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What is ctlcntrv.exe?

Part of Protector Suite 2012 by Authentec

What is it?

Fingerprint Software Application is part of Authentec Protector Suite 2012, a biometric software that protects the security of your data through the use of fingerprint authentication. Fingerprint authentication is performed by scanning your finger on a fingerprint sensor.
Description of ctlcntrv.exe from Authentec
Protector Suite 2012 offers a host of software, hardware and applications that help people manage their digital identities and enhance the fingerprint sensor user experience at work and home.
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How does ctlcntrv.exe run?

Process - ctlcntrv.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. ctlcntrv.exe is executed by the process psqltray.exe (Protector Suite 2012 by AuthenTec).


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.5% of all Boost users have the ctlcntrv.exe process running.Of the 0.5% of ctlcntrv.exe users, 11.1% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is ctlcntrv.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00769% CPU76853.1%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
119.46 MB RAM554.8%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
111 GDI objects74.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
190 context switches/sec190.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\protector suite\ctlcntrv.exe

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)

About Authentec Inc.

AuthenTec encryption technology, fingerprint sensors and identity management software are deployed by the leading mobile device, networking and computing compan More...
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File details

File name: ctlcntrv.exe
Publisher: Authentec Inc. (verified)
Name: Protector Suite 2012
Description: Fingerprint Software Application
Product version: 5.9.8
Size: 957.85 KB
Original file name: ctlcntrv.exe

Digital certificate

Issued to: AuthenTec
Certificate authority: VeriSign
Expiration date: 5/12/2013

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0155106678%
Privileged CPU: 0.0078253595%
User CPU: 0.00768530829138%
Privileged CPU time: 34476221 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 594,388,439
Context switches /sec: 190
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 804.96 MB
Peak committed memory: 822.25 MB
Paged memory: 119.46 MB
Peak paged memory: 125.93 MB
Paged system memory: 689.54 KB
Non-paged system memory: 70.11 KB
Working set memory: 9.73 MB
Peak working set memory: 134.88 MB
Min working set memory: 7.6 MB
Private memory: 119.46 MB
Page faults: 114,470
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 5,485
Total read transfer: 2.68 MB
Total write operations: 728
Total write transfer: 657.81 KB
Total other operations: 25,139
Total other transfer: 1.72 MB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 111
Peak GDI objects: 122
USER objects: 37
Peak USER objects: 46
Handle count average: 763
Thread count average: 14

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 64-bit
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Protector Suite\ctlcntrv.exe"

Image hashes

MD5: 404af1e5a110c50ef95da0b46d2e1e98
SHA-1: 6bfa22282c657bb7bbff17a4792d94c80330386e

PE image details

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