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What is dkservice.exe?

Part of Diskeeper (TM) Disk Defragmenter by Diskeeper

What is it?

Diskeeper Disk Defragmenter is a hard disk defragmentation utility for Windows.
Description of dkservice.exe from Diskeeper
Diskeeper keeps your PCs and servers running like new, extending their useful life. Everyone has experienced the pain of a Windows machine becoming progressively slower the longer you use it and the more software you install on it. Diskeeper with its patented, proactive IntelliWrite technology eliminates this experience by preventing performance-robbing fragmentation before it happens, so you get maximum performance out of every application and system immediately. This proactive technology is designed to increase the speed and reliability of all systems, whether you are a home user, a small business or a large corporation.
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How does dkservice.exe run?

Service - dkservice.exe runs as a background Windows service (Diskeeper). 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 0.3% of all Boost users have the dkservice.exe process running.Of the 0.3% of dkservice.exe users, 15.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is dkservice.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00085% CPU8488.1%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          4.46 MB RAM20.7%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 3 /min0.1%
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.
37 context switches/sec37.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\diskeeper corporation\diskeeper\dkservice.exe

Are there other versions of Diskeeper (TM) Disk Defragment...?

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 Diskeeper (TM) Disk Defragmenter.

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)

About Diskeeper Corporation

Diskeeper is a file system fragmentation program for Microsoft Windows, developed by Condusiv Technologies formerly Diskeeper Corporation. In addition to resolv More...
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File details

File name: dkservice.exe
Name: Diskeeper (TM) Disk Defragmenter
Description: DKSERVICE.EXE
Version: 10.0.608.0
Size: 920 KB
Original file name: DKSERVICE

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0021096541%
Privileged CPU: 0.0012608480%
User CPU: 0.00084880614746%
Privileged CPU time: 781.25 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 1 ms
Context switches /sec: 37
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 56 MB
Peak committed memory: 59.45 MB
Paged memory: 4.46 MB
Peak paged memory: 4.84 MB
Paged system memory: 41.3 KB
Non-paged system memory: 35.6 KB
Working set memory: 8.42 MB
Peak working set memory: 8.67 MB
Min working set memory: 8.2 MB
Private memory: 4.46 MB
Page faults: 76,920
Page faults /min: 81
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 2,196
Read operations /min: 2
Total read transfer: 274.86 MB
Read transfer /min: 295.87 KB
Total write operations: 20
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 1.33 MB
Write transfer /min: 1.43 KB
Total other operations: 7,509
Other operations /min: 8
Total other transfer: 180.32 KB
Other Transfer /min: 194 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 9
USER objects: 10
Handle count average: 183
Thread count average: 9
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: Undefined
Windows platform: 32-bit
Runs as a service: Yes
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Diskeeper Corporation\Diskeeper\DkService.exe"

Service details

Name: Diskeeper

Network connectivity

TCP: localhost on port 31038

Image hashes

MD5: 7496908263a7c08dd8cca9badf053ee1
SHA-1: 838d4e2aae65fcec46e11b5168c96d226db3516f
SHA-256: 84f306b1b2dbe36b17895012d77cb8b12f7c0abe6331b373906fc96e56229aa7

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C++ 8.0
File packed: No
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