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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). This service runs as the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.2% of all Boost users have the fdmctrl.exe process running.Of the 0.2% of fdmctrl.exe users, 89.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is fdmctrl.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00263% CPU26277.5%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          3.49 MB RAM16.2%
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.
         9 GDI objects6.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\ProgramData\free download manager controller\2.3.759.138\{16cdff19-861d-48e3-a751-d99a27784753}\fdmctrl.exe

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 Application Manager.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Ultimate N (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: 2,3,759,138
Size: 2.1 MB

Digital certificate

Issued to: ForwardTech Inc
Certificate authority: GoDaddy.com
Effective date: 9/11/2012
Expiration date: 9/11/2015

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0029263460%
Privileged CPU: 0.0002985973%
User CPU: 0.00262774872530%
Privileged CPU time: 223603.63 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 281 ms
CPU cycle count: 151,858,948
CPU cycle count /min: 20,224,136
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 169.9 MB
Peak committed memory: 189.78 MB
Paged memory: 3.49 MB
Peak paged memory: 3.76 MB
Paged system memory: 87.7 KB
Non-paged system memory: 12.1 KB
Working set memory: 7.44 MB
Peak working set memory: 8.12 MB
Min working set memory: 7.15 MB
Private memory: 3.49 MB
Page faults: 15,648,767
Page faults /min: 19,264
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 33
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 58.37 KB
Read transfer /min: 76 Bytes
Total write operations: 8
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 16.66 KB
Write transfer /min: 8 Bytes
Total other operations: 253,724
Other operations /min: 320
Total other transfer: 32.75 MB
Other Transfer /min: 42.19 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 9
Peak GDI objects: 10
USER objects: 10
Peak USER objects: 10
Handle count average: 237
Thread count average: 12
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: System
Windows platform: 64-bit
Runs as a service: Yes
Parent Processes
Child Process
Process Commands
"C:\ProgramData\Video Performer Manager\2.3.759.138\{16cdff19-861d-48e3-a751-d99a27784753}\videomngr.exe"
"C:\ProgramData\Video Performer Manager\2.3.759.138\{16cdff19-861d-48e3-a751-d99a27784753}\videomngr.exe" /PROTECT
"C:\ProgramData\Free Download Manager Controller\2.3.759.138\{16cdff19-861d-48e3-a751-d99a27784753}\fdmctrl.exe"
"C:\ProgramData\Free Download Manager Controller\2.3.759.138\{16cdff19-861d-48e3-a751-d99a27784753}\fdmctrl.exe" /PROTECT

Service details

Name: Video Performer Manager

Image hashes

MD5: 703e0d9d640c5b2e8177ec0ecd0a736a
SHA-1: d6e875084b9ac487e42c85d228378208af7d24f1
SHA-256: 25b8c2a907a01f36dd40231bc598c8b1a93baab767e1ac5587a4ffe3c487b822

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
File packed: No
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