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What is pcperformer.exe?

Part of PC Performer by PerformerSoft LLC

What is it?

PC Performer is registry cleaner, a class of third party software utility designed for the Microsoft Windows operating system, whose purported purpose is to remove redundant items from the Windows registry. Registry cleaners in general try to automate the process of looking for invalid entries, missing file references or broken links within the registry and resolving or removing them.
Description of pcperformer.exe from PerformerSoft LLC
Automatically optimize your registry settings to prevent crashes and help speed up your computer. Manage start up – goes to the Start Up Manager and shows the programs that are loaded when Windows starts. You can select any program and choose Delete. This will remove the program from the list of programs that start when Windows is loaded (the program is NOT deleted from your computer). The Add button lets you add a program that will start when Windows is loaded. In general, it’s best to only start necessary programs so that Windows will start faster. The Windows Registry stores settings and options for Microsoft Windows. Over time, the registry gradually grows in size and gets cluttered with obsolete data. This slows Windows down and causes other problems.
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How does pcperformer.exe run?

Process - pcperformer.exe is an instance of a running program. This 32-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. pcperformer.exe is executed by the process taskeng.exe (Task Scheduler Engine by Microsoft).

How does pcperformer.exe start?

Scheduled task - pcperformer.exe is launched automatically by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\PC Performer'. Task Scheduler provides the ability to schedule the launch of programs or scripts at pre-defined times or after specified time intervals or even with event-based triggers.
Scheduled tasks startup - pcperformer.exe is launched automatically when a user logs into Windows by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\PC Performer'. With Scheduled Tasks, any script, program, or document can be configured to run when a user logs into the PC. These tasks start every time that Windows is booted and runs in the background.
Startup files (user) run - pcperformer.exe is registered with the run identifier 'RDReminder' and the execution command 'C:\Program Files\PC Performer\PCPerformer.exe -rem' in the Windows registry HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run. Run keys are startup registry keys that are used to launch an application automatically when a user logs into Windows.

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What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.2% of all Boost users have the pcperformer.exe process running.Of the 0.2% of pcperformer.exe users, 70.0% have disabled it.
How stable is PC Performer?
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.
     pcperformer.exe0.03%
Typical program1.26%
How resource intensive is pcperformer.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.74975% CPU7497525.9%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
28.64 MB RAM133.0%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
199 GDI objects132.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\pc performer\pcperformer.exe

Are there other versions of PC Performer?

Why are multiple of the same versions listed?

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 PC Performer.

What programs install pcperformer.exe?

PC Performer by PerformerSoft LLC
Program URL: www.performersoft.com/
Program help URL: www.Performersoft.com/
Install path: C:\Program Files\PC Performer\
Size: 11.87 MB

What else is related?

PC Performer Stability

pcperformer.exe crashes or has encountered a critical error 0.8900% of the time.
1.  
Error: Stopped responding and was closed (AppHangB1)
Details: A problem caused this program to stop interacting with Windows.
Occurred on: October 3, 2013
2.  
Error: Stopped responding and was closed (AppHangB1)
Details: A problem caused this program to stop interacting with Windows.
Occurred: over 6 months ago
3.  
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?

Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.131072)
Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.196608)
Windows Vista (TM) Home Premium (6.0.6002.131072)
Windows 7 Professional (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Professional (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Home Basic (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Professional (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 8 Pro (6.2.9200.0)

About PerformerSoft LLC

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File details

File name: pcperformer.exe
Publisher: PerformerSoft LLC (verified)
Name: PC Performer
Description: PC Performer
Version: 11.10.1.2243
Size: 7 MB

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: GoDaddy.com

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.7673179342%
Privileged CPU: 0.0175653459%
User CPU: 0.74975258825867%
Privileged CPU time: 20857.33 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,495,352,164
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 227.18 MB
Peak committed memory: 242.27 MB
Paged memory: 28.64 MB
Peak paged memory: 29.37 MB
Paged system memory: 326.1 KB
Non-paged system memory: 23.62 KB
Working set memory: 2.58 MB
Peak working set memory: 56.81 MB
Min working set memory: 2.58 MB
Private memory: 28.64 MB
Page faults: 40,838
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 417
Total read transfer: 2.32 MB
Total write operations: 496
Total write transfer: 1.43 MB
Total other operations: 111,002
Total other transfer: 16.49 MB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 199
Peak GDI objects: 213
USER objects: 198
Peak USER objects: 239
Resources
Handle count average: 684
Thread count average: 32
Thread resource averages
mswsock.dll

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: High
Windows platform: 32-bit
System Tray: Yes
Parent Process
Process Commands
"C:\Program Files\PC Performer\PCPerformer.exe" -rem
"C:\Program Files\PC Performer\PCPerformer.exe"

Scheduled task details

Name: PC Performer
Command: \PC Performer

Scheduled tasks startup details

Name: \PC Performer

Startup files (user) run details

Name: RDReminder
Command: C:\Program Files\PC Performer\PCPerformer.exe -rem

Image hashes

MD5: eb29b863b5f4fe6fda0e01784709647e
SHA-1: 8716680a21698daa49eca9b8b49952d00fef72ca

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
File packed: No
Import Table
advapi32.dll
comctl32.dll
comdlg32.dll
gdi32.dll
kernel32.dll
ole32.dll
oledlg.dll
secur32.dll
sfc.dll
shell32.dll
shlwapi.dll
user32.dll
userenv.dll
version.dll
ws2_32.dll
xmllite.dll
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