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What is act2service.exe?

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How does act2service.exe run?

Service - act2service.exe runs as a background Windows service called 'ACT2_Service' (Ashampoo Core Tuner 2 Service). This service runs as the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network. Ashampoo Core Tuner 2 Service runs as a program that can be started by the Service Controller and that obeys the service control protocol. This type of service runs in a process by itself.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.3% of all Boost users have the act2service.exe process running.Of the 0.3% of act2service.exe users, 20.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is act2service.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00015% CPU1489.0%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          4.9 MB RAM22.8%
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.
          12 context switches/sec12.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\ashampoo\ashampoo core tuner 2\act2service.exe

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Professional (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 8 (6.2.9200.0)
Windows 8 Pro (6.2.9200.0)
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File details

File name: act2service.exe
Size: 1.36 MB

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 3/7/2011
Expiration date: 2/28/2014

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0003635596%
Privileged CPU: 0.0002146582%
User CPU: 0.00014890139596%
Privileged CPU time: 5709.73 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 2 ms
CPU cycle count: 424,256,901
CPU cycle count /min: 112,921,743
Context switches /sec: 12
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 72.74 MB
Peak committed memory: 132.76 MB
Paged memory: 4.9 MB
Peak paged memory: 33.27 MB
Paged system memory: 118.38 KB
Non-paged system memory: 27.33 KB
Working set memory: 2.91 MB
Peak working set memory: 7.42 MB
Min working set memory: 1.84 MB
Private memory: 4.9 MB
Page faults: 7,443
Page faults /min: 21
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 217
Read operations /min: 2
Total read transfer: 63.89 KB
Read transfer /min: 350 Bytes
Total other operations: 356,231
Other operations /min: 398
Total other transfer: 4.16 MB
Other Transfer /min: 4.53 KB
Handle count average: 220
Thread count average: 11
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: System
Windows platform: 64-bit
Runs as a service: Yes
Parent Processes
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Ashampoo\Ashampoo Core Tuner 2\ACT2Service.exe"

Service details

Name: Ashampoo Core Tuner 2 Service
Service name: ACT2_Service
Service type: Win32OwnProcess
Description: “Manages and provides all functions and thus the technical base for Ashampoo Core Tuner 2.”

Image hashes

MD5: c47d15fc2ca269dd2ec5946953c5bf03
SHA-1: a3e238e0487e5d9e10b0169399c76e946305ba87
SHA-256: 20c9cedece45e24aa9c78a1ffe4be6d150b10b726f6f576889971e40cda267c4

PE image details

File packed: No
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