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What is hqtray.exe?

Part of VMware Workstation by VMware

Description of hqtray.exe from VMware
VMware Workstation provides a seamless way to access all of the virtual machines you need, regardless of where they are running. Remotely connect to virtual machines running on VMware vSphere, ESXi or another copy of VMware Workstation. Workstation’s web interface lets you access local and server hosted virtual machines from your PC, smart phone, tablet or any device with a modern browser.
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How does hqtray.exe run?

Process - hqtray.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account.

How does hqtray.exe start?

Startup files (all users) run - hqtray.exe is registered with the run identifier 'VMware hqtray' and the execution command '"C:\Program Files\VMware\VMware Player\hqtray.exe"' in the Windows registry HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run. Run keys are startup registry keys that are used to launch an application automatically when any Windows user logs into Windows.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.2% of all Boost users have the hqtray.exe process running.Of the 0.2% of hqtray.exe users, 20.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is hqtray.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
          0.00000187% CPU18.7%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          2.37 MB RAM11.0%
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.
              25 GDI objects16.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\vmware\vmware player\hqtray.exe

Are there other versions of VMware Workstation?

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 VMware Workstation.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)

About VMware, Inc.

VMware, Inc. provides virtualization solutions. Its virtualization platform products include Player that enables individuals to run virtual machines on their de More...
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File details

File name: hqtray.exe
Publisher: VMware, Inc. (verified)
Name: VMware Workstation
Description: VMware Host Network Access Status Tray Application
Version: 7.1.0 build-261024
Size: 62.55 KB
Original file name: hqtray.exe

Digital certificate

Issued to: VMware
Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 9/10/2007
Expiration date: 10/29/2010

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0000115847%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000097162%
User CPU: 0.00000186850212%
Privileged CPU time: 78 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 495,040,219
CPU cycle count /min: 1,205,670
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 93.61 MB
Peak committed memory: 98.61 MB
Paged memory: 2.37 MB
Peak paged memory: 2.37 MB
Paged system memory: 176.3 KB
Non-paged system memory: 12.31 KB
Working set memory: 7.03 MB
Peak working set memory: 7.03 MB
Min working set memory: 6.97 MB
Private memory: 2.37 MB
Page faults: 1,847
Page faults /min: 1
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 2
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 1.54 KB
Read transfer /min: 0 Bytes
Total other operations: 20,712
Other operations /min: 7
Total other transfer: 458 Bytes
Other Transfer /min: 0 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 25
Peak GDI objects: 28
USER objects: 21
Peak USER objects: 21
Handle count average: 75
Thread count average: 2
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 64-bit
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\VMware\VMware Player\hqtray.exe"

Startup files (all users) run details

Name: VMware hqtray
Command: "C:\Program Files\VMware\VMware Player\hqtray.exe"

Image hashes

MD5: f2e799f388630a9796441c5cf2db2c33
SHA-1: 2f561f9e928db582e4ad51573bb82ffeb0e07968

PE image details

File packed: No
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