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Should I remove SHAREit?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
18% remove it82% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #3,065
United States Rank #3,096
Reach 0.1908%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 18.12 days
534.53 days >
Average installed length: 280.85 days


VersionDistribution 0.40% 6.59% 0.64% 6.01% 0.64% 9.68% 2.13% 1.78% 3.11% 0.96% 0.58% 2.26% 0.03% 2.13% 0.58% 8.08% 0.16% 0.11% 47.70% 0.24% 6.20%

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SHAREit is a program developed by Lenovo. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The main program executable is shareit.exe. The software installer includes 64 files and is usually about 12.82 MB (13,445,180 bytes). ShareitUpdater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 47% of users of SHAREit come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.lenovo.com/think/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Lenovo\SHAREit\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Lenovo\SHAREit\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 12.82 MB

Program filesFiles installed by SHAREit

Program executable:shareit.exe
Name:Lenovo SHAREit
Path:C:\Program Files\lenovo\shareit\shareit.exe
Additional files:
  • QualityStats_repo1.dll - QualityStats_Repository1
  • QualityStats.dll - Quality Statistics (QualityStats)
  • LenovoSHAREit360.exe - Lenovo SHAREit (Lenovo SHAREit Setup)
  • LenovoSHAREitbaidu.exe
  • LenovoSHAREitDEV.exe
  • LenovoSHAREitKCWEB.exe
  • LenovoSHAREitLEFACTORY.exe
  • LenovoShareIt-Merge.exe
  • LenovoSHAREitOTHERS.exe
  • LenovoSHAREitPOKKI.exe
  • LenovoShareIt-Preload.exe
  • LenovoSHAREittencent.exe
  • LenovoSHAREitTHIRDPART.exe
  • LenovoSHAREitTVSU.exe
  • LenovoShareIt-win.exe
  • LenovoSHAREityesky.exe
  • SHAREit.zh.dll
  • ShellExt64.dll - Shell Extension
  • Interop.EasyPlusDiscoveryComLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'EasyPlusDiscoveryComLib'.
  • Interop.IWshRuntimeLibrary.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'IWshRuntimeLibrary'.
  • Interop.ShareitSdk.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'ShareitSdk'.
  • GalaSoft.MvvmLight.Extras.dll (by GalaSoft Laurent Bugnion @ http://www.galasoft.ch) - GalaSoft.MvvmLight.Extras
  • Shareit.Discovery.Adapter.dll - Shareit.Discovery.Adapter
  • Shareit.Foundation.dll - Shareit.DiscoveryShareImp
  • Shareit.Share.Adapter.dll - Shareit.Share.Adapter
  • Shareit.Ffsd.dll
  • ShareitSdk.dll
  • ShareitUpdater.exe - LenovoShareitUpdater
  • GalaSoft.MvvmLight.dll (by GalaSoft Laurent Bugnion @ http://www.galasoft.ch) - GalaSoft.MvvmLight
  • SHAREit.Reporter.exe (by USHAREit) - SHAREit Reporter
  • Shareit.Common.dll - Shareit.Common
  • SHAREit.Prompt.exe (by SHAREit Technologies Co.Ltd) - Shareit Prompt
  • ShareitPrompt.exe - ShareitPrompt (LenovoShareitSchedulePrompt)
  • WrappedReaper.dll - ReaperHelper
  • SHAREit.Resource.dll (by SHAREit Technologies Co.Ltd) - Shareit (Shareit Resource)
  • SHAREit.Service.exe - Shareit Service
  • SHAREit.Softap.dll - Shareit Softap Type Library
  • SHAREit.Updater.exe - Shareit Updater
  • reaper_u.dll
  • System.Windows.Interactivity.dll
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • unins001.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • Shareit.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'SHAREitDeviceOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'LenovoShareit' and the action verb 'open.
Context Menu Handler
  • ShellExt64.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'SHAREit.FileContextMenuExt' with a class of {430BD134-576D-4E75-87CD-0F5C6221A82B}.
Scheduled Task
  • Shareit.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E84FF6A5-98E5-41F8-BE3B-7EACB0C88383}' (runs on registration).
  • SHAREit.Service.exe runs as a service named 'ShareItSvc' (ShareItSvc) "ShareItSvc".
Startup File (User Run)
  • SHAREit.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'SHAREit' and executes as C:\Program Files\Lenovo\SHAREit\SHAREit.exe.
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • SHAREit.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Utiliti\SHAREit\SHAREit.exe'.

How do I remove SHAREit?

You can uninstall SHAREit 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 SHAREit, 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 SHAREit.

Win 10 82%
Win Vista (SP1) 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 18%
Keep it 82%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 81.66%
Windows 7 17.68%
Windows XP 0.58%
Windows Vista 0.08%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 10 Home 37.82%
Windows 8.1 14.71%
Windows 7 Professional 7.68%
Windows 10 Pro 6.98%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.16%
Windows 10 Home Single La... 6.05%

Distribution by countryGeography

47.08% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 47.08%
  Italy 8.90%
  United Kingdom 5.03%
  France 4.40%
  Germany 3.48%
  India 2.94%
  Spain 2.72%
  Netherlands 1.33%
  Canada 1.31%
  Australia 1.26%
  Singapore 1.24%
  Poland 1.20%
  Brazil 1.17%
  DZ 1.11%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 78.31%
Hewlett-Packard 8.34%
Acer 5.04%
Dell 4.25%
ASUS 2.51%
Samsung 0.59%
Common models
LENOVO 80E3 14.29%
LENOVO 80G0 7.39%
LENOVO 20354 6.58%
LENOVO 20351 5.14%
LENOVO 20378 4.73%
LENOVO 80EC 2.66%

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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