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Should I remove Lenovo OneKey Recovery?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
18% remove it82% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #198
United States Rank #200
Reach 2.7808%
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Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.11 days
239.38 days >
Average installed length: 125.78 days


VersionDistribution 0.51% 5.19% 3.04% 0.16% 0.47% 3.89% 18.25% 8.62%
8.1 0.00% 21.18% 0.00% 1.72% 11.58% 2.34% 5.88% 0.01%
7.0.1628 7.50%
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7.0.1230 2.60%
7.0.0723 1.91% 0.41% 3.10% 0.46% 0.76%
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6.0.2102 0.06%
6.0.2012 0.03%
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Lenovo OneKey Recovery

What is Lenovo OneKey Recovery?

Lenovo's OneKey Recovery program is activated by a button directly to the right of the power button, and provides a back up the system, or restore a previous image.


It is bundled and preinstalled with various Lenovo computers. 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. 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 main program executable is OneKey Recovery.exe. The software installer includes 34 files and is usually about 510.09 KB (522,332 bytes).

Lenovo OneKey Recovery is pre-installed on the PC

Such software is installed by the manufacture when delivering the PC to the end user. Some pre-installed programs are considered bloatware as they are simply limited function trials, while others are required for proper PC operation.
Lenovo OneKey Recovery is typically pre-installed with Lenovo computers.
Note: This program has often been considered as bloatware by some users as it is bundled on various manufacturer's new PCs. (Because this might be considered bloatware does not mean the software is bad or harmful, if you use it regularly its worthwhile to have. However, bloatware typically means the program is optional and was simply pre-installed but is not required and can be removed.) Some quick tips to be aware of:
  • It is usually licensed for use only on the Lenovo PC on which it was pre-installed.
  • It is often time or functionally (lite version) limited for Lenovo computers.
  • If you do not use this program you might consider remvoing it as it often consumes system resources, even if not actively being run, adversely affecting system responsiveness.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.cyberlink.com
Help link: support.gocyberlink.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Lenovo\OneKey App\OneKey Recovery\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{46F4D124-20E5-4D12-BE52-EC177A7A4B42}\setup.exe" /z-uninstall
Estimated size: 510.09 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Lenovo OneKey Recovery

Program executable:OneKey Recovery.exe
OneKey Recovery
Path:C:\Program Files\Lenovo\OneKey App\OneKey Recovery\OneKey Recovery.exe
Additional files:
  • vlock.dll - CyberLink Recovery Dynamic Link Library.
  • Vlockxp.dll
  • EvoParser.dll - Cyberlink Product Evolution Parser DLL
  • SBREngine.dll - SBREngine Dynamic Link Library
  • CRS.dll - CyberLink Recovery Service (CyberLink Recovery Service Dynamic Linking Library)
  • CBS.dll - Cyberlink Burning Service (CBS)
  • CLScan.dll - CyberLink CLScan (CLScan)
  • OneKey Recovery.exe - OneKey Recovery
  • OneKey Reminder.exe - PowerRecover
  • HwCtrlMgr.dll - HwCtrlMgr
  • cmos.exe (by Lenovo) - Lenovo CMOS Modifier

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • OneKey Recovery.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{DDAD088D-70CE-4EE5-82CF-7B665438453C}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • OneKey Reminder.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'OneKeyReminder' which loads as C:\Program Files\Lenovo\OneKey App\OneKey Recovery\OneKey Reminder.exe.
Startup File (All Users Run Once)
  • OneKey Reminder.exe is loaded once in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'OneKeyReminder' which loads as C:\Program Files\Lenovo\OneKey App\OneKey Recovery\OneKey Reminder.exe /CheckInitialImage.

How do I remove Lenovo OneKey Recovery?

You can uninstall Lenovo OneKey Recovery 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 OneKey Recovery, 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 OneKey Recovery.

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 18%
Keep it 82%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 83.58%
Windows 7 16.19%
Windows Vista 0.16%
Windows XP 0.08%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 34.80%
Windows 10 Home 26.49%
Windows 7 Home Premium 11.30%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 5.67%
Windows 8 5.06%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 3.58%

Distribution by countryGeography

51.31% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 51.31%
  United Kingdom 6.47%
  Italy 4.80%
  Germany 4.15%
  Canada 2.44%
  France 2.30%
  India 1.89%
  Spain 1.87%
  Netherlands 1.72%
  Brazil 1.65%
  Poland 1.61%
  DK 1.20%
  Sweden 1.19%
  Australia 0.99%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 99.56%
Acer 0.17%
Hewlett-Packard 0.12%
Dell 0.08%
ASUS 0.06%
Sahara 0.01%
Samsung 0.01%
Common models
LENOVO 80E3 6.54%
LENOVO 20351 4.77%
LENOVO 20378 4.33%
LENOVO 20354 3.94%
LENOVO 80G0 3.56%
LENOVO 20266 3.20%

About CyberLink

CyberLink is a digital entertainment & multimedia products application whose products include video editing application, media middle application, a multimedia application suite, DVD authoring application, picture organizer & viewers & optical disc authoring application.
Publisher URL: www.cyberlink.com


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