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What is portabledeviceapi.dll?

Part of Microsoft® Windows® -käyttöjärjestelmä by Microsoft

(portabledeviceapi.dll is a system file that is installed with Windows)
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How is portabledeviceapi.dll loaded?

Scheduled task - portabledeviceapi.dll is launched automatically by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\WPD\SqmUpload_S-1-5-21-1103614517-2299066795-1797991616-1001'. 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.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.5% of all Boost users have the portabledeviceapi.dll file.Of the 0.5% of portabledeviceapi.dll users, less than 1% have disabled it.
Typical file (disk image) location:

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What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 8 (6.2.9200.0)
Windows 8 Enterprise (6.2.9200.0)
Windows 8 Enterprise Evaluation (6.2.9200.0)
Windows 8 Pro (6.2.9200.0)
Windows 8 Pro with Media Center (6.2.9200.0)

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File details

File name: portabledeviceapi.dll
Publisher: Microsoft Corporation (verified)
Name: Microsoft® Windows® -käyttöjärjestelmä
Description: Windowsin kannettavien laitteiden ohjelmointirajapinnan osat
Version: 6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247)
Product version: 6.2.9200.16384
Size: 474.5 KB
Original file name: PortableDeviceApi.dll.mui
Windows file protection: Yes

Scheduled task details

Name: SqmUpload_S-1-5-21-115768602-2008350290-1407540115-500
Command: \WPD\SqmUpload_S-1-5-21-115768602-2008350290-1407540115-500

Image hashes

MD5: 114150a0913224a3da3d018b3a5a4e9b
SHA-1: bffbfd7ad569f47e34c3724a518ca8d6141856ad
SHA-256: 814b85ef3dc06bae8c5193a764a3144e1beb96579b762ddaadb33ee62452cc1d

PE image details

File packed: No
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