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What is pdfpro5hook.exe?

Part of Nuance PDF Products by Nuance Communications

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How does pdfpro5hook.exe run?

Process - pdfpro5hook.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. pdfpro5hook.exe is executed by the process explorer.exe (Windows Explorer by Microsoft).

How does pdfpro5hook.exe start?

Startup files (all users) run - pdfpro5hook.exe is registered with the run identifier 'PDFHook' and the execution command 'C:\Program Files\Nuance\PDF Viewer Plus\pdfpro5hook.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.

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What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.2% of all Boost users have the pdfpro5hook.exe process running.Of the 0.2% of pdfpro5hook.exe users, 16.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is pdfpro5hook.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00001% CPU63.8%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
     1.88 MB RAM8.7%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 1 /min0.0%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
         11 GDI objects7.3%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\nuance\pdf viewer plus\pdfpro5hook.exe

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows Vista (TM) Home Premium (6.0.6002.131072)
Windows 7 Professional (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Professional (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 8 Pro with Media Center (6.2.9200.0)

About Nuance Communications, Inc.

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File details

File name: pdfpro5hook.exe
Publisher: Nuance Communications, Inc. (verified)
Name: Nuance PDF Products
Description: PdfCreateHook Application
Version: 5.2.10155.1822
Product version: 5.2
Size: 621.28 KB
Original file name: PdfCreateHook.EXE

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 6/1/2008
Expiration date: 7/5/2011

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0000164111%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000100274%
User CPU: 0.00000638366811%
Privileged CPU time: 49.03 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 393,034,763
CPU cycle count /min: 196,753
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 68.63 MB
Peak committed memory: 69.97 MB
Paged memory: 1.88 MB
Peak paged memory: 1.94 MB
Paged system memory: 128.09 KB
Non-paged system memory: 8.17 KB
Working set memory: 2.41 MB
Peak working set memory: 5.79 MB
Min working set memory: 2.02 MB
Private memory: 1.88 MB
Page faults: 2,779
Page faults /min: 2
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 2
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 8.3 KB
Read transfer /min: 5 Bytes
Total other operations: 249
Other operations /min: 1
Total other transfer: 944 Bytes
Other Transfer /min: 0 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 11
Peak GDI objects: 12
USER objects: 6
Peak USER objects: 8
Resources
Handle count average: 77
Thread count average: 2
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 64-bit
Parent Process
Child Process
Process Commands
"C:\Program Files\Nuance\PDF Viewer Plus\pdfPro5Hook.exe"
"C:\Program Files\Nuance\PDF Viewer Plus\pdfpro5hook.exe"
"C:\Program Files\Nuance\PDF Viewer Plus\pdfPro5Hook.exe"

Startup files (all users) run details

Name: PDFHook
Command: C:\Program Files\Nuance\PDF Viewer Plus\pdfpro5hook.exe

Image hashes

MD5: 9f0acaa725cf5a391af7e2067ae45746
SHA-1: a5d6f600f297a3284814508cf9259bc9d8a4d0c0
SHA-256: ca7f3c2c9d4dcb135ecbffeb3448d272552b5db720e0a526b4ac07b1f5e8bc9e

PE image details

File packed: No
Import Table
advapi32.dll
comdlg32.dll
gdi32.dll
kernel32.dll
ole32.dll
shell32.dll
shlwapi.dll
user32.dll
wininet.dll
winspool.drv
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