"TPKNRSVC.exe" Process on Windows 8

Q

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

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A

"TPKNRSVC.exe - Microphone volume control service" process for "Lenovo Keyboard Noise Reduction" service is part of the Lenovo's Communications Utility that enables you to change all settings for the integrated camera, microphone, and audio functions at one place to optimize the Video and Voice over the Internet (VOIP) experience.

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

Image Name   PID  User Name   Memory  Description

TPKNRSVC.exe 2172 SYSTEM      640 K   Microphone volume control service

Additional information about "TPKNRSVC.exe" process:

Command line:
   C:\Program Files\Lenovo\Communications Utility\TPKNRSVC.exe
   
Started by: services.exe

Files used:
   C:\Windows\System32
   
Registry keys: 
   HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Sorting\Versions
   HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Session Manager

"TPKNRSVC.exe" process is not a virus. You can terminate "TPKNRSVC.exe" process or stop "Lenovo Keyboard Noise Reduction" service. You can restart it later when you need to use the speakphone.

 

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