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Should I remove Lightspeed Mobile Filter?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #45,247
United States Rank #27,956
Reach 0.0018%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.77 days
258.60 days >
Average installed length: 135.87 days


6.2.7 2.78%
6.2.0 5.56%
6.0.10 5.56%
6.0.9 5.56%
6.0.8 30.56%
6.0.4 2.78%
5.0.8 25.00%
5.0.7 2.78%
5.0.6 2.78%
5.0.4 5.56% 2.78% 2.78% 5.56%

Lightspeed Mobile Filter


Lightspeed Mobile Filter is a software program developed by Lightspeed Systems. The most common release is 6.0.8, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 primary executable is named LSMFSvc.exe. The setup package generally installs about 12 files and is usually about 727.41 KB (744,866 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 91% of users of Lightspeed Mobile Filter come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.lightspeedsystems.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Lightspeed Systems\Mobile Filter\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{CE925675-208D-4282-93BE-8A33D8B9430A}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 727.41 KB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Lightspeed Mobile Filter

Program executable:LSMFSvc.exe
Name:Mobile Filter
Lightspeed Mobile Filter Service
Path:C:\Program Files\Lightspeed Systems\Mobile Filter\LSMFSvc.exe
Additional files:
  • LSMFSvc.exe - Mobile Filter (Lightspeed Mobile Filter Service)
  • LSMFTdi.sys - TDI Filter Driver
  • lsg32f00.dll - LSGuide (lsgfilte Dynamic Link Library)
  • lsglsp32.dll - lsglsp Dynamic Link Library
  • LsGuide32.exe - lsguide Application
  • NvClient32.dll - NVClient Dynamic Link Library
  • support32.dll - Uninstal Dynamic Link Library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • LSMFSvc.exe runs as a service named 'Lightspeed Mobile Filter' (LSMFSvc) "Internet content filtering".
  • LsGuide32.exe runs as a service named 'Lightspeed Guide Service' (LsGuide).

How do I remove Lightspeed Mobile Filter?

You can uninstall Lightspeed Mobile Filter 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 Lightspeed Mobile Filter, 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 Lightspeed Mobile Filter.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win 7 3%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 69.44%
Windows 10 30.56%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 52.78%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise 11.11%
Windows 7 Enterprise 11.11%
Windows 8.1 Pro 8.33%
Windows 10 Education 5.56%
Windows 7 Home Premium 5.56%

Distribution by countryGeography

91.23% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 91.23%
  Australia 5.26%
  Canada 1.75%
  United Kingdom 1.75%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 40.63%
Dell 34.38%
Hewlett-Packard 12.50%
Acer 9.38%
Samsung 3.13%
Common models
Dell Latitude 3340 8.33%
LENOVO 33681F1 5.56%
LENOVO 68855TU 5.56%
Dell OptiPlex 780 5.56%
Dell Latitude E6430s 2.78%
OEGStone W240HU/W250HUQ ... 2.78%


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