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What is dfrgntfs.exe?

Part of Windows Disk Defragmenter by Microsoft

(dfrgntfs.exe is a system file that is installed with Windows)
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How does dfrgntfs.exe run?

Process - dfrgntfs.exe is an instance of a running program. This program executes under the SYSTEM account within Windows with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network. dfrgntfs.exe is executed by the process svchost.exe (Host Process for Windows Services by Microsoft).


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.3% of all Boost users have the dfrgntfs.exe process running.Of the 0.3% of dfrgntfs.exe users, less than 1% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is dfrgntfs.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00856% CPU85577.4%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
48.08 MB RAM223.3%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
Typical file (disk image) location:

Are there other versions of Windows Disk Defragmenter?

Why are multiple of the same versions listed?

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows Vista (TM) Ultimate (6.0.6000.0)

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File details

File name: dfrgntfs.exe
Publisher: Microsoft Corp. (verified)
Name: Windows Disk Defragmenter
Description: Disk Defragmenter NTFS Module
Version: 6.0.6000.16386 (vista_rtm.061101-2205)
Product version: 6.0.6000.16386
Size: 155.5 KB
Original file name: DFRGNTFS.EXE.MUI
Windows file protection: Yes

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0130046880%
Privileged CPU: 0.0044469502%
User CPU: 0.00855773783740%
Privileged CPU time: 473837.44 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,631,425,504
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 101.15 MB
Peak committed memory: 101.15 MB
Paged memory: 48.08 MB
Peak paged memory: 49.6 MB
Paged system memory: 78.41 KB
Non-paged system memory: 3.68 KB
Working set memory: 51.15 MB
Peak working set memory: 52.67 MB
Min working set memory: 15.84 MB
Private memory: 48.08 MB
Page faults: 15,328
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 311,012
Total read transfer: 1.19 GB
Total write operations: 5
Total write transfer: 476 Bytes
Total other operations: 22,565,670
Total other transfer: 1.07 GB
Handle count average: 96
Thread count average: 4
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: System
Windows platform: 32-bit
Parent Process
Process Command
C:\Windows\system32\DfrgNtfs.exe -Embedding

Image hashes

MD5: a5b31bfc46208b24d63dc8f85eaa54bd
SHA-1: 3728b098001b80eed6c956ddad7f49f23161f19d
SHA-256: 825ddba189f2a1fb698c45f6c16b3bb2f5f02859ed82a5b3c4453586ccedffa9

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C++
File packed: No
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