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What is fdmctrl.exe?

Part of Application Manager by PerformerSoft LLC

What is it?

The PerformerSoft Browser Manager (Application Manager) program classified mostly as exhibiting adware like actions, is bundled with PerformerSoft products including PC Performer. Browser Manager is designed to protect its bundled programs and make sure they remain installed or unchanged by other thrid party programs. The Browser Manager program was developed by Bit89 (Bit89.com) a know adware maker.
Description of fdmctrl.exe from PerformerSoft LLC
Free Download Manager downloads files and converts videos (including flash) faster with open-source Free Download Manager. Its features include integration with all browsers, support of downloads from RapidShare, BitTorrent support, adjusting traffic usage, resuming broken downloads. Free Download Manager is released under GPL license and adds BitTorent support, flash video download, upload manager, portable mode, and remote control.
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How does fdmctrl.exe run?

Service - fdmctrl.exe runs as a background Windows service (Video Performer Manager).


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.4% of all Boost users have the fdmctrl.exe process running.Of the 0.4% of fdmctrl.exe users, 83.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is fdmctrl.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.01379% CPU137879.3%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          3.65 MB RAM17.0%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 40 /min1.8%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
              43 GDI objects28.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
40 context switches/sec40.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\ProgramData\free download manager controller\2.2.639.201\{16cdff19-861d-48e3-a751-d99a27784753}\fdmctrl.exe

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Ultimate N (6.1.7601.65536)
Microsoft Windows XP (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)

About PerformerSoft LLC

PerformerSoft products bundle one or more of the following potentially unwanted software programs including Babylon Toolbar from Firefox, Chrome and Internet Ex More...
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File details

File name: fdmctrl.exe
Publisher: PerformerSoft LLC (verified)
Name: Application Manager
Description: Application Manager
Version: 2,2,639,201
Size: 1.62 MB

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Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0163550129%
Privileged CPU: 0.0025670805%
User CPU: 0.01378793239547%
Privileged CPU time: 4968251592.37 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 54 ms
CPU cycle count: 29,630,635
CPU cycle count /min: 927,316,170
Context switches /sec: 40
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 171.88 MB
Peak committed memory: 201.35 MB
Paged memory: 3.65 MB
Peak paged memory: 3.91 MB
Paged system memory: 86.15 KB
Non-paged system memory: 9.17 KB
Working set memory: 2.69 MB
Peak working set memory: 8.26 MB
Min working set memory: 2.69 MB
Private memory: 3.65 MB
Page faults: 41,895,294
Page faults /min: 219,612
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 2,380
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 381.95 KB
Read transfer /min: 5 Bytes
Total write operations: 365
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 302.6 KB
Write transfer /min: 3.55 KB
Total other operations: 1,799
Other operations /min: 107
Total other transfer: 104.88 KB
Other Transfer /min: 1.34 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 43
Peak GDI objects: 55
USER objects: 15
Peak USER objects: 29
Handle count average: 248
Thread count average: 12
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: High
Windows platform: 32-bit
Runs as a service: Yes
Parent Processes
Child Process
Process Commands
"C:\ProgramData\ffdshow manager\2.2.639.201\{16cdff19-861d-48e3-a751-d99a27784753}\ffdshowmngr.exe" /PROTECT
"C:\ProgramData\ffdshow manager\2.2.639.201\{16cdff19-861d-48e3-a751-d99a27784753}\ffdshowmngr.exe"
"C:\ProgramData\Free Download Manager Controller\2.2.639.201\{16cdff19-861d-48e3-a751-d99a27784753}\fdmctrl.exe" /PROTECT
"C:\ProgramData\Free Download Manager Controller\2.2.639.201\{16cdff19-861d-48e3-a751-d99a27784753}\fdmctrl.exe"

Service details

Name: Video Performer Manager

Image hashes

MD5: 2d2c0c773dd4efdaa89b0c7aa73b5ec8
SHA-1: 8711d0898e3b95cbea2e62b75381d290923e6f5d
SHA-256: 3fc7818d93fba5e6248b64f16ff87aa498bf4f104b3aa5a5fc1d4e56d980820c

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
File packed: No
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