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What is dkservice.exe?

Part of Diskeeper (TM) Disk Defragmenter by Executive Software International

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How does dkservice.exe run?

Service - dkservice.exe runs as a background Windows service called 'Diskeeper' (Diskeeper). This service runs as the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network. Diskeeper runs as a standard Windows service loaded by the Windows Service Controller (services.exe).


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.4% of all Boost users have the dkservice.exe process running.Of the 0.4% of dkservice.exe users, 12.5% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is dkservice.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00113% CPU11314.9%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          3.38 MB RAM15.7%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 16 /min0.7%
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.
52 context switches/sec52.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\executive software\diskeeper\dkservice.exe

Are there other versions of Diskeeper (TM) Disk Defragment...?

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 Diskeeper (TM) Disk Defragmenter.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.196608)
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File details

File name: dkservice.exe
Name: Diskeeper (TM) Disk Defragmenter
Description: DKSERVICE.EXE
Version: 9.0.504.0
Size: 564.11 KB
Original file name: DKSERVICE

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0016642051%
Privileged CPU: 0.0005327161%
User CPU: 0.00113148903267%
Privileged CPU time: 5265.62 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 7 ms
Context switches /sec: 52
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 41.36 MB
Peak committed memory: 43.3 MB
Paged memory: 3.38 MB
Peak paged memory: 3.63 MB
Paged system memory: 33.46 KB
Non-paged system memory: 34.74 KB
Working set memory: 2.27 MB
Peak working set memory: 16.95 MB
Min working set memory: 920 KB
Private memory: 3.38 MB
Page faults: 21,080
Page faults /min: 27
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 7,084
Read operations /min: 9
Total read transfer: 60.52 MB
Read transfer /min: 79.22 KB
Total write operations: 5,379
Write operations /min: 7
Total write transfer: 2.11 MB
Write transfer /min: 2.76 KB
Total other operations: 48,019
Other operations /min: 61
Total other transfer: 3.64 MB
Other Transfer /min: 4.77 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 9
USER objects: 9
Handle count average: 411
Thread count average: 8
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: Undefined
Windows platform: 32-bit
Runs as a service: Yes
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Executive Software\Diskeeper\DkService.exe"

Service details

Name: Diskeeper
Service type: Win32OwnProcess, InteractiveProcess

Network connectivity

TCP: localhost on port 31038

Image hashes

MD5: e2afd2e1fe8f9360139fa4425eb72136
SHA-1: eec0ba8f63d69f89fc84f6d2636da952cb3dab47

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
File packed: No
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