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Should I remove Lenovo Smart Fingerprint?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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How common is it?
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United States Rank #34,583
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VersionDistribution 6.67% 23.33% 1.67% 38.33% 13.33% 13.33% 3.33%

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Lenovo Smart Fingerprint


Lenovo Smart Fingerprint is a program developed by Lenovo. 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. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The main program executable is lenovo smart fingerprint.exe. The software installer includes 18 files and is usually about 17.17 MB (18,002,163 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 43% of users of Lenovo Smart Fingerprint come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.lenovo.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Lenovo\Lenovo Smart Fingerprint\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Lenovo\Lenovo Smart Fingerprint\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 17.17 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Lenovo Smart Fingerprint

Program executable:lenovo smart fingerprint.exe
Name:Lenovo Smart Fingerprint
Path:C:\Program Files\lenovo\lenovo smart fingerprint\lenovo smart fingerprint.exe
Additional files:
  • AutoupdateLib.dll - AutoupdateLib (Autoupdate module)
  • Toast.dll - File to show Win8 like toast on Win7 system
  • TaskStart.exe - TaskPlanning
  • FingerLibrary.dll - FingerLibrary
  • GifImageLib.dll (by GE) - GifImageLib
  • AppLibrary.dll - AppLibrary
  • Definition.dll - Definition
  • fplmonitor.exe
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • fplmonitor.exe is scheduled as a task named 'fplmonitorConnect' (runs on session change).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • fplmonitor.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named fplmonitor.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • fplmonitor.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Lenovo Smart Fingerprint' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Lenovo\Lenovo Smart Fingerprint\fplmonitor.exe".

How do I remove Lenovo Smart Fingerprint?

You can uninstall Lenovo Smart Fingerprint 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 Smart Fingerprint, 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 Smart Fingerprint.

Win 10 77%
Win 7 (SP1) 23%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 76.67%
Windows 7 23.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 28.33%
Windows 10 Pro 28.33%
Windows 7 Professional 20.00%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 18.33%
Windows 7 Enterprise 1.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

43.24% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 43.24%
  Germany 10.81%
  Netherlands 6.76%
  Norway 5.41%
  Sweden 5.41%
  Czech Republic 4.05%
  Poland 4.05%
  South Africa 4.05%
  Spain 2.70%
  India 2.70%
  Singapore 2.70%
  Switzerland 1.35%
  Colombia 1.35%
  DK 1.35%

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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