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What is pbn.exe?

Part of VistaBroadcomPBN Module

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How does pbn.exe run?

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

How does pbn.exe start?

User start menu folder - The shortcut file pbn.lnk is loaded in the user's Startup folder (%AppData%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\) that points to the executable pbn.exe. The startup folder contains programs that automatically start when Windows starts for the logged in user.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.1% of all Boost users have the pbn.exe process running.Of the 0.1% of pbn.exe users, 35.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is pbn.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00000% CPU37.7%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          2.22 MB RAM10.3%
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.
              26 GDI objects17.3%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\belkin\f7d4101\v1\pbn.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 VistaBroadcomPBN Module.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.196608)
Windows Vista (TM) Ultimate (6.0.6002.131072)
Windows 8 Pro (6.2.9200.0)
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File details

File name: pbn.exe
Name: VistaBroadcomPBN Module
Description: VistaBroadcomPBN Module
Version: 1, 0, 0, 2
Size: 108 KB
Original file name: VistaBroadcomPBN.exe

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0000169108%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000131412%
User CPU: 0.00000376960726%
Privileged CPU time: 132.81 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,635,676,129
CPU cycle count /min: 36,441,653
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 41.09 MB
Peak committed memory: 42.23 MB
Paged memory: 2.22 MB
Peak paged memory: 2.26 MB
Paged system memory: 74.29 KB
Non-paged system memory: 6.39 KB
Working set memory: 1.27 MB
Peak working set memory: 5.09 MB
Min working set memory: 1.06 MB
Private memory: 2.22 MB
Page faults: 1,718
Page faults /min: 1
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 28
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 58.56 KB
Read transfer /min: 8 Bytes
Total other operations: 222,678
Other operations /min: 34
Total other transfer: 365.17 KB
Other Transfer /min: 56 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 26
Peak GDI objects: 21
USER objects: 12
Peak USER objects: 13
Handle count average: 72
Thread count average: 3
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Undefined
Windows platform: 32-bit
Parent Processes
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Belkin\F7D4101\V1\PBN.exe"

User start menu folder details

Name: pbn.exe

Image hashes

MD5: 75338e8e254069d4ea019675c07dde67
SHA-1: 5b816b827fa21357937eb24689e9998cbf68c184
SHA-256: c439705c38988621e4a21f66ceca58eee89062ba178e514acec05cb953de8414

PE image details

File packed: No
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