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What is pt.exe?

Part of PC Tools Performance Toolkit by PC Tools

Description of pt.exe from PC Tools
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How does pt.exe run?

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

How does pt.exe start?

Scheduled task - pt.exe is launched automatically by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\PTSchedule'. 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.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.6% of all Boost users have the pt.exe process running.Of the 0.6% of pt.exe users, 10.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is pt.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.32704% CPU3270436.0%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
36.1 MB RAM167.6%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
     170 /min7.5%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
900 GDI objects600.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\pc tools utilities\pt.exe

Are there other versions of PC Tools Performance Toolkit?

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 PC Tools Performance Toolkit.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7600.0)

About PC Tools

PC Tools develops and publishes security and utility software for consumers and enterprises markets. Its products include Spyware Doctor, which provides spyware More...
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File details

File name: pt.exe
Publisher: PC Tools (verified)
Name: PC Tools Performance Toolkit
Description: PC Tools Performance Toolkit 1.0
Version: 1.00.0112
Size: 5.72 MB
Original file name: pt.exe

Digital certificate

Issued to: PC Tools
Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 7/9/2009
Expiration date: 8/15/2012

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.4626129594%
Privileged CPU: 0.1355693567%
User CPU: 0.32704360269735%
Total CPU time: 2,324 ms
Total CPU time /min: 518 ms
Privileged CPU time: 1388.41 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 309 ms
User CPU time: 936.01 ms
User CPU time /min: 209 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,436,860,556
CPU cycle count /min: 1,277,268,793
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 155.44 MB
Peak committed memory: 168.68 MB
Paged memory: 36.1 MB
Peak paged memory: 38.2 MB
Paged system memory: 227 KB
Non-paged system memory: 22.57 KB
Working set memory: 22.39 MB
Peak working set memory: 39.91 MB
Min working set memory: 22.39 MB
Private memory: 36.1 MB
Page faults: 21,775
Page faults /min: 4,852
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 737
Read operations /min: 164
Total read transfer: 1.92 MB
Read transfer /min: 439.23 KB
Total write operations: 25
Write operations /min: 6
Total write transfer: 392.76 KB
Write transfer /min: 87.52 KB
Total other operations: 4,808
Other operations /min: 1,071
Total other transfer: 31.75 KB
Other Transfer /min: 7.08 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 900
Peak GDI objects: 920
USER objects: 350
Peak USER objects: 357
Handle count average: 240
Thread count average: 4

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Windows platform: 32-bit
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\PC Tools Utilities\pt.exe"

Scheduled task details

Name: C:\WINDOWS\Tasks\PTSchedule.job

Image hashes

MD5: d4ffa7c4f79ca1ca721507aa92408670
SHA-1: 13a4051dd9caae12480f36c02f753e1c159f7330

PE image details

File entropy: 7.81036
File packed: Yes
Packed by: qcEPOPY_7.81035613287295
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