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What is psia.exe?

Part of Secunia PSI Agent by Secunia

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How does psia.exe run?

Service - psia.exe runs as a background Windows service called 'Secunia PSI Agent' (Secunia PSI Agent). This service runs as the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network. Secunia PSI Agent 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.

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What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.1% of all Boost users have the psia.exe process running.Of the 0.1% of psia.exe users, 28.0% have disabled it.
How stable is Secunia PSI Agent?
Based on crash data discovered by Boost, stability is a measure of how sound this particular process and the average percent of times it crashes.
     psia.exe0.03%
Typical program1.26%
How resource intensive is psia.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00024% CPU2417.3%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
18.39 MB RAM85.4%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
     62 /min2.8%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\secunia\psi\psia.exe

Are there other versions of Secunia PSI Agent?

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 Secunia PSI Agent.

What else is related?

Secunia PSI Agent Stability

psia.exe crashes or has encountered a critical error 0.8900% of the time.
1.  
Error: Stopped working (APPCRASH)
Crashing module: ntdll.dll (still researching...)
Occurred on: June 11, 2014
2.  
Error: Stopped working (APPCRASH)
Crashing module: ntdll.dll (still researching...)
Occurred on: June 11, 2014

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Professional (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536)
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File details

File name: psia.exe
Publisher: Secunia (verified)
Name: Secunia PSI Agent
Description: Secunia PSI Agent
Version: 3.0.0.9016
Size: 1.17 MB
Original file name: PSIA.exe

Digital certificate

Issued to: Secunia
Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 5/28/2010
Expiration date: 5/28/2013

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0006392405%
Privileged CPU: 0.0003975109%
User CPU: 0.00024172956976%
Privileged CPU time: 188090.41 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 242 ms
CPU cycle count: 600,974,297
CPU cycle count /min: 1,106,446,530
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 97.8 MB
Peak committed memory: 182.64 MB
Paged memory: 18.39 MB
Peak paged memory: 24.27 MB
Paged system memory: 133.68 KB
Non-paged system memory: 116.86 KB
Working set memory: 24.88 MB
Peak working set memory: 27.28 MB
Min working set memory: 15.74 MB
Private memory: 18.39 MB
Page faults: 36,356
Page faults /min: 70
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 1,099
Read operations /min: 4
Total read transfer: 74.84 MB
Read transfer /min: 184.26 KB
Total write operations: 20,616
Write operations /min: 58
Total write transfer: 74.51 MB
Write transfer /min: 183.09 KB
Total other operations: 12,906,569
Other operations /min: 8,720
Total other transfer: 327.46 MB
Other Transfer /min: 289.31 KB
Resources
Handle count average: 334
Thread count average: 11
Thread resource averages
ntdll.dll
wow64.dll

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\Secunia\PSI\PSIA.exe" --start-service

Service details

Name: Secunia PSI Agent
Service type: Win32OwnProcess
Description: “Performs routine software inspections of the system, the results of which can be seen in your Secunia PSI”

Image hashes

MD5: 398a81d590424441b2f5c5c08073cadb
SHA-1: 4d1e9921e41dad187a3850448e2766ec3bd82952

PE image details

File packed: No
Import Table
advapi32.dll
comdlg32.dll
fltlib.dll
gdi32.dll
iphlpapi.dll
kernel32.dll
netapi32.dll
ole32.dll
oleacc.dll
psapi.dll
secur32.dll
shell32.dll
shlwapi.dll
user32.dll
version.dll
wininet.dll
winspool.drv
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