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What is listener.exe?

Part of VaioCare Sample Collector Service by Sony of America

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How does listener.exe run?

Process - listener.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. listener.exe is executed by the process vcperfservice.exe (VAIO Care Performance Service by Sony).


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.3% of all Boost users have the listener.exe process running.Of the 0.3% of listener.exe users, 16.7% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is listener.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00005% CPU476.5%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
     1.26 MB RAM5.9%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 1 /min0.0%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
         10 GDI objects6.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
 1 context switches/sec1.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\sony\vaio care\listener.exe

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Basic (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 8 Pro (6.2.9200.0)
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File details

File name: listener.exe
Name: VaioCare Sample Collector Service
Description: VaioCare Window Listener Application
Version: 3, 0, 0, 407
Size: 74 KB
Original file name: listener.exe

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0001164685%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000688141%
User CPU: 0.00004765448268%
Privileged CPU time: 85.91 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 652,649,354
CPU cycle count /min: 1,931,857
Context switches /sec: 1
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 58.82 MB
Peak committed memory: 60.14 MB
Paged memory: 1.26 MB
Peak paged memory: 1.35 MB
Paged system memory: 114.38 KB
Non-paged system memory: 7.25 KB
Working set memory: 4.88 MB
Peak working set memory: 4.91 MB
Min working set memory: 4.6 MB
Private memory: 1.26 MB
Page faults: 1,403
Page faults /min: 2
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 1
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 15.16 KB
Read transfer /min: 20 Bytes
Total other operations: 776
Other operations /min: 2
Total other transfer: 19.5 KB
Other Transfer /min: 24 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 10
Peak GDI objects: 12
USER objects: 4
Peak USER objects: 4
Handle count average: 51
Thread count average: 1
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 64-bit
Parent Processes
Process Commands
C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care/listener.exe /silent /slot=1
C:\Program Files\Sony\VAIO Care/listener.exe /silent /slot=0

Image hashes

MD5: 5e8687798fc2c1d3c5baeeb8c57ad395
SHA-1: c636610b6a074da4f8c010b744aa3f2f572148ce
SHA-256: b78d802a2747c566dd7cab66e2d1375ea522ebcaf1a4e71f3585c119237e194e

PE image details

File packed: No
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