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What is hptonectl.exe?

Part of HP Tone Control by Hewlett-Packard

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How does hptonectl.exe run?

Process - hptonectl.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. hptonectl.exe is executed by the process explorer.exe (Windows Explorer by Microsoft).

How does hptonectl.exe start?

Startup files (all users) run - hptonectl.exe is registered with the run identifier 'HPToneControl' and the execution command 'C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HPToneControl\HPTonectl.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 0.1% of all Boost users have the hptonectl.exe process running.Of the 0.1% of hptonectl.exe users, 32.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is hptonectl.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00029% CPU2853.7%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          3.15 MB RAM14.6%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 1 /min0.0%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
         12 GDI objects8.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\hewlett-packard\hptonecontrol\hptonectl.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 HP Tone Control.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)

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File details

File name: hptonectl.exe
Publisher: Hewlett-Packard (verified)
Name: HP Tone Control
Description: Tone Control
Version: 2, 0, 2, 1
Size: 105.3 KB
Original file name: Tone Control

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 12/18/2008
Expiration date: 12/19/2011

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0020546926%
Privileged CPU: 0.0017693187%
User CPU: 0.00028537397639%
Privileged CPU time: 936006 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 2,464 ms
CPU cycle count: 258,745,968
CPU cycle count /min: 681,037
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 77.23 MB
Peak committed memory: 84.67 MB
Paged memory: 3.15 MB
Peak paged memory: 3.29 MB
Paged system memory: 145.38 KB
Non-paged system memory: 9.62 KB
Working set memory: 7.84 MB
Peak working set memory: 7.88 MB
Min working set memory: 7.81 MB
Private memory: 3.15 MB
Page faults: 2,184
Page faults /min: 6
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 212
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 12.92 MB
Read transfer /min: 34.83 KB
Total other operations: 594
Other operations /min: 2
Total other transfer: 1.57 KB
Other Transfer /min: 4 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 12
Peak GDI objects: 23
USER objects: 10
Peak USER objects: 12
Handle count average: 99
Thread count average: 3

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 64-bit
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HPToneControl\HPToneCtl.exe"

Startup files (all users) run details

Name: HPToneControl
Command: C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\HPToneControl\HPTonectl.exe

Image hashes

MD5: 6198e06469703d4d225ee092c53da779
SHA-1: 97f9b1b9ba8f7220e60f40ca812aac7779f1ee7a
SHA-256: af49f6fb012bf0600fedcd3ae961bd27120d21350328c7f640aacdae0b6591f5

PE image details

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