"SUService.exe" Process on Windows 7

Q

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

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A

"SUService.exe" process represents "Lenovo System Update Service" program.

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

Boot
   wininit
      services
         SUService

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

Image Name                 Memory   Description
--------------------   ----------   -----------
SUService.exe            21,312 K   Lenovo System Update Service

Additional information about "SUService.exe" process:

Command line:
   "C:\Program Files (x86)\Lenovo\System Update\SUService.exe"

Programe file information:
   Name: SUService.exe
   Location: C:\Program Files (x86)\Lenovo\System Update\SUService.exe
   Description: Lenovo System Update Service
   Version: 5.7.0.37
   Size: 28544 bytes
   Last modified: 9/10/2016 1:13:50 PM
   Company Name: 
   
Some data files used:
C:\Windows
C:\Windows\SysWOW64
C:\Windows\assembly\pubpol133.dat
C:\Program Files (x86)\Lenovo\System Update\Common.dll
C:\Program Files (x86)\Lenovo\System Update\TvsuServiceCommon.dll
:\Windows\SysWOW64\en-US\setupapi.dll.mui
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\en-US\propsys.dll.mui
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\en-US\crypt32.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
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\.NETFramework
HKU\.DEFAULT\Control Panel\International
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Fusion\PublisherPolicy\Default
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Locale
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Locale\Alternate Sorts
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Language Groups

Some DLL libraries used:
C:\windows\SYSTEM32\ntdll.dll
C:\windows\SYSTEM32\wow64.dll
C:\windows\SYSTEM32\wow64win.dll
C:\windows\SYSTEM32\wow64cpu.dll
C:\Program Files (x86)\Lenovo\System Update\SUService.exe
C:\windows\SysWOW64\ntdll.dll
C:\windows\SysWOW64\MSCOREE.DLL
C:\windows\syswow64\KERNEL32.dll
C:\windows\syswow64\KERNELBASE.dll
C:\windows\syswow64\ADVAPI32.dll

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

 

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