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What is hcwdctraytool.exe?

Part of Hauppauge Device Central by Hauppauge Computer Works

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How does hcwdctraytool.exe run?

Process - hcwdctraytool.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 hcwdctraytool.exe start?

User start menu folder - The shortcut file hcwdctraytool.lnk is loaded in the user's Startup folder (%AppData%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\) that points to the executable hcwdctraytool.exe. The startup folder contains programs that automatically start when Windows starts for the logged in user.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.5% of all Boost users have the hcwdctraytool.exe process running.Of the 0.5% of hcwdctraytool.exe users, 11.1% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is hcwdctraytool.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
          0.00000292% CPU29.2%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          2.75 MB RAM12.8%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 1 /min0.0%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
              18 GDI objects12.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\hauppauge\devicecentral\hcwdctraytool.exe

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Professional (6.1.7601.65536)
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File details

File name: hcwdctraytool.exe
Publisher: Hauppauge Computer Works, Inc. (verified)
Name: Hauppauge Device Central
Description: Hauppauge Device Central Tray Applet
Version: 1.1.31038
Size: 474.83 KB
Original file name: HcwDCTrayTool.exe

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 8/7/2011
Expiration date: 8/27/2013

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0000038661%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000009507%
User CPU: 0.00000291541161%
Privileged CPU time: 15.6 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 244,885,587
CPU cycle count /min: 75,883
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 94.11 MB
Peak committed memory: 99.39 MB
Paged memory: 2.75 MB
Peak paged memory: 2.99 MB
Paged system memory: 178.34 KB
Non-paged system memory: 11.49 KB
Working set memory: 8.84 MB
Peak working set memory: 8.89 MB
Min working set memory: 8.79 MB
Private memory: 2.75 MB
Page faults: 2,531
Page faults /min: 1
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 1
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 60 Bytes
Read transfer /min: 0 Bytes
Total other operations: 201
Other operations /min: 1
Total other transfer: 834 Bytes
Other Transfer /min: 0 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 18
Peak GDI objects: 20
USER objects: 14
Peak USER objects: 14
Handle count average: 144
Thread count average: 3
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 64-bit
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Hauppauge\DeviceCentral\HcwDCTrayTool.exe"

User start menu folder details

Name: hcwdctraytool.exe

Image hashes

MD5: c6735cfb6fde4b3910c24c506938246a
SHA-1: 27e1fa1451ec6333e194deb2f55148a3580d64f1

PE image details

File packed: No
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