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Should I remove Lenovo Settings - Location Awareness?

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5% remove it95% keep it
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Global Rank #38,566
United States Rank #37,347
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1.25 16.98%
1.23 1.89% 1.89% 9.43% 1.89% 3.77% 3.77% 20.75% 1.89% 1.89% 35.85%

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Lenovo Settings - Location Awareness


Lenovo Settings - Location Awareness is a program developed by Lenovo. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 software installer includes 20 files and is usually about 7.61 MB (7,980,032 bytes). A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows 10. While about 46% of users of Lenovo Settings - Location Awareness come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.lenovo.com
Help link: www.lenovo.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\lenovo\locationaware\da-dk
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{B78F9876-7CE3-49CF-8088-00A5C33E4255}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 7.61 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Lenovo Settings - Location Awareness

  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • IEShims.dll (by Microsoft) - Windows® Internet Explorer (Internet Explorer Compatibility Shims)
  • LaNative.dll - Lenovo Settings Location Awareness (LaNative)
  • LAUMDFHelperDLL.dll - Lenovo Settings (Location Aware UMDF Partner DLL)
  • LaXml.dll - LaXml
  • LocationAwarenessLib.dll - LocationAwarenessLib
  • loctaskmgr.exe - Location Task Manager
  • lpdagent.exe - Location Task Manager LPD Access Agent
  • msvcp110.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2012 (Microsoft® C Runtime Library)
  • msvcr110.dll
  • RegAsm.exe - Microsoft® .NET Framework (Microsoft .NET Assembly Registration Utility)
  • LALPDManger.dll - LALPDManger

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • loctaskmgr.exe runs as a service named 'LocationTaskManager' (LocationTaskManager).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:19.25 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000465473%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00003356%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00001299%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:123,984
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:55 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:26 Bytes
105.02 KB average
Memory:12.14 MB
Total CPU:0.0000280353%
Kernel CPU:0.00000956%
User CPU:0.00001847%

How do I remove Lenovo Settings - Location Awareness?

Quickly and completely remove Lenovo Settings - Location Awareness from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Lenovo Settings - Location Awareness 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Lenovo Settings - Location Awareness, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Settings - Location Awareness.

Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.76% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 45.76%
  Germany 8.47%
  Canada 6.78%
  Italy 6.78%
  Brazil 3.39%
  France 3.39%
  Finland 3.39%
  DK 3.39%
  United Kingdom 3.39%
  South Africa 1.69%
  Russia 1.69%
  Sweden 1.69%
  India 1.69%
  Japan 1.69%

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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