Following international reports that Lenovo is using adware on its computers, the company has today released detailed information on how to remove the software.
The company provides one PDF leading users step by step to uninstall Superfish and the security certificate. The instructions are quite simple and take only a few minutes.
Problem systems have been released between September and December of 2014:
G Series: G410, G510, G710, G40-70, G50-70, G40-30, G50-30, G40-45, G50-45
U Series: U330P, U430P, U330Touch, U430Touch, U530Touch
Y Series: Y430P, Y40-70, Y50-70
Z Series: Z40-75, Z50-75, Z40-70, Z50-70
S Series: S310, S410, S40-70, S415, S415Touch, S20-30, S20-30Touch
Flex Series: Flex2 14D, Flex2 15D, Flex2 14, Flex2 15, Flex2 14 (BTM), Flex2 15 (BTM), Flex 10
MIIX Series: MIIX2-8, MIIX2-10, MIIX2-11
YOGA Series: YOGA2Pro-13, YOGA2-13, YOGA2-11BTM, YOGA2-11HSW
E Series: E10-30
Meanwhile, the Electronic Frontier Foundation wrote today that “the Lenovo not only does it provide ads in a very aggressive and inappropriate way, but it also does not care about the safety of its customers. ”