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Should I remove Lenovo Patch Utility 64 bit?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,387
United States Rank #1,271
Reach 0.4932%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.52 days
546.20 days >
Average installed length: 286.99 days


1.20.0001 1.28% 39.33% 42.52% 3.59% 13.29%

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Lenovo Patch Utility 64 bit

What is Lenovo Patch Utility 64 bit?

This program provides the utilities (sub packages) related for the special keys and buttons on your computer. The special keys and buttons are designed on the accessibility and usability. The utilities enable the full functionality for the special keys and buttons. This program provides a function to change various settings of the ThinkPad's internal display. This program is applicable only to several featurized ThinkPad products. The settings of "Color Temperature", "Color Space", "Dynamic Contrast" and "Over Drive" are available. This program provides two functions. The one helps your presentation to display a document on the projector. The another one magnifies the desktop screen. When the extended desktop is enabled, the former one works. Otherwise, the later one works.


The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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. 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 WireHelpSvc.exe. The setup package generally installs about 180 files and is usually about 109.32 MB (114,632,671 bytes). The installed file LogitechUpdate.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.lenovo.com
Help link: www.lenovo.com/think/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Common Files\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{0369F866-2CE0-4EB9-B426-88FA122C6E82}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 109.32 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Lenovo Patch Utility 64 bit

Program executable:WireHelpSvc.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Common Files\WireHelpSvc.exe
Additional files:
  • lpu_lib.dll - Lenovo Patch Utility (Add-in library for Lenovo Patch Utility)
  • Lpu.exe - LPU
  • Lpu.resources.dll
  • iFrmewrk.exe (by Intel(R)) - Intel(R) PROSet/Wireless (Intel(R) PROSet/Wireless Framework)
  • imFrmwrk.exe (by Intel(R)) - Intel(R) PROSet/Wireless Framework Launcher
  • RegSrvc.exe - Intel(R) PROSet/Wireless Registry Service
  • VSTOInstaller.exe (by Microsoft)
  • msinfo32.exe (by Microsoft) - System Information
  • OSPPSVC.EXE - Microsoft® Office (Microsoft Office Software Protection Platform Service)
  • DW20.EXE - Microsoft Application Error Reporting
  • DWTRIG20.EXE - Watson Subscriber for SENS Network Notifications
  • FlickLearningWizard.exe - Flicks Training
  • InputPersonalization.exe - Input Personalization Server (Microsoft® Windows® Operating System)
  • itFrmwrk.exe
  • mip.exe - Math Input Panel Accessory
  • MSOXMLED.EXE - Microsoft Office InfoPath (XML Editor)
  • ShapeCollector.exe - Personalize Handwriting Recognition UI
  • TabTip.exe - Tablet PC Input Panel Accessory
  • WLIDSVC.EXE - Microsoft® CoReXT (Microsoft® Windows Live ID Service)
  • WLIDSVCM.EXE - Microsoft® Windows Live ID Service Monitor
  • ConvertInkStore.exe - Microsoft Tablet PC Component
  • InkWatson.exe - Handwriting Recognition Error Reporting Wizard
  • install.exe
  • SEVINST64x86.EXE (by Symantec)
  • UnifyingUnInstaller.exe (by Logitech)
  • UnInstaller.exe (by Logitech)
  • DirectDB.dll - Microsoft Direct Database API
  • DJCUHost.exe
  • LMkRstPt.exe
  • msadce.dll - OLE DB Cursor Engine
  • msadcer.dll - OLE DB Cursor Engine Resources
  • msadco.dll - Remote Data Services Data Control
  • msadcor.dll - Remote Data Services Data Control Resources
  • msadds.dll - OLE DB Data Shape Provider
  • msaddsr.dll - OLE DB Data Shape Provider Resources
  • msader15.dll - ActiveX Data Objects Resources
  • msado15.dll - ActiveX Data Objects
  • msadomd.dll - ActiveX Data Objects (Multi-Dimensional)
  • msador15.dll - Microsoft ActiveX Data Objects Recordset
  • msadox.dll - ActiveX Data Objects Extensions
  • msadrh15.dll - ActiveX Data Objects Rowset Helper
  • msdaosp.dll - OLE DB Simple Provider
  • msdaprsr.dll - OLE DB Persistence Services Resources
  • msdaprst.dll - OLE DB Persistence Services
  • msdaps.dll - OLE DB Interface Proxies/Stubs
  • msdarem.dll - OLE DB Remote Provider
  • msdaremr.dll - OLE DB Remote Provider Resources
  • msdasql.dll - OLE DB Provider for ODBC Drivers
  • msdasqlr.dll - OLE DB Provider for ODBC Drivers Resources
  • msdatl3.dll - OLE DB Implementation Support Routines
  • msdfmap.dll - Data Factory Handler
  • MSetup.exe
  • msxactps.dll - OLE DB Transaction Proxies/Stubs
  • MUnInstaller.exe
  • NitroPDFDriverService2x64.exe (by Nitro PDF Software)
  • NitroPrinterInstallerx64.exe (by Nitro PDF Software)
  • oledb32.dll - OLE DB Core Services
  • oledb32r.dll - OLE DB Core Services Resources
  • Setup.exe
  • sqloledb.dll - OLE DB Provider for SQL Server

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • InputPersonalization.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Microsoft\Windows\TabletPC\InputPersonalization'.
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • InputPersonalization.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Microsoft\Windows\TabletPC\InputPersonalization.
4 Services
  • RegSrvc.exe runs as a service named 'RegSrvc'.
  • WLIDSVC.EXE runs as a service named 'wlidsvc'.
  • OSPPSVC.EXE runs as a service named 'osppsvc' (SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\osppsvc).
  • FNPLicensingService64.exe runs as a service named 'FLEXnet Licensing Service 64' (FLEXnet Licensing Service 64) "This service performs licensing functions on behalf of FLEXnet enabled products.".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • iFrmewrk.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'IntelWireless' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Intel\WirelessCommon\iFrmewrk.exe" /tf Intel Wireless Tray.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:7.84 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000316605%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00001899%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00001268%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:20,804
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:5.37 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes
105.02 KB average
Memory:2.72 MB
Total CPU:0.0001020171%
Kernel CPU:0.00008545%
User CPU:0.00001657%
CPU cycles/sec:15,519
I/O reads/min:20 Bytes
Memory:6.12 MB
Total CPU:0.0063819919%
Kernel CPU:0.00264496%
User CPU:0.00373703%

How do I remove Lenovo Patch Utility 64 bit?

You can uninstall Lenovo Patch Utility 64 bit 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 Patch Utility 64 bit, 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 Patch Utility 64 bit.

Win 7 (SP1) 69%
Win XP 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 69.20%
Windows 10 30.58%
Windows Vista 0.10%
Windows XP 0.10%
Windows Server 2003 0.01%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 51.66%
Windows 7 Home Premium 9.43%
Windows 10 Pro 7.96%
Windows 8.1 5.43%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.78%
Windows 7 Enterprise 4.47%

Distribution by countryGeography

53.40% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 53.40%
  Germany 5.35%
  Canada 3.91%
  United Kingdom 3.51%
  Italy 2.69%
  France 2.46%
  Australia 1.60%
  DK 1.58%
  Sweden 1.31%
  Netherlands 1.20%
  Norway 1.18%
  Israel 1.16%
  Czech Republic 1.07%
  Finland 1.06%

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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