOVO 20266 13.67%
LENOVO 20344 7.32%
LENOVO 20405 4.96%
LENOVO 20349 4.66%
LENOVO 80HE 4.62%


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