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What is pdfsvc.exe?

Part of PDF Complete by PDF Complete Inc

Description of pdfsvc.exe from PDF Complete Inc
PDF Complete Corporate Edition is easy to use PDF viewing and creation software that allows you to create documents with security permissions, optimize images, combine files to PDF, and more! Scan paper documents into searchable text with optical character recognition technology. Select, copy, and search for words and phrases within your scanned documents.
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How does pdfsvc.exe run?

Service - pdfsvc.exe runs as a background Windows service called 'pdfcDispatcher' (PDF Document Manager). This service runs as the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network. PDF Document Manager runs as a program that can be started by the Service Controller and that obeys the service control protocol. This type of service runs in a process by itself.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.3% of all Boost users have the pdfsvc.exe process running.Of the 0.3% of pdfsvc.exe users, 20.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is pdfsvc.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00006% CPU609.6%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
     936 KB RAM4.2%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\pdf complete\pdfsvc.exe

Are there other versions of PDF Complete?

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows Vista (TM) Business (6.0.6000.0)
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File details

File name: pdfsvc.exe
Publisher: PDF Complete Inc (verified)
Name: PDF Complete
Description: Dispatcher
Product version: 3.0
Size: 527.78 KB
Original file name: pdfsvc.exe

Digital certificate

Issued to: PDF Complete
Certificate authority: Thawte Consulting (Pty) Ltd.
Expiration date: 2/13/2011

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0003129492%
Privileged CPU: 0.0002519851%
User CPU: 0.00006096413660%
Privileged CPU time: 624004 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 119,694,800
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 27.49 MB
Peak committed memory: 27.52 MB
Paged memory: 936 KB
Peak paged memory: 952 KB
Paged system memory: 47.98 KB
Non-paged system memory: 2.5 KB
Working set memory: 768 KB
Peak working set memory: 3.18 MB
Min working set memory: 276 KB
Private memory: 936 KB
Page faults: 1,417
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 6
Total read transfer: 1.07 KB
Total write operations: 5
Total write transfer: 376 Bytes
Total other operations: 165
Total other transfer: 5.46 KB
Handle count average: 69
Thread count average: 4

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: System
Windows platform: 32-bit
Runs as a service: Yes
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\PDF Complete\pdfsvc.exe" /startedbyscC:66B66708-40E2BE4D-pdfcService

Service details

Name: PDF Document Manager
Service name: pdfcDispatcher
Service type: Win32OwnProcess
Description: “Manages the PDF document production process. A primary task is to enable the routing of documents from the print spooler to the user. If this service is stopped, PDF documents will be unavailable.”

Image hashes

MD5: b6d347c26f861ddd4ad4863f5a1596b9
SHA-1: 7c9bb1876c14596a6f6c8e397f9de61e3cae436a

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
File packed: No
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