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Should I remove Lenovo QuickControl?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
22% remove it78% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,860
United States Rank #2,249
Reach 0.2082%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 13.81 days
407.37 days >
Average installed length: 214.04 days


2.40 33.98%
2.31 8.16%
2.30 3.10%
2.20 17.01%
2.10 9.94%
2.00 5.70%
1.50 1.63%
1.20 0.58%
1.10 19.74%
1.01 0.07%
1.00 0.07%

Typically installed together

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Lenovo QuickControl


Lenovo QuickControl is a program developed by Lenovo. The most used version is 2.40, 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 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 main program executable is QuickControlService.exe. The software installer includes 54 files and is usually about 4.25 MB (4,453,690 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 61% of users of Lenovo QuickControl come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.lenovo.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Lenovo\QuickControl\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{4855C42F-5197-4AAD-A50D-5066D2CC4647}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 4.25 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Lenovo QuickControl

Program executable:QuickControlService.exe
Name:Lenovo QuickControl
Lenovo QuickControl Service
Path:C:\Program Files\Lenovo\QuickControl\QuickControlService.exe
Additional files:
  • LPUHelper.dll - LPUHelper Dynamic Link Library
  • ConnectSDK.dll - Lenovo Peer Connect
  • ConnectSDKInterface.dll - Lenovo QuickControl
  • QuickControl.exe - Lenovo QuickControl Resident
  • QuickControlCs.dll
  • QuickControlInput.exe - Lenovo QuickControl InputHelper
  • QuickControlMasterSvc.exe - Lenovo QuickControl Master Service
  • QuickControlMetrics.dll - QuickControl Metrics Library
  • QuickControlService.exe - Lenovo QuickControl Service
  • QuickControlServiceHelper.exe - Lenovo QuickControl Service Helper
  • SDKCommon.dll
  • NfcLib.dll - NAL (NFC Assistant Library)
  • NFPdriverInterface.dll - NAL Driver Interface Library
  • setup.exe - Lenovo Peer Connect SDK
  • QuickControlAdminExecuter.exe - Lenovo QuickControl ServiceController
  • ToastKicker.exe - Lenovo QuickControl ToastKicker
  • QuickControlNativeLib.dll - Lenovo QuickControl NativeLib (QuickControlNativeLib)
  • QuickControlToast.dll - Lenovo QuickControlToast (QuickControlToast)
  • QuickControlToastWin7.dll - QuickControlToastWin7
  • QuickControlUI.exe
  • zxing.dll (by ZXing.Net Development) - ZXing.Net (zxing.net for .net 4.0)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • ConnectSDK.dll is scheduled as a task named 'TVSUUpdateTask' (runs monthly on Sundays at 18:52).
3 Services
  • ConnectSDK.dll runs as a service named 'Lenovo QuickControl Master Service' (QuickControlMasterSvc) "Lenovo QuickControl Master Service".
  • QuickControlService.exe runs as a service named 'Lenovo QuickControl Service' (QuickControlService) "Lenovo QuickControl Service".
  • QuickControlMasterSvc.exe runs as a service named 'Lenovo QuickControl Master Service' (QuickControlMasterSvc) "Lenovo QuickControl Master Service".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • ConnectSDK.dll is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Lenovo Registration' which loads as C:\Program Files\Lenovo Registration\LenovoReg.exe /boot.

How do I remove Lenovo QuickControl?

You can uninstall Lenovo QuickControl 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 QuickControl, 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 QuickControl.

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 22%
Keep it 78%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 63.17%
Windows 7 36.81%
Windows XP 0.02%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 35.18%
Windows 8.1 Pro 17.65%
Windows 8.1 17.41%
Windows 10 Pro 15.31%
Windows 10 Home 7.37%
Windows 8 Pro 1.39%

Distribution by countryGeography

60.85% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 60.85%
  Germany 3.72%
  Canada 3.61%
  United Kingdom 2.64%
  Netherlands 2.03%
  Italy 1.97%
  France 1.71%
  Australia 1.60%
  DK 1.53%
  Sweden 1.23%
  Norway 1.21%
  Spain 1.06%
  Czech Republic 0.99%
  Finland 0.87%

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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