"Lenovo Camera Mute - CamMute.exe" Service on Windows 7

Q

What is "Lenovo Camera Mute" in a service on Lenovo laptop computer that supports the camera on/off button (or the <Fn>+<F6> key) for the built-in camera.

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A

"Lenovo Camera Mute" is a Windows 7 service. "Lenovo Camera Mute" service is provided by CamMute.exe EXE file.

Detailed information on "Lenovo Camera Mute" service:

Service name: LENOVO.CAMMUTE
Display name: Lenovo Camera Mute
Execution command: 
   C:\Program Files\Lenovo\Communications Utility\CAMMUTE.exe
Start type: Automatic
Service status: Started
Dependencies: None

"Lenovo Camera Mute" service is provided by an EXE file called: CamMute.exe:

Name: CamMute.exe
Location: C:\Program Files\Lenovo\Communications Utility\CamMute.exe
Description: Camra Mute Control Service for ThinkPad
File version: 2.0.7.0
Size: 40.3 KB (41,320 bytes)
Modified: Tuesday, May 31, 2011, 11:48:18 AM
Product name: ThinkVantage Communication Utility
Vendor: Lenovo

Disabling "Lenovo Camera Mute" service should not cause any issues when running Windows 7 system.

 

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