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What is dpagent.exe?

Part of HP ProtectTools Security Manager by DigitalPersona

What is it?

DigitalPersona Local Agent is part of HP ProtectTools Security Manager Suite which installs the HP ProtectTools Security Manager and the Credential and Fingerprint Manager for HP ProtectTools as well as Drive Encryption for HP ProtectTools.
Description of dpagent.exe from DigitalPersona
HP ProtectTools Security Manager is now available on a wide array of Business Notebooks and select Business Desktops and Workstations. Built on open standards and HP intellectual property, HP ProtectTools Security Manager can be configured to prevent unauthorized access using Smart Cards, TPM Embedded security chips, USB tokens and other security technologies. HP ProtectTools Security Manager is completely customizable, which gives business customers the flexibility to choose the level of security that best meets their needs. The optional integrated Smart Card Reader on select notebook families provides simple deployment and management of this solution.
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How does dpagent.exe run?

Process - dpagent.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. dpagent.exe is executed by the process winlogon.exe (Windows Logon Application by Microsoft).


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.2% of all Boost users have the dpagent.exe process running.Of the 0.2% of dpagent.exe users, 12.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is dpagent.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00034% CPU3432.3%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
155.37 MB RAM721.5%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
45 GDI objects30.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\hewlett-packard\hp protecttools security manager\bin\dpagent.exe

Are there other versions of HP ProtectTools Security Manag...?

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 HP ProtectTools Security Manager.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
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File details

File name: dpagent.exe
Publisher: DigitalPersona, Inc. (verified)
Name: HP ProtectTools Security Manager
Description: DigitalPersona Local Agent
Product version: 6.0.999.1451
Size: 803.83 KB
Original file name: DPPRAgnt.EXE

Digital certificate

Issued to: DigitalPersona
Certificate authority: VeriSign

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0008543993%
Privileged CPU: 0.0005111677%
User CPU: 0.00034323168520%
Privileged CPU time: 7644049 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,627,658,167
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 299.47 MB
Peak committed memory: 417.2 MB
Paged memory: 155.37 MB
Peak paged memory: 292.22 MB
Paged system memory: 268.77 KB
Non-paged system memory: 39.66 KB
Working set memory: 26.86 MB
Peak working set memory: 301.07 MB
Min working set memory: 22.3 MB
Private memory: 155.37 MB
Page faults: 136,964
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 5,783
Total read transfer: 104.1 MB
Total write operations: 1
Total write transfer: 24 Bytes
Total other operations: 30,948
Total other transfer: 28.21 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 45
Peak GDI objects: 49
USER objects: 21
Peak USER objects: 22
Handle count average: 279
Thread count average: 12

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 64-bit
System Tray: Yes
Parent Process
Child Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HP ProtectTools Security Manager\Bin\DPAgent.exe"

Image hashes

MD5: a73f95fe840627c288b2d35756634445
SHA-1: a689f0a5b81189052f5bfc4189482cbc6f726928
SHA-256: 69265083d290f1ae0b851deabfe86be897481348a0c3dea008afe6be97aad6a0

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
File packed: No
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