"SynLenovoHelper.exe" Process on Windows 7

Q

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

✍: FYIcenter.com

A

"SynLenovoHelper.exe" process represents "SynLenovo Helper tool" program.

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

Boot
   wininit
      services
         SynTPEnhService
            SynTPEnh
               SynLenovoHelper

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

Image Name                 Memory   Description
--------------------   ----------   -----------
SynLenovoHelper.exe       5,924 K   SynLenovo Helper tool

Additional information about "SynLenovoHelper.exe" process:

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

Programe file information:
   Name: SynLenovoHelper.exe
   Location: C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\SynLenovoHelper.exe
   Description: SynLenovo Helper tool
   Version: 1, 0, 0, 1
   Size: 155240 bytes
   Last modified: 10/29/2015 2:13:12 AM
   Company Name: Synaptics
   
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
HKCU\Software\Synaptics\UltraNav
HKCU\Software\Synaptics\UltraNav
HKCU\Software\Synaptics\UltraNav
HKCU\Software\Synaptics\UltraNav
HKCU\Software\Synaptics\UltraNav
HKCU\Software\Synaptics\UltraNav
HKCU\Software\Synaptics\UltraNav

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

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

 

System Service Processes on Windows 7

⇒⇒Windows 7 Processes Tutorials

2016-12-21, 3565👍, 0💬