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What is daemon.exe?

Part of DAEMON Tools by DT Soft Ltd.

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How does daemon.exe run?

Process - daemon.exe is an instance of a running program. This 32-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. daemon.exe is executed by the process explorer.exe (Windows Explorer by Microsoft).

How does daemon.exe start?

Startup files (all users) run - daemon.exe is registered with the run identifier 'DAEMON Tools' and the execution command '"C:\Program Files\DAEMON Tools\daemon.exe" -lang 1033' 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 0.3% of all Boost users have the daemon.exe process running.Of the 0.3% of daemon.exe users, 15.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is daemon.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00054% CPU5443.8%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
     1.14 MB RAM5.3%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
              17 GDI objects11.3%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\daemon tools\daemon.exe

Are there other versions of DAEMON Tools?

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 DAEMON Tools.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.196608)
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File details

File name: daemon.exe
Publisher: DT Soft Ltd. (verified)
Name: DAEMON Tools
Description: Virtual DAEMON Manager
Size: 153.9 KB
Original file name: daemon.exe

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: DAEMON Tools Root CA
Effective date: 1/10/2004
Expiration date: 1/10/2009

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0009112527%
Privileged CPU: 0.0003668680%
User CPU: 0.00054438473800%
Privileged CPU time: 46.88 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 30.11 MB
Peak committed memory: 35.39 MB
Paged memory: 1.14 MB
Peak paged memory: 1.14 MB
Paged system memory: 30.91 KB
Non-paged system memory: 2.77 KB
Working set memory: 3.96 MB
Peak working set memory: 3.96 MB
Min working set memory: 3.72 MB
Private memory: 1.14 MB
Page faults: 1,124
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 1
Total read transfer: 68 Bytes
Total write operations: 1
Total write transfer: 72 Bytes
Total other operations: 195
Total other transfer: 1.64 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 17
USER objects: 6
Handle count average: 70
Thread count average: 2
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Undefined
Windows platform: 32-bit
System Tray: Yes
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\DAEMON Tools\daemon.exe" -lang 1033

Startup files (all users) run details

Name: DAEMON Tools
Command: "C:\Program Files\DAEMON Tools\daemon.exe" -lang 1033

Image hashes

MD5: 4323a5ee3ebc7f5681cd41b69360d2d4
SHA-1: d429df61cfb403e62a5ac262fd066a12e46c9024
SHA-256: d1e2fa9420f2360fe8e8e8f2b56db16fab564e200345d6b3a3f4e079fa63d495

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
File packed: No
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