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What is TSMResident.exe?

TSMResident.exe is a executable file (a program) within Windows. The filename extension .exe denotes an executable file. You should only run executable files from publishers you trust, because executable files can potentially change your computer settings or harm your computer. The free file information forum can help you determine if TSMResident.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or to an application you can trust.

TSMResident.exe file information

The process known as TSMResident belongs to software TSMResident or ThinkPad Tablet Shortcut Menu by Lenovo Group (www.lenovo.com).

Description: TSMResident.exe is not essential for the Windows OS and causes relatively few problems. TSMResident.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files". Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 45,056 bytes (40% of all occurrences), 40,960 bytes, 485,336 bytes or 53,248 bytes. http://www.file.net/process/tsmresident.exe.html 
The program is not visible. The program starts upon Windows startup (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run). The file is not a Windows system file. TSMResident.exe is able to record inputs. Therefore the technical security rating is 48% dangerous.
If there are any problems with TSMResident.exe, you could also uninstall the associated program (Start > Control Panel > Add/Remove programs > ThinkPad Tablet Shortcut Menu or ThinkPad - Menü für Tablettverknüpfungen).

Recommended: Identify TSMResident.exe related errors

Important: Some malware camouflages itself as TSMResident.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the TSMResident.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.


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