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What is pgservice.exe?

Part of PGService by PointGrab LTD

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How does pgservice.exe run?

Service - pgservice.exe runs as a background Windows service called 'PGService' (PGService). This service runs as the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network. PGService runs as a program that can be started by the Service Controller and that obeys the service control protocol. This type of service runs in a process by itself.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.4% of all Boost users have the pgservice.exe process running.Of the 0.4% of pgservice.exe users, 12.5% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is pgservice.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00001% CPU147.7%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
30.62 MB RAM142.2%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 11 /min0.5%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\pointgrab\hand gesture control\pgservice.exe

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
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File details

File name: pgservice.exe
Publisher: PointGrab LTD
Name: PGService
Description: PointGrab Hand Gesture Control
Size: 46.5 KB
Original file name: PGService.exe

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0000247989%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000100300%
User CPU: 0.00001476888202%
Privileged CPU time: 38360.65 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 3 ms
CPU cycle count: 441,577,958
CPU cycle count /min: 983,952,032
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 491.28 MB
Peak committed memory: 500.28 MB
Paged memory: 30.62 MB
Peak paged memory: 41.38 MB
Paged system memory: 13.36 MB
Non-paged system memory: 26.74 KB
Working set memory: 9.53 MB
Peak working set memory: 22.9 MB
Min working set memory: 8.11 MB
Private memory: 30.62 MB
Page faults: 112,395,254
Page faults /min: 7,410
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 171,954
Read operations /min: 11
Total read transfer: 210.1 MB
Read transfer /min: 14.18 KB
Total other operations: 688,154
Other operations /min: 45
Total other transfer: 4.27 KB
Other Transfer /min: 0 Bytes
Handle count average: 859,931
Thread count average: 13
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: System
Windows platform: 64-bit
Runs as a service: Yes
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\PointGrab\Hand Gesture Control\PGService.exe"

Service details

Name: PGService
Service type: Win32OwnProcess
Description: “PointGrab Remote Control Service”

Image hashes

MD5: 5a49a53a5cb85a033b566619d07caf93
SHA-1: 12023a70f6750d23ab666782518476be65a4befa
SHA-256: d651157472e5e600120da9b24a07faf28f490ba711335936639ad742be4f49a7

PE image details

CLR assembly: Yes
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C# / Basic .NET
File packed: No
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