How to remove an SynTPLpr error
The free file information forum can help you determine if SynTPLpr.exe is a virus, trojan, spyware, or adware that you can remove, or a file belonging to a Windows system or an application you can trust.
SynTPLpr.exe file information
The process known as TouchPad Driver Helper Application
belongs to software Synaptics Pointing Device Driver or Synaptics Pointing Device or IBM ThinkPad UltraNav Driver or Synaptics TouchPad or ThinkPad UltraNav Driver or Progressive Touch or CINEMA 4D Module Advanced or TouchPad Driver Helper Application
by Synaptics (www.synaptics.com).
Description: SynTPLpr.exe is located in a subfolder of "C:\Program Files" - normally C:\Program Files\Synaptics\SynTP\.
Known file sizes on Windows 7/XP are 110,592 bytes (26% of all occurrences), 98,394 bytes and 41 more variants.
File SynTPLpr.exe is not a Windows system file. The program starts when Windows starts (see Registry key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\User Shell Folders). The program has no visible window. It can change the behavior of other programs or manipulate other programs. SynTPLpr.exe is a Microsoft signed file. Therefore the technical security rating is 52% dangerous, however also read the users reviews.
If problems with Synaptics Pointing Device or Synaptics TouchPad come up, you can uninstall the program using the Control Panel ⇒ Add/Remove programs.
Recommended: Identify SynTPLpr.exe related errors
External information from Paul Collins:
- "SynTPLpr" must run at start up. Synaptics touchpad driver helper. Required for touchpad features to work
Important: Some malware camouflages itself as SynTPLpr.exe, particularly when located in the c:\windows or c:\windows\system32 folder. Therefore, you should check the SynTPLpr.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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