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What is hm.exe?

Part of HostsMan by abelhadigital.com

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How does hm.exe run?

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

How does hm.exe start?

Startup files (user) run - hm.exe is registered with the run identifier 'HostsMan' and the execution command '"C:\Program Files\HostsMan\hm.exe" -s' in the Windows registry HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run. Run keys are startup registry keys that are used to launch an application automatically when a 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 hm.exe process running.Of the 0.1% of hm.exe users, 33.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is hm.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00002% CPU203.5%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
31.88 MB RAM148.0%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
     74 /min3.3%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
243 GDI objects162.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\hostsman\hm.exe

Are there other versions of HostsMan?

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: hm.exe
Name: HostsMan
Description: HostsMan
Size: 6.81 MB
Original file name: hm.exe

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0000375588%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000172094%
User CPU: 0.00002034940232%
Privileged CPU time: 7285.25 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 2 ms
CPU cycle count: 89,702,193
CPU cycle count /min: 53,803,296
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 131.24 MB
Peak committed memory: 286 MB
Paged memory: 31.88 MB
Peak paged memory: 184.14 MB
Paged system memory: 196.11 KB
Non-paged system memory: 28.45 KB
Working set memory: 35.03 MB
Peak working set memory: 185.68 MB
Min working set memory: 748 KB
Private memory: 31.88 MB
Page faults: 397,343
Page faults /min: 106
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 10,245
Read operations /min: 3
Total read transfer: 21.59 MB
Read transfer /min: 5.9 KB
Total write operations: 268,111
Write operations /min: 71
Total write transfer: 72.3 MB
Write transfer /min: 19.74 KB
Total other operations: 25,622
Other operations /min: 7
Total other transfer: 717.11 KB
Other Transfer /min: 196 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 243
Peak GDI objects: 250
USER objects: 58
Peak USER objects: 59
Handle count average: 260
Thread count average: 7
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: High
Windows platform: 64-bit
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\HostsMan\hm.exe" -s

Startup files (user) run details

Name: HostsMan
Command: "C:\Program Files\HostsMan\hm.exe" -s

Image hashes

MD5: 439037772254f61621db0d14a9d9d87d
SHA-1: 2cd29672a250ea83732a82fce2e1391b32532677

PE image details

File packed: No
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