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What is matrox.pdesk.services.exe?

Part of Matrox Services Host by Matrox Graphics Inc

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How does matrox.pdesk.services.exe run?

Service - matrox.pdesk.services.exe runs as a background Windows service called 'Matrox.Pdesk3.ServicesHost' (Matrox.Pdesk3.ServicesHost). This service runs as the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network. Matrox.Pdesk3.ServicesHost runs as a program that can be started by the Service Controller and that obeys the service control protocol. This type of service runs in a process by itself.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.4% of all Boost users have the matrox.pdesk.services.exe process running.Of the 0.4% of matrox.pdesk.services.exe users, 12.5% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is matrox.pdesk.services.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00000% CPU46.2%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
     1.76 MB RAM8.2%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\matrox graphics\powerdesk\matrox.pdesk.services.exe

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
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File details

File name: matrox.pdesk.services.exe
Publisher: Matrox Graphics Inc (verified)
Name: Matrox Services Host
Description: Service used to handle various PowerDesk tasks.
Version: 01,11,0001,0511
Size: 3.53 MB
Original file name: Matrox.PDesk.Services.exe

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: Matrox Graphics Inc (Test)
Effective date: 2/2/2007
Expiration date: 12/31/2039

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0000056087%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000009860%
User CPU: 0.00000462263363%
Privileged CPU time: 93.6 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,146,801,626
CPU cycle count /min: 629,512
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 56.23 MB
Peak committed memory: 59.98 MB
Paged memory: 1.76 MB
Peak paged memory: 1.92 MB
Paged system memory: 97.3 KB
Non-paged system memory: 10.55 KB
Working set memory: 17.63 MB
Peak working set memory: 18.06 MB
Min working set memory: 276 KB
Private memory: 1.76 MB
Page faults: 7,408
Page faults /min: 1
Handle count average: 107
Thread count average: 5
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: System
Windows platform: 64-bit
Runs as a service: Yes
Parent Process
Child Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Matrox Graphics\PowerDesk\Matrox.PDesk.Services.exe"

Service details

Name: Matrox.Pdesk3.ServicesHost
Service type: Win32OwnProcess
Description: “Powerdesk for Vista service control”

Image hashes

MD5: c2f3bba0760ab9dd33bcc60a663a108c
SHA-1: c34f2178a3cec449e146570737d570b426ca6c70

PE image details

File packed: No
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