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What is driverutilities.exe?

Part of Driver Utilities by PC Drivers Headquarters

Description of driverutilities.exe from PC Drivers Headquarters
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How does driverutilities.exe run?

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

How does driverutilities.exe start?

Startup files (user) run - driverutilities.exe is registered with the run identifier 'Driver Utilities' and the execution command 'C:\Program Files\Driver Utilities\Driver Utilities\DriverUtilities.exe /applicationModC:systemTray /showWelcomC:false' 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 0.3% of all Boost users have the driverutilities.exe process running.Of the 0.3% of driverutilities.exe users, 16.7% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is driverutilities.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00036% CPU3580.9%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
65.46 MB RAM304.0%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 5 /min0.2%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
              40 GDI objects26.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\driver utilities\driver utilities\driverutilities.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 Driver Utilities.

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: driverutilities.exe
Publisher: PC Drivers Headquarters (verified)
Name: Driver Utilities
Description: Driver Utilities
Size: 3.36 MB
Original file name: DriverUtilities.exe

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 4/3/2011
Expiration date: 4/21/2014

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0031484755%
Privileged CPU: 0.0027903871%
User CPU: 0.00035808842034%
Privileged CPU time: 826.81 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 3 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,368,784,221
CPU cycle count /min: 46,875,694
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 638.3 MB
Peak committed memory: 641.62 MB
Paged memory: 65.46 MB
Peak paged memory: 67.03 MB
Paged system memory: 379.89 KB
Non-paged system memory: 49.09 KB
Working set memory: 17.91 MB
Peak working set memory: 78.63 MB
Min working set memory: 996 KB
Private memory: 65.46 MB
Page faults: 42,983
Page faults /min: 175
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 906
Read operations /min: 4
Total read transfer: 981.43 KB
Read transfer /min: 4 KB
Total write operations: 199
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 445.05 KB
Write transfer /min: 1.81 KB
Total other operations: 10,798
Other operations /min: 44
Total other transfer: 215.07 KB
Other Transfer /min: 896 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 40
Peak GDI objects: 41
USER objects: 41
Peak USER objects: 42
Handle count average: 407
Thread count average: 14

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 64-bit
System Tray: Yes
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Driver Utilities\Driver Utilities\DriverUtilities.exe" /applicationModC:systemTray /showWelcomC:false

Startup files (user) run details

Name: Driver Utilities
Command: C:\Program Files\Driver Utilities\Driver Utilities\DriverUtilities.exe /applicationModC:systemTray /showWelcomC:false

Image hashes

MD5: ec77eecfc81f86849c71e7672fcfbbac
SHA-1: 5f8a7849f67b08d09b29332b9fb2286fd6387e09

PE image details

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