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What is rim.desktophelper.exe?

Part of BlackBerry Desktop Software Helper by Research In Motion

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How does rim.desktophelper.exe run?

Process - rim.desktophelper.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. rim.desktophelper.exe is executed by the process rim.desktop.exe (BlackBerry Desktop Software by Research In Motion).


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.3% of all Boost users have the rim.desktophelper.exe process running.Of the 0.3% of rim.desktophelper.exe users, 25.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is rim.desktophelper.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00216% CPU21593.2%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
72.16 MB RAM335.1%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
1,156 /min51.3%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
              34 GDI objects22.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
43 context switches/sec43.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\research in motion\blackberry desktop\rim.desktophelper.exe

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 BlackBerry Desktop Software Helper.

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: rim.desktophelper.exe
Publisher: Research In Motion (verified)
Name: BlackBerry Desktop Software Helper
Description: Rim.DesktopHelper
Size: 735.16 KB
Original file name: Rim.DesktopHelper.exe

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 6/3/2012
Expiration date: 6/9/2014

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0034672070%
Privileged CPU: 0.0013078913%
User CPU: 0.00215931566807%
Privileged CPU time: 1404.01 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 208 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,716,558,921
CPU cycle count /min: 859,271,048
Context switches /sec: 43
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 387.02 MB
Peak committed memory: 395.77 MB
Paged memory: 72.16 MB
Peak paged memory: 76.02 MB
Paged system memory: 587.1 KB
Non-paged system memory: 50.72 KB
Working set memory: 69.64 MB
Peak working set memory: 71.36 MB
Min working set memory: 68.28 MB
Private memory: 72.16 MB
Page faults: 34,963
Page faults /min: 5,180
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 7,771
Read operations /min: 1,151
Total read transfer: 5.19 MB
Read transfer /min: 787.16 KB
Total write operations: 37
Write operations /min: 5
Total write transfer: 4.57 KB
Write transfer /min: 693 Bytes
Total other operations: 27,377
Other operations /min: 4,056
Total other transfer: 211 KB
Other Transfer /min: 31.26 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 34
Peak GDI objects: 37
USER objects: 32
Peak USER objects: 49
Handle count average: 599
Thread count average: 17
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 64-bit
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Research In Motion\BlackBerry Desktop\Rim.DesktopHelper.exe" /dts

Image hashes

MD5: bb6d29e58d359119fd9e743f5e09eb55
SHA-1: 9c2dff82d9362d6fbe632bbba31d9605406e4150
SHA-256: 1f836ace2649fce0116bebb5c501698eca42a92cecbb27bc5353d79dfacd297e

PE image details

CLR assembly: Yes
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C# / Basic .NET
File packed: No
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