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What is raid_tool.exe?

Part of VIA_RaidTool Application

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How does raid_tool.exe run?

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

How does raid_tool.exe start?

Startup files (all users) run - raid_tool.exe is registered with the run identifier 'VIARaidUtl' and the execution command 'C:\Program Files\VIA\RAID\raid_tool.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 raid_tool.exe process running.Of the 0.2% of raid_tool.exe users, 12.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is raid_tool.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00071% CPU7088.7%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          3.64 MB RAM16.9%
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.
80 GDI objects53.3%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
          13 context switches/sec13.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\via\raid\raid_tool.exe

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.196608)
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File details

File name: raid_tool.exe
Name: VIA_RaidTool Application
Description: VIA_RaidTool MFC Application
Version: 6, 0, 0, 0
Size: 2.27 MB
Original file name: VIA_RaidTool.EXE

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 3/3/2010
Expiration date: 3/29/2013

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0017721833%
Privileged CPU: 0.0010633100%
User CPU: 0.00070887330949%
Privileged CPU time: 385156.25 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 499 ms
Context switches /sec: 13
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 56.54 MB
Peak committed memory: 58.69 MB
Paged memory: 3.64 MB
Peak paged memory: 3.67 MB
Paged system memory: 42.17 KB
Non-paged system memory: 4.34 KB
Working set memory: 7.11 MB
Peak working set memory: 7.11 MB
Min working set memory: 7.06 MB
Private memory: 3.64 MB
Page faults: 595,677
Page faults /min: 772
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 6
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 22.36 KB
Read transfer /min: 30 Bytes
Total write operations: 5
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 388 Bytes
Write transfer /min: 0 Bytes
Total other operations: 1,060,786
Other operations /min: 1,375
Total other transfer: 25.74 MB
Other Transfer /min: 34.18 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 80
USER objects: 42
Handle count average: 111
Thread count average: 2
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Undefined
Windows platform: 32-bit
System Tray: Yes
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\VIA\RAID\raid_tool.exe"

Startup files (all users) run details

Name: VIARaidUtl
Command: C:\Program Files\VIA\RAID\raid_tool.exe

Image hashes

MD5: e4057db9cd901e443d651c578fbce603
SHA-1: dc94cf84850ec2cdf0a3c2b09bdb25c5f80dbe1f
SHA-256: 78824395a5f90fbb27b38e7d336d520c8cc02c3f49c35f4d8bd1a4a40086852a

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
File packed: No
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