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What is acdaemon.exe?

Part of ArcSoft Connect by ArcSoft

What is it?

ArcSoft Connect is the software updater program which runs in the background of Windows and automatically starts up when your PC boots. It checks for software udpates and automatically downloads and installs them if found.
Description of acdaemon.exe from ArcSoft
ArcSoft Connect provides product management and helpful updates for ArcSoft applications, which enables a better user experience. ArcSoft Connect will be automatically launched while running ArcSoft product, and its tray icon will display in system tray which locates at bottom right corner of the screen. You can click on this icon to view the ArcSoft Connect menu of each module.
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How does acdaemon.exe run?

Process - acdaemon.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 acdaemon.exe start?

Startup files (all users) run - acdaemon.exe is registered with the run identifier 'ArcSoft Connection Service' and the execution command 'C:\Program Files\Common Files\ArcSoft\Connection Service\Bin\ACDaemon.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.
Scheduled task - acdaemon.exe is launched automatically by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\ArcSoft Connect Daemon'. Task Scheduler provides the ability to schedule the launch of programs or scripts at pre-defined times or after specified time intervals or even with event-based triggers.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.1% of all Boost users have the acdaemon.exe process running.Of the 0.1% of acdaemon.exe users, 84.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is acdaemon.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00139% CPU13854.5%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          2.37 MB RAM11.0%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
         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\common files\arcsoft\connection service\bin\acdaemon.exe

Are there other versions of ArcSoft Connect?

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 ArcSoft Connect.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 8 (6.2.9200.0)

About ArcSoft Inc.

ArcSoft, Inc. is a computer software development company that makes multimedia technologies and applications across desktop and embedded platforms. ArcSoft work More...
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File details

File name: acdaemon.exe
Publisher: ArcSoft Inc. (verified)
Name: ArcSoft Connect
Description: ArcSoft Connect Daemon
Size: 202.5 KB
Original file name: ACDaemon.exe

Digital certificate

Issued to: ArcSoft
Certificate authority: VeriSign
Expiration date: 8/14/2010

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0021058802%
Privileged CPU: 0.0007204327%
User CPU: 0.00138544746829%
Privileged CPU time: 15625 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,516,751,930
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 83.29 MB
Peak committed memory: 86.02 MB
Paged memory: 2.37 MB
Peak paged memory: 2.53 MB
Paged system memory: 154.47 KB
Non-paged system memory: 13.55 KB
Working set memory: 6.56 MB
Peak working set memory: 6.62 MB
Min working set memory: 5.67 MB
Private memory: 2.37 MB
Page faults: 2,031
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 458
Total read transfer: 55.2 KB
Total write operations: 38
Total write transfer: 19.45 KB
Total other operations: 4,393
Total other transfer: 22.25 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 9
Peak GDI objects: 10
USER objects: 6
Peak USER objects: 6
Handle count average: 158
Thread count average: 6

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 64-bit
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Common Files\ArcSoft\Connection Service\Bin\ACDaemon.exe"

Startup files (all users) run details

Name: ArcSoft Connection Service
Command: C:\Program Files\Common Files\ArcSoft\Connection Service\Bin\ACDaemon.exe

Scheduled task details

Name: ArcSoft Connect Daemon
Command: \ArcSoft Connect Daemon

Image hashes

MD5: 901fd2c25d27ac8a2bf379abb2ba21d1
SHA-1: 0659f5c347d94770db0d8767837cc0e1b8d41963
SHA-256: 7800570216cf9370bf0dceb4a96c23ee4115f334f8c27b2bc5132cd390005b0b

PE image details

File packed: No
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