"SynTPLpr.exe" Process on Windows 7

Q

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

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A

"SynTPLpr.exe" process represents "TouchPad Driver Helper Application" program.

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

Boot
   wininit
      services
         SynTPEnhService
            SynTPEnh
               SynTPLpr

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

Image Name                 Memory   Description
--------------------   ----------   -----------
SynTPLpr.exe              5,004 K   TouchPad Driver Helper Application

Additional information about "SynTPLpr.exe" process:

Command line:
   "C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPLpr.exe"

Programe file information:
   Name: SynTPLpr.exe
   Location: C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynTPLpr.exe
   Description: TouchPad Driver Helper Application
   Version: 19.0.17.30 29Oct15
   Size: 212072 bytes
   Last modified: 10/29/2015 2:11:14 AM
   Company Name: Synaptics Incorporated
   
Some data files used:
C:\Windows\System32

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\USER32.dll
C:\windows\system32\GDI32.dll
C:\windows\system32\LPK.dll
C:\windows\system32\USP10.dll
C:\windows\system32\msvcrt.dll
C:\windows\system32\ADVAPI32.dll
C:\windows\SYSTEM32\sechost.dll

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

 

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