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What is pia_tray.exe?

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How does pia_tray.exe run?

Process - pia_tray.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. pia_tray.exe is executed by the process rubyw.exe (Ruby interpreter 1.9.3p448 [i386-mingw32] by http://wwwruby-langorg/).


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.4% of all Boost users have the pia_tray.exe process running.Of the 0.4% of pia_tray.exe users, 11.1% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is pia_tray.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00015% CPU1469.1%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
25.88 MB RAM120.2%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
687 /min30.5%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
198 GDI objects132.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\pia_manager\pia_tray\pia_tray.exe

Are there other versions of pia_tray.exe?

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 this process.

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Professional (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536)
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File details

File name: pia_tray.exe
Size: 180 KB

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0001487313%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000018259%
User CPU: 0.00014690538589%
Privileged CPU time: 433105.58 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 182 ms
CPU cycle count: 425,935,613
CPU cycle count /min: 1,807,641,075
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 158.95 MB
Peak committed memory: 160.2 MB
Paged memory: 25.88 MB
Peak paged memory: 25.93 MB
Paged system memory: 235.05 KB
Non-paged system memory: 31.89 KB
Working set memory: 8.36 MB
Peak working set memory: 35.32 MB
Min working set memory: 2.72 MB
Private memory: 25.88 MB
Page faults: 67,733
Page faults /min: 28
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 1,460,000
Read operations /min: 612
Total read transfer: 1.56 GB
Read transfer /min: 2.39 MB
Total write operations: 179,569
Write operations /min: 75
Total write transfer: 4.73 MB
Write transfer /min: 2.03 KB
Total other operations: 10,124
Other operations /min: 4
Total other transfer: 8.47 MB
Other Transfer /min: 3.63 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 198
Peak GDI objects: 201
USER objects: 52
Peak USER objects: 54
Handle count average: 213
Thread count average: 8
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: High
Windows platform: 64-bit
System Tray: Yes
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\pia_manager\pia_tray\pia_tray.exe"

Image hashes

MD5: 67ec2f2de248f5669208729e56acaa07
SHA-1: 0b0bf8eac0bb3a270e3f212cf400bfdf4e004330

PE image details

File packed: No
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