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What is dvdagent.exe?

Part of HP DVDSmart by CyberLink

What is it?

HP DVDSmart Resident Program enables the playback of DVD and Blu-Ray media.
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How does dvdagent.exe run?

Process - dvdagent.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. dvdagent.exe is executed by the process services.exe (ระบบปฏิบัติการ Microsoft® Windows® by Microsoft).

How does dvdagent.exe start?

Startup files (all users) run - dvdagent.exe is registered with the run identifier 'DVDAgent' and the execution command '"C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Media\DVD\DVDAgent.exe"' in the Windows registry HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run. Run keys are startup registry keys that are used to launch an application automatically when any Windows user logs into Windows.
Scheduled task - dvdagent.exe is launched automatically by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\DVDAgent'. Task Scheduler provides the ability to schedule the launch of programs or scripts at pre-defined times or after specified time intervals or even with event-based triggers.
Scheduled tasks startup - dvdagent.exe is launched automatically when a user logs into Windows by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\DVDAgent'. With Scheduled Tasks, any script, program, or document can be configured to run when a user logs into the PC. These tasks start every time that Windows is booted and runs in the background.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.2% of all Boost users have the dvdagent.exe process running.Of the 0.2% of dvdagent.exe users, 33.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is dvdagent.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00427% CPU42671.5%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          2.89 MB RAM13.4%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 3 /min0.1%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
         9 GDI objects6.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
 1 context switches/sec1.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\hewlett-packard\media\dvd\dvdagent.exe

Are there other versions of HP DVDSmart?

Why are multiple of the same versions listed?

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 DVDSmart.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 8 Pro (6.2.9200.0)

About CyberLink Corp.

CyberLink is a digital entertainment and multimedia products software corporation. CyberLink products include PowerDVD, PowerDirector (video editing software), More...
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File details

File name: dvdagent.exe
Publisher: CyberLink Corp. (verified)
Name: HP DVDSmart
Description: HP DVDSmart Resident Program
Version: 5, 0, 0, 0
Size: 125.29 KB
Original file name: DVDAgent.exe

Digital certificate

Issued to: CyberLink
Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 2/16/2009
Expiration date: 4/12/2012

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0074331049%
Privileged CPU: 0.0031659521%
User CPU: 0.00426715283710%
Privileged CPU time: 46.8 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 4 ms
CPU cycle count: 267,512,168
CPU cycle count /min: 23,974,396
Context switches /sec: 1
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 89.91 MB
Peak committed memory: 94.96 MB
Paged memory: 2.89 MB
Peak paged memory: 3.16 MB
Paged system memory: 159.93 KB
Non-paged system memory: 16.39 KB
Working set memory: 1.02 MB
Peak working set memory: 9.18 MB
Min working set memory: 852 KB
Private memory: 2.89 MB
Page faults: 2,784
Page faults /min: 250
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 21
Read operations /min: 2
Total read transfer: 68.6 KB
Read transfer /min: 6.15 KB
Total write operations: 1
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 116 Bytes
Write transfer /min: 10 Bytes
Total other operations: 1,013
Other operations /min: 91
Total other transfer: 5.66 KB
Other Transfer /min: 519 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 9
Peak GDI objects: 10
USER objects: 11
Peak USER objects: 11
Handle count average: 183
Thread count average: 5
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 64-bit
Runs as a service: Yes
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Media\DVD\DVDAgent.exe"

Startup files (all users) run details

Name: DVDAgent
Command: "C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Media\DVD\DVDAgent.exe"

Scheduled task details

Name: DVDAgent
Command: \DVDAgent

Scheduled tasks startup details

Name: \DVDAgent

Image hashes

MD5: dac8ece29919fcab441447c75e2b6037
SHA-1: 8bbe38c521af181865ea98bced214e2eba2e2941
SHA-256: 1c65dad19f118feb2640ee33b2f71c40a6adc6810737958ac827e05c95bd5d5f

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C++ 7.1
File packed: No
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