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Should I remove ThinkPad FullScreen Magnifier?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
22% remove it78% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #1,996
United States Rank #1,890
Reach 0.3319%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.02 days
561.19 days >
Average installed length: 294.87 days


2.42 17.21%
2.41 7.95%
2.40 39.40%
2.30 3.87%
2.24 3.50%
2.23 1.42%
2.22 3.99%
2.20 1.12%
2.15 7.08%
2.14 0.03%
2.13 2.58%
2.12 0.26%
2.11 0.06%
2.10 3.72%
2.07 0.64%
2.06 1.22%
2.05 0.23%
2.04 0.69%
2.03 0.67%
2.02 1.12%
2.01 0.23%
2.00.01 0.02%
1.17 0.96%
1.16 1.07%
1.15 0.14%
1.14 0.12%
1.10 0.49%

Typically installed together

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ThinkPad FullScreen Magnifier

What is ThinkPad FullScreen Magnifier?

The FullScreen Magnifier enables or updates the function to expand desktop screen using ThinkPad function keys. This program requires the environment that "On Screen Display"
program is running.


The most used version is 2.40, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is tpscrex.exe. The software installer includes 11 files and is usually about 644.75 KB (660,222 bytes).

This program is pre-installed on the PC

Such software is installed by the manufacture when delivering the PC to the end user. Some pre-installed programs are considered bloatware as they are simply limited function trials, while others are required for proper PC operation.
Note: This program has often been considered as bloatware by some users as it is bundled on various manufacturer's new PCs. (Because this might be considered bloatware does not mean the software is bad or harmful, if you use it regularly its worthwhile to have. However, bloatware typically means the program is optional and was simply pre-installed but is not required and can be removed.) Some quick tips to be aware of:
  • It is usually licensed for use only on the Lenovo PC on which it was pre-installed.
  • It sometimes difficult for users to remove via the 'Uninstall a Program' feature in Windows.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.lenovo.com/us
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\lenovo\zoom
Uninstaller: RunDll32 setupapi.dll,InstallHinfSection DefaultUninstall.NT 132 C:\Program Files\Lenovo\PkgMgr\HOTKEY_1\TpScrex.inf
Estimated size: 644.75 KB

Program filesFiles installed by ThinkPad FullScreen Magnifier

Program executable:tpscrex.exe
Name:ThinkPad UltraZoom
Path:C:\Program Files\lenovo\zoom\tpscrex.exe
Additional files:
  • tpfsm.dll - Full Screen Magnifier (ThinkPad Message Transmitter for UltraZoom)
  • cleanup.dll - Installation Program (Uninstaller for inf file)
  • tpfnspce.exe - FullScreen Magnifier (FullScreen Magnifier Fn+Space query dialog)
  • TpScrMsg.exe - FullScreen Magnifier Messenger

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:3.08 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0001533304%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00007256%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00008078%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:5,504
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:512 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove ThinkPad FullScreen Magnifier?

You can uninstall ThinkPad FullScreen Magnifier 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 ThinkPad FullScreen Magnifier, 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 ThinkPad FullScreen Magnifier.

Win 7 (SP1) 76%
Win Vista 0%
Uninstall it 22%
Keep it 78%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 78.89%
Windows XP 9.99%
Windows 10 8.10%
Windows Vista 2.99%
Windows Server 2003 0.03%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 53.37%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.57%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.98%
Windows 7 Enterprise 8.18%
Windows 7 Home Premium 8.15%
Windows 10 Pro 6.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

49.71% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 49.71%
  Germany 8.33%
  Canada 4.14%
  United Kingdom 3.15%
  France 2.76%
  Israel 1.98%
  DK 1.71%
  Taiwan 1.60%
  Japan 1.50%
  Australia 1.33%
  Finland 1.29%
  India 1.19%
  Italy 1.06%
  Norway 1.01%

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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