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Should I remove Lenovo Slim USB Keyboard?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,671
United States Rank #8,425
Reach 0.0537%


1.22 1.13%
1.21 0.09%
1.19 4.44%
1.18 1.23%
1.17 5.38%
1.16 0.38%
1.11 22.57%
1.10 41.45%
1.09 16.53%
1.05 6.80%

Other programs by Lenovo

Lenovo Slim USB Keyboard

What is Lenovo Slim USB Keyboard?

This package installs the Lenovo Slim USB Keyboard driver (only remove this package if you no longer have the keyboard connected to your PC).


Lenovo Slim USB Keyboard is a software program developed by Lenovo. The most common release is 1.10, 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 programs's main executable is skdh8821.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 1.93 MB of memory. The setup package generally installs about 11 files and is usually about 1.08 MB (1,133,568 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 39% of users of Lenovo Slim USB Keyboard come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.lenovo.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Lenovo\Lenovo Slim USB Keyboard\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{494D80C4-3557-4D73-A153-65FE4B3ECDC3}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 1.08 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Lenovo Slim USB Keyboard

Program executable:skdh8821.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Lenovo\Lenovo Slim USB Keyboard\skdh8821.exe
Additional files:
  • Skd8821.exe (by LITE-ON TECHNOLOGY CORP) - Lenovo Slim USB Keyboard
  • SkHidKbd.dll (by LITE-ON TECHNOLOGY CORP) - SkHidKbd
  • skhooks.dll (by LITE-ON) - Win32 Hooks DLL
  • skosd.dll - OSD Functions DLL
  • Sks8821.exe
  • SKUtil.DLL - General Utility Functions DLL

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • Sks8821.exe runs as a service named 'Skdaemon Service' (Sks8821).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • Skd8821.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Skd8821' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Lenovo\Lenovo Slim USB Keyboard\SKD8821.exe".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.93 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000393836%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00003414%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00000524%
0.015104% average
Memory:7.36 MB
Total CPU:0.0001396541%
Kernel CPU:0.00009231%
User CPU:0.00004734%
Memory:1.18 MB

How do I remove Lenovo Slim USB Keyboard?

You can uninstall Lenovo Slim USB Keyboard 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 Slim USB Keyboard, 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 Slim USB Keyboard.

Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win XP 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 55.71%
Windows 10 43.44%
Windows XP 0.85%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 52.61%
Windows 10 Pro 14.81%
Windows 10 Home 8.74%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.17%
Windows 8.1 Connected 4.18%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 2.66%

Distribution by countryGeography

38.59% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 38.59%
  United Kingdom 10.76%
  Italy 7.77%
  France 5.91%
  Brazil 4.45%
  Netherlands 3.64%
  DK 3.07%
  Australia 1.78%
  Sweden 1.54%
  Belgium 1.46%
  Spain 1.46%
  Germany 1.38%
  Canada 1.38%
  Finland 1.29%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 98.41%
Dell 1.59%
Common models
LENOVO 90BX0018UK 3.92%
LENOVO 90F10000US 3.92%
LENOVO 1577G3G 3.39%
LENOVO 10AS002JUS 3.21%
LENOVO 90F10030US 2.67%
LENOVO 90A3A9P 2.50%

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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