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What is skdaemon.exe?

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How does skdaemon.exe run?

Process - skdaemon.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. skdaemon.exe is executed by the process explorer.exe (Windows Explorer by Microsoft).

How does skdaemon.exe start?

Startup files (all users) run - skdaemon.exe is registered with the run identifier 'SKDaemon.exe' and the execution command 'C:\Program Files\LTONHIS\Touch Manager\SKDaemon.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 0.1% of all Boost users have the skdaemon.exe process running.Of the 0.1% of skdaemon.exe users, 32.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is skdaemon.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00119% CPU11935.9%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          2.73 MB RAM12.7%
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.
         15 GDI objects10.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\ltonhis\touch manager\skdaemon.exe

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
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File details

File name: skdaemon.exe
Name: Hot Key Daemon
Description: SKDaemon.exe
Version: 1, 0, 1, 1
Product version: 1, 0, 1, 0
Size: 311 KB
Original file name: SKDaemon.exe

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0036603352%
Privileged CPU: 0.0024667477%
User CPU: 0.00119358757622%
Privileged CPU time: 31.2 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 3 ms
CPU cycle count: 111,568,397
CPU cycle count /min: 10,622,037
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 88.85 MB
Peak committed memory: 91.85 MB
Paged memory: 2.73 MB
Peak paged memory: 2.76 MB
Paged system memory: 160.59 KB
Non-paged system memory: 10.29 KB
Working set memory: 7.17 MB
Peak working set memory: 7.19 MB
Min working set memory: 7.16 MB
Private memory: 2.73 MB
Page faults: 1,854
Page faults /min: 177
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 19
Read operations /min: 2
Total read transfer: 3.26 KB
Read transfer /min: 318 Bytes
Total other operations: 200
Other operations /min: 19
Total other transfer: 5.72 KB
Other Transfer /min: 558 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 15
Peak GDI objects: 18
USER objects: 15
Peak USER objects: 15
Handle count average: 81
Thread count average: 3
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 64-bit
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\LTONHIS\Touch Manager\SKDaemon.exe"

Startup files (all users) run details

Name: SKDaemon.exe
Command: C:\Program Files\LTONHIS\Touch Manager\SKDaemon.exe

Image hashes

MD5: da98e8964e486e787d1c50ffb0048ba8
SHA-1: de22d89265d68df61120df1c64e533024446a522
SHA-256: b7feffb5bade1a7540c4c4a2193770d78c5963ebd4e4f6e396a43e2ef8da609e

PE image details

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