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What is vdau.exe?

Part of VDAU Application by Sony

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How does vdau.exe run?

Process - vdau.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. vdau.exe is executed by the process vcfw.exe (VAIO Content Folder Watcher by Sony).

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What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.5% of all Boost users have the vdau.exe process running.Of the 0.5% of vdau.exe users, 11.1% have disabled it.
How stable is VDAU Application?
Based on crash data discovered by Boost, stability is a measure of how sound this particular process and the average percent of times it crashes.
     vdau.exe0.03%
Typical program1.26%
How resource intensive is vdau.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00008% CPU790.3%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          3.7 MB RAM17.2%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
     152 /min6.7%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
              18 GDI objects12.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\common files\sony shared\vaio content folder watcher\vdau.exe

What modules are loaded?

A module is a dynamic link library (DLL) or an executable file that is loaded into the process. Below is a list of non-system modules that are loaded by VDAU Application.

What else is related?

VDAU Application Stability

vdau.exe crashes or has encountered a critical error 0.8900% of the time.
1.  
Error: Stopped working (BEX)
Occurred: over 6 months ago
2.  
Error: Stopped working (BEX)
Occurred: over 6 months ago

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
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File details

File name: vdau.exe
Publisher: Sony Corporation (verified)
Name: VDAU Application
Description: VDAU Application
Version: 1.7.0.12220
Size: 76.71 KB
Original file name: VDAU.exe

Digital certificate

Issued to: Sony Corporation
Certificate authority: Thawte Consulting (Pty) Ltd.
Expiration date: 1/4/2011

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0001159427%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000369171%
User CPU: 0.00007902560547%
Privileged CPU time: 2484627927 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 53,561 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,810,737,202
CPU cycle count /min: 18,648,768
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 77.14 MB
Peak committed memory: 79.88 MB
Paged memory: 3.7 MB
Peak paged memory: 3.82 MB
Paged system memory: 121.73 KB
Non-paged system memory: 13.56 KB
Working set memory: 3.75 MB
Peak working set memory: 8.64 MB
Min working set memory: 2.75 MB
Private memory: 3.7 MB
Page faults: 3,515,918
Page faults /min: 76
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 7,048,824
Read operations /min: 152
Total read transfer: 147.92 MB
Read transfer /min: 3.27 KB
Total other operations: 885,105
Other operations /min: 19
Total other transfer: 60.51 MB
Other Transfer /min: 1.34 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 18
Peak GDI objects: 20
USER objects: 10
Peak USER objects: 10
Resources
Handle count average: 192
Thread count average: 12

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 64-bit
Parent Process
Process Command
VDAU -L1

Image hashes

MD5: 577be154b1ec8f17647d258153e7c470
SHA-1: 8cc5ebfaaaa3f8e362df2ecd40d4e404ea8b11ff
SHA-256: 869525508f01a3c3ea51c3862857817dcd28c3d0cc7b110866aa053b055fc7a1

PE image details

File packed: No
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