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What is bttray.exe?

By Qualcomm Atheros

What is it?

BtTray is part of the Qualcomm Atheros Bluetooth software suite that manages installed devices with the integrated combo WLAN and Bluetooth chips.
Description of bttray.exe from Qualcomm Atheros
Qualcomm Atheros Bluetooth technology. It’s a great way to sync and share files, photos, music, games and videos at the speed of Wi-Fi, but with the ease of Bluetooth. It’s also a great way to extend and enhance the usability of small mobile devices by connecting to external headsets, keyboards, mice and printers. Such efficient, very low-power connectivity brings devices together and transfers content at close range. And, it cooperates with Qualcomm Atheros’ Wi-Fi in versatile combos that deliver the best of both wireless technologies.
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How does bttray.exe run?

Process - bttray.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. bttray.exe is executed by the process btvstack.exe (Bluetooth Software by Qualcomm Atheros).

How does bttray.exe start?

Startup files (all users) run - bttray.exe is registered with the run identifier 'BtTray' and the execution command '"C:\Program Files\Bluetooth Suite\BtTray.exe"' in the Windows registry HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run. Run keys are startup registry keys that are used to launch an application automatically when any Windows user logs into Windows.
Scheduled task - bttray.exe is launched automatically by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\BtTray'. Task Scheduler provides the ability to schedule the launch of programs or scripts at pre-defined times or after specified time intervals or even with event-based triggers.
Scheduled tasks startup - bttray.exe is launched automatically when a user logs into Windows by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\BtTray'. With Scheduled Tasks, any script, program, or document can be configured to run when a user logs into the PC. These tasks start every time that Windows is booted and runs in the background.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.2% of all Boost users have the bttray.exe process running.Of the 0.2% of bttray.exe users, 13.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is bttray.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.01217% CPU121733.4%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
48.64 MB RAM225.9%
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.
120 GDI objects80.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
     7 context switches/sec7.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\bluetooth suite\bttray.exe

Are there other versions of bttray.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 this process.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 8 Single Language (6.2.9200.0)
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File details

File name: bttray.exe
Publisher: Qualcomm Atheros (verified)
Description: BtTray
Size: 824.13 KB
Original file name: BtTray.exe

Digital certificate

Issued to: Qualcomm Atheros
Certificate authority: VeriSign

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0256405267%
Privileged CPU: 0.0134671893%
User CPU: 0.01217333740510%
Privileged CPU time: 968.75 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 2 ms
CPU cycle count: 198,634,911
CPU cycle count /min: 24,972,441
Context switches /sec: 7
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 779.5 MB
Peak committed memory: 827.75 MB
Paged memory: 48.64 MB
Peak paged memory: 49.44 MB
Paged system memory: 623.13 KB
Non-paged system memory: 50 KB
Working set memory: 61.43 MB
Peak working set memory: 64.63 MB
Min working set memory: 45.2 MB
Private memory: 48.64 MB
Page faults: 31,424
Page faults /min: 62
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 109
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 230.64 KB
Read transfer /min: 465 Bytes
Total write operations: 2
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 486 Bytes
Write transfer /min: 0 Bytes
Total other operations: 2,508
Other operations /min: 5
Total other transfer: 20.17 KB
Other Transfer /min: 41 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 120
Peak GDI objects: 136
USER objects: 35
Peak USER objects: 47
Handle count average: 447
Thread count average: 13
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 64-bit
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Bluetooth Suite\BtTray.exe"

Startup files (all users) run details

Name: BtTray
Command: "C:\Program Files\Bluetooth Suite\BtTray.exe"

Scheduled task details

Name: \BtTray

Scheduled tasks startup details

Name: \BtTray

Network connectivity

TCP: localhost on port 52671

Image hashes

MD5: c6cceff2937ddc6e7f8a9b2910f58a3a
SHA-1: d96385fcf51472d550d652db0f137e17df0bc715

PE image details

File packed: No
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