"virtscrl.exe" Process on Windows 7

Q

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

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A

"virtscrl.exe" process represents "Lenovo Auto Scroll Utility" program. "virtscrl.exe" process is created by the "Auto Scroll Start Service" service.

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

Boot
   wininit
      services
         lvvsst
            virtscrl

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

Image Name                 Memory   Description
--------------------   ----------   -----------
virtscrl.exe              5,648 K   Lenovo Auto Scroll Utility

Additional information about "virtscrl.exe" process:

Command line:
   C:\PROGRA~1\LENOVO\VIRTSCRL\virtscrl.exe

Programe file information:
   Name: virtscrl.exe
   Location: C:\PROGRA~1\LENOVO\VIRTSCRL\virtscrl.exe
   Description: Lenovo Auto Scroll Utility
   Version: 2.20
   Size: 82888 bytes
   Last modified: 7/13/2015 7:51:34 PM
   Company Name: Lenovo Group Limited
   
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\ADVAPI32.dll
C:\windows\system32\msvcrt.dll
C:\windows\SYSTEM32\sechost.dll
C:\windows\system32\RPCRT4.dll
C:\windows\system32\USER32.dll
C:\windows\system32\GDI32.dll
C:\windows\system32\LPK.dll

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

 

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