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What is evteng.exe?

Part of Intel(R) PROSet/Wireless by Intel(R)

What is it?

Intel PROSet/Wireless WiFi Software Event Log Service is used to set up, edit, and manage network profiles to connect to a network. It also includes advanced settings such as power management and channel selection for setting up ad-hoc networks. The WiFi Connection Utility Main Window lets users view the current connection details (signal quality, speed and current network name), scan for available WiFi networks and troubleshoot wireless connection problems.

What if I disable Intel(R) PROSet/Wireless?

If you use Microsoft Windows Wireless Zero Configuration as your wireless manager, you can disable the Intel PROSet/Wireless WiFi Connection Utility.
Description of evteng.exe from Intel(R)
With your wireless network card, you can access wireless networks, share files or printers, or even share your Internet connection. All of these features can be explored using a wireless network in your home or office. This wireless network solution is designed for both home and business use. Additional users and features can be added as your networking needs grow and change. Your WiFi adapter maintains automatic data rate control according to the access point location and signal strength to achieve the fastest possible connection. All of your wireless network connections are easily managed by the WiFi connection utility.
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How does evteng.exe run?

Service - evteng.exe runs as a background Windows service called 'EvtEng' (Intel® PROSet/Wireless Event Log). This service runs as the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network. Intel® PROSet/Wireless Event Log 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 0.2% of all Boost users have the evteng.exe process running.Of the 0.2% of evteng.exe users, 81.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is evteng.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00308% CPU30807.6%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          3.79 MB RAM17.6%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\intel\wifi\bin\evteng.exe

Are there other versions of Intel(R) PROSet/Wireless?

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 Intel(R) PROSet/Wireless.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 8.1 (6.2.9200.0)

About Intel(R) Corporation

Intel is best known for producing the microprocessors found in many personal computers. The company also makes a range of other hardware including network cards More...
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File details

File name: evteng.exe
Publisher: Intel(R) Corporation (verified)
Name: Intel(R) PROSet/Wireless
Description: Intel(R) PROSet/Wireless Event Log Service
Version: 16, 6, 0, 0
Size: 616.23 KB
Original file name: EvtEng.EXE

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: Intel Corporation
Effective date: 10/30/2006
Expiration date: 10/29/2009

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0032466815%
Privileged CPU: 0.0001659258%
User CPU: 0.00308075576687%
Privileged CPU time: 65625 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,860,513,434
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 91.25 MB
Peak committed memory: 107.45 MB
Paged memory: 3.79 MB
Peak paged memory: 3.88 MB
Paged system memory: 165.27 KB
Non-paged system memory: 16.84 KB
Working set memory: 9.48 MB
Peak working set memory: 11 MB
Min working set memory: 9.39 MB
Private memory: 3.79 MB
Page faults: 16,924
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 36
Total read transfer: 68.57 KB
Total write operations: 19
Total write transfer: 9.65 KB
Total other operations: 2,030
Total other transfer: 25.28 KB
Handle count average: 269
Thread count average: 17

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: System
Windows platform: 64-bit
Runs as a service: Yes
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Intel\WiFi\bin\EvtEng.exe"

Service details

Name: Intel® PROSet/Wireless Event Log
Service name: EvtEng
Service type: Win32OwnProcess
Description: “Manages the event trace messages for all the Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software components.”

Image hashes

MD5: 55588867d59bada2f62e58618ce32b03
SHA-1: 00c58a95889f7fb1f3e156647e5aee300a6632de

PE image details

File packed: No
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