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What is y2desktop.updater.exe?

Part of Y2Desktop.Updater by Microsoft

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How does y2desktop.updater.exe run?

Service - y2desktop.updater.exe runs as a background Windows service called 'Yontoo Desktop Updater' (Yontoo Desktop Updater). This service runs as the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network. Yontoo Desktop Updater 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 0.2% of all Boost users have the y2desktop.updater.exe process running.Of the 0.2% of y2desktop.updater.exe users, 73.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is y2desktop.updater.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.03725% CPU372545.2%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
13.84 MB RAM64.3%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 40 /min1.8%
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.
40 context switches/sec40.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\yontoo\y2desktop.updater.exe

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 Y2Desktop.Updater.

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What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.131072)
Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.196608)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Home Basic (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)
Windows 8 (6.2.9200.0)
Windows 8 Pro (6.2.9200.0)

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File details

File name: y2desktop.updater.exe
Publisher: Microsoft
Name: Y2Desktop.Updater
Description: Y2Desktop.Updater
Size: 23 KB
Original file name: Y2Desktop.Updater.exe

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0398981571%
Privileged CPU: 0.0026436371%
User CPU: 0.03725452003861%
Privileged CPU time: 445539.59 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 435,858,967
CPU cycle count /min: 3,475,586
Context switches /sec: 40
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 113.6 MB
Peak committed memory: 117.58 MB
Paged memory: 13.84 MB
Peak paged memory: 14.94 MB
Paged system memory: 131.42 KB
Non-paged system memory: 14.33 KB
Working set memory: 9.97 MB
Peak working set memory: 12.4 MB
Min working set memory: 8.55 MB
Private memory: 13.84 MB
Page faults: 5,377
Page faults /min: 14
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 290
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 616.55 KB
Read transfer /min: 897 Bytes
Total write operations: 7
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 71.85 KB
Write transfer /min: 686 Bytes
Total other operations: 1,188
Other operations /min: 5
Total other transfer: 27.68 KB
Other Transfer /min: 57 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 4
USER objects: 2
Handle count average: 303
Thread count average: 10
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: System
Windows platform: 64-bit
Runs as a service: Yes
Parent Processes
Child Process
Process Commands
"C:\Program Files\Yontoo\Y2Desktop.Updater.exe" "C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\Yontoo\YontooDesktop.exe"
"C:\Program Files\Yontoo\Y2Desktop.Updater.exe" "C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\Yontoo\YontooDesktop.exe"
"C:\Program Files\Yontoo\Y2Desktop.Updater.exe" "C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\Yontoo\YontooDesktop.exe"
"C:\Program Files\Yontoo\Y2Desktop.Updater.exe" "C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\Yontoo\YontooDesktop.exe"
"C:\Program Files\Yontoo\Y2Desktop.Updater.exe" "C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\Yontoo\YontooDesktop.exe"

Service details

Name: Yontoo Desktop Updater
Service type: Win32OwnProcess
Description: “Provides limited updating assistance for Yontoo Desktop”

Image hashes

MD5: 24fb8db6d1d55e2c5d0a53dfe48e6af8
SHA-1: 0144dad6530edbf83280ff7b7ace933567c6af13
SHA-256: 967b7fa83171485da1eef51db2a21fd17dfb4846e1f700c83e516bd40a542dca

PE image details

CLR assembly: Yes
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C# / Basic .NET
File packed: No
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