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What is dsservice.exe?

Part of PC Tools Disk Suite by PC Tools Software

What is it?

PC Tools Disk Suite offers all in one hard drive management that integrates disk optimization, a cleanup tool, a defrag utility and even a partitioning and backup tool.
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How does dsservice.exe run?

Service - dsservice.exe runs as a background Windows service called 'DiskSuiteService' (PC Tools Disk Suite). This service runs as the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network. PC Tools Disk Suite 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 0.4% of all Boost users have the dsservice.exe process running.Of the 0.4% of dsservice.exe users, 14.3% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is dsservice.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00009% CPU858.3%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          3.8 MB RAM17.6%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\pc tools disk suite\dsservice.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 PC Tools Disk Suite.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7600.0)

About PC Tools Software

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: dsservice.exe
Publisher: PC Tools Software (verified)
Name: PC Tools Disk Suite
Description: Disk Suite Service
Version: 1,0,0,66
Size: 849.31 KB
Original file name: DSService.exe

Digital certificate

Issued to: PC Tools Labs
Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 11/17/2008
Expiration date: 12/12/2011

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0008786355%
Privileged CPU: 0.0007928024%
User CPU: 0.00008583309267%
Privileged CPU time: 5859.38 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 6 ms
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 62.05 MB
Peak committed memory: 64.56 MB
Paged memory: 3.8 MB
Peak paged memory: 4.68 MB
Paged system memory: 98.86 KB
Non-paged system memory: 13.84 KB
Working set memory: 3.21 MB
Peak working set memory: 8.08 MB
Min working set memory: 3.18 MB
Private memory: 3.8 MB
Page faults: 7,627
Page faults /min: 8
Handle count average: 247
Thread count average: 9
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: Undefined
Windows platform: 64-bit
Runs as a service: Yes
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\PC Tools Disk Suite\DSService.exe"

Service details

Name: PC Tools Disk Suite
Service name: DiskSuiteService
Service type: Win32OwnProcess
Description: “Provides PC Tools Disk Suite services. If this service is disabled the Disk Suite product will not function.”

Image hashes

MD5: 79f6ba388b4d4549f56a48e03c36d33d
SHA-1: b5cd604f29b7bbbbc815886acde9e7a9b1c6cf77
SHA-256: 264182d22a08bac4e4c865d4db3d5154c1e782287f5e3c99a4de0c9a9bc80b33

PE image details

File packed: No
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