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What is drivermanager.exe?

Part of DriverManager by PC Drivers Headquarters

What is it?

DriverManager is a PC driver update utility that compares drivers installed on a PC to the most up to date drivers and makes various recommendations for updating them.
Description of drivermanager.exe from PC Drivers Headquarters
At PC Drivers HeadQuarters we have distilled 10 years of PC hardware expertise into our driver identification software, Driver Detective. Driver Detective was created to save you time and remove any guesswork in resolving driver problems by providing you with a single, all-encompassing tool. In most cases updating a driver is as simple as selecting the download icon and following instructions. Our integrated support services are available in those instances where updating your driver is not so clear.
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How does drivermanager.exe run?

Process - drivermanager.exe is an instance of a running program. This 32-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. drivermanager.exe is executed by the process explorer.exe (Windows Explorer by Microsoft).

How does drivermanager.exe start?

Scheduled task - drivermanager.exe is launched automatically by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\Driver Detective-RTMRules'. 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.
Startup files (user) run - drivermanager.exe is registered with the run identifier 'Driver Manager' and the execution command 'C:\Program Files\Driver Manager\Driver Manager\DriverManager.exe /applicationModC:systemTray /showWelcomC:false' in the Windows registry HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run. Run keys are startup registry keys that are used to launch an application automatically when a 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 drivermanager.exe process running.Of the 0.5% of drivermanager.exe users, 54.0% have disabled it.
How stable is DriverManager?
Based on crash data discovered by Boost, stability is a measure of how sound this particular process and the average percent of times it crashes.
Typical program1.26%
How resource intensive is drivermanager.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00053% CPU5305.1%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
41.66 MB RAM193.4%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
     65 /min2.9%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
48 GDI objects32.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\driver manager\driver manager\drivermanager.exe

Are there other versions of DriverManager?

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 DriverManager.

What else is related?

DriverManager Stability

drivermanager.exe crashes or has encountered a critical error 0.8900% of the time.
Error: Stopped responding and was closed (AppHangB1)
Details: A problem caused this program to stop interacting with Windows.
Occurred on: September 7, 2013

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Professional (6.1.7601.65536)
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File details

File name: drivermanager.exe
Publisher: PC Drivers Headquarters (verified)
Name: DriverManager
Description: DriverManager
Size: 3.8 MB
Original file name: DriverManager.exe

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 4/4/2011
Expiration date: 4/22/2014

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0006420908%
Privileged CPU: 0.0001115787%
User CPU: 0.00053051213462%
Privileged CPU time: 2652.02 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 1 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,446,566,075
CPU cycle count /min: 35,562,929
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 255.72 MB
Peak committed memory: 266.66 MB
Paged memory: 41.66 MB
Peak paged memory: 49.61 MB
Paged system memory: 387.2 KB
Non-paged system memory: 33.91 KB
Working set memory: 10.98 MB
Peak working set memory: 152.52 MB
Min working set memory: 3.52 MB
Private memory: 41.66 MB
Page faults: 81,373
Page faults /min: 36
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 25,960
Read operations /min: 12
Total read transfer: 2.97 MB
Read transfer /min: 1.35 KB
Total write operations: 900
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 2.53 MB
Write transfer /min: 1.15 KB
Total other operations: 46,854
Other operations /min: 21
Total other transfer: 525.43 KB
Other Transfer /min: 239 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 48
Peak GDI objects: 49
USER objects: 81
Peak USER objects: 84
Handle count average: 592
Thread count average: 24
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 32-bit
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Driver Manager\Driver Manager\DriverManager.exe" /applicationModC:systemTray /showWelcomC:false

Scheduled task details

Name: Driver Manager-RTMUpdater
Command: \Driver Manager-RTMUpdater

Startup files (user) run details

Name: Driver Detective
Command: C:\Program Files\Driver Manager\Driver Manager\DriverManager.exe /applicationModC:systemTray /showWelcomC:false

Image hashes

MD5: 7b17b11739eabb54e96da4f0645ac3eb
SHA-1: 338e343b3c22f526fa7d0601a85914f785b36db2

PE image details

CLR assembly: Yes
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C# / Basic .NET
File packed: No
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