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What is gbtray.exe?

Part of Game Booster by IObit

What is it?

The is the system tray process that sits in the notification area of Windows for Game Booster. Designed to help optimize your PC for smoother, more responsive game play in the latest PC games with the touch of a button. It works by updating hardwaredrivers, downloading essential gaming tools, tweaking system settings for gaming, defragmenting game directories, temporarily shutting down background processes, cleaning RAM, and intensifying processor performance.
Description of gbtray.exe from IObit
Game Booster is capable of delivering the best gaming experience to you even if you have an old PC. One-click to boost PC performance is not enough, Game Booster also allows you to tweak your system for top PC performance. By temporarily shutting background processes and unnecessary Windows services, cleaning RAM, and intensifying processor performance, Game Booster concentrates every little system resource for gaming only. Game Booster can easily and fast-close background processes and unnecessary Windows services, to speed up your game playing and avoid possible conflicts and incompatibility. With the innovative "Enhanced 3rd parties' services detection" technology, Game Booster can automatically detect and close more unnecessary background services.
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How does gbtray.exe run?

Process - gbtray.exe is an instance of a running program. This 32-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.5% of all Boost users have the gbtray.exe process running.Of the 0.5% of gbtray.exe users, 81.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is gbtray.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.05078% CPU507751.6%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          5.34 MB RAM24.8%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 40 /min1.8%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
98 GDI objects65.3%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\iobit\game booster\gbtray.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 Game Booster.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows XP Professional (5.1.2600.196608)

About IObit

IObit is focused on providing consumers with innovative and comprehensive system utilities and security software for superior PC performance and security. With More...
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File details

File name: gbtray.exe
Publisher: IObit (verified)
Name: Game Booster
Description: Game Box
Product version:
Size: 667.34 KB
Original file name: Game Box

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 12/7/2009
Expiration date: 1/4/2013

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0535266765%
Privileged CPU: 0.0027515206%
User CPU: 0.05077515589897%
Total CPU time: 461 ms
Total CPU time /min: 4 ms
Privileged CPU time: 240.35 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 2 ms
User CPU time: 220.32 ms
User CPU time /min: 2 ms
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 40.21 MB
Peak committed memory: 41.06 MB
Paged memory: 5.34 MB
Peak paged memory: 5.47 MB
Paged system memory: 70.24 KB
Non-paged system memory: 4.22 KB
Working set memory: 1.01 MB
Peak working set memory: 7.75 MB
Min working set memory: 1.01 MB
Private memory: 5.34 MB
Page faults: 6,560
Page faults /min: 44
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 86
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 1.95 MB
Read transfer /min: 13.84 KB
Total write operations: 11
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 10.42 KB
Write transfer /min: 74 Bytes
Total other operations: 607
Other operations /min: 4
Total other transfer: 12.08 KB
Other Transfer /min: 86 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 98
USER objects: 30
Handle count average: 60
Thread count average: 2

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Windows platform: 32-bit
System Tray: Yes
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\IObit\Game Booster\gbtray.exe"

Image hashes

MD5: 6ff960153faa383f2327411018ce9088
SHA-1: 979b333106187c3ce4f142124288b94924747d6b
SHA-256: b5bf52529597cf2e643941fba83075d70cfe6924bf2f9d45f5ec04c945a8551f

PE image details

File entropy: 6.48142
File packed: No
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