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Should I remove VeriFace?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #2,042
United States Rank #1,839
Reach 0.3191%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 9.51 days
280.44 days >
Average installed length: 147.35 days


VersionDistribution 22.23% 1.07% 9.16% 38.34% 0.19% 8.95% 4.31% 6.49% 1.29% 0.14% 4.48% 0.03% 0.35% 2.42% 0.02% 0.35% 0.06% 0.02% 0.02% 0.10%

Typically installed together

Other programs by Lenovo


What is VeriFace?

VeriFace is a face-recognition software package that is a registered trademark of Lenovo and was the first Face Verification Technology on public computer. In lieu of passwords, VeriFace identifies users by matching unique features of individual faces to photographs taken by the 1.3-megapixel webcam. VeriFace is included on all new IdeaPad notebooks and netbook, and currently only works on Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7. It does not work on previous versions of Microsoft Windows.


The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The primary executable is named veriface.exe. The setup package generally installs about 57 files and is usually about 141.08 MB (147,932,589 bytes).

This program is pre-installed on the PC

Pre-installed software such as this is usually included by default on the manufacturer's PC. Many OEM (original equipment manufacture) software that is included with a new PC is useful and in many cases required for the PC to function properly as in the case of various software drivers. However, some pre-installed software is optional and can be safely removed.
Some users and experts alike have reported that this program is considered bloatware or bundleware. Such software is optional and can be safely removed if you do not utilize the features of the progam.
Lenovo computers come pre-installed with software that you may not need. This often includes trial versions of anti-virus software, various security software such as facial-recognition, pc optimizations programs, backup apps, dvd burners and media players.
  • 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
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Lenovo\VeriFace\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Lenovo\VeriFace\Uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 141.08 MB

Program filesFiles installed by VeriFace

Program executable:veriface.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\lenovo\veriface\veriface.exe
Additional files:
  • ErrolWizard.exe - Lenovo? VeriFace
  • FaceVerify2.dll - Face Verify
  • FaceVerify2r.dll
  • FileCrypt.exe - Lenovo® VeriFace (VeriFace)
  • FileDecrypt.exe
  • Imagereog.dll - Lenovo VeriFace Vista Credential Library
  • Imagereog_old.dll
  • Imagereog64.dll
  • PassMgr.exe - Lenovo ?VeriFace (FormMan)
  • PManage.exe - Lenovo VeriFace (VeriFace Tray Icon Manager)
  • CamOpEx.dll - VF & EC (Camera Oparation Component)
  • Lenovo.Veriface.dll - Lenovo (Lenovo.Veriface)
  • ILUT.dll (by Abysmal Software) - Developer's Image Utility Toolkit Library (ILUT: A portable image library in development)
  • ILU.dll (by Abysmal Software) - Developer's Image Utilities Library (ILU: A portable image library in development)
  • DevIL.dll - Developer's Image Library (DevIL) (DevIL: A portable image library in development)
  • MagicCtl.ocx (by Ensurebit Co.,Ltd) - MagicCtl ActiveX Control Module (UI ActiveX Control)
  • BrowserHook.dll - BrowserH Dynamic Link Library
  • LangHlpr.dll - LangHlpr Dynamic Link Library
  • HookDll.dll
  • IMenuExt.dll
  • EncIcons.dll - TxtFileIcons Module
  • EncIcons64.dll
  • 3DImageRenderer.dll
  • Apblend.dll
  • Apblend64.dll
  • ChooseLang.dll
  • DevFilt.dll
  • DspFS.dll
  • FunFrm.dll
  • IBrowser.dll
  • IcnOvrly.dll
  • IcnOvrly64.dll
  • IGetSkin.dll
  • Image.dll
  • IUrOp.dll
  • MainOp.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • PManage.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'VeriFaceManager' which loads as C:\Program Files\Lenovo\VeriFace\PManage.exe.

How do I remove VeriFace?

You can uninstall VeriFace 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 VeriFace, 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 VeriFace.

Win 7 (SP1) 86%
Win 7 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 91.18%
Windows 10 8.21%
Windows Vista 0.41%
Windows XP 0.19%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 72.65%
Windows 7 Home Basic 10.94%
Windows 10 Home 6.40%
Windows 7 Starter 3.17%
Windows 7 Ultimate 2.70%
Windows 7 Professional 1.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

52.13% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 52.13%
  Germany 5.91%
  United Kingdom 4.77%
  Canada 3.18%
  India 2.98%
  Brazil 2.47%
  Japan 1.73%
  Israel 1.50%
  Mexico 1.48%
  Poland 1.43%
  Turkey 1.40%
  Czech Republic 1.18%
  Argentina 1.12%
  Russia 0.98%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 99.58%
Acer 0.15%
Hewlett-Packard 0.13%
Dell 0.11%
Samsung 0.03%
Common models
LENOVO 4334 10.67%
LENOVO IdeaPad Z580 6.08%
LENOVO 2958 4.36%
LENOVO 4383 3.94%
LENOVO 0679 3.61%
LENOVO 20079 3.27%

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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