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8% remove it92% keep it
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VersionDistribution 12.24% 2.04% 32.65% 16.33% 16.33% 18.37% 2.04%

Lenovo Security Solution FP


Lenovo Security Solution FP is a software program developed by UPEK. 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 primary executable is named ctlcntrv.exe. The setup package generally installs about 47 files and is usually about 112.97 KB (115,680 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 42% of users of Lenovo Security Solution FP come from the United States, it is also popular in BO and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

Help link: www.upek.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Lenovo\LenovoSecuritySolution FP\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{CB974C3D-D101-4411-8F54-DCDC58DED815}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 112.97 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Lenovo Security Solution FP

Program executable:ctlcntrv.exe
Name:Protector Suite 2009.3
Fingerprint Software Application
Path:C:\Program Files\lenovo\lenovosecuritysolution fp\ctlcntrv.exe
Additional files:
  • psver.dll - Lenovo Security Solution FP (Protector Suite QL)
  • aalaunch.dll - Protector Suite 2009.3 (Application Launcher module for Fingerprint Software Application)
  • aewallet.dll - EWallet module for Fingerprint Software Application
  • applaun.dll - Application launcher applet
  • apwdbank.dll - PasswordBank module for Fingerprint Software Application
  • asafe.dll - File and Personal Safe module for Fingerprint Software Application
  • aspwdgen.dll - Strong Password Generator module for Fingerprint Software Application
  • bio.dll - Biometrics support
  • devlck.dll - Device lock implementation
  • ewapplet.dll - EWallet Tray Applet
  • farchns.dll - PSQL file safe
  • fdhome.dll - MySafe FileDisk Library
  • fsdelev.dll - Fingerprint Software Deelevator for Windows Vista
  • fselev.exe - Fingerprint Software Elevator for Windows Vista
  • homefus2.dll - PS QL Logon Kernel
  • homepass.dll - LocalPassport
  • infql2.dll - Infrastructure utility library
  • IntroWnd.exe - Fingerprint Software Application
  • launcher.exe - Fingerprint Launcher
  • mplaylib.dll
  • ms2fs.dll - PS QL MS2FS Converter
  • ms2fs.exe - PS QL MS2FS Launcher
  • pbclr.dll - Password Bank WPF helper
  • PbDnSup.dll - Password Bank Dot Net Helper
  • pbregv.exe - Password Bank Registration Wizard
  • pgloader.exe - Page Loader Program for Fingerprint Software Application
  • provider.dll - Windows Vista Credential Provider
  • psqlpwd.dll - Logon stub
  • psqltray.dll - Protector Suite QL Tray Application
  • psqltray.exe - Fingerprint Tray Application
  • pwdbank.dll - Password Bank
  • qlbase.dll - Common PSQL utility library
  • qlclr.dll - QL Infra Sharp
  • qlclrsrv.dll - Ql Infra Sharp on server
  • spgappl.dll - SPG Tray Applet
  • startmui.exe - PS QL Help Launcher
  • upeksrvc.exe - Upek service
  • upeksvr.exe - Fingerprint Server Process for Vista
  • upektut.exe
  • upekTutImages.dll - Images library module for Fingerprint Software Application
  • vtapipql.dll - VTAPI+ Interface
  • vti.dll - PS QL API interface
  • bpwb.dll - Protector Suite 2009 (WinBio Bio Provider)
  • Interop.WMPLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'WMPLib'.
  • AxInterop.WMPLib.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • upeksrvc.exe runs as a service named 'Upek Service' (UpekSrvc) "Provides access to system for fingerprint software".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • launcher.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'PSQLLauncher' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Lenovo\LenovoSecuritySolution FP\launcher.exe" /startup.

How do I remove Lenovo Security Solution FP?

You can uninstall Lenovo Security Solution FP 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 Security Solution FP, 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 Security Solution FP.

Win 7 (SP1) 80%
Win 10 2%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 87.76%
Windows XP 10.20%
Windows 10 2.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 56.25%
Windows 7 Professional 20.83%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.42%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.42%
Windows 10 Pro 2.08%

Distribution by countryGeography

42.37% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 42.37%
  BO 6.78%
  Germany 6.78%
  Singapore 3.39%
  India 3.39%
  DK 3.39%
  Czech Republic 3.39%
  China 3.39%
  Malaysia 3.39%
  TZ 1.69%
  Vietnam 1.69%
  Brazil 1.69%
  Thailand 1.69%
  Switzerland 1.69%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 85.11%
Dell 8.51%
Samsung 2.13%
Toshiba 2.13%
Acer 2.13%
Common models
LENOVO 20034,3749 31.25%
LENOVO 20056 14.58%
LENOVO 0877 12.50%
Dell Latitude D630 4.17%
LENOVO 0885 4.17%


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