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What percent of users and experts removed it?
3% remove it97% keep it
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VersionDistribution 1.59% 11.11% 7.94% 4.76% 1.59% 9.52% 11.11% 6.35% 1.59% 7.94%
1.76 4.76%
1.75 11.11%
1.72 3.17%
1.71 9.52%
1.63 1.59%
1.61 1.59%
1.54 3.17%
1.52 1.59%

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ThinkVantage Aktivt skyddssystem

What is ThinkVantage Aktivt skyddssystem?

The Active Protection system is enabled by default whenever the computer and operating system are operating. The system will not be able to access the hard disk drive during the time that the Active Protection system has unloaded the hard disk drive heads due to a tilt or drop motion being detected.

About  (from Lenovo)

When the Active Protection system is enabled, it protects your hard drive when the shock sensor inside your ThinkPad computer detects a situation that could potentially damage the hard drive. The protection system stops your hard drive by moving the read/write heads of the hard drive to areas that do not contain data, ...  Read more


The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The main program executable is RegSet.exe. The software installer includes 16 files and is usually about 7.06 MB (7,407,742 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.lenovo.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ThinkPad\TpShocks\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{46A84694-59EC-48F0-964C-7E76E9F8A2ED}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 7.06 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ThinkVantage Aktivt skyddssystem

Program executable:RegSet.exe
Name:ThinkVantage Active Protection System
ThinkVantage Active Protection System Registory Controller
Path:C:\Program Files\ThinkPad\TpShocks\RegSet.exe
Additional files:
  • regset.exe - ThinkVantage Active Protection System (ThinkVantage Active Protection System Registory Controller)
  • tpshlp.dll - TVT Message Support DLL

How do I remove ThinkVantage Aktivt skyddssystem?

You can uninstall ThinkVantage Aktivt skyddssystem 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 ThinkVantage Aktivt skyddssystem, 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 ThinkVantage Aktivt skyddssystem.

Win 7 (SP1) 71%
Win 7 2%
Uninstall it 3%
Keep it 97%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 73.02%
Windows XP 14.29%
Windows 10 11.11%
Windows Vista 1.59%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 30.16%
Windows 7 Enterprise 20.63%
Windows 7 Ultimate 19.05%
Microsoft Windows XP 14.29%
Windows 8 Enterprise 6.35%
Windows 8.1 Pro 3.17%

Distribution by countryGeography

82.81% of installs come from Sweden
Which countries install it?
  Sweden 82.81%
  United States 14.06%
  Finland 1.56%
  Netherlands 1.56%

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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