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What is dkadgmon.exe?

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How does dkadgmon.exe run?

Process - dkadgmon.exe is an instance of a running program. This 32-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. dkadgmon.exe is executed by the process explorer.exe (Windows Explorer by Microsoft).

How does dkadgmon.exe start?

Startup files (all users) run - dkadgmon.exe is registered with the run identifier 'DKADGmon' and the execution command '"C:\Program Files\Dell V520 Series\DKADGmon.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 0.3% of all Boost users have the dkadgmon.exe process running.Of the 0.3% of dkadgmon.exe users, 12.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is dkadgmon.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00065% CPU6511.0%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
10.14 MB RAM47.1%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
     88 /min3.9%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
         9 GDI objects6.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\dell v520 series\dkadgmon.exe

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 else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows Vista (TM) Ultimate (6.0.6002.131072)
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File details

File name: dkadgmon.exe
Description: Printer Device Monitor
Size: 929.35 KB

Digital certificate

Issued to: Dell Inc
Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 12/15/2009
Expiration date: 12/15/2012

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0008415486%
Privileged CPU: 0.0001904444%
User CPU: 0.00065110420487%
Privileged CPU time: 78343.75 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 196 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,368,478,294
CPU cycle count /min: 733,837,617
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 87.63 MB
Peak committed memory: 96.72 MB
Paged memory: 10.14 MB
Peak paged memory: 10.14 MB
Paged system memory: 137.64 KB
Non-paged system memory: 11.55 KB
Working set memory: 4.18 MB
Peak working set memory: 14.46 MB
Min working set memory: 3.07 MB
Private memory: 10.14 MB
Page faults: 5,036
Page faults /min: 13
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 34,737
Read operations /min: 87
Total read transfer: 14.49 KB
Read transfer /min: 37 Bytes
Total write operations: 23
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 2.61 KB
Write transfer /min: 7 Bytes
Total other operations: 1,298,758
Other operations /min: 3,248
Total other transfer: 24.88 MB
Other Transfer /min: 63.72 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 9
USER objects: 4
Handle count average: 177
Thread count average: 7
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 32-bit
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Dell V520 Series\DKADGmon.exe"

Startup files (all users) run details

Name: DKADGmon
Command: "C:\Program Files\Dell V520 Series\DKADGmon.exe"

Network connectivity

TCP: localhost on port 15637

Image hashes

MD5: 9fbd5e26f8a1b50818cdba89ef45efa4
SHA-1: b3c4bb356710af0c88e1d7ab60ebda38aab8871c
SHA-256: f4328ac5a50df547771264579090b2817a8ab549ebf5798988a7c1f5f830525b

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
File packed: No
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