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What is pptd40nt.exe?

Part of PaperPort by ScanSoft

What is it?

PaperPort, commercial software published by Nuance Communications, is designed to help users to organize digital documents and files. As a document management system, PaperPort is especially useful for working with scanned documents. (Its origins were as software 'bundled' with Visioneer scanners.)
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How does pptd40nt.exe run?

Process - pptd40nt.exe is an instance of a running program. This 32-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. pptd40nt.exe is executed by the process explorer.exe (Windows Explorer by Microsoft).

How does pptd40nt.exe start?

Startup files (all users) run - pptd40nt.exe is registered with the run identifier 'PaperPort PTD' and the execution command 'C:\Program Files\ScanSoft\PaperPort\pptd40nt.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.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.4% of all Boost users have the pptd40nt.exe process running.Of the 0.4% of pptd40nt.exe users, 12.5% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is pptd40nt.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00004% CPU419.1%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
     1.86 MB RAM8.6%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
         15 GDI objects10.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\scansoft\paperport\pptd40nt.exe

Are there other versions of PaperPort?

Why are multiple of the same versions listed?

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 PaperPort.

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: pptd40nt.exe
Publisher: ScanSoft, Inc.
Name: PaperPort
Description: PaperPort Print to Desktop for NT
Version: 9.0
Size: 56.05 KB
Original file name: PPTD40NT.EXE

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0010545327%
Privileged CPU: 0.0010126233%
User CPU: 0.00004190939806%
Privileged CPU time: 291.66 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 39,872,275
CPU cycle count /min: 129,216
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 40.31 MB
Peak committed memory: 42.87 MB
Paged memory: 1.86 MB
Peak paged memory: 1.88 MB
Paged system memory: 57.89 KB
Non-paged system memory: 4.22 KB
Working set memory: 1.48 MB
Peak working set memory: 3.19 MB
Min working set memory: 1.45 MB
Private memory: 1.86 MB
Page faults: 1,395
Page faults /min: 4
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 1
Total read transfer: 10.32 KB
Total other operations: 881
Other operations /min: 1
Total other transfer: 80.41 KB
Other Transfer /min: 0 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 15
Peak GDI objects: 14
USER objects: 4
Peak USER objects: 4
Handle count average: 37
Thread count average: 2
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Undefined
Windows platform: 32-bit
Parent Process
Process Commands
"C:\Program Files\ScanSoft\PaperPort\pptd40nt.exe"
"C:\Program Files\ScanSoft\PaperPort\pptd40nt.exe"

Startup files (all users) run details

Name: PaperPort PTD
Command: C:\Program Files\ScanSoft\PaperPort\pptd40nt.exe

Image hashes

MD5: 852803aaf50a785bafe788d2ad666c78
SHA-1: 5369aecd4bd341b37fdcee2cb0be050a4d976d02

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
File packed: No
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