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What is daemon.exe?

Part of DAEMON Tools Lite by DT Soft Ltd

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How does daemon.exe run?

Process - daemon.exe is an instance of a running program. This 32-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. daemon.exe is executed by the process explorer.exe (Windows Explorer by Microsoft).

How does daemon.exe start?

Startup files (user) run - daemon.exe is registered with the run identifier 'DAEMON Tools Lite' and the execution command '"C:\Program Files\DAEMON Tools Lite\daemon.exe"' in the Windows registry HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run. Run keys are startup registry keys that are used to launch an application automatically when a user logs into Windows.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.5% of all Boost users have the daemon.exe process running.Of the 0.5% of daemon.exe users, 11.1% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is daemon.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00017% CPU1738.8%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          2.96 MB RAM13.7%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
166 GDI objects110.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\daemon tools lite\daemon.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 DAEMON Tools Lite.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows Vista (TM) Ultimate (6.0.6001.65536)

About DT Soft Ltd

DAEMON Tools (short for Disk And Execution MONitor tools) is a virtual drive and optical disc authoring program for Microsoft Windows. DAEMON Tools was original More...
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File details

File name: daemon.exe
Publisher: DT Soft Ltd (verified)
Name: DAEMON Tools Lite
Description: DAEMON Tools main application
Size: 475.45 KB
Original file name: Daemon.exe

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: DAEMON Tools Root CA

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0004364189%
Privileged CPU: 0.0002625395%
User CPU: 0.00017387936984%
Privileged CPU time: 1482009.5 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,334,685,485
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 72.25 MB
Peak committed memory: 74.25 MB
Paged memory: 2.96 MB
Peak paged memory: 2.98 MB
Paged system memory: 133.75 KB
Non-paged system memory: 6.14 KB
Working set memory: 2.8 MB
Peak working set memory: 9.49 MB
Min working set memory: 2.71 MB
Private memory: 2.96 MB
Page faults: 3,490
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 41
Total read transfer: 67.01 KB
Total write operations: 1
Total write transfer: 116 Bytes
Total other operations: 1,266
Total other transfer: 28.62 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 166
USER objects: 62
Handle count average: 106
Thread count average: 3

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 32-bit
System Tray: Yes
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\DAEMON Tools Lite\daemon.exe"

Startup files (user) run details

Name: DAEMON Tools Lite
Command: "C:\Program Files\DAEMON Tools Lite\daemon.exe"

Image hashes

MD5: 86527bd9cddcb84dc3117e098e6111ed
SHA-1: b0d0567471fa488baac39ff71802f5a232413250
SHA-256: 82425a2e70bd387467cd644fe1594ee290616ec857067039b4a20375e15a6e0c

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
File packed: No
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