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What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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LoJack Factory Installer

What is LoJack Factory Installer?  (from Absolute Software)

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LoJack Factory Installer is a software program developed by Absolute Software. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 primary executable is named LoJackFactoryManager.exe. The setup package generally installs about 3 files and is usually about 1.17 MB (1,225,145 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows Vista (SP2). While about 97% of users of LoJack Factory Installer come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and India.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.AbsoluteSoftwareCorporation.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\LFLInstall\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{AE0259D4-7A01-4E47-BBAF-2604D03DF07C}\setup.exe" -runfromtemp -l0x0409 -removeonly
Estimated size: 1.17 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by LoJack Factory Installer

Program executable:LoJackFactoryManager.exe
Name:LoJack Factory Manager
LoJack Factory Manager Module
Path:C:\Program Files\LFLInstall\LoJackFactoryManager.exe
  • InstMgrClnup.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • LoJackFactoryManager.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{97401FCE-3455-45E1-B7A9-6E79A5FC1294}' (runs on registration).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • LoJackFactoryManager.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'LoJackForLaptops' which loads as C:\Program Files\LFLInstall\LoJackFactoryManager.exe /d60 /dd1 /bd0.

How do I remove LoJack Factory Installer?

You can uninstall LoJack Factory Installer 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 LoJack Factory Installer, 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 LoJack Factory Installer.

Win 7 (SP1) 52%
Win XP 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.43%
Windows Vista 36.86%
Windows 10 5.43%
Windows XP 0.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 54.00%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 33.43%
Windows 10 Home 4.29%
Windows Vista Home Basic 2.86%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.43%
Windows 7 Professional 1.14%

Distribution by countryGeography

97.03% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 97.03%
  Canada 1.15%
  India 0.82%
  Brazil 0.16%
  CW 0.16%
  AF 0.16%
  Japan 0.16%
  Spain 0.16%
  United Kingdom 0.16%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 80.64%
ASUS 17.92%
Acer 0.58%
Samsung 0.29%
Toshiba 0.29%
Hewlett-Packard 0.29%
Common models
Dell Inspiron 1545 32.95%
ASUSTeK K50IJ 7.80%
Dell Studio 1555 5.78%
Dell Inspiron 1564 5.49%
Dell XPS M1530 4.34%
Dell Inspiron 1750 3.76%

About (from Absolute Software)

For individuals, Absolute provides peace-of-mind by physically recovering stolen computers and remotely deleting sensitive files from them.
Publisher URL: www.absolute.com


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