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What is spuvolumewatcher.exe?

Part of Picture Motion Browser by Sony

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How does spuvolumewatcher.exe run?

Process - spuvolumewatcher.exe is an instance of a running program. This 32-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. spuvolumewatcher.exe is executed by the process explorer.exe (Windows Explorer by Microsoft).

How does spuvolumewatcher.exe start?

User start menu folder - The shortcut file spuvolumewatcher.lnk is loaded in the user's Startup folder (%AppData%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\) that points to the executable spuvolumewatcher.exe. The startup folder contains programs that automatically start when Windows starts for the logged in user.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.3% of all Boost users have the spuvolumewatcher.exe process running.Of the 0.3% of spuvolumewatcher.exe users, 20.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is spuvolumewatcher.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00035% CPU3536.2%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
     880 KB RAM4.0%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 2 /min0.1%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
              25 GDI objects16.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
     3 context switches/sec3.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\sony\sony picture utility\volumewatcher\spuvolumewatcher.exe

Are there other versions of Picture Motion Browser?

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 Picture Motion Browser.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.196608)
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File details

File name: spuvolumewatcher.exe
Publisher: Sony Corporation
Name: Picture Motion Browser
Description: Media Check Tool
Product version:
Size: 336 KB
Original file name: SPUVolumeWatcher.exe

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0006867783%
Privileged CPU: 0.0003331550%
User CPU: 0.00035362331799%
Privileged CPU time: 103765.62 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 27 ms
Context switches /sec: 3
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 30.52 MB
Peak committed memory: 34.59 MB
Paged memory: 880 KB
Peak paged memory: 880 KB
Paged system memory: 56.47 KB
Non-paged system memory: 2.23 KB
Working set memory: 1.45 MB
Peak working set memory: 2.85 MB
Min working set memory: 1.43 MB
Private memory: 880 KB
Page faults: 1,458
Page faults /min: 1
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 4
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 272 Bytes
Read transfer /min: 0 Bytes
Total write operations: 4
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 288 Bytes
Write transfer /min: 0 Bytes
Total other operations: 1,682,361
Other operations /min: 440
Total other transfer: 2.41 MB
Other Transfer /min: 660 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 25
USER objects: 9
Handle count average: 49
Thread count average: 2
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Undefined
Windows platform: 32-bit
System Tray: Yes
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Sony\Sony Picture Utility\VolumeWatcher\SPUVolumeWatcher.exe" /nobaloononstart

User start menu folder details

Name: spuvolumewatcher.exe

Image hashes

MD5: d6a91fe597befdd7141b40498fd9bd60
SHA-1: a07dc0f469ac1c578f6f2acbc53cf36caf5dc8c9
SHA-256: 357ea5b6135349ecbd35a4b89080b766719c68aac59ad47597273f84c53a9e35

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C++ 7.1
File packed: No
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