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What is devdetect.exe?

Part of Device Detector by ACD Systems Ltd.

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How does devdetect.exe run?

Process - devdetect.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. devdetect.exe is executed by the process explorer.exe (Windows Explorer by Microsoft).

How does devdetect.exe start?

Startup files (user) run - devdetect.exe is registered with the run identifier 'Device Detector' and the execution command 'DevDetect.exe -autorun' in the Windows registry HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run. Run keys are startup registry keys that are used to launch an application automatically when a 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 devdetect.exe process running.Of the 0.2% of devdetect.exe users, 14.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is devdetect.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00350% CPU34988.3%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
     1.91 MB RAM8.9%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
         13 GDI objects8.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\common files\acd systems\en\devdetect.exe

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7600.0)
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File details

File name: devdetect.exe
Publisher: ACD Systems, Ltd. (verified)
Name: Device Detector
Description: Device Detector
Version: 4,0,87,0
Size: 429.33 KB
Original file name: DevDetect.exe

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 10/5/2550
Expiration date: 10/5/2551

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0096499934%
Privileged CPU: 0.0061511654%
User CPU: 0.00349882802969%
Privileged CPU time: 109.2 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 700,756,501
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 77.71 MB
Peak committed memory: 84.61 MB
Paged memory: 1.91 MB
Peak paged memory: 2.25 MB
Paged system memory: 139.84 KB
Non-paged system memory: 11.61 KB
Working set memory: 5.42 MB
Peak working set memory: 7.26 MB
Min working set memory: 5.41 MB
Private memory: 1.91 MB
Page faults: 2,255
Page faults /min: 0
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 13
Peak GDI objects: 17
USER objects: 10
Peak USER objects: 12
Handle count average: 107
Thread count average: 5

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 64-bit
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Common Files\ACD Systems\EN\DevDetect.exe" -autorun

Startup files (user) run details

Name: Device Detector
Command: DevDetect.exe -autorun

Image hashes

MD5: c2f8a8452b8d18f7092fd04fd3eb885c
SHA-1: 6fa36df2a7d60a4c5f15fe2a0fb29e38bc7602e3
SHA-256: 2b3189ff38d69177d1cba3962549f8c43d700ddd119027a72f62c9a796586b7d

PE image details

File packed: No
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