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What is sonicfocustray.exe?

Part of Sonic Focus Effects by Virage Logic / Sonic Focus

What is it?

sonicfocustray.exe is the program that runs in the notification area system tray for the ASUS Sonic Focus Effects program.
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How does sonicfocustray.exe run?

Process - sonicfocustray.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. sonicfocustray.exe is executed by the process explorer.exe (Windows Explorer by Microsoft).

How does sonicfocustray.exe start?

Startup files (all users) run - sonicfocustray.exe is registered with the run identifier 'SonicMasterTray' and the execution command 'C:\Program Files\ASUS\Sonic Focus\SonicFocusTray.exe' in the Windows registry HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run. Run keys are startup registry keys that are used to launch an application automatically when any Windows user logs into Windows.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.5% of all Boost users have the sonicfocustray.exe process running.Of the 0.5% of sonicfocustray.exe users, 22.2% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is sonicfocustray.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00031% CPU3092.5%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          6.03 MB RAM28.0%
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\asus\sonic focus\sonicfocustray.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 Sonic Focus Effects.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Home Basic (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 8 Pro (6.2.9200.0)
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File details

File name: sonicfocustray.exe
Name: Sonic Focus Effects
Description: ASUS_MATray.exe
Size: 961.33 KB
Original file name: ASUS_MATray.exe

Digital certificate

Issued to: Sonic Focus
Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 10/20/2009
Expiration date: 10/21/2010

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0008321220%
Privileged CPU: 0.0005228744%
User CPU: 0.00030924752471%
Privileged CPU time: 78540.27 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 1 ms
CPU cycle count: 412,450,966
CPU cycle count /min: 2,114,671
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 83.02 MB
Peak committed memory: 87.25 MB
Paged memory: 6.03 MB
Peak paged memory: 6.22 MB
Paged system memory: 144.39 KB
Non-paged system memory: 12.59 KB
Working set memory: 4.73 MB
Peak working set memory: 6.82 MB
Min working set memory: 4.5 MB
Private memory: 6.03 MB
Page faults: 4,358
Page faults /min: 18
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 6
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 17.07 KB
Read transfer /min: 250 Bytes
Total other operations: 996
Other operations /min: 4
Total other transfer: 16.87 KB
Other Transfer /min: 62 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 18
Peak GDI objects: 19
USER objects: 10
Peak USER objects: 11
Handle count average: 150
Thread count average: 6
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 64-bit
System Tray: Yes
Parent Processes
Process Commands
"C:\Program Files\ASUS\Sonic Focus\SonicFocusTray.exe"
"C:\Program Files\ASUS\ASUS Sonic Focus\SonicFocusTray.exe"
"C:\Program Files\ASUS\SonicMaster\SonicMasterTray.exe"
"C:\Program Files\ASUS\Sonic Focus\SonicFocusTray.exe"
"C:\Program Files\ASUS\ASUS SonicMaster\SonicMasterTray.exe"

Startup files (all users) run details

Name: SonicMasterTray
Command: C:\Program Files\ASUS\Sonic Focus\SonicFocusTray.exe

Image hashes

MD5: 7ee22e13dec8a6d18f4643c1ea34b0f0
SHA-1: 4220b1fa85028615c9cf142c3fa4fe976c20da88
SHA-256: c36ce0b46763359ad0a9d02da538a7e3a1a8ca5e6a02f36ce1ac46d5faf03cf5

PE image details

File packed: No
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