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What is atkosd2.exe?

Part of ATKOSD2 by ASUS

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How does atkosd2.exe run?

Process - atkosd2.exe is an instance of a running program. This 32-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. atkosd2.exe is executed by the process explorer.exe (Windows Explorer by Microsoft).

How does atkosd2.exe start?

Startup files (all users) run - atkosd2.exe is registered with the run identifier 'ATKOSD2' and the execution command 'C:\Program Files\ASUS\ATK Package\ATKOSD2\ATKOSD2.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 - atkosd2.exe is launched automatically by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\ATKOSD2'. 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 - atkosd2.exe is launched automatically when a user logs into Windows by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\ATKOSD2'. 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 atkosd2.exe process running.Of the 0.2% of atkosd2.exe users, 25.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is atkosd2.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00021% CPU2141.9%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          2.21 MB RAM10.3%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
              21 GDI objects14.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\asus\atk package\atkosd2\atkosd2.exe

Are there other versions of ATKOSD2?

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7600.0)

About ASUS

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File details

File name: atkosd2.exe
Publisher: ASUS (verified)
Description: ATKOSD2
Version: 7, 0, 10, 5
Product version: 7, 0, 10, 0
Size: 7.01 MB
Original file name: ATKOSD2.exe

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 8/2/2009
Expiration date: 8/3/2012

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0004283796%
Privileged CPU: 0.0002141898%
User CPU: 0.00021418979587%
Privileged CPU time: 62.4 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 193,112,755
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 63.75 MB
Peak committed memory: 64.75 MB
Paged memory: 2.21 MB
Peak paged memory: 2.23 MB
Paged system memory: 119.79 KB
Non-paged system memory: 4.22 KB
Working set memory: 6.25 MB
Peak working set memory: 6.32 MB
Min working set memory: 6.23 MB
Private memory: 2.21 MB
Page faults: 9,259
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 44
Total read transfer: 90.53 KB
Total other operations: 453
Total other transfer: 3.93 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 21
Peak GDI objects: 24
USER objects: 12
Peak USER objects: 14
Handle count average: 163
Thread count average: 2
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 32-bit
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\ASUS\ATK Package\ATKOSD2\ATKOSD2.exe"

Startup files (all users) run details

Command: C:\Program Files\ASUS\ATK Package\ATKOSD2\ATKOSD2.exe

Scheduled task details

Command: \ATKOSD2

Scheduled tasks startup details

Name: \ATKOSD2

Image hashes

MD5: c32b36d2168aea9d4fa77c0a4f56379d
SHA-1: 0fe3208a4af4c04f03028344e22c978c22828d1d

PE image details

File packed: No
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