"TurboBoost.exe" Process on Windows 8

Q

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

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A

"TurboBoost.exe" process represents "Turbo Boost Monitor Service" program, created by the "Intel(R) Turbo Boost Technology Monitor 2.6" service.

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

Boot
   TurboBoost

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

Image Name                 Memory   Description
--------------------   ----------   -----------
TurboBoost.exe            4,524 K   Turbo Boost Monitor Service

Additional information about "TurboBoost.exe" process:

Command line:
   "C:\Program Files\Intel\TurboBoost\TurboBoost.exe"

Programe file information:
   Name: TurboBoost.exe
   Location: C:\Program Files\Intel\TurboBoost\TurboBoost.exe
   Description: Turbo Boost Monitor Service
   Version: 2.6.2.0
   Size: 149544 bytes
   Last modified: 5/30/2012 3:11:34 PM
   Company Name: Intel(R) Corporation
   
Some data files used:
C:\Windows\System32

Some registry keys used:
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\SESSION MANAGER
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Sorting\Versions
HKCR\AppID\{E21DCD49-25AE-4714-B64C-1779D5349D26}
HKLM\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WindowsRuntime\CLSID
HKCR\ActivatableClasses\CLSID
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Sorting\Ids

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\ADVAPI32.dll
C:\Windows\system32\ole32.dll
C:\Windows\system32\OLEAUT32.dll
C:\Windows\SYSTEM32\WINMM.dll
C:\Windows\SYSTEM32\ATL100.DLL
C:\Windows\SYSTEM32\MSVCP100.dll

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

 

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