"PMTask" Scheduled Task on Windows 7

Q

What is the scheduled task "\PMTask" on my Windows 7 computer?

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A

"\PMTask" is a scheduled task on Windows 7 system added as part of the Lenovo computer system.

You will see "PMTask" listed on Task Scheduler with the following information:

Name: PMTask
Location: \
Actions: Start a program - C:\Program Files (x86)\ThinkPad\Utilities\PwmIdTsv.exe
Triggers: On idle - When computer is idle 
Conditions: Start the task only if the computer is idle for...
History: 
   ...
   Information 9:51:11 Task completed
   Information 9:51:11 Action completed
   Information 9:51:00 Created Task Process
   Information 9:51:00 Action Started
   Information 9:51:00 Task Started
   Information 9:51:00 Task Engine received message to start task
   Information 9:51:00 Task triggered on Idle
   ...

Program file information about "PwmIdTsv.exe":

File name: PWMIDTSV.EXE
File path: C:\Program Files (x86)\ThinkPad\Utilities\PWMIDTSV.EXE
File size: 3649736 bytes
Last modified time: 10/19/2015 5:08:00 PM
File description: ThinkPad Power Manager Idle Task
File version: 1, 0, 0, 0
Company name: Lenovo Group Limited

"PwmIdTsv.exe", as part of Lenovo computer system, is scheduled to run whenever the computer is idle to manager power.

It is strongly recommended to keep "\PMTask" enabled as a scheduled task to optimize the power usage.

 

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