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What is prl_cc.exe?

Part of Parallels Tools 8.0 by Parallels Holdings Ltd. and its affiliates.

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How does prl_cc.exe run?

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

How does prl_cc.exe start?

Startup files (all users) run - prl_cc.exe is registered with the run identifier 'Parallels Tools Center' and the execution command '"C:\Program Files\Parallels\Parallels Tools\prl_cc.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 0.4% of all Boost users have the prl_cc.exe process running.Of the 0.4% of prl_cc.exe users, 14.3% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is prl_cc.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00018% CPU1847.0%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
10.68 MB RAM49.6%
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.
63 GDI objects42.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
     4 context switches/sec4.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\parallels\parallels tools\prl_cc.exe

Are there other versions of Parallels Tools 8.0 ?

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 Parallels Tools 8.0 .

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536)
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File details

File name: prl_cc.exe
Name: Parallels Tools 8.0
Description: Parallels Control Center
Version: 8.0.18494.886912
Product version: 8.0 build 18494886912
Size: 164.75 KB
Original file name: prl_cc.exe

Digital certificate

Issued to: Parallels
Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 10/10/2012
Expiration date: 3/11/2015

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0002365665%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000518627%
User CPU: 0.00018470387343%
Privileged CPU time: 34171.88 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 6 ms
CPU cycle count: 546,643,488
CPU cycle count /min: 54,610,342
Context switches /sec: 4
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 132.82 MB
Peak committed memory: 193.56 MB
Paged memory: 10.68 MB
Peak paged memory: 57.53 MB
Paged system memory: 233.61 KB
Non-paged system memory: 25 KB
Working set memory: 20.82 MB
Peak working set memory: 56.27 MB
Min working set memory: 12.38 MB
Private memory: 10.68 MB
Page faults: 114,769
Page faults /min: 21
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 4,757
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 5.8 MB
Read transfer /min: 1.08 KB
Total write operations: 123
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 2.71 MB
Write transfer /min: 517 Bytes
Total other operations: 279,908
Other operations /min: 51
Total other transfer: 6.51 MB
Other Transfer /min: 1.21 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 63
Peak GDI objects: 81
USER objects: 43
Peak USER objects: 47
Handle count average: 575
Thread count average: 36
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: High
Windows platform: 32-bit
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Parallels\Parallels Tools\prl_cc.exe"

Startup files (all users) run details

Name: Parallels Tools Center
Command: "C:\Program Files\Parallels\Parallels Tools\prl_cc.exe"

Image hashes

MD5: 432558d585eec9aa1f27ad18e2305974
SHA-1: 00b4535ffb4a606a1e93f8604edc1659f5d048f6
SHA-256: 6e4d522075b5b210650471aa4a652d333482d9e46f4cbc2ce6b225ea04755de7

PE image details

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