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What is rim.desktop.exe?

Part of BlackBerry Desktop Software by Research In Motion

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How does rim.desktop.exe run?

Process - rim.desktop.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. rim.desktop.exe is executed by the process explorer.exe (Windows Explorer by Microsoft).


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.3% of all Boost users have the rim.desktop.exe process running.Of the 0.3% of rim.desktop.exe users, 20.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is rim.desktop.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00197% CPU19709.2%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
128.24 MB RAM595.5%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
3,428 /min152.2%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
81 GDI objects54.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
          21 context switches/sec21.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\research in motion\blackberry desktop\rim.desktop.exe

Are there other versions of BlackBerry Desktop Software?

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 BlackBerry Desktop Software.

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: rim.desktop.exe
Publisher: Research In Motion (verified)
Name: BlackBerry Desktop Software
Description: BlackBerry Desktop Software
Size: 3.29 MB
Original file name: Rim.Desktop.exe

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: VeriSign

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0026052404%
Privileged CPU: 0.0006343194%
User CPU: 0.00197092103486%
Privileged CPU time: 4196.43 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 618 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,114,561,453
CPU cycle count /min: 1,164,888,461
Context switches /sec: 21
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 588.52 MB
Peak committed memory: 617.52 MB
Paged memory: 128.24 MB
Peak paged memory: 154.64 MB
Paged system memory: 851.13 KB
Non-paged system memory: 93.77 KB
Working set memory: 149.86 MB
Peak working set memory: 160.89 MB
Min working set memory: 144.11 MB
Private memory: 128.24 MB
Page faults: 119,379
Page faults /min: 17,578
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 21,230
Read operations /min: 3,126
Total read transfer: 12.92 MB
Read transfer /min: 1.9 MB
Total write operations: 2,049
Write operations /min: 302
Total write transfer: 381 KB
Write transfer /min: 56.1 KB
Total other operations: 46,246
Other operations /min: 6,810
Total other transfer: 787.19 KB
Other Transfer /min: 115.91 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 81
Peak GDI objects: 88
USER objects: 69
Peak USER objects: 73
Handle count average: 1,142
Thread count average: 37
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 64-bit
Parent Process
Child Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Research In Motion\BlackBerry Desktop\Rim.Desktop.exe"

Network connectivity

Windows Firewall allowed program: Yes

Image hashes

MD5: 9a2c97bdeccf9a8a06a205ca82f4f0dd
SHA-1: fad27074f1b8595c8335f0e58029d78951fb2adb
SHA-256: 6672eb46e9c11cfd26eeb7f8387594d9eb28a4cfb50449ef933b5bd46140bfaf

PE image details

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