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What is dlactrlw.exe?

By Sonic Solutions

What is it?

Drive Letter Access (DLA) is a discontinued commercial packet writing application for the Microsoft Windows operating system that allows optical disc data storage devices to be used in a manner similar to floppy disks. DLA is a packet writing technology for CD and DVD media that uses the UDF file system.
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How does dlactrlw.exe run?

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

How does dlactrlw.exe start?

Startup files (all users) run - dlactrlw.exe is registered with the run identifier 'DLA' and the execution command '"C:\WINDOWS\System32\DLA\DLACTRLW.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 0.2% of all Boost users have the dlactrlw.exe process running.Of the 0.2% of dlactrlw.exe users, 19.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is dlactrlw.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00182% CPU18202.5%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          3.98 MB RAM18.5%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
         12 GDI objects8.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
     3 context switches/sec3.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:

Are there other versions of dlactrlw.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 this process.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.196608)

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File details

File name: dlactrlw.exe
Publisher: Sonic Solutions
Description: Drive Letter Access Component
Version: 5.20.09a
Size: 120.06 KB

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0207508532%
Privileged CPU: 0.0189306030%
User CPU: 0.00182025028441%
Privileged CPU time: 171.88 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
Context switches /sec: 3
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 38.63 MB
Peak committed memory: 41.31 MB
Paged memory: 3.98 MB
Peak paged memory: 4.01 MB
Paged system memory: 38.16 KB
Non-paged system memory: 4.02 KB
Working set memory: 5.98 MB
Peak working set memory: 5.99 MB
Min working set memory: 5.95 MB
Private memory: 3.98 MB
Page faults: 2,727
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 87
Total read transfer: 44.73 KB
Total write operations: 6,369
Total write transfer: 6.36 KB
Total other operations: 904
Total other transfer: 37.74 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 12
USER objects: 6
Handle count average: 163
Thread count average: 3
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Undefined
Windows platform: 32-bit
Parent Process
Child Process
Process Command

Startup files (all users) run details

Name: DLA

Image hashes

MD5: e3a9c76ad9192c82f80326ecdda21c34
SHA-1: 3fa460e9f6312df4c593cb6aeea841768a46046d
SHA-256: b2191dc21028fc40edb61ba604b9c6123b4fe3285229a32b458377fd378b2f55

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
File packed: No
Import Table
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