84,285,534 programs installed

Should I remove Lenovo Settings - Camera Audio?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
12% remove it88% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
(click star to rate)
How common is it?
Global Rank #39,054
United States Rank #38,095
Reach 0.0027%


VersionDistribution 7.69% 1.92% 1.92% 7.69% 1.92% 15.38% 1.92% 3.85% 5.77% 28.85% 7.69% 5.77% 1.92% 1.92% 5.77%

Typically installed together

Other programs by Lenovo

Lenovo Settings - Camera Audio


Lenovo Settings - Camera Audio is a software program developed by Lenovo. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The setup package generally installs about 117 files and is usually about 52.24 MB (54,775,345 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 8. While about 45% of users of Lenovo Settings - Camera Audio come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Lenovo\Communications Utility\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Lenovo\Communications Utility\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 52.24 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Lenovo Settings - Camera Audio

  • libmcfaudio.dll - Lenovo® Multimedia and Communications Framework (Lenovo® Multimedia and Communications Framework Audio Library)
  • libmcfcamera.dll - Lenovo® Multimedia and Communications Framework Camera Library
  • libmcfcore.dll - Lenovo® Multimedia and Communications Framework Core Library
  • libmcfdolby.dll - Lenovo® Multimedia and Communications Framework Dolby Library
  • libmcfinput.dll - Lenovo® Multimedia and Communications Framework Input Library
  • libmcfintelipp.dll - Lenovo® Multimedia and Communications Framework Intel IPP Wrapper Library
  • libmcfintelipps8.dll - Lenovo® Multimedia and Communications Framework Intel IPPS8 Wrapper Library
  • libmcfkbhook.dll - Lenovo® Multimedia and Communications Framework Keyboard Hook Library
  • libmcfmetrics.dll - Lenovo® Multimedia and Communications Framework Metric Collection Library
  • libmcfmousehook.dll - Lenovo® Multimedia and Communications Framework Mouse Hook Library
  • libmcfxform.dll - Lenovo® Multimedia and Communications Framework Transform Library
  • CamMute.exe - ThinkVantage Communications Utility (Lenovo® AVFramework Camera Privacy Control Service)
  • AudioDll.dll - Lenovo Experience (Lenovo® AVFramework Audio Library)
  • AVFControl.dll - Lenovo® AVFramework COM API Interface
  • AVFControlSvr.dll
  • avfsetup.exe - Lenovo® AVFramework General Device Installer
  • AVSupportM.exe - Lenovo AVFrameworkSupport45
  • CamDll.dll - Lenovo® AVFramework Video Library
  • CameraFlashCtrl.exe - Lenovo® AVFramework Camera Flash Control Utility
  • CameraPlusEnableUI.exe - Lenovo CameraPlusEnableUI
  • cmd-dolby.exe - Lenovo® AVFramework Dolby Utility
  • cmd-procterm.exe - Lenovo® AVFramework Process Termination Utility
  • CmdUtil.exe - Lenovo® AVFramework Generic CommandLine Utility
  • CmdUtil4.exe - Lenovo® AVFramework Generic CommandLine Utility (version 4)
  • CommFunc.dll - Lenovo® AVFramework Common Library
  • LenMft0.dll - Lenovo® AVFramework Driver MFT
  • LibApc.dll - Lenovo® AVFramework APC Library
  • LibAudio.dll
  • LibAVControlCenter.dll - Lenovo® AVFramework AVControlCenter API Library
  • LibBufferLock.dll - Lenovo® AVFramework Video Buffer Lock/Unlock Library
  • LibCamera.dll - Lenovo® AVFramework Camera Library
  • LibCommon1.dll - Lenovo® AVFramework General Library
  • LibDolby.dll - Lenovo® AVFramework Dolby Interface Library
  • LibDriverMftStartCheck.dll - Lenovo® AVFramework DriverMFT Start Check Library
  • LibEventCtrl.dll - Lenovo® AVFramework Event Management Library
  • LibEventLog.dll
  • LibFramePipeMft.dll - Lenovo® AVFramework DriverMFT FrameBuffer Piping Library
  • LibInput.dll - Lenovo® AVFramework Input Library
  • LibIntelIppS8.dll - Lenovo® AVFramework Intel IPP Wrapper Library for Intel Atom Processors
  • LibMftGeneral.dll - Lenovo® AVFramework DriverMFT General Library
  • LibPipe.dll - Lenovo® AVFramework Named Pipe Library
  • LibProcess.dll - Lenovo® AVFramework Process Helper Library
  • LibProcTermHandler.dll - Lenovo® AVFramework Process Termination Handler Library
  • LibRegistry.dll - Lenovo® AVFramework Registry Access Library
  • LibSharedMem.dll - Lenovo® AVFramework Shared Memory Library
  • LibSmartInk.dll - Lenovo® AVFramework SmartInk Library
  • LibThread.dll - Lenovo AVFramework Thread Management Library
  • LibTime.dll - Lenovo AVFramework Time Library
  • LibTimer.dll - Lenovo AVFramework Timer Library
  • LibTransform.dll - Lenovo AVFramework Transformation Library
  • TpKnrres.exe - Lenovo AVFramework Native Server
  • vcamsvc.exe - Lenovo AVFramework Service and ThinkVantage Virtual Camera Controller
  • vcamsvchlpr.exe - Lenovo AVFramework System Server Support
  • audiosessioncnt.exe - LenovoAVCommSDK (Lenovo® AVCommSDK Audio Session Count Checker)
  • avcfi3dccmd.exe - Lenovo Settings (Lenovo® Multimedia and Comm Subsystem Intel 3D Camera Control)
  • avcfptm.exe - Lenovo® Multimedia and Comm Subsystem Photo Taking Mode Tool
  • AVControlCenter.exe - Lenovo® Multimedia and Comm Subsystem Control Center
  • AVControlCenter32.exe - Lenovo® AVFramework Control Center
  • avfaudiosw.exe - Lenovo® Multimedia and Comm Subsystem Audio Session Monitor
  • cameractrl.exe - Lenovo® AVCommSDK Generic Camera Control Utility
  • LibATLService.dll - Lenovo® AVCommSDK ATL Service Support Library

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

4 Services
  • CamMute.exe runs as a service named 'Lenovo AVFramework Camera Privacy Controller' (LENOVO.CAMMUTE) "Manages the integrated camera's privacy functions.".
  • AVControlCenter32.exe runs as a service named 'AVControlCenter' (AVControlCenter) "Lenovo AVFramework Control Center".
  • AVControlCenter.exe runs as a service named 'AVControlCenter' (AVControlCenter) "Lenovo AVFramework Control Center".
  • vcamsvc.exe runs as a service named 'Lenovo AVFramework Control Center and ThinkVantage Virtual Camera Controller' (LENOVO.TVTVCAM) "Manages Integrated Camera virtualization, desktop sharing, and general admin tasks for ThinkVantage Communications Utility.".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • TpKnrres.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'LENOVO.TPKNRRES' which loads as C:\Program Files\Lenovo\Communications Utility\TPKNRRES.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:2.23 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000174877%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00001260%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00000489%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:4,260
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:5 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes
105.02 KB average
Memory:1.55 MB
Total CPU:0.0000020626%
Kernel CPU:0.00000067%
User CPU:0.00000139%
CPU cycles/sec:516
I/O reads/min:5 Bytes

How do I remove Lenovo Settings - Camera Audio?

Quickly and completely remove Lenovo Settings - Camera Audio from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Lenovo Settings - Camera Audio from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Lenovo Settings - Camera Audio, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Lenovo Settings - Camera Audio.

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 12%
Keep it 88%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 45.00%
  Germany 8.33%
  Canada 5.00%
  Brazil 5.00%
  South Africa 5.00%
  DK 3.33%
  France 3.33%
  Finland 3.33%
  United Kingdom 3.33%
  Italy 3.33%
  Sweden 1.67%
  China 1.67%
  Ireland 1.67%
  Kazakstan 1.67%

About Lenovo

Lenovo is a PC hardware and electronics company whose products include personal computers, tablet computers, mobile phones, workstations, servers, electronic storage devices and IT management software.
Publisher URL: www.lenovo.com


user comment
No one has commented yet. Help others learn more about this software, share your comments.