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Process name: Lenovo (IBM) KCU Service

Product: Lenovo ThinkPad (IBM).

Support: Help link   Update link   Uninstall tool  

Company: Lenovo Group Ltd.

File: TpKmpSVC.exe


ThinkPad laptop computers were originated by IBM, who sold their personal computer business to Lenovo Group Ltd., a Chinese company with US headquarters in Morrisville, NC, USA. The older (legacy) ThinkPad models include the Keyboard Configuration Utility. It enables predefined key assignments on the ThinkPad keyboard, (the Windows key and an Application key), and on an external keyboard, (audio volume control buttons, a mute button, ThinkPad and AccessIBM buttons, and others). Lenovo classifies this module as a Legacy Driver in its Support system and they have been advertising changes to the Thinkpad keyboard in newer models. References have been found associating TpKmpSVC.exe with the T45 and T60 models. If you want a detailed security rating about your TpKmpSVC.exe (and all other running background processes) read the following user opinions, and download the free trial version of Security Task Manager. http://www.neuber.com/taskmanager/process/tpkmpsvc.exe.html 

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Users Opinions

Average user rating of TpKmpSVC.exe: based on 65 votes. Read also the 36 reviews.

  • 8066 users ask for this file. 47 users rated it as not dangerous. 7 users rated it as not so dangerous. 9 users rated it as neutral. 2 users rated it as little bit dangerous. 6 users didn't rate it ("don't know").

All comments about TpKmpSVC.exe:
IBM Thinkpad service
IBM thinkpad application of anti-shock of hard disk jpm
IBM KCU Service Louis
IBM ThinkPad Keyboard Mapping utility.  See also: Link Rob
Running on an IBM thinkpad mrw
Protects harddisk against drop errors Ulrik Ramsing, LogiL
IBM's latest keyboard driver runs as a service. Slagmi
Anti shock for harddisk Christoffer
Belongs to IBM HD Tools Henrik Becker
Looks like its present in all IBM thinkpads VJ
ThinkPad Keyboard Customization Utility  See also: Link Ian
If you are on an IBM laptop do not worry derek
Thinkpad hotkey service Suhail Salman
Running on an IBM thinkpad
ThinkPad Keyboard Customization Utility (not hard drive protection)  See also: Link ___
Installed as default on thinkpads John Bartucz
ibm thinkpad keyboard
I have it on an IBM laptop William McDonald
keyboard mapping
think pad customization utility Mr_Format
OK for IBM users
Thinkpad software foo
Running on an IBM thinkpad
I have it on an IBM laptop Henrique Milheiro
tpkmpsvc.exe is a process associated with the utility pack for IBM ThinkPads. The process manages the keyboard mapping functions. James
IBM ThinkPad KCU Service Module  See also: Link shuka
IBM thinkpad tool Larry Pingree
IBM KCU Servise Installed as default on thinkpads if you dont want it just stop the Service JINX
is in a IBM/lenovo Portable RaStiScaR
Thinkpad Keyboard Service Eddie Keator
ThinkPad utility Mike Polyak
IBM Pre-install
Have a think pad so seems consistent with other comments
I also have a thinkpad so I will look on my co-workers' laptops to see if they have it. Condor65
It's on an IBM laptop
Have it on a IBM Thinkpad laptop Paul

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