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Should I remove Lenovo Peer Connect SDK?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
10% remove it90% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,576
United States Rank #2,687
Reach 0.1544%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 12.94 days
381.84 days >
Average installed length: 200.63 days


VersionDistribution 78.94% 5.81% 7.26% 7.98%

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Lenovo Peer Connect SDK


Lenovo Peer Connect SDK is a software program developed by Lenovo. 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. The setup package generally installs about 15 files and is usually about 8.4 MB (8,808,570 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 64% of users of Lenovo Peer Connect SDK come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Lenovo\Lenovo Peer Connect\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Lenovo\Lenovo Peer Connect\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 8.4 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Lenovo Peer Connect SDK

  • LenovoDiscoverySvc.exe - Lenovo Peer Connect Service
  • ConnectSDK.dll - Lenovo Peer Connect
  • SDKCommon.dll
  • NalService.exe - NAL (NAL Service)
  • NfcLib.dll - NFC Assistant Library
  • NFPdriverInterface.dll - NAL Driver Interface Library
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • LenovoDiscoverySvc.exe runs as a service named 'lnvDiscoveryWinSvc' (lnvDiscoveryWinSvc).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • NalService.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'LenovoNal' which loads as C:\Program Files\Lenovo\Lenovo Peer Connect\NalService.exe.

How do I remove Lenovo Peer Connect SDK?

You can uninstall Lenovo Peer Connect SDK 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 Peer Connect SDK, 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 Peer Connect SDK.

Win 10 62%
Win 7 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 62.27%
Windows 7 37.73%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 35.97%
Windows 8.1 Pro 17.29%
Windows 8.1 16.70%
Windows 10 Pro 16.30%
Windows 10 Home 7.54%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 1.28%

Distribution by countryGeography

63.91% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 63.91%
  Canada 3.56%
  Germany 3.41%
  United Kingdom 2.53%
  Netherlands 1.79%
  Australia 1.69%
  France 1.59%
  DK 1.28%
  Norway 1.25%
  Italy 1.15%
  Sweden 1.05%
  Czech Republic 0.98%
  India 0.96%
  South Africa 0.86%

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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