What is lpmgr.exe?

The genuine lpmgr.exe file is a software component of ThinkVantage Productivity Center by Lenovo Group.
Gives you access to self-help information that gets the productivity going with ease on a 'ThinkPad' or 'ThinkCentre system.' It also helps the user understand functionality of 'ThinkVantage' software programs and other types of related utilities so that the user can maximize the potential of all related applications. It is customizable, based on needs which can include customized help, custom website links, and customized applications. Lenovo is one of the world's leading technological companies, delivering innovative devices like laptops, desktop PCs, tablets, and mobile internet devices.

LPMgr stands for Lenovo Productivity Center Manager

The .exe extension on a filename indicates an executable file. Executable files may, in some cases, harm your computer. Therefore, please read below to decide for yourself whether the lpmgr.exe on your computer is a Trojan that you should remove, or whether it is a file belonging to the Windows operating system or to a trusted application.

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Lpmgr.exe file information

Windows Task Manager with lpmgr
Lpmgr.exe process in Windows Task Manager

The process known as ThinkVantage Productivity Center Manager or Lenovo Care Manager belongs to software ThinkVantage Productivity Center or Lenovo Care by Lenovo Group (

Description: Lpmgr.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. The lpmgr.exe file is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files (x86)" (mainly C:\Program Files (x86)\ThinkVantage\PrdCtr\ or C:\Program Files (x86)\Lenovo\LenovoCare\). Known file sizes on Windows 10/8/7/XP are 102,400 bytes (33% of all occurrences), 185,688 bytes, 124,256 bytes, 110,592 bytes or 106,496 bytes. 
The program is not visible. The lpmgr.exe file is not a Windows core file. The program starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: MACHINE\Run). Therefore the technical security rating is 43% dangerous, but you should also take into account the user reviews.

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Important: Some malware camouflages itself as lpmgr.exe, particularly when located in the C:\Windows or C:\Windows\System32 folder. Therefore, you should check the lpmgr.exe process on your PC to see if it is a threat. We recommend Security Task Manager for verifying your computer's security. This was one of the Top Download Picks of The Washington Post and PC World.


User Comments

lpmgr.exe is a process associated with ThinkVantage Productivity Center Manager from Lenovo.
LPMgr.exe is a process related to "teklynx Sentinel S2"
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Summary: Average user rating of lpmgr.exe: based on 1 vote with 2 user comments. One user thinks lpmgr.exe is essential for Windows or an installed application. One user is not sure about it.

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Best practices for resolving lpmgr issues

A clean and tidy computer is the key requirement for avoiding problems with lpmgr. This means running a scan for malware, cleaning your hard drive using 1cleanmgr and 2sfc /scannow, 3uninstalling programs that you no longer need, checking for Autostart programs (using 4msconfig) and enabling Windows' 5Automatic Update. Always remember to perform periodic backups, or at least to set restore points.

Should you experience an actual problem, try to recall the last thing you did, or the last thing you installed before the problem appeared for the first time. Use the 6resmon command to identify the processes that are causing your problem. Even for serious problems, rather than reinstalling Windows, you are better off repairing of your installation or, for Windows 8 and later versions, executing the 7DISM.exe /Online /Cleanup-image /Restorehealth command. This allows you to repair the operating system without losing data.

To help you analyze the lpmgr.exe process on your computer, the following programs have proven to be helpful: ASecurity Task Manager displays all running Windows tasks, including embedded hidden processes, such as keyboard and browser monitoring or Autostart entries. A unique security risk rating indicates the likelihood of the process being potential spyware, malware or a Trojan. BMalwarebytes Anti-Malware detects and removes sleeping spyware, adware, Trojans, keyloggers, malware and trackers from your hard drive.

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