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What is unit.exe?

Part of livePCsupport by Comodo Security Solutions

What is it?

livePCsupport Component for GeekBuddy is a support system built into Comodo Internet Security whereby a Comodo expert makes a remote connection to the user's computer and resolves a wide variety of technical issues, included but not restricted to virus cleaning and Internet security, such as software installation and printer setup. It is available in the paid-for versions of Comodo Internet Security, and as a separate subscription service.
Description of unit.exe from Comodo Security Solutions
GeekBuddy is part of the Comodo Group, one of the world's most trusted Internet Security and Antivirus technology providers. With over 45 million PCs around the world protected by Comodo security software - including its award-winning free Antivirus and Anti-malware solutions - Comodo is guided by its mission to Create Trust Online. So the GeekBuddy team was built with a crystal clear mission: To provide expert, friendly support 24/7 to customers for all of their common PC problems, and proactively help customers prevent future problems.
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How does unit.exe run?

Process - unit.exe is an instance of a running program. This program executes under the SYSTEM account within Windows with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network. unit.exe is executed by the process unit_manager.exe (livePCsupport by Comodo Security Solutions).

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What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.6% of all Boost users have the unit.exe process running.Of the 0.6% of unit.exe users, 10.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is unit.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00078% CPU7771.3%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
24.73 MB RAM114.8%
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.
         8 GDI objects5.3%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
60 context switches/sec60.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\comodo\geekbuddy\unit.exe

Are there other versions of livePCsupport?

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 livePCsupport.

What programs install unit.exe?

GeekBuddy by COMODO
Program URL: www.geekbuddy.com/
Install path: C:\Program Files\COMODO\GeekBuddy\
Size: 38.27 MB

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Professional (6.1.7601.65536)

About Comodo Security Solutions, Inc.

Comodo Group, Inc. is a privately held group of companies providing computer software and SSL digital certificates, based in Jersey City, New Jersey, in the Uni More...
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File details

File name: unit.exe
Publisher: Comodo Security Solutions, Inc. (verified)
Name: livePCsupport
Description: livePCsupport Component
Version: 4, 0, 0, 0
Size: 190.2 KB

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: COMODO CA Limited
Expiration date: 4/5/2013

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0009271044%
Privileged CPU: 0.0001499715%
User CPU: 0.00077713293083%
Privileged CPU time: 10615.87 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 3 ms
CPU cycle count: 236,007,365
CPU cycle count /min: 73,148,431
Context switches /sec: 60
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 186.89 MB
Peak committed memory: 223.96 MB
Paged memory: 24.73 MB
Peak paged memory: 63.07 MB
Paged system memory: 256.88 KB
Non-paged system memory: 57.26 KB
Working set memory: 22.09 MB
Peak working set memory: 41.59 MB
Min working set memory: 16.25 MB
Private memory: 24.73 MB
Page faults: 63,086
Page faults /min: 18
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 599
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 3.07 MB
Read transfer /min: 870 Bytes
Total write operations: 389
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 1.99 MB
Write transfer /min: 666 Bytes
Total other operations: 37,421
Other operations /min: 12
Total other transfer: 2.46 MB
Other Transfer /min: 1.19 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 8
Peak GDI objects: 10
USER objects: 12
Peak USER objects: 19
Resources
Handle count average: 1,552
Thread count average: 41
Thread resource averages
ntdll.dll

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: System
Windows platform: 64-bit
Parent Process
Process Commands
"C:\Program Files\Comodo\GeekBuddy\unit" "\"C:/Program Files/Comodo/GeekBuddy/lps-cspm\""
"C:\Program Files\COMODO\GeekBuddy\unit" "\"C:/Program Files/COMODO/GeekBuddy/lps-cspm\""

Image hashes

MD5: 27f7e2a7b7e09ff2f17a97dca6ee0f1a
SHA-1: b27bd86e05007b3e302930fa92f656fb10d84bcd
SHA-256: 130bc9d3e185b38e5739faf384a16c4a2da87199ebbd40d0137972e5897e802b

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C++ 9.0
File packed: No
Import Table
kernel32.dll
msvcp90.dll
msvcr90.dll
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