"valWBFPolicyService.exe" Process on Windows 7

Q

What is the "valWBFPolicyService.exe" process on windows 7? Is the "valWBFPolicyService.exe" process a virus? Can I terminate the "valWBFPolicyService.exe" process?

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A

"valWBFPolicyService.exe" process represents "Synaptics WBF Policy Service (CMN)" program. "valWBFPolicyService.exe" process is created by the "Synaptics FP WBF Policy Service" services.

"valWBFPolicyService.exe" process is normally running under the parent process "services" as shown in the process tree below:

Boot
   wininit
      services
         valWBFPolicyService

On the Processes tab of "Task Manager", "valWBFPolicyService.exe" process may be listed as:

Image Name                 Memory   Description
--------------------   ----------   -----------
valWBFPolicyService.      6,200 K   Synaptics WBF Policy Service (CMN)

Additional information about "valWBFPolicyService.exe" process:

Command line:
   C:\windows\system32\valWBFPolicyService.exe

Programe file information:
   Name: valWBFPolicyService.exe
   Location: C:\windows\system32\valWBFPolicyService.exe
   Description: Synaptics WBF Policy Service (CMN)
   Version: 4.05.0327.000
   Size: 88400 bytes
   Last modified: 12/6/2015 11:25:46 PM
   Company Name: Synaptics Incorporated
   
Some data files used:
C:\Windows\System32
C:\Windows\winsxs\amd64_microsoft.vc80.crt_1fc8b3b9a1e18e3b_8.0.50727.6195_none_88e41e092fab0294
C:\Windows\System32\en-US\setupapi.dll.mui
C:\Windows\System32\en-US\advapi32.dll.mui

Some registry keys used:
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Sorting\Versions
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\SESSION MANAGER

Some DLL libraries used:
C:\windows\SYSTEM32\ntdll.dll
C:\windows\system32\kernel32.dll
C:\windows\system32\KERNELBASE.dll
C:\windows\system32\PSAPI.DLL
C:\windows\system32\CFGMGR32.dll
C:\windows\system32\msvcrt.dll
C:\windows\system32\RPCRT4.dll
C:\windows\system32\ADVAPI32.dll
C:\windows\SYSTEM32\sechost.dll
C:\windows\system32\SETUPAPI.dll

"valWBFPolicyService.exe" process is not a virus. You should not terminate "valWBFPolicyService.exe" process.

 

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