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What is ibmpmsvc.exe?

Part of ThinkPad Power Management Service by Lenovo.

What is it?

ThinkPad Power Management Service for Power Manager helps users adjust power settings to give the best balance between system performance and power saving through slider control or power plans. Power Manager requires the Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 or later. Various functions in Power Manager have dependency on hardware and drivers. When a function is not supported on a client computer, the function is hidden in Power Manager.
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How does ibmpmsvc.exe run?

Service - ibmpmsvc.exe runs as a background Windows service called 'IBMPMSVC' (ThinkPad PM Service). This service runs as the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network. ThinkPad PM Service runs as a standard Windows service loaded by the Windows Service Controller (services.exe).


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.5% of all Boost users have the ibmpmsvc.exe process running.Of the 0.5% of ibmpmsvc.exe users, 11.1% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is ibmpmsvc.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00001% CPU108.7%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
     936 KB RAM4.2%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 2 /min0.1%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
         6 GDI objects4.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:

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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 ThinkPad Power Management Service.

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)

About Lenovo.

Lenovo Group Limited engages in manufacturing and distribution of IT products and services. It offers laptops, desktops, workstations, servers, batteries and po More...
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File details

File name: ibmpmsvc.exe
Publisher: Lenovo. (verified)
Name: ThinkPad Power Management Service
Description: ThinkPad Power Management Service
Product version: 1.60
Size: 37.35 KB
Original file name: IBMPMSVC.EXE

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 10/5/2010
Expiration date: 10/6/2011

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0000328851%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000220117%
User CPU: 0.00001087342504%
Privileged CPU time: 5359.38 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 19.27 MB
Peak committed memory: 19.54 MB
Paged memory: 936 KB
Peak paged memory: 952 KB
Paged system memory: 26.78 KB
Non-paged system memory: 2.93 KB
Working set memory: 1.2 MB
Peak working set memory: 2.22 MB
Min working set memory: 828 KB
Private memory: 936 KB
Page faults: 1,334
Page faults /min: 1
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 90
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 2.86 MB
Read transfer /min: 610 Bytes
Total write operations: 34
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 1.67 KB
Write transfer /min: 0 Bytes
Total other operations: 1,089,766
Other operations /min: 15
Total other transfer: 1.65 MB
Other Transfer /min: 75 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 6
USER objects: 2
Handle count average: 72
Thread count average: 8
Thread resource averages

Process details

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

Service details

Name: ThinkPad PM Service
Service name: IBMPMSVC
Service type: Win32OwnProcess, InteractiveProcess

Image hashes

MD5: 06af18300c5b511a3d85c3e0b7909c10
SHA-1: 8e46ffeef600e04e0118f8d2731a1fe21ca23472
SHA-256: 2311128787d2297e769c7d5c01193a0498cd76c396092a8de9c56ce5422c0241

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C++
File packed: No
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