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Should I remove Lenovo Updates?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #1,269
United States Rank #1,243
Reach 0.5435%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.54 days
251.98 days >
Average installed length: 132.39 days


VersionDistribution 18.56% 0.03% 27.69% 18.65% 35.07%

Other programs by Lenovo

Lenovo Updates


Lenovo Updates 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 is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The software installer includes 8 files and is usually about 8.87 MB (9,301,725 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 50% of users of Lenovo Updates 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 Updates\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{A2E1E9F0-0B68-4166-8C7F-85B563B84DF4}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 8.87 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Lenovo Updates

  • LU.exe - Lenovo Updates
  • LUService.exe - Lenovo Updates Service

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • LUService.exe runs as a service named 'LUService' (LUService) "Lenovo Updates Service".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • LUService.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Lenovo\Lenovo Updates\LUService.exe'.

How do I remove Lenovo Updates?

You can uninstall Lenovo Updates 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 Updates, 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 Updates.

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

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 98.41%
Windows 7 1.59%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 45.96%
Windows 10 Home 22.72%
Windows 8.1 Connected 17.14%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 5.11%
Windows 8.1 Connected Sin... 3.48%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 2.64%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.25% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.25%
  United Kingdom 7.23%
  Italy 6.08%
  Germany 3.58%
  France 3.36%
  Canada 2.47%
  Sweden 1.89%
  Spain 1.79%
  DK 1.79%
  Poland 1.78%
  Netherlands 1.50%
  India 1.44%
  Australia 1.39%
  Mexico 1.31%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 99.99%
Acer 0.01%
Common models
LENOVO 80E3 21.65%
LENOVO 20378 16.06%
LENOVO 80G0 13.16%
LENOVO 80ES 5.01%
LENOVO 20405 4.18%
LENOVO 20349 4.14%

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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