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Should I remove Lenovo Settings Mobile Hotspot?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
19% remove it81% keep it
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Global Rank #34,662
United States Rank #37,542
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VersionDistribution 14.49% 1.45% 4.35% 49.28% 8.70% 15.94% 5.80%

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Lenovo Settings Mobile Hotspot


Lenovo Settings Mobile Hotspot is a software program developed by Lenovo. 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 setup package generally installs about 12 files and is usually about 9.39 MB (9,846,765 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 10. While about 36% of users of Lenovo Settings Mobile Hotspot come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Brazil.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Lenovo\Lenovo Mobile Hotspot\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Lenovo\Lenovo Mobile Hotspot\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 9.39 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Lenovo Settings Mobile Hotspot

  • MHHelperDLL.dll - Lenovo MHHelper Component
  • LnvHotSpotSvc.exe - Lenovo HotSpot Service
  • LnvMHUtil.dll - Lenovo WLan Component (Lenovo MH Utility Component)
  • LnvWLan.dll
  • mobilehotspotclient.exe - Lenovo Mobile Hotspot (Mobile Hotspot Client Application)
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • LnvHotSpotSvc.exe runs as a service named 'Lenovo Settings Mobile Hotspot Service' (LnvHotSpotSvc).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • MobileHotspotclient.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'LnvMobHotspotClient' which loads as C:\Program Files\Lenovo\Lenovo Mobile Hotspot\MobileHotspotclient.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:26.53 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000493313%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00003015%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00001918%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:22,582
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:56 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:15 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Lenovo Settings Mobile Hotspot?

You can uninstall Lenovo Settings Mobile Hotspot 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 Settings Mobile Hotspot, 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 Settings Mobile Hotspot.

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 19%
Keep it 81%

Distribution by countryGeography

36.49% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 36.49%
  Germany 8.11%
  Brazil 5.41%
  Czech Republic 5.41%
  South Africa 4.05%
  Canada 4.05%
  Belgium 2.70%
  France 2.70%
  Finland 2.70%
  Russia 2.70%
  Estonia 2.70%
  Poland 2.70%
  Italy 2.70%
  United Kingdom 2.70%

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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