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What is dkicon.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 dkicon.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 dkicon.exe run?

Process - dkicon.exe is an instance of a running program. This 32-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. dkicon.exe is executed by the process dkservice.exe (Diskeeper (TM) Disk Defragmenter by Diskeeper).

How does dkicon.exe start?

Startup files (all users) run - dkicon.exe is registered with the run identifier 'DiskeeperSystray' and the execution command '"C:\Program Files\Diskeeper Corporation\Diskeeper\DkIcon.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 0.6% of all Boost users have the dkicon.exe process running.Of the 0.6% of dkicon.exe users, 10.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is dkicon.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00001% CPU74.4%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
     836 KB RAM3.8%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
              17 GDI objects11.3%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\diskeeper corporation\diskeeper\dkicon.exe

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

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.131072)
Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.196608)

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: dkicon.exe
Name: Diskeeper (TM) Disk Defragmenter
Description: DKICON.EXE
Version: 9.0.541.0
Size: 192.09 KB
Original file name: DKICON

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0000228191%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000153781%
User CPU: 0.00000744100677%
Privileged CPU time: 31.25 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 27.92 MB
Peak committed memory: 29.9 MB
Paged memory: 836 KB
Peak paged memory: 836 KB
Paged system memory: 53.29 KB
Non-paged system memory: 2.15 KB
Working set memory: 2.68 MB
Peak working set memory: 2.68 MB
Min working set memory: 2.61 MB
Private memory: 836 KB
Page faults: 736
Page faults /min: 1
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 17
USER objects: 4
Handle count average: 37
Thread count average: 2
Thread resource averages

Process details

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

Startup files (all users) run details

Name: DiskeeperSystray
Command: "C:\Program Files\Diskeeper Corporation\Diskeeper\DkIcon.exe"

Image hashes

MD5: 9467cc67d11345272337cc11add80507
SHA-1: 6005b7e0c1cae277b0b81e8f361bf67f36433e3d
SHA-256: c51c53a75590fb0aee98a5f2752061c6a771a49b91e414f93f7b0913d2ed7f80

PE image details

File packed: No
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