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Should I remove RapidBoot?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #4,028
United States Rank #3,430
Reach 0.1340%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 63.54 days
415.29 days >
Average installed length: 218.20 days


1.20 15.45%
1.12 6.36%
1.11 38.92%
1.10 9.92%
1.01 0.98%
1.00 28.36%

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What is RapidBoot?  (from Lenovo)

RapidBoot for Windows cuts boot-up time to just seconds. Rapid Boot Extreme technology will enable users to “start their PC as fast as 10 seconds and open applications two times faster” than typical Windows 7 PCs. The new technology is part of Lenovo’s Enhanced Experience program for Windows 7 and was achieved through ...  Read more


RapidBoot is a program developed by Lenovo. The most used version is 1.11, 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 main program executable is regcat.exe. The software installer includes 6 files and is usually about 6.63 MB (6,953,472 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 55% of users of RapidBoot come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.lenovo.com
Installation folder: C:\ProgramData\Lenovo\RapidBoot\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{5E2652DF-743F-482B-A593-C95F431A5769}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 6.63 MB

Program filesFiles installed by RapidBoot

Program executable:regcat.exe
Additional files:
  • hyperw7svc64.exe - HyperW7 Service
  • phcore64.sys - RapidBoot Driver

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • hyperw7svc64.exe runs as a service named 'HyperW7 Service' (HyperW7Svc).

How do I remove RapidBoot?

You can uninstall RapidBoot 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 RapidBoot, 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 RapidBoot.

Win 7 (SP1) 90%
Win XP 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 90.62%
Windows 10 9.27%
Windows Vista 0.08%
Windows XP 0.04%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 66.51%
Windows 7 Home Premium 18.79%
Windows 10 Pro 7.40%
Windows 7 Enterprise 3.08%
Windows 7 Ultimate 1.67%
Windows 10 Home 1.52%

Distribution by countryGeography

54.53% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 54.53%
  Germany 6.53%
  Canada 3.81%
  United Kingdom 3.22%
  Taiwan 2.11%
  Australia 2.08%
  DK 1.82%
  France 1.55%
  Japan 1.52%
  Israel 1.41%
  India 1.32%
  Finland 1.05%
  Italy 1.03%
  Czech Republic 1.00%

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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