"lenovoreg.exe" Process on Windows 7

Q

What is the "lenovoreg.exe" process on windows 7? Is the "lenovoreg.exe" process a virus? Can I terminate the "lenovoreg.exe" process?

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A

"lenovoreg.exe" process represents "Lenovo PowerEngage" program.

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

Boot
   wininit
      services
         svchost
            taskeng
               lenovoreg

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

Image Name                 Memory   Description
--------------------   ----------   -----------
lenovoreg.exe             8,464 K   Lenovo PowerEngage

Additional information about "lenovoreg.exe" process:

Command line:
   "C:\Program Files (x86)\Lenovo Registration\lenovoreg.exe" /boot /LSRC=autolaunch

Programe file information:
   Name: lenovoreg.exe
   Location: C:\Program Files (x86)\Lenovo Registration\lenovoreg.exe
   Description: Lenovo PowerEngage
   Version: 2.51.0040.0
   Size: 552992 bytes
   Last modified: 1/9/2015 12:18:48 PM
   Company Name: Aviata Inc
   
Some data files used:
C:\Program Files (x86)\Lenovo Registration
C:\Windows\assembly\pubpol146.dat
C:\Program Files (x86)\Lenovo Registration\PowerRegister.dll
C:\Windows\System32\en-US\KernelBase.dll.mui
C:\Windows\System32\ieframe.dll

Some registry keys used:
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Sorting\Versions
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\SESSION MANAGER
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\.NETFramework
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Fusion\PublisherPolicy\Default
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Locale
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Locale\Alternate Sorts
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Language Groups
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings

Some DLL libraries used:
C:\windows\SYSTEM32\ntdll.dll
C:\windows\SYSTEM32\MSCOREE.DLL
C:\windows\system32\KERNEL32.dll
C:\windows\system32\KERNELBASE.dll
C:\windows\system32\ADVAPI32.dll
C:\windows\system32\msvcrt.dll
C:\windows\SYSTEM32\sechost.dll
C:\windows\system32\RPCRT4.dll
C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework64\v4.0.30319\mscoreei.dll
C:\windows\system32\SHLWAPI.dll

"lenovoreg.exe" process is not a virus. But you cam terminate "lenovoreg.exe" process, if you don't want register your Lenovo computer.

 

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