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What is ICQ Service.exe?

Part of ICQIEUpdater Module

What is it?

ICQ Service.exe (ICQIEUpdater Module) is part of the ICQ Toolbar program. When loaded by IE, it will install a toolbar in the top of your Internet Explore web browser. By installing itself, the toolbar has full access to the a loaded web page's HTML content and knowledge of the URL the user is currently viewing; it can also manipuate these depending on the intended function of the toolbar.
Description of icq service.exe from the publisher
ICQ Toolbar offers you the best of the web in one click: Quick search box, email notifications, map search, top rated videos and many more features that will make your search experience easier. Click the ICQ menu to access ICQ Search, ICQ Homepage, toolbar options, ICQ help center, Chats, Groups, Forums and lots of other cool stuff. Click the Search menuto search the web, Your Favorites or ICQ site, search for people via the ICQ People Search, or just look for images, videos, RSS, documents and presentations.
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How does icq service.exe run?

Service - ICQ Service.exe runs as a background Windows service called 'SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\ICQ Service' (ICQ Service). This service runs as the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network. ICQ Service runs as a standard Windows service loaded by the Windows Service Controller (services.exe).


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.3% of all Boost users have the icq service.exe process running.Of the 0.3% of icq service.exe users, 20.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is ICQ Service.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00030% CPU2951.8%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          2.32 MB RAM10.8%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 2 /min0.1%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
         8 GDI objects5.3%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\icq6toolbar\icq service.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 ICQIEUpdater Module.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows XP Professional (5.1.2600.196608)
Windows 7 Ultimate N (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536)
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File details

File name: ICQ Service.exe
Name: ICQIEUpdater Module
Description: ICQIEUpdater Module
Version: 1, 0, 0, 1
Size: 241.8 KB
Original file name: ICQ Service.EXE

Digital certificate

Issued to: ICQ
Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 5/31/2010
Expiration date: 7/7/2011

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0006568168%
Privileged CPU: 0.0003616327%
User CPU: 0.00029518405186%
Total CPU time: 30 ms
Total CPU time /min: 0 ms
Privileged CPU time: 38.52 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
User CPU time: 4.01 ms
User CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 109,068,558
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 66.87 MB
Peak committed memory: 68.27 MB
Paged memory: 2.32 MB
Peak paged memory: 2.37 MB
Paged system memory: 101.3 KB
Non-paged system memory: 7.77 KB
Working set memory: 2.76 MB
Peak working set memory: 5.72 MB
Min working set memory: 2.51 MB
Private memory: 2.32 MB
Page faults: 1,535
Page faults /min: 9
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 6
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 12.02 KB
Read transfer /min: 190 Bytes
Total write operations: 5
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 228 Bytes
Write transfer /min: 2 Bytes
Total other operations: 245
Other operations /min: 1
Total other transfer: 3.36 KB
Other Transfer /min: 26 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 8
USER objects: 2
Handle count average: 124
Thread count average: 5
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: System
Windows platform: 64-bit
Runs as a service: Yes
Parent Processes
Process Commands
"C:\Program Files\ICQ6Toolbar\ICQ Service.exe"
"C:\Program Files\ICQ6Toolbar\ICQ Service.exe"

Service details

Name: ICQ Service
Service type: Win32OwnProcess, InteractiveProcess

Image hashes

MD5: 7a95a3ad931b97fec5067e40636ce37f
SHA-1: 651e119b19c36dd11f876ae08cfac9cdf3426548
SHA-256: cfe275d54c267de3827b27dc292bd8d0429e2e3dc0be5f1c23b86f26f47d123e

PE image details

File entropy: 6.64363
File packed: No
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