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Lenovo bloatware installed from the BIOS of your laptop

08/12/2015

Lenovo uses rootkit techniques to modify the Windows boot and install software from the BIOS of the laptop with security flaws. The tool, called Lenovo Service Engine or LSE, tool send non-personal information to Lenovo servers. Microsoft recently changed its security guidelines and LSE no longer complies with them. Lenovo removed this software on the new equipment and has provided a software to erase it from affected system.