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What is hdsentinel.exe?

Part of Hard Disk Sentinel by H.D.S. Hungary

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How does hdsentinel.exe run?

Process - hdsentinel.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. hdsentinel.exe is executed by the process taskeng.exe (Task Scheduler Engine by Microsoft).

How does hdsentinel.exe start?

Scheduled task - hdsentinel.exe is launched automatically by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\HardDiskSentinel\Hard Disk Sentinel_user'. 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 0.2% of all Boost users have the hdsentinel.exe process running.Of the 0.2% of hdsentinel.exe users, 20.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is hdsentinel.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00001% CPU147.9%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
22.26 MB RAM103.4%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 13 /min0.6%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
406 GDI objects270.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\hard disk sentinel\hdsentinel.exe

Are there other versions of Hard Disk Sentinel?

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 Hard Disk Sentinel.

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: hdsentinel.exe
Publisher: H.D.S. Hungary (verified)
Name: Hard Disk Sentinel
Description: Hard Disk Sentinel Engine
Product version: 4
Size: 4.27 MB
Original file name: HDSentinel.exe

Digital certificate

Issued to: Janos Mathe
Certificate authority: COMODO CA Limited
Effective date: 10/17/2011
Expiration date: 10/17/2012

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0000669034%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000521098%
User CPU: 0.00001479362266%
Privileged CPU time: 16863.71 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 4 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,221,890,429
CPU cycle count /min: 446,312,919
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 431.99 MB
Peak committed memory: 686.84 MB
Paged memory: 22.26 MB
Peak paged memory: 22.88 MB
Paged system memory: 210.22 KB
Non-paged system memory: 29.64 KB
Working set memory: 8.21 MB
Peak working set memory: 24.38 MB
Min working set memory: 2.23 MB
Private memory: 22.26 MB
Page faults: 1,835,451
Page faults /min: 489
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 30,027
Read operations /min: 8
Total read transfer: 985.17 MB
Read transfer /min: 268.99 KB
Total write operations: 17,258
Write operations /min: 5
Total write transfer: 7.11 MB
Write transfer /min: 1.94 KB
Total other operations: 764,475
Other operations /min: 204
Total other transfer: 453.98 MB
Other Transfer /min: 123.96 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 406
Peak GDI objects: 433
USER objects: 195
Peak USER objects: 196
Handle count average: 261
Thread count average: 5
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: High
Windows platform: 64-bit
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Hard Disk Sentinel\HDSentinel.exe" /AUTORUN

Scheduled task details

Name: Hard Disk Sentinel_RoLY
Command: \HardDiskSentinel\Hard Disk Sentinel_RoLY

Network connectivity

UDP: LISTENING on port 57205

Image hashes

MD5: e50f35ec3fee92b6d1fb480ce6927c5d
SHA-1: 7f2654d33d6855f56af20dbf117d62fe7276e12a

PE image details

File packed: No
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