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What is tpshocks.exe?

Part of n/a TpShocks by Lenovo Ltd. and IBM.

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How does tpshocks.exe run?

Process - tpshocks.exe is an instance of a running program. This 32-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. tpshocks.exe is executed by the process explorer.exe (Windows Explorer by Microsoft).

How does tpshocks.exe start?

Startup files (all users) run - tpshocks.exe is registered with the run identifier 'TpShocks' and the execution command 'TpShocks.exe' in the Windows registry HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run. Run keys are startup registry keys that are used to launch an application automatically when any Windows user logs into Windows.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.1% of all Boost users have the tpshocks.exe process running.Of the 0.1% of tpshocks.exe users, 35.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is tpshocks.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00001% CPU74.4%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
     928 KB RAM4.2%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
              23 GDI objects15.3%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
     10 context switches/sec10.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:

What modules are loaded?

A module is a dynamic link library (DLL) or an executable file that is loaded into the process. Below is a list of non-system modules that are loaded by n/a TpShocks.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.131072)
Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.196608)

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File details

File name: tpshocks.exe
Name: n/a TpShocks
Description: ThinkVantage Active Protection System
Version: 1, 4, 1, 0
Size: 104 KB
Original file name: TpShocks.exe

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0000461393%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000386975%
User CPU: 0.00000744182585%
Privileged CPU time: 78.12 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
Context switches /sec: 10
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 28.44 MB
Peak committed memory: 31.71 MB
Paged memory: 928 KB
Peak paged memory: 940 KB
Paged system memory: 53.46 KB
Non-paged system memory: 2.19 KB
Working set memory: 2.75 MB
Peak working set memory: 2.78 MB
Min working set memory: 2.74 MB
Private memory: 928 KB
Page faults: 800
Page faults /min: 1
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 23
USER objects: 10
Handle count average: 47
Thread count average: 2
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Undefined
Windows platform: 32-bit
System Tray: Yes
Parent Process
Process Command

Startup files (all users) run details

Name: TpShocks
Command: TpShocks.exe

Image hashes

MD5: 3aaa55196a23c59a3a7405bf22a8e23c
SHA-1: ec5e374004a88baccc38c4a534c39c871b599616
SHA-256: 6eb51e6e962fec66706501f43761c9b8c5b4dc96347d96e8262c630062e94b27

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
File packed: No
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