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What is downloadad.exe?

Part of DownloadAD

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How does downloadad.exe run?

Process - downloadad.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. downloadad.exe is executed by the process touchcontrol.exe (SimplePass by AuthenTec).


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.3% of all Boost users have the downloadad.exe process running.Of the 0.3% of downloadad.exe users, 16.7% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is downloadad.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00006% CPU566.2%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
15.05 MB RAM69.9%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
73 GDI objects48.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\hp simplepass\downloadad.exe

Are there other versions of DownloadAD?

Why are multiple of the same versions listed?

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 DownloadAD.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 8.1 (6.2.9200.0)
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File details

File name: downloadad.exe
Name: DownloadAD
Description: DownloadAD
Size: 249.79 KB
Original file name: DownloadAD.exe

Digital certificate

Issued to: AuthenTec
Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 11/29/2010
Expiration date: 12/4/2013

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0001207988%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000641751%
User CPU: 0.00005662373640%
Privileged CPU time: 699305.56 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 367,544,466
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 215.41 MB
Peak committed memory: 230.35 MB
Paged memory: 15.05 MB
Peak paged memory: 15.58 MB
Paged system memory: 355.59 KB
Non-paged system memory: 30.52 KB
Working set memory: 21.87 MB
Peak working set memory: 23.67 MB
Min working set memory: 20.58 MB
Private memory: 15.05 MB
Page faults: 63,495
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 55
Total read transfer: 213.03 KB
Total other operations: 23,240
Total other transfer: 556.49 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 73
Peak GDI objects: 75
USER objects: 3
Peak USER objects: 4
Handle count average: 414
Thread count average: 7

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 64-bit
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\HP SimplePass\DownloadAD.exe"

Image hashes

MD5: 68cc39bdddbedcf48535753c45e87724
SHA-1: e4de632bb2fbe84bc65ad0328c93542433374e9b

PE image details

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