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Should I remove LenovoUtility?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,358
United States Rank #1,847
Reach 0.2681%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.30 days
244.90 days >
Average installed length: 128.68 days


VersionDistribution 67.22% 18.58% 4.54% 4.92% 1.15% 3.58%

Other programs by Lenovo



LenovoUtility 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. 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 installer includes 11 files and is usually about 1.32 MB (1,385,120 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 59% of users of LenovoUtility come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Lenovo.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Lenovo\LenovoUtility\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{6ADA7E88-8D16-4D0D-BC90-2B93AC5E56DA}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 1.32 MB

Program filesFiles installed by LenovoUtility

  • LenovoVhid.dll - Lenovo Virtual Hid Minidriver
  • CamDll.dll - Lenovo Settings (Lenovo® AVFramework Video Library)
  • LenovoSetSvr.exe
  • utility.exe - Lenovo Utility
  • KbdHook.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • LenovoSetSvr.exe runs as a service named 'LenovoSetSvr' (LenovoSetSvr).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • utility.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'LenovoUtility' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Lenovo\LenovoUtility\utility.exe".

How do I remove LenovoUtility?

You can uninstall LenovoUtility 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 LenovoUtility, 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 LenovoUtility.

Win 10 98%
Win 7 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 98.49%
Windows 7 1.51%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 79.82%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 11.47%
Windows 10 Pro 2.99%
Windows 8.1 2.52%
Windows 7 Professional 1.06%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 0.49%

Distribution by countryGeography

59.21% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 59.21%
  Italy 8.37%
  United Kingdom 6.44%
  Germany 3.00%
  Spain 3.00%
  Netherlands 2.57%
  France 2.53%
  Singapore 1.32%
  Norway 1.21%
  Poland 1.19%
  Australia 1.14%
  Brazil 0.97%
  Canada 0.97%
  Sweden 0.85%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 99.89%
Acer 0.04%
Toshiba 0.02%
Samsung 0.02%
Hewlett-Packard 0.02%
Common models
LENOVO 80QQ 6.56%
LENOVO 80E5 5.72%
LENOVO 80NV 4.06%
LENOVO 80MJ 3.32%
LENOVO 80L0 3.10%
LENOVO 80UD 2.87%

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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