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What is wdsmartwarebackgroundservice.exe?

Part of WDSmartWareBackgroundService by Memeo

What is it?

Memeo is a media management company that makes software for data backup, synchronization, and online storage.
Description of wdsmartwarebackgroundservice.exe from Memeo
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How does wdsmartwarebackgroundservice.exe run?

Service - wdsmartwarebackgroundservice.exe runs as a background Windows service called 'WDSmartWareBackgroundService' (WD SmartWare Background Service). This service runs as the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network. WD SmartWare Background Service runs as a program that can be started by the Service Controller and that obeys the service control protocol. This type of service runs in a process by itself.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.1% of all Boost users have the wdsmartwarebackgroundservice.exe process running.Of the 0.1% of wdsmartwarebackgroundservice.exe users, 26.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is wdsmartwarebackgroundservice.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00007% CPU654.2%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
17.46 MB RAM81.1%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 2 /min0.1%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
         4 GDI objects2.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\western digital\wd smartware\front parlor\wdsmartwarebackgroundservice.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 WDSmartWareBackgroundService.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.196608)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)

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File details

File name: wdsmartwarebackgroundservice.exe
Publisher: Memeo
Name: WDSmartWareBackgroundService
Description: WDSmartWareBackgroundService
Size: 20 KB
Original file name: WDSmartWareBackgroundService.exe

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0001597177%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000943011%
User CPU: 0.00006541658694%
Privileged CPU time: 156.16 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 328,843,964
CPU cycle count /min: 108,620
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 291.63 MB
Peak committed memory: 295.13 MB
Paged memory: 17.46 MB
Peak paged memory: 19.5 MB
Paged system memory: 141.99 KB
Non-paged system memory: 14.98 KB
Working set memory: 4.63 MB
Peak working set memory: 12.8 MB
Min working set memory: 4.46 MB
Private memory: 17.46 MB
Page faults: 3,838
Page faults /min: 2
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 94
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 302.4 KB
Read transfer /min: 149 Bytes
Total write operations: 5
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 306 Bytes
Write transfer /min: 0 Bytes
Total other operations: 482
Other operations /min: 1
Total other transfer: 4.36 KB
Other Transfer /min: 2 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 4
USER objects: 1
Handle count average: 150
Thread count average: 6
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: System
Windows platform: 64-bit
Runs as a service: Yes
Parent Processes
Process Commands
"C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\WDSmartWareBackgroundService.exe"
"C:\Program Files\Western Digital\WD SmartWare\Front Parlor\WDSmartWareBackgroundService.exe"

Service details

Name: WD SmartWare Background Service
Service name: WDSmartWareBackgroundService
Service type: Win32OwnProcess
Description: “Manages background tasks for WDSmartWare Applications”

Image hashes

MD5: 138ab06adbbf300aa804d7974a5aec82
SHA-1: 8198b0f1f3a7fdde1749398b44c0a62ff45cffd4
SHA-256: 61a99cb8176c291e858f9d964a9b2ec36970f3bfff3d5f933a16e9b28bf922dd

PE image details

CLR assembly: Yes
Subsystem: Windows Console
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C# / Basic .NET
File packed: No
Import Table
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