What does the lvvsst.exe file do?
The lvvsst.exe process is also known as Auto Scroll Start Service and is a part of Lenovo Auto Scroll Utility or, as the case may be, Lenovo Dependency Package. This software is produced by Lenovo Group (www.lenovo.com). An obsolete or defective version of lvvsst.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- Auto Scroll Start service has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- Auto Scroll Start service has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- lvvsst.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close.
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module lvvsst.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about lvvsst.exe Auto Scroll Start service
lvvsst.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. Lvvsst.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 136,288 bytes (33% of all these files), 93,032 bytes, 133,992 bytes, 120,400 bytes or, as the case may be, 115,184 bytes.
It is the service "Lenovo.VIRTSCRLSVC".
You can end this service, pause it, or restart it by going to System and Security/Administrative Tools/Services in Control Panel. The service does not run under your user account. The lvvsst file is not part of the Windows operating system. The program executes in the background, and can only be terminated using Windows Task Manager. The producer of the file is registered with a certificate authority. This confirms the genuineness of the file. It contains a digital signature from Verisign, a subsidiary of Symantec. Verisign thereby confirms this file's authenticity and integrity. For this service - unlike Windows' own system services - there is no good description available. For this reason, 26% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves lvvsst.exe. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.
What do other computer users say about lvvsst?
The file spreads very slowly and does not often make an appearance. Therefore, feedback from other users is not yet available.
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How to uninstall Lenovo Auto Scroll Utility or Lenovo Dependency Package
To remove Auto Scroll Start service from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
- Type the word uninstall.
- Click Add or remove programs.
- Now locate Lenovo Auto Scroll Utility or Lenovo Dependency Package in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if lvvsst.exe (Auto Scroll Start service) was uninstalled cleanly
After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of Auto Scroll Start service. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Auto Scroll Start service or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.
What to do if a program does not uninstall
The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.
Last but not least
If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or lvvsst.exe is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.