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What is soundman.exe?

Part of Realtek Sound Manager by Realtek Semiconductor

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How does soundman.exe run?

Process - soundman.exe is an instance of a running program. This 32-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account.

How does soundman.exe start?

Startup files (all users) run - soundman.exe is registered with the run identifier 'SoundMan' and the execution command 'SOUNDMAN.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 0.4% of all Boost users have the soundman.exe process running.Of the 0.4% of soundman.exe users, 80.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is soundman.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00023% CPU2288.6%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
     2.07 MB RAM9.6%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 40 /min1.8%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
              18 GDI objects12.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:

Are there other versions of Realtek Sound Manager?

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.196608)

About Realtek Semiconductor Corp.

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File details

File name: soundman.exe
Name: Realtek Sound Manager
Description: Realtek Sound Manager
Version: 5, 1, 0, 51
Size: 564 KB
Original file name: ALSMTray.exe

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0002682231%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000393674%
User CPU: 0.00022885569104%
Privileged CPU time: 1390.62 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 33.6 MB
Peak committed memory: 33.6 MB
Paged memory: 2.07 MB
Peak paged memory: 2.07 MB
Paged system memory: 60.35 KB
Non-paged system memory: 2.54 KB
Working set memory: 704 KB
Peak working set memory: 3.51 MB
Min working set memory: 116 KB
Private memory: 2.07 MB
Page faults: 1,941
Page faults /min: 1
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 6
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 15.41 KB
Read transfer /min: 2 Bytes
Total write operations: 2
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 144 Bytes
Write transfer /min: 0 Bytes
Total other operations: 2,497
Other operations /min: 1
Total other transfer: 131.44 KB
Other Transfer /min: 17 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 18
USER objects: 8
Handle count average: 77
Thread count average: 2
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Undefined
Windows platform: 32-bit
System Tray: Yes
Process Command

Startup files (all users) run details

Name: SoundMan

Image hashes

MD5: 92819cb628f57930ca6341dc8b0d9cb4
SHA-1: 58261eb51491673cc3508303dc45b14ef9669338
SHA-256: e9b7fd467448eb21340f628e3d0107bf9d0ff0d4cea9e3f6bd779fcbae07fd81

PE image details

File packed: No
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