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What is dell.ucm.exe?

Part of Dell Universal Connection Manager by Smith Micro Software

Description of dell.ucm.exe from Smith Micro Software
The Dell Connection Manager application enables you to easily set-up and automate your network connections and network-related settings (such as firewall, VPN, and printers) from a single application on your Dell laptop. DCP Connection Manager replaces multiple utilities that were required in the past to configure all of your network connections and settings, greatly simplifying the configuration process as well as network connectivity usage. When DCP Connection Manager starts the first time, many of the connections and settings listed below are configured automatically using the default settings on your Dell laptop as a guide. From DCP Connection Manager, these connections and settings can be easily added, removed, edited, and imported/exported.
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How does dell.ucm.exe run?

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

How does dell.ucm.exe start?

Startup files (all users) run - dell.ucm.exe is registered with the run identifier 'DellConnectionManager' and the execution command '"C:\Program Files\Dell\Dell ControlPoint\Connection Manager\Dell.UCM.exe"' 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.


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About 0.3% of all Boost users have the dell.ucm.exe process running.Of the 0.3% of dell.ucm.exe users, 20.0% have disabled it.
How stable is Dell Universal Connection Manager?
Based on crash data discovered by Boost, stability is a measure of how sound this particular process and the average percent of times it crashes.
Typical program1.26%
How resource intensive is dell.ucm.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00026% CPU2607.7%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
30.8 MB RAM143.0%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 3 /min0.1%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
53 GDI objects35.3%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\dell\dell controlpoint\connection manager\dell.ucm.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 Dell Universal Connection Manager.

What else is related?

Dell Universal Connection Manager Stability

dell.ucm.exe crashes or has encountered a critical error 0.8900% of the time.
Error: Stopped responding and was closed (AppHangB1)
Details: A problem caused this program to stop interacting with Windows.
Occurred: over 6 months ago

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows Vista (TM) Home Basic (6.0.6001.65536)
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File details

File name: dell.ucm.exe
Name: Dell Universal Connection Manager
Description: Dell.UCM
Size: 1.42 MB
Original file name: Dell.UCM.exe

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0015511456%
Privileged CPU: 0.0012903733%
User CPU: 0.00026077229954%
Privileged CPU time: 2574.02 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 8 ms
CPU cycle count: 858,927,872
CPU cycle count /min: 115,923,859
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 197.32 MB
Peak committed memory: 205.96 MB
Paged memory: 30.8 MB
Peak paged memory: 38.25 MB
Paged system memory: 267 KB
Non-paged system memory: 13.75 KB
Working set memory: 6.3 MB
Peak working set memory: 41.35 MB
Min working set memory: 4.75 MB
Private memory: 30.8 MB
Page faults: 21,832
Page faults /min: 72
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 286
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 10.2 MB
Read transfer /min: 34.37 KB
Total write operations: 758
Write operations /min: 2
Total write transfer: 1.65 MB
Write transfer /min: 5.56 KB
Total other operations: 8,522
Other operations /min: 28
Total other transfer: 5.8 MB
Other Transfer /min: 19.56 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 53
USER objects: 93
Handle count average: 349
Thread count average: 12
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 32-bit
System Tray: Yes
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Dell\Dell ControlPoint\Connection Manager\Dell.UCM.exe"

Startup files (all users) run details

Name: DellConnectionManager
Command: "C:\Program Files\Dell\Dell ControlPoint\Connection Manager\Dell.UCM.exe"

Network connectivity

TCP: localhost on port 49180

Image hashes

MD5: 51a5f1f4fdc60d6e748fbd861e7cc982
SHA-1: f5533cf5eb33a6ba3e38681b548d8780067727c3
SHA-256: fd7fb0214c3d7f0c23d39455803060970236b7043e5009427c590a71eaf3b49c

PE image details

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