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What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,966
United States Rank #2,690
Reach 0.2297%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 26.57 days
783.73 days >
Average installed length: 411.79 days


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Rescue and Recovery

What is Rescue and Recovery?

If your hard drive needs replacement or reimaging for any reason, Rescue and Recovery can only help you restore your system if you have made regular backups to an external device and/or multiple DVDs.

About  (from Lenovo)

A one-button solution that includes a set of self recovery tools to help users diagnose issues and recover from a software failure or hardware crash. It can also assist with restoring individual corrupted or deleted file(s). Rescue and Recovery is designed for the Windows 7 operating system. The previous versions of t...  Read more


The most common release is 4.30.0025.00, 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 ARPPRODUCTICONLENOVO.exe. The setup package generally installs about 145 files and is usually about 785.78 KB (804,638 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: support.lenovo.com/en_US/detail.page?LegacyDocID=migr-4q2qak
Help link: www.lenovo.com/think/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Lenovo\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{7726CF62-7B45-4E6D-9266-615346816BCA}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 785.78 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Rescue and Recovery

Program executable:ARPPRODUCTICONLENOVO.exe
Additional files:
  • rrbackupinfo.ocx - RRBackupInfo ActiveX Control Module
  • rrlist.ocx - RRList ActiveX Control Module
  • rrname.ocx - RRName ActiveX Control Module
  • rrtree.ocx - RRTree ActiveX Control Module
  • rrpie.ocx - RRPie ActiveX Control Module
  • pe_masterpw_app.exe - pe_masterpw_app Application (pe_masterpw_app MFC Application)
  • br_check.exe - br_check Application
  • choosecd.exe - ChooseCD Application (ChooseCD MFC Application)
  • overinstall.exe - overinst Application
  • getinfo.exe - getinfo Application
  • rnr_banner.dll - Rescue and Recovery (Rescue and Recovery User Interface)
  • rnr_gui.exe
  • rnr_lenovo_res.dll
  • rnr_think_res.dll
  • burncd.exe - burnCd Application
  • rnr_simple.exe - Lenovo Application
  • rnr_simple.resources.dll
  • rrsync.exe - rrsync Application
  • setpwd.exe - setpwd Application (setpwd MFC Application)
  • osrestore.exe - Lenovo osrestore (osrestore)
  • rrservice.exe - rrservice Module (Rescue and Recovery Backup Service)
  • br_funcs.exe - Lenovo br_funcs (br_funcs)
  • shadow.exe - Lenovo Shadow (Shadow copy management application)
  • updatemonitor.exe - Fast Restore (Fast Restore Application)
  • filectrl.dll - FileCtrl
  • zlib.dll - zlib data compression library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Services
  • rrservice.exe runs as a service named 'TVT Backup Service' (TVT Backup Service).
  • updatemonitor.exe runs as a service named 'TVT Windows Update Monitor' (TVT_UpdateMonitor) "Monitors operating system files changed by Windows update and backup them from TVT Rescure And Recovery".

How do I remove Rescue and Recovery?

Quickly and completely remove Rescue and Recovery from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Rescue and Recovery 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Rescue and Recovery, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 Rescue and Recovery.

Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 81.23%
Windows Vista 8.97%
Windows XP 7.11%
Windows 8 2.70%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 63.18%
Windows 7 Home Premium 12.50%
Microsoft Windows XP 6.89%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.57%
Windows Vista Business 3.54%
Windows Vista Home Basic 2.60%

Distribution by countryGeography

49.54% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 49.54%
  Germany 8.41%
  Canada 4.54%
  United Kingdom 3.45%
  Japan 2.26%
  France 2.16%
  Taiwan 1.79%
  Israel 1.79%
  Australia 1.29%
  DK 1.27%
  Austria 1.17%
  Hong Kong 1.09%
  Italy 1.07%
  Sweden 1.07%

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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