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What is dwhwizrd.exe?

Part of Symantec AntiVirus by Symantec

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How does dwhwizrd.exe run?

Process - dwhwizrd.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. dwhwizrd.exe is executed by the process rtvscan.exe (Symantec AntiVirus by Symantec).


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.3% of all Boost users have the dwhwizrd.exe process running.Of the 0.3% of dwhwizrd.exe users, 14.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is dwhwizrd.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00002% CPU213.1%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
173.73 MB RAM806.8%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
821 /min36.4%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
         9 GDI objects6.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\symantec\symantec endpoint protection\dwhwizrd.exe

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)

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File details

File name: dwhwizrd.exe
Publisher: Symantec Corporation (verified)
Name: Symantec AntiVirus
Description: Symantec AntiVirus
Version: 11.0.6070.422
Size: 155.86 KB

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 10/30/2007
Expiration date: 11/24/2010

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0000334869%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000121725%
User CPU: 0.00002131438287%
Privileged CPU time: 296823.1 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 39 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,057,246,021
CPU cycle count /min: 106,628,961
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 258.88 MB
Peak committed memory: 260.18 MB
Paged memory: 173.73 MB
Peak paged memory: 173.73 MB
Paged system memory: 164.53 KB
Non-paged system memory: 21.11 KB
Working set memory: 18.52 MB
Peak working set memory: 147 MB
Min working set memory: 9.91 MB
Private memory: 173.73 MB
Page faults: 227,762
Page faults /min: 30
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 2,946,860
Read operations /min: 385
Total read transfer: 777.3 MB
Read transfer /min: 2.77 MB
Total write operations: 3,338,381
Write operations /min: 436
Total write transfer: 1.53 GB
Write transfer /min: 757.36 KB
Total other operations: 1,059,275
Other operations /min: 138
Total other transfer: 26.53 MB
Other Transfer /min: 3.55 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 9
Peak GDI objects: 9
USER objects: 6
Peak USER objects: 7
Handle count average: 254
Thread count average: 7
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 64-bit
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Symantec\Symantec Endpoint Protection\\DWHWizrd.exe"

Image hashes

MD5: 8f94718846582920d90a15c76b38ebf9
SHA-1: e1266c37c316bcf2e9084771836430840231f06d
SHA-256: 0307ffac94d1be43d77b07892ce66b2457c024596a8b8a51312479fdfe560604

PE image details

File packed: No
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