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What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
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VersionDistribution 20.00% 80.00%

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VolumeControl is a software program developed by Lenovo. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The primary executable is named VolumeCtlSrv.exe. The setup package generally installs about 6 files and is usually about 3.59 MB (3,763,781 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 78% of users of VolumeControl come from the United States, it is also popular in Singapore and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.Lenovo.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\VolumeControl
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{699D0EFA-5AC2-4DAB-846E-E4EFDA00ACAC}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0009 -removeonly
Estimated size: 3.59 MB
Language: English

Program filesFiles installed by VolumeControl

Program executable:VolumeCtlSrv.exe
Name:VolumeCtlSrv Module
Volume Control Service for Windows 7
Path:C:\Program Files\VolumeControl\VolumeCtlSrv.exe
Additional files:
  • acpimof.dll (by Windows (R) Win 7 DDK provider) - Windows (R) Win 7 DDK driver (Resource only DLL containing MOF for ASL code)
  • VolumeCtlSrv.exe (by Wistron) - VolumeCtlSrv Module (Volume Control Service for Windows 7)
  • GENPORT.sys (by Wistron) - GENPORT
  • PQAWDrv.sys

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • VolumeCtlSrv.exe runs as a service named 'VolumeCtlSrv' (VolumeCtlSrv).

How do I remove VolumeControl?

Quickly and completely remove VolumeControl from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall VolumeControl 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program VolumeControl, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 VolumeControl.

Win 7 (SP1) 73%
Win 8 27%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 73.33%
Windows 8 26.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 60.00%
Windows 8.1 Pro 13.33%
Windows 10 Pro 6.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.67%
Windows 7 Home Premium 6.67%
Windows 10 Home 6.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

78.13% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 78.13%
  Singapore 3.13%
  France 3.13%
  Australia 3.13%
  Austria 3.13%
  Israel 3.13%
  Netherlands 3.13%
  Croatia 3.13%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Lenovo 92.86%
ASUS 7.14%
Common models
LENOVO 10B80058US 13.33%
LENOVO 10B9000SUS 13.33%
LENOVO 10B8CTO1WW 13.33%
MSI MS-7788 6.67%
LENOVO 10B8007KSG 6.67%

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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