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What is xmblicensing.exe?

Part of Sound Blaster X-Fi MB Licensing Service by Creative Labs

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How does xmblicensing.exe run?

Service - xmblicensing.exe runs as a background Windows service (Sound Blaster X-Fi MB Licensing Service). This service runs as the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.5% of all Boost users have the xmblicensing.exe process running.Of the 0.5% of xmblicensing.exe users, 10.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is xmblicensing.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00037% CPU3670.9%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
 364 KB RAM1.7%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
         4 GDI objects2.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
 1 context switches/sec1.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\common files\creative labs shared\service\xmblicensing.exe

Are there other versions of Sound Blaster X-Fi MB Licensin...?

Why are multiple of the same versions listed?

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What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.196608)
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File details

File name: xmblicensing.exe
Publisher: Creative Labs
Name: Sound Blaster X-Fi MB Licensing Service
Description: System Level Service Utility
Version: 2.80.012
Size: 77.5 KB

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0034844256%
Privileged CPU: 0.0031173405%
User CPU: 0.00036708505728%
Privileged CPU time: 195.31 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
Context switches /sec: 1
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 14.25 MB
Peak committed memory: 15.25 MB
Paged memory: 364 KB
Peak paged memory: 376 KB
Paged system memory: 21.52 KB
Non-paged system memory: 1.84 KB
Working set memory: 1.36 MB
Peak working set memory: 1.37 MB
Min working set memory: 1.31 MB
Private memory: 364 KB
Page faults: 482
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 903
Total read transfer: 399.92 KB
Total write operations: 144
Total write transfer: 5.83 KB
Total other operations: 865
Total other transfer: 114.55 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 4
USER objects: 1
Handle count average: 54
Thread count average: 5
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\Common Files\Creative Labs Shared\Service\XMBLicensing.exe"

Service details

Name: Sound Blaster X-Fi MB Licensing Service

Image hashes

MD5: ffc5f7ed77aa59aa0a6b70f3d7a22a93
SHA-1: 8f928183bbbdc34f21bf57c6f1dd0c3c9afe8340
SHA-256: f0ef3a1a8c74cdd9ee0ef585f0489385573d764de75e14fa8adfea05112935da

PE image details

File packed: No
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