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What is dfsdks.exe?

Part of mst Defrag SDK by mst software GmbH Germany

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How does dfsdks.exe run?

Service - dfsdks.exe runs as a background Windows service (DfSdkS). This service runs as the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network.

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What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.1% of all Boost users have the dfsdks.exe process running.Of the 0.1% of dfsdks.exe users, 23.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is dfsdks.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.01895% CPU189544.7%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          4.02 MB RAM18.7%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\ashampoo\ashampoo uninstaller 5\dfsdks.exe

What programs install dfsdks.exe?

Ashampoo WinOptimizer Free v.1.0.0 by Ashampoo GmbH & Co. KG - Ashampoo WinOptimizer is registry cleaner utility whose purported purpose is to remove redundant items from the Windows registry. Ashampoo WinOptimizer automates the process of looking for invalid entries, missing file r
Program URL: www.ashampoo.com/en/usd/pin/3606/System_Utilities/Ashampoo-WinOptimizer-Free
Program help URL: www.ashampoo.com/support
Install path: C:\Program Files\Ashampoo\Ashampoo WinOptimizer Free\
Size: 39.4 MB
Ashampoo UnInstaller 5 v.5.0.2 by Ashampoo GmbH & Co. KG - Ashampoo UnInstaller is an uninstall utility designed to remove other software or parts of it from a computer.
Program URL: www.ashampoo.com
Program help URL: www.ashampoo.com/support
Install path: C:\Program Files\Ashampoo\Ashampoo UnInstaller 5\
Size: 47.05 MB
Ashampoo WinOptimizer 8 v.8.13 by Ashampoo GmbH & Co. KG
Program URL: www.ashampoo.com
Program help URL: www.ashampoo.com/support
Install path: C:\Program Files\Ashampoo\Ashampoo WinOptimizer 8\
Size: 45.6 MB
Ashampoo WinOptimizer 8 v.8.14.00 by Ashampoo GmbH & Co. KG
Program URL: www.ashampoo.com
Program help URL: www.ashampoo.com/support
Install path: C:\Program Files\Ashampoo\Ashampoo WinOptimizer 8\
Size: 20.44 MB
Ashampoo WinOptimizer 9 v.9.04.31 by Ashampoo GmbH & Co. KG
Program URL: www.ashampoo.com
Program help URL: www.ashampoo.com/support
Install path: C:\Program Files\Ashampoo\Ashampoo WinOptimizer 9\
Size: 30.13 MB
Ashampoo WinOptimizer 6.60 by Ashampoo GmbH & Co. KG
Program URL: www.ashampoo.com
Program help URL: www.ashampoo.com/support
Install path: C:\Program Files\Ashampoo\Ashampoo WinOptimizer 6\
Size: 37.35 MB
Ashampoo WinOptimizer 2010 Advanced by Ashampoo GmbH & Co. KG
Program URL: www.ashampoo.com
Program help URL: www.ashampoo.com/support
Install path: C:\Program Files\Ashampoo\Ashampoo WinOptimizer 2010 Advanced\
Size: 30.91 MB
Ashampoo WinOptimizer 2012 v.8.1.4 by Ashampoo GmbH & Co. KG
Program URL: www.ashampoo.com
Program help URL: www.ashampoo.com/support
Install path: C:\Program Files\Ashampoo\Ashampoo WinOptimizer 2012\
Size: 54.42 MB
Ashampoo WinOptimizer 9 v.9.1.0 by Ashampoo GmbH & Co. KG
Program URL: www.ashampoo.com
Program help URL: www.ashampoo.com/support
Install path: C:\Program Files\Ashampoo\Ashampoo WinOptimizer 9\
Size: 30.14 MB
Ashampoo UnInstaller 5 v.5.00 by Ashampoo GmbH & Co. KG
Program URL: www.ashampoo.com
Program help URL: www.ashampoo.com/support
Install path: C:\Program Files\Ashampoo\Ashampoo UnInstaller 5\
Size: 2.37 MB
Ashampoo WinOptimizer 2010 CBE by Ashampoo GmbH & Co. KG
Program URL: www.ashampoo.com
Program help URL: www.ashampoo.com/support
Install path: C:\Program Files\Ashampoo\Ashampoo WinOptimizer 2010 CBE\
Size: 31.58 MB
SuperEasy SpeedUp 2 v.2.1.0 by SuperEasy Software
Program URL: www.supereasy.net
Program help URL: www.supereasy.net/german/support.php
Install path: C:\Program Files\SuperEasy Software\SpeedUp 2\
Size: 27.43 MB
Ashampoo WinOptimizer 9 v.9.4.0 by Ashampoo GmbH & Co. KG
Program URL: www.ashampoo.com/en/usd/pin/3606/System_Utilities/Ashampoo-WinOptimizer-Free
Program help URL: www.ashampoo.com/support
Install path: C:\Program Files\Ashampoo\Ashampoo WinOptimizer 9\
Size: 2.15 MB
Ashampoo WinOptimizer 2010 by Ashampoo GmbH & Co. KG
Program URL: www.ashampoo.com
Program help URL: www.ashampoo.com/support
Install path: C:\Program Files\Ashampoo\Ashampoo WinOptimizer 2010\
Size: 30.26 MB
Plus Windows-Optimierer by Ashampoo GmbH & Co. KG
Program URL: www.ashampoo.com
Program help URL: www.ashampoo.com/support
Install path: C:\Program Files\Ashampoo\Plus Windows-Optimierer\
Size: 26.18 MB
Ashampoo UnInstaller 5 v.5.0.1 by Ashampoo GmbH & Co. KG
Program URL: www.ashampoo.com
Program help URL: www.ashampoo.com/support
Install path: C:\Program Files\Ashampoo\Ashampoo UnInstaller 5\
Ashampoo HDD Control by Vinny27
Install path: C:\Program Files\ashampoo\ashampoo hdd control 2\lang
Size: 16.95 MB
Ashampoo WinOptimizer 2013 v.1.0.0 by Ashampoo GmbH & Co. KG
Program URL: www.ashampoo.com
Program help URL: www.ashampoo.com/support
Install path: C:\System Utilities\Ashampoo WinOptimizer 2013\
Size: 27.58 MB
Ashampoo UnInstaller 5 v.5.0.3 by Ashampoo GmbH & Co. KG
Program URL: www.ashampoo.com
Program help URL: www.ashampoo.com/support
Install path: C:\Program Files\Ashampoo\Ashampoo UnInstaller 5\
Size: 53.38 MB
Ashampoo WinOptimizer 10 v.10.2.5 by Ashampoo GmbH & Co. KG
Program URL: www.ashampoo.com/en/usd/pin/4206/System_Utilities/Ashampoo-WinOptimizer-10
Program help URL: www.ashampoo.com/support
Install path: C:\Program Files\Ashampoo\Ashampoo WinOptimizer 10\
Size: 40.49 MB
Ashampoo HDD Control 2 v.2.1.0 by Ashampoo GmbH & Co. KG
Program URL: www.ashampoo.com
Program help URL: www.ashampoo.com/support
Install path: C:\Program Files\Ashampoo\Ashampoo HDD Control 2\
Size: 43.71 MB
Ashampoo WinOptimizer 10 v.10.1.0 by Ashampoo GmbH & Co. KG
Program URL: www.ashampoo.com
Program help URL: www.ashampoo.com/support
Install path: C:\Program Files\Ashampoo\Ashampoo WinOptimizer 10\
Ashampoo WinOptimizer 6.50 by Ashampoo GmbH & Co. KG
Program URL: www.ashampoo.com
Program help URL: www.ashampoo.com/support
Install path: C:\Program Files\Ashampoo\Ashampoo WinOptimizer 6\
SuperEasy SpeedUp 2 v.2.0.0 by SuperEasy Software
Program URL: www.supereasy.net
Program help URL: www.supereasy.net/german/support.php
Install path: C:\Program Files\SuperEasy Software\SpeedUp 2\
Size: 24.77 MB

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536)
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File details

File name: dfsdks.exe
Name: mst Defrag SDK
Description: mst Defrag SDK Service
Version: 3,6,0,6165
Product version: 3,6,0,0
Size: 396.5 KB
Original file name: mstDfSDK.exe

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0268540223%
Privileged CPU: 0.0078995505%
User CPU: 0.01895447180965%
Privileged CPU time: 325998.29 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 423,275,211
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 40.2 MB
Peak committed memory: 42.88 MB
Paged memory: 4.02 MB
Peak paged memory: 7.81 MB
Paged system memory: 46.33 KB
Non-paged system memory: 5.66 KB
Working set memory: 2.86 MB
Peak working set memory: 6.79 MB
Min working set memory: 1.1 MB
Private memory: 4.02 MB
Page faults: 28,055
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 508
Total read transfer: 1.45 MB
Total write operations: 13,026
Total write transfer: 12.47 MB
Total other operations: 429,688
Total other transfer: 250.51 MB
Resources
Handle count average: 103
Thread count average: 8
Thread resource averages
sechost.dll

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: System
Windows platform: 32-bit
Runs as a service: Yes
Parent Process
Process Commands
"C:\Program Files\Ashampoo\Ashampoo WinOptimizer 10\DfsdkS.exe"
"C:\Program Files\Ashampoo Burning Studio 2010 Advanced\Ashampoo WinOptimizer 2013.1.0.0.12399\Ashampoo WinOptimizer 2013\DfsdkS.exe"
"C:\Program Files\Ashampoo\Ashampoo UnInstaller 5\DfSdkS.exe"

Service details

Name: DfSdkS

Image hashes

MD5: 92ae26f2caf4a67e24a0ba6ddf32cc3c
SHA-1: 4b6493297fd7cc6049d5883c3eba13b56a0f97fb
SHA-256: 7133a9931a3bcc02d65cb77271f9505256d4dd74a7e77f73747c5d3f0d29b85e

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows Console
File packed: No
Import Table
advapi32.dll
kernel32.dll
mswsock.dll
user32.dll
version.dll
ws2_32.dll
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