"BTHSAmpPalService.exe" Process on Windows 8

Q

What is the "BTHSAmpPalService.exe" process on Windows 8? Is the "BTHSAmpPalService.exe" process a virus? Can I terminate the "BTHSAmpPalService.exe" process?

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A

"BTHSAmpPalService.exe" process represents "Intelr Centrinor Wireless Bluetoothr + High Speed Virtual Adapter" program.

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

Boot
   BTHSAmpPalService

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

Image Name                 Memory   Description
--------------------   ----------   -----------
BTHSAmpPalService.ex      1,020 K   Intelr Centrinor Wireless Bluetoothr + High Speed Virtual Adapter

Additional information about "BTHSAmpPalService.exe" process:

Command line:
   "C:\Program Files\Intel\BluetoothHS\BTHSAmpPalService.exe"

Programe file information:
   Name: BTHSAmpPalService.exe
   Location: C:\Program Files\Intel\BluetoothHS\BTHSAmpPalService.exe
   Description: Intelr Centrinor Wireless Bluetoothr + High Speed Virtual Adapter
   Version: 15.5.0.14
   Size: 731688 bytes
   Last modified: 7/17/2012 2:38:26 AM
   Company Name: Intel Corporation
   
Some data files used:
C:\Windows\System32
C:\Windows\apppatch\en-US\AcRes.dll.mui

Some registry keys used:
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Sorting\Versions
HKU\.DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion
HKLM\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS NT\CURRENTVERSION\AppCompatFlags
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\apphelp.dll
C:\Windows\AppPatch\acres.dll
C:\Windows\system32\ADVAPI32.dll
C:\Windows\system32\USER32.dll
C:\Windows\system32\msvcrt.dll
C:\Windows\SYSTEM32\sechost.dll
C:\Windows\system32\RPCRT4.dll

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

 

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