"TpKnrres.exe" Process on Windows 8

Q

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

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A

"TpKnrres.exe - Microphone volume control module" process is part of the Lenovo's ThinkVantage 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.

"TpKnrres.exe" process is created by the startup program entry called "ThinkVantage Communications Utility".

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

Image Name    PID   Memory  Description

TpKnrres.exe  3400  360 K   Microphone volume control module

Additional information about "TpKnrres.exe" process:

Command line:
   C:\Program Files\Lenovo\Communications Utility\TpKnrres.exe
   
Started by: explorer.exe

Files used:
   C:\Windows\System32
   C:\Windows\Fonts\StaticCache.dat
   
Registry keys: 
   HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Session Manager
   HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Sorting\Versions
   HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Locale\Alternate Sorts
   HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Locale
   HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Language Groups

"TpKnrres.exe" process is not a virus. You can terminate "TpKnrres.exe" process or remove the startup progream entry "ThinkVantage Communications Utility". You can restart it later whenever you want to use it.

 

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