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Should I remove Lenovo Quick Start?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
47% remove it53% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #23,098
United States Rank #31,640
Reach 0.0082%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 76.34 days
504.36 days >
Average installed length: 265.00 days


VersionDistribution 7.41% 0.62% 30.86% 8.64% 1.23% 3.09% 25.93% 1.23% 3.09% 6.17% 0.62% 1.23% 1.85% 0.62% 1.85% 1.23% 2.47% 1.85%

Lenovo Quick Start


Lenovo Quick Start is a software program developed by DeviceVM. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 programs's main executable is DVMExportService.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 816 KB of memory. The setup package generally installs about 2 files and is usually about 669.16 KB (685,224 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows XP. While about 23% of users of Lenovo Quick Start come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Israel.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: DeviceVM, Inc.
URL: www.devicevm.com
Installation folder: C:\QSTART.SYS\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{357B11ED-5417-4CF3-8EB2-386299BC30E0}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 669.16 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Lenovo Quick Start

Program executable:DVMExportService.exe
Name:DVMExpor Application
Additional files:
  • SplashtopDll.dll - Installer Common Modules (Installer Common Library)
  • DVMExportService.exe - DVMExpor Application

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • DVMExportService.exe runs as a service named 'DVM Meta Data Export Service' (MDES).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:816 KB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000738810%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00005687%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00001701%
0.015104% average

How do I remove Lenovo Quick Start?

You can uninstall Lenovo Quick Start 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 Quick Start, 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 Quick Start.

Win 7 (SP1) 64%
Win 10 3%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 47%
Keep it 53%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 73.46%
Windows XP 23.46%
Windows 10 3.09%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Starter 47.50%
Microsoft Windows XP 23.13%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.63%
Windows 10 Home 2.50%
Windows 7 Professional 1.88%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.88%

Distribution by countryGeography

22.73% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 22.73%
  Germany 18.75%
  Israel 3.98%
  Philippines 3.98%
  Czech Republic 3.98%
  Mexico 2.84%
  Hong Kong 2.84%
  Singapore 2.84%
  Austria 2.27%
  Poland 2.27%
  Australia 1.70%
  Russia 1.70%
  Argentina 1.70%
  Indonesia 1.70%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 87.58%
Sahara 11.80%
Acer 0.62%
Common models
LENOVO S10-3 31.54%
LENOVO 2957 16.11%
LENOVO 20021,2959 14.77%
LENOVO 20040M18 7.38%
LENOVO 20027 6.04%

About DeviceVM

Splashtop's (used to be known as DeviceVM) first product, named Splashtop OS, is an ‘instant-on’ Linux-based computing platform designed for fast, efficient computing.
Publisher URL: www.splashtop.com


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