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What is privacyiconclient.exe?

Part of Intel(R) Management and Security by Intel

What is it?

Intel(R) Management and Security for the Common User Interface is part of Intels Common User Interface for chipsets with integrated graphics controllers which allows user to change different driver properties through Windows User Interface. Quick access to the control panel via a System Tray icon.
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How does privacyiconclient.exe run?

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

How does privacyiconclient.exe start?

Startup files (all users) run - privacyiconclient.exe is registered with the run identifier 'picon' and the execution command '"C:\Program Files\Common Files\Intel\Privacy Icon\PrivacyIconClient.exe" -startup' 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 0.3% of all Boost users have the privacyiconclient.exe process running.Of the 0.3% of privacyiconclient.exe users, 16.7% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is privacyiconclient.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00001% CPU120.9%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
37.74 MB RAM175.3%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 1 /min0.0%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
46 GDI objects30.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
153 context switches/sec153.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\common files\intel\privacy icon\privacyiconclient.exe

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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 Intel(R) Management and Security.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)

About Intel Corporation

Intel is best known for producing the microprocessors found in many personal computers. The company also makes a range of other hardware including network cards More...
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File details

File name: privacyiconclient.exe
Publisher: Intel Corporation (verified)
Name: Intel(R) Management and Security
Description: Intel(R) Management and Security
Size: 350.52 KB
Original file name: PrivacyIconClient.exe

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 3/20/2008
Expiration date: 4/23/2011

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0002184260%
Privileged CPU: 0.0002063401%
User CPU: 0.00001208594835%
Privileged CPU time: 27939.78 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 7 ms
CPU cycle count: 487,059,044
CPU cycle count /min: 331,634,834
Context switches /sec: 153
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 561.73 MB
Peak committed memory: 565.23 MB
Paged memory: 37.74 MB
Peak paged memory: 40.55 MB
Paged system memory: 287.34 KB
Non-paged system memory: 29.38 KB
Working set memory: 23.84 MB
Peak working set memory: 38.9 MB
Min working set memory: 21.15 MB
Private memory: 37.74 MB
Page faults: 672,400
Page faults /min: 180
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 30
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 71.24 KB
Read transfer /min: 20 Bytes
Total other operations: 9,900
Other operations /min: 3
Total other transfer: 4.52 KB
Other Transfer /min: 0 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 46
Peak GDI objects: 48
USER objects: 28
Peak USER objects: 29
Handle count average: 178
Thread count average: 11
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 64-bit
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Common Files\Intel\Privacy Icon\PrivacyIconClient.exe" -startup

Startup files (all users) run details

Name: picon
Command: "C:\Program Files\Common Files\Intel\Privacy Icon\PrivacyIconClient.exe" -startup

Image hashes

MD5: 71fc40df690f7bf9f657616dee9b3635
SHA-1: adce56dd7088c72eb8f48ddd3fb3c09008f47ec9

PE image details

CLR assembly: Yes
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C# / Basic .NET
File entropy: 5.70622
File packed: No
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