lms.exe is a program which is most likely NOT a virus. So, if lms.exe is on your system, it is most likely ok, and will NOT cause problems. Even if your PC is virus-free, it is still recommended to use a well-known antivirus with a good detection rate, in order to defend your PC against threats.
Usually, this application is found in C:\Program Files (x86)\Intel\Intel(R) Management Engine Components\LMS\LMS.exe.
The MD5 checksum for this file is a1c148801b4af64847aeb9f3ad9594ef.
This application is set up as a Windows service. This means it operates on your PC in background, usually without displaying anything to you. Most Windows services are legit programs, which provide useful features to other applications or to the Windows Operating System.
This app runs as a 32-bit program. It does not exploit the full set of features of modern computer chips. This is quite normal because the authors did not upgrade it to 64-bit code.
The description present in the program is Local Manageability Service.
File version 18.104.22.1684.
Author Intel Corporation.
Legal copyright Copyright c 2006-2009, Intel Corporation. All rights reserved..
Some insecure features of Windows appear to be used, such as functions for tapping the keyboard. We recommend you to be very careful regarding this program.
A digital certificate is missing from this program. The authors did not bother to sign it. This is usually bad.
It has an uninstall routine, which is good. si are uninstall.