04-21-2010 04:57 AM
Noticed that the LMS.exe on my new T510 is constantly using 25% of the CPU, I assume this is not normal, anyone know what I need to tweak please?
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04-21-2010 05:59 AM
I don't know why it's constantly using 25% CPU, but i belive the file belong to "Local Manageability Service" (http://www-307.ibm.com/pc/support/site.wss/document.do?sitestyle=lenovo&lndocid=MIGR-74374). You could try to upgrade to the latest version if not already done so. I'm also under the impression that very few people actually use this so you could uninstall as well and disable in BIOS if you don't need it. I don't have it installed and keep it disabled in BIOS since i don't need it. Like to only install what i need to keep it as simple and clean as possible.
10-08-2010 02:09 PM
This version of LMS.exe seems to have a bug that causes it to misbehave when an internet connection is blocked. It goes into a loop using 25% CPU and also fails to release memory correctly on each cycle round the loop. Task manager shows ca 25% CPU usage and increasing memory usage - icons may disappear off the desktop etc as the problem builds up and eventually stalls the PC.
Try looking at the virus protection (Mcafee???) to see which connections it has blocked. "Allow" any blocked connections that seem reasonable (eg to Lenovo).
10-11-2010 02:32 AM
Hi, this suddenly went away recently, last week or 2, with either a Microsoft or McAfee update install, I believe. I was not paying sufficient attention to notice which update may have resolved the problem.
However if it comes back, I will take your advise.
Thank you for your feedback.