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Should I remove Lenovo System Interface Foundation Inf Install?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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United States Rank #31,197
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VersionDistribution 100.00%

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Lenovo System Interface Foundation Inf Install


Lenovo System Interface Foundation Inf Install is a program developed by Lenovo. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 software installer includes 23 files and is usually about 2.2 MB (2,303,895 bytes). A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows 10. While about 71% of users of Lenovo System Interface Foundation Inf Install come from the United States, it is also popular in Czech Republic and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.lenovo.com
Help link: www.lenovo.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Lenovo\ImController
Uninstaller: RunDll32.exe setupapi.dll,InstallHinfSection DefaultUnInstall 132 imdriver.inf
Estimated size: 2.2 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Lenovo System Interface Foundation Inf Install

  • Lenovo.Modern.CoreTypes.dll - Lenovo.Modern.CoreTypes
  • Lenovo.Modern.ImController.ContractBroker.dll - Lenovo.Modern.ImController.ContractBroker
  • Lenovo.Modern.ImController.EventManager.dll - Lenovo.Modern.ImController.EventManager
  • Lenovo.Modern.ImController.exe - Lenovo.Modern.ImController
  • Lenovo.Modern.ImController.ImClient.dll - Lenovo.Modern.ImController.ImClient
  • Lenovo.Modern.ImController.PluginHost.AppDomain.dll - Lenovo.Modern.ImController.PluginHost.AppDomain
  • Lenovo.Modern.ImController.PluginHost.UnmanagedPluginShim.dll - Lenovo.Modern.ImController.PluginHost.UnmanagedPluginShim
  • Lenovo.Modern.ImController.PluginManager.dll - Lenovo.Modern.ImController.PluginManager
  • Lenovo.Modern.ImController.Shared.dll - Lenovo.Modern.ImController.Shared
  • Lenovo.Modern.ImController.UpdateManager.dll - Lenovo.Modern.ImController.PackageManager
  • Lenovo.Modern.Utilities.dll - Lenovo.Modern.Utilities
  • Lenovo.Modern.Utilities.SystemUtilities.dll - Lenovo.Modern.Utilities.SystemUtilities
  • Lenovo.ImController.EventLogging.dll - Lenovo.ImController.EventLogging
  • Lenovo.Modern.ImController.PluginHost.CompanionApp.exe - Lenovo.Modern.ImController.PluginHost
  • Lenovo.Modern.ImController.PluginHost.Device.exe
  • Lenovo.Modern.ImController.PluginHost.exe
  • Lenovo.Modern.ImController.PluginHost.SettingsApp.exe
  • Microsoft.Win32.TaskScheduler.dll (by CodePlex Community) - TaskService (Task Scheduler Wrapper)
  • Microsoft.Deployment.Compression.Cab.dll (by Microsoft) - Windows Installer XML
  • Microsoft.Deployment.Compression.dll (by Microsoft)
  • Lenovo.Modern.ImController.PluginHost.E046963F.LenovoCompanion_k1h2ywk1493x8.exe
  • System.Net.Http.dll - Microsoft® .NET Framework (.NET Framework)
  • Lenovo.Modern.ImController.ImClient.XmlSerializers.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • Lenovo.Modern.ImController.exe is scheduled as a task named 'f076a5bd-1fcf-4deb-b740-77d530875593' (runs daily at 15:59).
  • Lenovo.Modern.ImController.exe runs as a service named 'System Interface Foundation Service' (ImControllerService) "The Lenovo System Interface Foundation Service provides interfaces for key features such as: system power management, system optimization, driver and application updates, and system settings to Lenovo applications including Lenovo Companion, Lenovo Settings and Lenovo ID. If you disable this service, Lenovo applications will not work properly.".

How do I remove Lenovo System Interface Foundation Inf Install?

You can uninstall Lenovo System Interface Foundation Inf Install 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 System Interface Foundation (Inf Install), 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 System Interface Foundation Inf Install.

Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Distribution by countryGeography

70.69% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 70.69%
  Czech Republic 5.17%
  United Kingdom 5.17%
  Germany 3.45%
  Italy 3.45%
  Poland 3.45%
  Australia 1.72%
  France 1.72%
  Greece 1.72%
  Philippines 1.72%
  Sweden 1.72%

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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