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Should I remove UserGuide?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #656
United States Rank #753
Reach 1.0273%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 7.03 days
207.51 days >
Average installed length: 109.03 days


VersionDistribution 0.04% 0.29% 10.19% 23.26% 0.05% 42.07% 24.09%

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What is UserGuide?

The Lenovo User Guide software is installed with various models of Lenovo desktops and laptops for teh specific version of the hardware. It includes the basic information for setting up, configuring and running the PC as well as the bundled software.


The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 main program executable is UserGuide.exe. The software installer includes 3 files and is usually about 51.27 MB (53,756,366 bytes).

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.lenovo.com/think/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Lenovo\UserGuide\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{F07C2CF8-4C53-4EC3-8162-A6221E36EB88}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 51.27 MB

Program filesFiles installed by UserGuide

Program executable:UserGuide.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Lenovo\UserGuide\UserGuide.exe
Additional files:
  • UserGuide.exe - UserGuide
  • UserGuide.resources.dll
  • System.Xaml.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft® .NET Framework

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • UserGuide.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{E9905157-4C19-4A9C-8D0F-F769E0D0B590}' (runs on registration).

How do I remove UserGuide?

You can uninstall UserGuide 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 UserGuide, 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 UserGuide.

Win 10 78%
Win 7 0%
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 77.66%
Windows 7 22.32%
Windows XP 0.02%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 38.54%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.89%
Windows 8 13.10%
Windows 10 Home 11.00%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 7.18%
Windows 8 Single Language 3.52%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.16% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.16%
  United Kingdom 6.42%
  Germany 4.60%
  Canada 3.43%
  Italy 3.42%
  India 2.49%
  Brazil 1.99%
  France 1.75%
  Netherlands 1.58%
  Poland 1.55%
  Mexico 1.20%
  Czech Republic 1.12%
  DK 0.98%
  Sweden 0.98%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 99.65%
Dell 0.11%
Acer 0.10%
Hewlett-Packard 0.10%
ASUS 0.04%
Common models
LENOVO 20217 5.66%
LENOVO 20236 4.87%
LENOVO IdeaPad Z580 4.83%
LENOVO 4334 3.56%
LENOVO 20266 3.51%
LENOVO 20150 3.31%

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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