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What is pcbooster.exe?

Part of PC Booster by PC Booster

What is it?

PC Booster is an application meant to improve the performance of your computer.
Description of pcbooster.exe from PC Booster
Easy to use PC Booster to speed up your computer, optimize PC performance and protect your privacy. While drivers are available for no charge from manufacturer's website, identifying old game drivers can take considerable time. Furthermore, finding just the right driver from the manufacturer's website can be time consuming and risky if you download an incorrect driver. Game Booster, part of PC Booster, downloads correct updates at no charge. PC Booster is dedicated to providing simple but effective solutions to solve common day everyday PC problems. We help PC users to secure, protect and fix their PCs. We combine it with expert hands-on remote live support to provide a personal level of care at no extra cost. PC Booster has its roots firmly in on-site PC installations, migrations and repair for small and medium sizes businesses.
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How does pcbooster.exe run?

Process - pcbooster.exe is an instance of a running program. This 32-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. pcbooster.exe is executed by the process svchost.exe (Generic Host Process for Win32 Services by Microsoft).

How does pcbooster.exe start?

Scheduled task - pcbooster.exe is launched automatically by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\PC Booster Scan'. 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.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.3% of all Boost users have the pcbooster.exe process running.Of the 0.3% of pcbooster.exe users, 91.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is pcbooster.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.24892% CPU2489176.7%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
26.63 MB RAM123.7%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
     160 /min7.1%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
3,658 GDI objects2438.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
140 context switches/sec140.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\pc booster\pcbooster.exe

Are there other versions of PC Booster?

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 Booster.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.131072)
Windows Vista (TM) Home Premium (6.0.6002.131072)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 8 Pro (6.2.9200.0)
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File details

File name: pcbooster.exe
Publisher: PC Booster (verified)
Name: PC Booster
Description: PC Booster
Size: 24.56 MB
Original file name: PCBooster.exe

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: COMODO CA Limited
Expiration date: 7/20/2016

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.2530623044%
Privileged CPU: 0.0041446299%
User CPU: 0.24891767442105%
Privileged CPU time: 104111.39 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 107 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,986,144,261
CPU cycle count /min: 822,312,465
Context switches /sec: 140
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 152.48 MB
Peak committed memory: 161.57 MB
Paged memory: 26.63 MB
Peak paged memory: 34.61 MB
Paged system memory: 384.57 KB
Non-paged system memory: 53.54 KB
Working set memory: 34.75 MB
Peak working set memory: 44.09 MB
Min working set memory: 27.38 MB
Private memory: 26.63 MB
Page faults: 19,151
Page faults /min: 16
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 5,228
Read operations /min: 4
Total read transfer: 145.95 MB
Read transfer /min: 75.79 KB
Total write operations: 7,076
Write operations /min: 4
Total write transfer: 1.48 MB
Write transfer /min: 1004 Bytes
Total other operations: 1,219,371
Other operations /min: 1,415
Total other transfer: 79.15 MB
Other Transfer /min: 116.57 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 3,658
Peak GDI objects: 3,816
USER objects: 962
Peak USER objects: 1,030
Handle count average: 16,587
Thread count average: 5
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: High
Windows platform: 32-bit
System Tray: Yes
Parent Processes
Process Commands
"C:\Program Files\PC Booster\PCBooster.exe" -t
"C:\Program Files\PC Booster\PCBooster.exe" -i

Scheduled task details

Name: C:\WINDOWS\Tasks\PC Booster Scan.job

Image hashes

MD5: 43fd838cb436defcea6e2dc50eb83c2b
SHA-1: 94f3ad32a4ed6d7c6925cfeab0a5fe51b18776e9
SHA-256: 207b78453f2c4ea0b5d4960543b35eb4f38379b80cfc5a2b863513c8b2a374c4

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
File packed: No
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