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Should I remove Lenovo Screensaver?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #9,566
United States Rank #6,601
Reach 0.0387%


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Lenovo Screensaver


Lenovo Screensaver is a program developed by Lenovo. It is bundled and preinstalled with various Lenovo computers. The most used version is, 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. The main program executable is SetDefaultSCR.exe. The software installer includes 1 files and is usually about 135.25 MB (141,818,368 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 67% of users of Lenovo Screensaver come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Germany.

This program is pre-installed on the PC

Such software is installed by the manufacture when delivering the PC to the end user. Some pre-installed programs are considered bloatware as they are simply limited function trials, while others are required for proper PC operation.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.lenovo.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Lenovo\Lenovo Screensaver
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{803E6DED-5050-4E3D-B26A-5915397362CD}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -removeonly
Estimated size: 135.25 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by Lenovo Screensaver

Program executable:SetDefaultSCR.exe
Name:Lenovo Screen Saver
Path:C:\Program Files\Lenovo\Lenovo Screensaver\SetDefaultSCR.exe
  • SetDefaultSCR.exe - Lenovo Screen Saver (SetDefaultSCR)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

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

How do I remove Lenovo Screensaver?

You can uninstall Lenovo Screensaver 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 Screensaver, 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 Screensaver.

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 86.50%
Windows 10 11.53%
Windows Vista 1.70%
Windows XP 0.26%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 80.13%
Windows 10 Home 8.29%
Windows 7 Home Basic 3.68%
Windows 7 Professional 1.71%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 1.45%
Windows 8.1 Pro 1.32%

Distribution by countryGeography

66.51% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 66.51%
  United Kingdom 13.26%
  Germany 4.33%
  Canada 3.39%
  India 1.98%
  Singapore 1.60%
  Hong Kong 1.41%
  Czech Republic 1.03%
  Austria 0.47%
  Indonesia 0.47%
  Ireland 0.38%
  Italy 0.38%
  Saudi Arabia 0.38%
  Malaysia 0.38%

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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