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Should I remove Lenovo Recommends?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,899
United States Rank #6,413
Reach 0.0515%


VersionDistribution 100.00%

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Lenovo Recommends


Lenovo Recommends is a software program developed by Lenovo. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The setup package generally installs about 10 files and is usually about 27.81 MB (29,155,923 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 8.1. While about 57% of users of Lenovo Recommends come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Lenovo.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Lenovo\Lenovo Recommends
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{267C8BA0-876B-4589-9F14-EFB84ABCEA7F}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -removeonly
Estimated size: 27.81 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Lenovo Recommends

  • Lenovo Recommends.exe - Lenovo Recommends
  • YogaMode.dll - Yoga Mode (Lenovo Yoga Mode)
  • microsoft.windows.softwarelogo.shared.dll - Windows App Certification Kit (Shared Component)
  • Lenovo.LenovoRecommends.ShortCut.exe - Lenovo.YogaPicks.ShortCut
  • Util.dll - Util
  • Lenovo.LenovoRecommends.NotifyArea.dll (by Microsoft) - NotifyArea
  • mfc110u.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2012 (MFCDLL Shared Library - Retail Version)
  • Microsoft.WindowsAPICodePack.dll - Microsoft Windows API Code Pack for .NET Framework (Microsoft.WindowsAPICodePack)
  • Microsoft.WindowsAPICodePack.Shell.dll - Microsoft.WindowsAPICodePack.Shell
  • msvcr110.dll - Microsoft® C Runtime Library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Lenovo Recommends.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Lenovo Recommends' which loads as C:\Program Files\Lenovo\Lenovo Recommends\Lenovo Recommends.exe -s.

How do I remove Lenovo Recommends?

You can uninstall Lenovo Recommends 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 Recommends, 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 Recommends.

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 100.00%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 79.80%
Windows 10 Home 10.15%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 8.57%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 1.08%
Windows 8.1 Pro 0.20%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Medi... 0.10%

Distribution by countryGeography

57.08% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 57.08%
  United Kingdom 9.00%
  Canada 4.85%
  Germany 3.62%
  Italy 3.23%
  France 2.00%
  India 1.92%
  Netherlands 1.85%
  DK 1.31%
  Malaysia 1.15%
  Spain 1.00%
  Czech Republic 0.92%
  Philippines 0.85%
  Israel 0.85%

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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