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What is SSDMonitor.exe?

Part of SSDMonit Application by PC Tools

What is it?

PC Tools Security which offers protection from online threats, is regularly updated, and even includes some useful extras like Web site ratings, phishing alerts, and spyware, adware and malware protection.
Description of ssdmonitor.exe from PC Tools
PC Tools Security is a full antivirus and antispyware package designed to protect from known viruses, worms, Trojans and other threats while defending against spyware, adware, bots, keyloggers and other malware. Monitors for and blocks known malware in real-time. PC Tools Security uses spider scanning technology to identify and remove threats in minutes. Warns you about unsafe or phishing websites and displays website safety ratings in your search results. Frequent automatic updates and product upgrades ensure that you are always protected against the latest threats.
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How does ssdmonitor.exe run?

Process - SSDMonitor.exe is an instance of a running program. This 32-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account.

How does ssdmonitor.exe start?

Startup files (all users) run - SSDMonitor.exe is registered with the run identifier 'SSDMonitor' and the execution command 'C:\Program Files\Common Files\PC Tools\sMonitor\SSDMonitor.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 ssdmonitor.exe process running.Of the 0.1% of ssdmonitor.exe users, 90.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is SSDMonitor.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00011% CPU1083.2%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
     776 KB RAM3.5%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 20 /min0.9%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
              16 GDI objects10.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\common files\pc tools\smonitor\ssdmonitor.exe

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7600.0)

About PC Tools

PC Tools develops and publishes security and utility software for consumers and enterprises markets. Its products include Spyware Doctor, which provides spyware More...
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File details

File name: SSDMonitor.exe
Publisher: PC Tools (verified)
Name: SSDMonit Application
Description: SSDMonit Application
Version: 2, 0, 0, 3
Size: 109.97 KB
Original file name: SSDMonit.exe

Digital certificate

Issued to: PC Tools
Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 7/9/2009
Expiration date: 8/15/2012

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0001279638%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000196393%
User CPU: 0.00010832447972%
Total CPU time: 679 ms
Total CPU time /min: 0 ms
Privileged CPU time: 530.4 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
User CPU time: 148.2 ms
User CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,380,138,922
CPU cycle count /min: 160,232
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 36.57 MB
Peak committed memory: 44.48 MB
Paged memory: 776 KB
Peak paged memory: 848 KB
Paged system memory: 70.87 KB
Non-paged system memory: 2.48 KB
Working set memory: 2.5 MB
Peak working set memory: 3.11 MB
Min working set memory: 2.5 MB
Private memory: 776 KB
Page faults: 1,600
Page faults /min: 1
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 1
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 60 Bytes
Read transfer /min: 0 Bytes
Total other operations: 27
Other operations /min: 1
Total other transfer: 124 Bytes
Other Transfer /min: 0 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 16
Peak GDI objects: 19
USER objects: 9
Peak USER objects: 9
Handle count average: 46
Thread count average: 2

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Windows platform: 32-bit
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Common Files\PC Tools\sMonitor\SSDMonitor.exe"

Startup files (all users) run details

Name: SSDMonitor
Command: C:\Program Files\Common Files\PC Tools\sMonitor\SSDMonitor.exe

Image hashes

MD5: 3ca27d597268b8c99409d6c2a9279c32
SHA-1: e3d0eb4c9a548f441ed0dce1be58aae8dc73764d
SHA-256: 16475113b1965e376146aa028caee0c511a7f7973f9ea68f6a62fb649e7509bf

PE image details

File entropy: 5.63260
File packed: No
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