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RapidBoot for Windows 7 - ThinkPad

Affected configurations

Any of the following ThinkPad systems running Windows 7 32-bit and 64-bit.

  • Edge E120, Edge E125, Edge E220s, Edge E320, Edge E325
  • Edge E420, Edge E420s, Edge E520, Edge E525
  • L420, L421, L520
  • T420, T420i, T420s, T420si, T520, T520i
  • W520
  • X1, X121e
  • X220, X220i, X220 Tablet, X220i Tablet


Additional Information

RapidBoot is a utility that reduces the operating system boot time of ThinkPad computers running Windows 7. A new service called HyperW7Svc is installed and set to automatic start.

The following services are modified after the installation of Lenovo’s RapidBoot application.

  1. Distributed Transaction Coordinator is changed to Manual
  2. Volume Shadow Copy is changed to Manual
  3. Windows Media Player Network Sharing Service is changed to Manual
  4. Application Virtualization Client is changed to Automatic (delayed start)
  5. Application Virtualization Service Agent is changed to Automatic (delayed start)
  6. Client Virtualization Handler is changed to Automatic (delayed start)
  7. Windows Presentation Foundation Font Cache is changed to Automatic (delayed start)
  8. Windows Live Search Port Service is changed to Automatic (delayed start)
  9. Cisco EnergyWise Enabler is changed to Automatic (delayed start)

Note : For Windows Search, the startup type is not changed but it is disabled for a short while during boot and enabled after boot completed.

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  • Document ID: HT051827
  • Last Updated :17 Jun 2014
  • (c) 2014 Lenovo