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What is floater.exe?

Part of Pivot Sofware by Portrait Displays

Description of floater.exe from Portrait Displays
Rotate your display to portrait orientation to enjoy the advantages of portrait viewing. Pivot can support multiple viewing orientations: portrait 90°, presentation 180°, portrait 270°, and landscape. Pivot is no longer limited to just desktop solutions, with its multi-viewing orientation capability, it is a must for tablet PCs, web pads, and slate computers. With Pivot, you can rotate the display to any orientation for the most productive viewing angle.
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How does floater.exe run?

Process - floater.exe is an instance of a running program. This 32-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. floater.exe is executed by the process wpctrl.exe (Pivot Sofware by Portrait Displays).


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.5% of all Boost users have the floater.exe process running.Of the 0.5% of floater.exe users, 11.1% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is floater.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00008% CPU772.9%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          2.19 MB RAM10.2%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 1 /min0.0%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
              19 GDI objects12.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\portrait displays\pivot pro plugin\floater.exe

Are there other versions of Pivot Sofware?

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: floater.exe
Publisher: Portrait Displays, Inc. (verified)
Name: Pivot Sofware
Description: Pivot Software Support DLL
Version: 8.20
Size: 672 KB
Original file name: floater.exe

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: VeriSign

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0001228698%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000455807%
User CPU: 0.00007728908533%
Privileged CPU time: 62.5 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 32.21 MB
Peak committed memory: 32.21 MB
Paged memory: 2.19 MB
Peak paged memory: 2.2 MB
Paged system memory: 61.57 KB
Non-paged system memory: 11.45 KB
Working set memory: 4.87 MB
Peak working set memory: 4.87 MB
Min working set memory: 4.83 MB
Private memory: 2.19 MB
Page faults: 1,434
Page faults /min: 2
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 5
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 721.36 KB
Read transfer /min: 878 Bytes
Total other operations: 426
Other operations /min: 1
Total other transfer: 136.99 KB
Other Transfer /min: 167 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 19
USER objects: 16
Handle count average: 61
Thread count average: 1
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Undefined
Windows platform: 32-bit
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Portrait Displays\Pivot Software\floater.exe"

Image hashes

MD5: 516f73b7f40204308a6fe37e20080678
SHA-1: 07a5f63e839a48a03e4f3402faf2f2392ba3a1ef
SHA-256: e7663454cfec927571aca5357d1782466bcb0021840db84af1d346cff13d1cae

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
File packed: No
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