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What is pdfpro5hook.exe?

Part of Scansoft PDF Products by Nuance Communications

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How does pdfpro5hook.exe run?

Process - pdfpro5hook.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account.

How does pdfpro5hook.exe start?

Startup files (all users) run - pdfpro5hook.exe is registered with the run identifier 'PDFHook' and the execution command 'C:\Program Files\Nuance\PDF Professional 5\pdfpro5hook.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.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.5% of all Boost users have the pdfpro5hook.exe process running.Of the 0.5% of pdfpro5hook.exe users, 10.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is pdfpro5hook.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00002% CPU219.6%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          6.03 MB RAM28.0%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 2 /min0.1%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
              18 GDI objects12.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
744 context switches/sec744.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\nuance\pdf professional 5\pdfpro5hook.exe

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)

About Nuance Communications, Inc.

Nuance Communications provides speech and imaging applications. Current business products focus on server & embedded speech recognition, telephone call steerin More...
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File details

File name: pdfpro5hook.exe
Publisher: Nuance Communications, Inc. (verified)
Name: Scansoft PDF Products
Description: PdfCreateHook Application
Version: 5.0.8102.100
Product version: 5.0
Size: 777.28 KB
Original file name: PdfCreateHook.EXE

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 6/21/2007
Expiration date: 7/5/2008

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0000637613%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000417970%
User CPU: 0.00002196434737%
Privileged CPU time: 56799.96 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 3 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,387,501,236
CPU cycle count /min: 1,275,817,555
Context switches /sec: 744
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 92.92 MB
Peak committed memory: 99.05 MB
Paged memory: 6.03 MB
Peak paged memory: 6.25 MB
Paged system memory: 157.63 KB
Non-paged system memory: 12.24 KB
Working set memory: 3 MB
Peak working set memory: 8.06 MB
Min working set memory: 2.06 MB
Private memory: 6.03 MB
Page faults: 5,342
Page faults /min: 1
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 5
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 252.25 KB
Read transfer /min: 17 Bytes
Total write operations: 2
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 400 Bytes
Write transfer /min: 0 Bytes
Total other operations: 293
Other operations /min: 1
Total other transfer: 1.98 KB
Other Transfer /min: 0 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 18
Peak GDI objects: 20
USER objects: 12
Peak USER objects: 18
Handle count average: 141
Thread count average: 3
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 64-bit
Process Commands
"C:\Program Files\Nuance\PDF Professional 5\pdfpro5hook.exe"
"C:\Program Files\Nuance\PDF Professional 5\PdfPro5Hook.exe"

Startup files (all users) run details

Name: PDFHook
Command: C:\Program Files\Nuance\PDF Professional 5\pdfpro5hook.exe

Image hashes

MD5: 3b27c0c3e7ff87567a45507fa3ca719c
SHA-1: 2e75c4ee968a371b4639c80db9da0b7be7921a7c
SHA-256: 205cdd61c1f67eb8b42a3d8dc3429fc71e6f6bcb9ff3d67ac6d3a1b313ebaf90

PE image details

File packed: No
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