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What is pdfcreate5hook.exe?

Part of Nuance PDF Products by Nuance Communications

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How does pdfcreate5hook.exe run?

Process - pdfcreate5hook.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account.

How does pdfcreate5hook.exe start?

Startup files (all users) run - pdfcreate5hook.exe is registered with the run identifier 'PDFHook' and the execution command 'C:\Program Files\Nuance\PDF Create 5\pdfcreate5hook.exe' in the Windows registry HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run. Run keys are startup registry keys that are used to launch an application automatically when any Windows user logs into Windows.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.2% of all Boost users have the pdfcreate5hook.exe process running.Of the 0.2% of pdfcreate5hook.exe users, 30.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is pdfcreate5hook.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00015% CPU1456.3%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
6.9 MB RAM32.1%
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.
         14 GDI objects9.3%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\nuance\pdf create 5\pdfcreate5hook.exe

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Professional (6.1.7601.65536)

About Nuance Communications, Inc.

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File details

File name: pdfcreate5hook.exe
Name: Nuance PDF Products
Description: PdfCreateHook Application
Version: 5.2.8613.100
Product version: 5.2
Size: 1.22 MB
Original file name: PdfCreateHook.EXE

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0018911002%
Privileged CPU: 0.0017454732%
User CPU: 0.00014562702430%
Privileged CPU time: 48516311 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 1,096 ms
CPU cycle count: 792,154,524
CPU cycle count /min: 6,906,712
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 91.45 MB
Peak committed memory: 92.7 MB
Paged memory: 6.9 MB
Peak paged memory: 6.95 MB
Paged system memory: 155.26 KB
Non-paged system memory: 13.71 KB
Working set memory: 2.83 MB
Peak working set memory: 9.46 MB
Min working set memory: 2.77 MB
Private memory: 6.9 MB
Page faults: 5,028
Page faults /min: 1
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 5
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 412.18 KB
Read transfer /min: 10 Bytes
Total write operations: 2
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 252 Bytes
Write transfer /min: 0 Bytes
Total other operations: 1,321
Other operations /min: 1
Total other transfer: 103.85 KB
Other Transfer /min: 2 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 14
Peak GDI objects: 15
USER objects: 11
Peak USER objects: 12
Handle count average: 157
Thread count average: 5

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: High
Windows platform: 64-bit
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Nuance\PDF Create 5\PdfCreate5Hook.exe"

Startup files (all users) run details

Name: PDFHook
Command: C:\Program Files\Nuance\PDF Create 5\pdfcreate5hook.exe

Image hashes

MD5: 56d92e37fce2613c36883698a2f3bd9a
SHA-1: 3e26f7127dc96d37a44b61e282745b813590beaa
SHA-256: c4f60f493e2382bce12e76d4e88aa01b92fc5f55dd498c6e810ae8c2967ae626

PE image details

File packed: Yes
Packed by: Unknown
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