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What is foldersizesvc.exe?

Part of Folder Size for Windows by Brio

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How does foldersizesvc.exe run?

Service - foldersizesvc.exe runs as a background Windows service called 'FolderSize' (Folder Size). This service runs as the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network. Folder Size 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 0.1% of all Boost users have the foldersizesvc.exe process running.Of the 0.1% of foldersizesvc.exe users, 25.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is foldersizesvc.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00002% CPU214.9%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
     740 KB RAM3.4%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\foldersize\foldersizesvc.exe

Are there other versions of Folder Size for Windows?

Why are multiple of the same versions listed?

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536)
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File details

File name: foldersizesvc.exe
Publisher: Brio
Name: Folder Size for Windows
Description: FolderSize Service
Version: 1, 5, 0, 0
Product version: 2, 5, 0, 0
Size: 113.5 KB
Original file name: FolderSizeSvc.exe

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0000659090%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000444169%
User CPU: 0.00002149206753%
Privileged CPU time: 31.2 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 28,342,140
CPU cycle count /min: 49,239
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 34.22 MB
Peak committed memory: 35.34 MB
Paged memory: 740 KB
Peak paged memory: 820 KB
Paged system memory: 54.93 KB
Non-paged system memory: 3.18 KB
Working set memory: 300 KB
Peak working set memory: 2.5 MB
Min working set memory: 44 KB
Private memory: 740 KB
Page faults: 780
Page faults /min: 1
Handle count average: 68
Thread count average: 8
Thread resource averages

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\FolderSize\FolderSizeSvc.exe"

Service details

Name: Folder Size
Service name: FolderSize
Service type: Win32OwnProcess
Description: “Caches the sizes of all folders viewed in Explorer. The service monitors folders for changes and updates the cache in the background.”

Image hashes

MD5: 5043f0d9a22aabf550508b3165c5b0fd
SHA-1: 9ad129b2d072dce64b43dd53420d4c8a29f64197
SHA-256: b533a2480d33f529825f0ef570b653dcd886cdd8c9e7ec16bdd197a1d72955b9

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
File packed: No
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