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What is itmrtsvc.exe?

Part of eTrust PestPatrol Realtime Protection by CA

What is it?

eTrust PestPatrol Real-time service for CA Anti-Spyware, a spyware detection program previously known as PestPatrol. PestPatrol is an anti-malware product, designed to protect a computer system against threats such as adware, spyware and viruses.
Description of itmrtsvc.exe from CA
There is a good chance your computer is infected with spyware. Spyware finds its way onto unsuspecting computers through various hidden methods. Once infected, your PC can get bogged down by hidden processes, unwanted pop ups, web browser hijackers and many other symptoms, and your personal information can be exposed. CA Anti-Spyware finds these nasty pests, then quarantines them, so that your computer will work like expected.
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How does itmrtsvc.exe run?

Service - itmrtsvc.exe runs as a background Windows service called 'ITMRTSVC' (Pest Patrol Realtime Service). This service runs as the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network. Pest Patrol Realtime Service runs as a program that can be started by the Service Controller and that obeys the service control protocol. This type of service runs in a process by itself.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.5% of all Boost users have the itmrtsvc.exe process running.Of the 0.5% of itmrtsvc.exe users, 11.1% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is itmrtsvc.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00022% CPU2236.1%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
32.04 MB RAM148.8%
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.
         4 GDI objects2.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
     4 context switches/sec4.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\ca\pprt\bin\itmrtsvc.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 eTrust PestPatrol Realtime Protection.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.196608)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
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File details

File name: itmrtsvc.exe
Publisher: CA, Inc. (verified)
Name: eTrust PestPatrol Realtime Protection
Description: eTrust PestPatrol Real-time service
Size: 277.26 KB
Original file name: ITMRTSVC.exe

Digital certificate

Issued to: CA
Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 5/14/2006
Expiration date: 5/14/2008

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0002473308%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000237234%
User CPU: 0.00022360747190%
Privileged CPU time: 3098.24 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 2 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,519,956,754
CPU cycle count /min: 7,461,769
Context switches /sec: 4
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 79.5 MB
Peak committed memory: 94.26 MB
Paged memory: 32.04 MB
Peak paged memory: 40.1 MB
Paged system memory: 64.5 KB
Non-paged system memory: 8.23 KB
Working set memory: 1.75 MB
Peak working set memory: 43.28 MB
Min working set memory: 122 KB
Private memory: 32.04 MB
Page faults: 28,566
Page faults /min: 12
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 31,483
Read operations /min: 12
Total read transfer: 40.42 MB
Read transfer /min: 16.65 KB
Total write operations: 10,196
Write operations /min: 4
Total write transfer: 39.79 MB
Write transfer /min: 16.26 KB
Total other operations: 8,816
Other operations /min: 4
Total other transfer: 66.02 KB
Other Transfer /min: 28 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 4
USER objects: 1
Handle count average: 134
Thread count average: 6
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: System
Windows platform: 64-bit
Runs as a service: Yes
Parent Processes
Process Commands
"C:\Program Files\CA\PPRT\bin\ITMRTSVC.exe"
"C:\Program Files\CA\PPRT\bin\ITMRTSVC.exe"

Service details

Name: Pest Patrol Realtime Service
Service name: ITMRTSVC
Service type: Win32OwnProcess

Image hashes

MD5: 54f694c6cd3a1149ba3a8bdacc83badc
SHA-1: d4ce7872d4749bfbcc5c9b3bc1c78b32be12bd25
SHA-256: 2cb02c1efe0f625ba346546452874491d2deb4ce982bc647759822f7ab455c95

PE image details

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