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What is vpc.exe?

Part of Virtual PC Host Process by Microsoft

(vpc.exe is a system file that is installed with Windows)
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How does vpc.exe run?

Process - vpc.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. vpc.exe is executed by the process svchost.exe (Host Process for Windows Services by Microsoft).


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.3% of all Boost users have the vpc.exe process running.Of the 0.3% of vpc.exe users, less than 1% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is vpc.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00756% CPU75645.0%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
18.95 MB RAM88.0%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
              17 GDI objects11.3%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
307 context switches/sec307.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Professional (6.1.7601.65536)

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File details

File name: vpc.exe
Publisher: Microsoft Corporation (verified)
Name: Virtual PC Host Process
Description: Virtual PC Host Process
Version: 6.1.7601.17514 (win7sp1_rtm.101119-1850)
Product version: 6.1.7601.17514
Size: 4.31 MB
Original file name: vpc.exe.mui
Windows file protection: Yes

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0314346846%
Privileged CPU: 0.0238701883%
User CPU: 0.00756449628467%
Privileged CPU time: 18205.32 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,601,547,437
Context switches /sec: 307
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 127.98 MB
Peak committed memory: 128.98 MB
Paged memory: 18.95 MB
Peak paged memory: 19.03 MB
Paged system memory: 209.92 KB
Non-paged system memory: 29.63 KB
Working set memory: 23.5 MB
Peak working set memory: 23.51 MB
Min working set memory: 23.28 MB
Private memory: 18.95 MB
Page faults: 7,010
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 60,287
Total read transfer: 279.05 MB
Total write operations: 7,715
Total write transfer: 9.52 MB
Total other operations: 523,535
Total other transfer: 10.64 MB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 17
Peak GDI objects: 19
USER objects: 21
Peak USER objects: 23
Handle count average: 542
Thread count average: 30
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: High
Windows platform: 64-bit
Parent Process
Process Command
C:\Windows\system32\vpc.exe -Embedding

Network connectivity

TCP: on port 49332

Image hashes

MD5: 0ba4d8ce0c214f7208e72b3b8f8b7895
SHA-1: 0b104a72367544e4aa9766ed03d67d967929b703
SHA-256: 5f64cb63541bb1f325e3152a9154e38aeadb7c9efcbdeed7a1346a0b839b713a

PE image details

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