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What is dialdictate.exe?

Part of DialDictate by NCH Software

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How does dialdictate.exe run?

Service - dialdictate.exe runs as a background Windows service called 'DialDictateService' (Dial Dictate).


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.2% of all Boost users have the dialdictate.exe process running.Of the 0.2% of dialdictate.exe users, 22.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is dialdictate.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00014% CPU1406.4%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
32.45 MB RAM150.7%
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.
106 GDI objects70.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\nch software\dialdictate\dialdictate.exe

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: dialdictate.exe
Publisher: NCH Software
Name: DialDictate
Description: Dial Dictate
Version: 4.27
Size: 1.21 MB

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0003513689%
Privileged CPU: 0.0002107311%
User CPU: 0.00014063779962%
Privileged CPU time: 187.2 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 1 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,107,499,470
CPU cycle count /min: 5,864,685
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 121.72 MB
Peak committed memory: 130.25 MB
Paged memory: 32.45 MB
Peak paged memory: 32.68 MB
Paged system memory: 168.09 KB
Non-paged system memory: 19.16 KB
Working set memory: 8.89 MB
Peak working set memory: 15.21 MB
Min working set memory: 8.85 MB
Private memory: 32.45 MB
Page faults: 4,436
Page faults /min: 24
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 22
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 407 Bytes
Read transfer /min: 2 Bytes
Total write operations: 12
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 321 Bytes
Write transfer /min: 2 Bytes
Total other operations: 679
Other operations /min: 4
Total other transfer: 10.08 KB
Other Transfer /min: 54 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 106
Peak GDI objects: 161
USER objects: 50
Peak USER objects: 124
Handle count average: 222
Thread count average: 5
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: High
Windows platform: 64-bit
Runs as a service: Yes
Parent Process
Process Commands
"C:\Program Files\NCH Software\DialDictate\dialdictate.exe" -logon
"C:\Program Files\NCH Software\DialDictate\dialdictate.exe" -service

Service details

Name: Dial Dictate
Service name: DialDictateService
Service type: Win32OwnProcess
Description: “Allows Dial Dictate to run in the background if required.”

Image hashes

MD5: e462c5210d47f58e960f8503c4967a37
SHA-1: aa5449213090afb9d772f9fcdc13385516f105a2
SHA-256: 4bff9f15de68f7b8f96d3d12d4c96311621a90ab292ed27a8c35c35380f50d74

PE image details

File packed: No
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