A bug creating a security hole was discovered on Lenovo laptops. For more details regarding the issue, you can read this article.
What do I need to do?
If you own a Lenovo laptop, uninstall the Lenovo Solution Centre.
You can do so with the following steps:
- Click on the Start menu
- Open the Settings
- Find the Apps & Feature setting group
- In the Search this list field, type Lenovo. If the Lenovo Solution Centre is installed, it should appear on the list
- Click on Lenovo Solution Centre and click on Uninstall button
- Accept any warning you may encounter to remove the program
How to prevent this in the future?
Of course, it is impossible to prevent every bugs and security issues. However it can be reduced.
Many laptops and tablets are sold with unnecessary programs. It is advisable to remove these programs as soon as the device is bought.
However it can be a daunting task. Also, you may remove essential programs without knowing it.
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