What does the tvtsched.exe file do?
The tvtsched.exe process is also known as ThinkVantage Scheduler and is a part of tvtsched Module or, as the case may be, Scheduler Updater. This software is produced by Lenovo Group (www.lenovo.com). An obsolete or defective version of tvtsched.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:
- ThinkVantage Scheduler has stopped working. Windows is checking for a solution to the problem... (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- ThinkVantage Scheduler has stopped working. A problem caused the program to stop working correctly. Windows will close the program and notify you if a solution is available. (Windows 10, 8, 7)
- tvtsched.exe has encountered a problem and needs to close. (Windows XP)
- Access violation at address FFFFFFFF in module tvtsched.exe. Read of address 00000000.
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What you should know about tvtsched.exe ThinkVantage Scheduler
tvtsched.exe is not a Windows system file and is known to frequently cause computer problems. Tvtsched.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files\Public Documents".
Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 1,122,304 bytes (83% of all these files) or, as the case may be, 1,155,072 bytes.
You may uninstall the related program using Windows Control Panel. This tvtsched.exe process does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. The file was developed by a so-called third party provider - and not by Microsoft. Tvtsched.exe is capable of track other applications. For this reason, 26% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.
If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves tvtsched.exe. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.
What do other computer users say about tvtsched?
|causes cpu to run @100%, slows dvd shrink from run time approx 25 min to approx 25 hrs |
|Part of Thinkpad specific applications |
|it is one processor tread, sometimes tvtsched.exe hangs, and take all procesor ussage - i recomend uninstall it immediately like all rest of Levovo preintaled Software |
|this is a lenovo update service, there are certain versions that will consume most of your resources. there are a few quick ways to remidy this issue, you can going into service managment and stop the service, then set the startup type to disabled. or you can update to a newer version that is known to work. |
|Part of Thinkpad specific applications, remove it since uses resources for no reasons |
Summary: One user judges tvtsched.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. However, one user considers this to be a suspicious process and would like to get rid of it. For this reason, one user has already deleted tvtsched.exe. source: file.net
How to uninstall tvtsched Module or Scheduler Updater
To remove ThinkVantage Scheduler from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.
- Click the Windows Start Button. You find it in the lower left corner of the taskbar.
- Type the word uninstall.
- Click Add or remove programs.
- Now locate tvtsched Module or Scheduler Updater in the list of displayed applications.
- Click the program, and then click Uninstall.
How to tell if tvtsched.exe (ThinkVantage Scheduler) was uninstalled cleanly
After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of ThinkVantage Scheduler. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for ThinkVantage Scheduler or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.
What to do if a program does not uninstall
The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.
Last but not least
If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or tvtsched.exe is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.