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What is devicemanager.exe?

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How does devicemanager.exe run?

Service - devicemanager.exe runs as a background Windows service called 'DeviceManager' (DeviceManager). This service runs as the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network. DeviceManager 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 0.1% of all Boost users have the devicemanager.exe process running.Of the 0.1% of devicemanager.exe users, 20.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is devicemanager.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00003% CPU292.4%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
     690.4 KB RAM3.1%
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.
         4 GDI objects2.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\common files\devicehelper\devicemanager.exe

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What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.196608)
Windows Vista (TM) Home Premium (6.0.6000.0)
Windows 7 Enterprise (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Professional (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
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File details

File name: devicemanager.exe
Size: 40 KB

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0002582718%
Privileged CPU: 0.0002290311%
User CPU: 0.00002924069810%
Privileged CPU time: 6.25 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 23,556,399
CPU cycle count /min: 11,635
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 28.05 MB
Peak committed memory: 32.96 MB
Paged memory: 690.4 KB
Peak paged memory: 883.2 KB
Paged system memory: 49.65 KB
Non-paged system memory: 3.21 KB
Working set memory: 544 KB
Peak working set memory: 2.32 MB
Min working set memory: 504.8 KB
Private memory: 690.4 KB
Page faults: 650
Page faults /min: 1
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 2
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 127 Bytes
Read transfer /min: 0 Bytes
Total write operations: 2
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 20 Bytes
Write transfer /min: 0 Bytes
Total other operations: 95
Other operations /min: 1
Total other transfer: 606 Bytes
Other Transfer /min: 2 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 4
USER objects: 2
Handle count average: 48
Thread count average: 5
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: Undefined
Windows platform: 32-bit
Runs as a service: Yes
Parent Processes
Process Commands
"C:\Program Files\Common Files\DeviceHelper\DeviceManager.exe" -start
"C:\Program Files\Common Files\DeviceHelper\DeviceManager.exe" -start

Service details

Name: DeviceManager
Service type: Win32OwnProcess, InteractiveProcess
Description: “DeviceManager”

Image hashes

MD5: 9c71560ad568aaa68975433782e35942
SHA-1: 0d2914a533e4b2a8228c7cae4b7fb6161b0fb3c6
SHA-256: 0f8fe0719f1510a6f4e1fd2d82d938154a422cec5fd765ce84193c1f9cf153b6

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
File packed: No
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