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Should I remove Lenovo Password Manager?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #5,878
United States Rank #8,595
Reach 0.0797%


3.00.0011.00 0.45%
3.00.0009.00 0.06% 14.19% 85.30%

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Lenovo Password Manager


Lenovo Password Manager is a program developed by Lenovo. 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. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The main program executable is password_manager.exe. The software installer includes 31 files and is usually about 13.27 MB (13,909,739 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 27% of users of Lenovo Password Manager come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.lenovo.com
Help link: www.lenovo.com/think/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Lenovo\Password Manager\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{D8FFB9C6-16E2-40F2-A245-F1899858018C}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 13.27 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Lenovo Password Manager

Program executable:password_manager.exe
Name:Password Manager
Path:C:\Program Files\Lenovo\Password Manager\password_manager.exe
Additional files:
  • PasswordManagerUI.dll - Lenovo Password Manager (Password Manager GUI)
  • cscpwm_app_policy.dll - Password Manager (Application Policy Module)
  • cscpwm_auth_policy.dll - Authentication Policy Module
  • cscpwm_banner.dll - Banner Module
  • cscpwm_db_encryption.dll - Encryption Module
  • cscpwm_db_storage.dll - Storage Module
  • cscpwm_gui.dll - Gui Module
  • cscpwm_initialization.dll - Initialization Policy Module
  • pwm_app_policy.dll
  • pwm_auth_policy.dll
  • pwm_auth_policy_wbf.dll - Authentication Policy WBF Module
  • pwm_db_encryption.dll
  • pwm_db_storage.dll
  • pwm_extension_installer.exe - Extension Installer
  • pwm_gui.dll - Password Manager GUI Module
  • pwm_ie_helper_desktop.exe - Password Manager Desktop IE Helper
  • pwm_ie_helper_metro.exe - Password Manager Metro IE Helper
  • pwm_initialization.dll
  • pwm_utility.exe - Password Manager Command Line Utility
  • tvtpwm_ie_com.dll - Password Manager IE BHO
  • tvtpwm_interface.dll - Password Manager Interface
  • tvtpwm_keyboard_hook.dll - Password Manager Keyboard Hook
  • tvtpwm_moz_jsctypes.dll - Password Manager Mozilla jsctypes Interface
  • tvtpwm_windows_hook.dll - Password Manager Windows Hook

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • tvtpwm_ie_com.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'IePasswordManagerHelper Class' with the class of {BF468356-BB7E-42D7-9F15-4F3B9BCFCED2} (Password Manager Browser Helper Object).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • password_manager.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Password Manager' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Lenovo\Password Manager\password_manager.exe".

How do I remove Lenovo Password Manager?

You can uninstall Lenovo Password Manager 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 Password Manager, 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 Password Manager.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Lenovo Password Manager you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 10 84%
Win Vista (SP2) 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 83.85%
Windows 7 15.70%
Windows XP 0.25%
Windows Vista 0.19%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 Connected 30.21%
Windows 10 Home 21.16%
Windows 8.1 18.87%
Windows 7 Professional 14.98%
Windows 8.1 Connected Sin... 4.33%
Windows 10 Pro 3.19%

Distribution by countryGeography

26.73% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 26.73%
  United Kingdom 15.24%
  Italy 7.22%
  Germany 5.08%
  Spain 4.97%
  Sweden 4.04%
  France 3.18%
  Netherlands 3.06%
  Australia 2.54%
  DK 2.54%
  Finland 2.19%
  Russia 2.02%
  Ireland 1.79%
  Norway 1.67%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 99.86%
Toshiba 0.14%
Common models
LENOVO 80ES 29.84%
LENOVO 80EU 11.00%
LENOVO 20382 9.26%
LENOVO 20388 7.01%
LENOVO 20383 5.92%
LENOVO 80F0 5.66%

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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