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What is hoststorageservice.exe?

Part of Broadcom CV Host Component 1.0 by Broadcom

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How does hoststorageservice.exe run?

Service - hoststorageservice.exe runs as a background Windows service called 'Credential Vault Host Storage' (Credential Vault Host Storage). This service runs as the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network. Credential Vault Host Storage runs as a program that can be started by the Service Controller and that obeys the service control protocol. This type of service runs in a process by itself.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.1% of all Boost users have the hoststorageservice.exe process running.Of the 0.1% of hoststorageservice.exe users, 33.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is hoststorageservice.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00001% CPU131.9%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
     1.58 MB RAM7.3%
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.
         4 GDI objects2.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\broadcom corporation\broadcom ush host components\cv\bin\hoststorageservice.exe

Are there other versions of Broadcom CV Host Component 1.0?

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 Broadcom CV Host Component 1.0.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.196608)

About Broadcom Corporation

Broadcom Corporation engages in the design, development, and supply of semiconductors for wired and wireless communications equipment manufacturers. The company More...
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File details

File name: hoststorageservice.exe
Publisher: Broadcom Corporation (verified)
Name: Broadcom CV Host Component 1.0
Description: Host Storage Application
Size: 20.35 KB
Original file name: HostStorageService.exe

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 3/26/2006
Expiration date: 4/21/2009

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0000404401%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000272531%
User CPU: 0.00001318700520%
Privileged CPU time: 31.25 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 15.16 MB
Peak committed memory: 16.12 MB
Paged memory: 1.58 MB
Peak paged memory: 1.58 MB
Paged system memory: 26.91 KB
Non-paged system memory: 1.76 KB
Working set memory: 2.02 MB
Peak working set memory: 2.02 MB
Min working set memory: 2.01 MB
Private memory: 1.58 MB
Page faults: 515
Page faults /min: 1
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 5
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 9.59 KB
Read transfer /min: 10 Bytes
Total write operations: 4
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 156 Bytes
Write transfer /min: 0 Bytes
Total other operations: 1,658
Other operations /min: 2
Total other transfer: 137.37 KB
Other Transfer /min: 148 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 4
USER objects: 1
Handle count average: 51
Thread count average: 2
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: Undefined
Windows platform: 32-bit
Runs as a service: Yes
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Broadcom Corporation\Broadcom USH Host Components\CV\bin\HostStorageService.exe"

Service details

Name: Credential Vault Host Storage
Service type: Win32OwnProcess
Description: “Host Storage Service for Persisting CV Objects into Hard drive”

Image hashes

MD5: 97ccce5d6e54a044636a6c7552fa59e5
SHA-1: 8fa9209a7310cfada9de4139a765bfec325e91a0
SHA-256: fef4c8ed836a6362d37fdc105407fe16945789a918b6f50f2fc18493373ef663

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows Console
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C++ 8.0
File packed: No
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