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What is gbtray.exe?

Part of Game Booster by IObit

What is it?

The is the system tray process that sits in the notification area of Windows for Game Booster. Designed to help optimize your PC for smoother, more responsive game play in the latest PC games with the touch of a button. It works by updating hardwaredrivers, downloading essential gaming tools, tweaking system settings for gaming, defragmenting game directories, temporarily shutting down background processes, cleaning RAM, and intensifying processor performance.
Description of gbtray.exe from IObit
Game Booster is capable of delivering the best gaming experience to you even if you have an old PC. One-click to boost PC performance is not enough, Game Booster also allows you to tweak your system for top PC performance. By temporarily shutting background processes and unnecessary Windows services, cleaning RAM, and intensifying processor performance, Game Booster concentrates every little system resource for gaming only. Game Booster can easily and fast-close background processes and unnecessary Windows services, to speed up your game playing and avoid possible conflicts and incompatibility. With the innovative "Enhanced 3rd parties' services detection" technology, Game Booster can automatically detect and close more unnecessary background services.
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How does gbtray.exe run?

Process - gbtray.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 gbtray.exe start?

Scheduled task - gbtray.exe is launched automatically by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\Game_Booster_Startup'. 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.
Scheduled tasks startup - gbtray.exe is launched automatically when a user logs into Windows by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\Game_Booster_Startup'. With Scheduled Tasks, any script, program, or document can be configured to run when a user logs into the PC. These tasks start every time that Windows is booted and runs in the background.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.1% of all Boost users have the gbtray.exe process running.Of the 0.1% of gbtray.exe users, 78.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is gbtray.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00285% CPU28522.2%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          4.86 MB RAM22.5%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
65 GDI objects43.3%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\iobit\game booster 3\gbtray.exe

Are there other versions of Game Booster?

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 Game Booster.

What programs install gbtray.exe?

Game Booster by IObit - IObit Game Booster is freeware designed to optimize a PC for smoother, more responsive game performance by shutting down some of Windows Services and stopping or pausing various processes from running while a user is gam
Program URL: www.iobit.com/
Install path: C:\Program Files\IObit\Game Booster\
Size: 13.39 MB
Game Booster 3 by IObit
Program URL: www.iobit.com/
Install path: C:\Program Files\IObit\Game Booster 3\
Size: 35.39 MB
Razer Game Booster by Razer USA Ltd.
Program URL: www.razerzone.com/
Install path: C:\Program Files\Razer\Razer Game Booster\
Size: 36.3 MB

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)

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File details

File name: gbtray.exe
Publisher: IObit (verified)
Name: Game Booster
Description: Game Booster
Product version:
Size: 598.84 KB

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: VeriSign
Expiration date: 5/1/2013

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0032296219%
Privileged CPU: 0.0003773979%
User CPU: 0.00285222399839%
Privileged CPU time: 302797941 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 931,009,402
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 86.75 MB
Peak committed memory: 99.23 MB
Paged memory: 4.86 MB
Peak paged memory: 5.09 MB
Paged system memory: 159.48 KB
Non-paged system memory: 12.44 KB
Working set memory: 1.26 MB
Peak working set memory: 7.73 MB
Min working set memory: 444 KB
Private memory: 4.86 MB
Page faults: 8,471,797
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 33
Total read transfer: 205.32 KB
Total write operations: 3
Total write transfer: 6.21 KB
Total other operations: 562
Total other transfer: 5.27 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 65
Peak GDI objects: 69
USER objects: 43
Peak USER objects: 43
Handle count average: 118
Thread count average: 3

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: High
Windows platform: 64-bit
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\IObit\Game Booster 3\gbtray.exe" -enablemenu

Scheduled task details

Name: Game_Booster_Startup
Command: \Game_Booster_Startup

Scheduled tasks startup details

Name: \Game_Booster_Startup

Image hashes

MD5: d41a8a1751e52ccfcb209e09478a13db
SHA-1: b41f8c453d8907d7e627f5950bdae6a9f98440d3

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
File packed: No
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