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What is prtg probe.exe?

Part of PRTG Probe by Paessler AG

Description of prtg probe.exe from Paessler AG
PRTG Network Monitor runs on a Windows machine within your network, collecting various statistics from the machines, software, and devices which you designate. (It can also autodiscover them, helping you map out your network.) It also retains the data so you can see historical performance, helping you react to changes. PRTG comes with an easy-to-use web interface with point-and-click configuration. You can easily share data from it with non-technical colleagues and customers, including via live graphs and custom reports.
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How does prtg probe.exe run?

Service - prtg probe.exe runs as a background Windows service called 'PRTGProbeService' (PRTG Probe Service). This service runs as the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network. PRTG Probe Service 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 prtg probe.exe process running.Of the 0.3% of prtg probe.exe users, 20.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is prtg probe.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00038% CPU3815.7%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
14.81 MB RAM68.8%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
1,482 /min65.8%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
          19 context switches/sec19.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\prtg network monitor\prtg probe.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 PRTG Probe.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 8 Release Preview (6.2.8400.0)
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File details

File name: prtg probe.exe
Publisher: Paessler AG (verified)
Name: PRTG Probe
Description: PRTG Probe
Product version:
Size: 8.07 MB

Digital certificate

Issued to: Paessler AG
Certificate authority: The USERTRUST Network

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0008323690%
Privileged CPU: 0.0004508025%
User CPU: 0.00038156650295%
Privileged CPU time: 170187730.94 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 79 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,964,224,628
CPU cycle count /min: 462,901,178
Context switches /sec: 19
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 124.89 MB
Peak committed memory: 136.42 MB
Paged memory: 14.81 MB
Peak paged memory: 15.09 MB
Paged system memory: 187.23 KB
Non-paged system memory: 30.34 KB
Working set memory: 25.46 MB
Peak working set memory: 26.4 MB
Min working set memory: 21.14 MB
Private memory: 14.81 MB
Page faults: 1,312,129
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 1,195,414
Read operations /min: 1,481
Total read transfer: 27.45 MB
Read transfer /min: 37.64 KB
Total write operations: 40
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 2.5 MB
Write transfer /min: 2.92 KB
Total other operations: 319,884
Other operations /min: 388
Total other transfer: 19.92 MB
Other Transfer /min: 25.36 KB
Handle count average: 377
Thread count average: 21
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: System
Windows platform: 64-bit
Runs as a service: Yes
Parent Processes
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\PRTG Network Monitor\PRTG Probe.exe"

Service details

Name: PRTG Probe Service
Service name: PRTGProbeService
Service type: Win32OwnProcess
Description: “Performs network monitoring using various network protocols (including SNMP, WMI, HTTP, packet sniffing, NetFlow, and others) for PRTG Network Monitor (www.paessler.com/prtg)”

Network connectivity

TCP: localhost on port 49163
TCP: localhost on port 49159

Image hashes

MD5: 0b77eba91f690c29a3d36380ba3cd264
SHA-1: 58751d3a6701e170e3dfbb38a8e5867600a71d8f

PE image details

File packed: No
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