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What is uns.exe?

Part of Intel(R) Management & Security Application User Notification Service by Intel

What is it?

User Notification Service for the Common User Interface is part of Intels Common User Interface for chipsets with integrated graphics controllers which allows user to change different driver properties through Windows User Interface. Quick access to the control panel via a System Tray icon.
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How does uns.exe run?

Service - uns.exe runs as a background Windows service called 'UNS' (Intel(R) Management and Security Application User Notification Service). This service runs as the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network. Intel(R) Management and Security Application User Notification 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 0.2% of all Boost users have the uns.exe process running.Of the 0.2% of uns.exe users, 73.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is uns.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00030% CPU3015.6%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
35.97 MB RAM167.0%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
260 context switches/sec260.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\intel\intel(r) management engine components\uns\uns.exe

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What programs install uns.exe?

Intel(R) Management Engine Components by Intel Corporation - This program provides the Intel Management Engine Components Driver for supported notebooks with supported operating systems. The Intel management Components monitor the installed Intel hardware, such as chip sets, stor
Program URL: downloadcenter.intel.com/Detail_Desc.aspx?lang=eng&DwnldID=20402
Install path: C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel(R) Management Engine Components
Size: 12.16 MB
Intel(R) Network Connections by Intel Corporation - Intel Network Connections the LAN driver for Intel® Desktop Boards with the Intel PRO Network Connection.
Program URL: www.Intel.com
Program help URL: www.intel.com/support
Install path: C:\Program Files\Intel\
Size: 7.1 MB
Intel(R) PROSet/Wireless WiFi Software by Intel Corporation
Program URL: www.intel.com/support/go/wireless_support
Install path: C:\Program Files\Intel\
Size: 50.01 MB

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What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Professional (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536)

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File details

File name: uns.exe
Publisher: Intel Corporation (verified)
Name: Intel(R) Management & Security Application User Notification Service
Description: User Notification Service
Size: 2.21 MB
Original file name: UNS.exe

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: VeriSign

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0003210776%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000195173%
User CPU: 0.00030156031811%
Privileged CPU time: 1869983987 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 342,790,476
Context switches /sec: 260
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 123.16 MB
Peak committed memory: 128.16 MB
Paged memory: 35.97 MB
Peak paged memory: 35.97 MB
Paged system memory: 119.19 KB
Non-paged system memory: 23.52 KB
Working set memory: 9.89 MB
Peak working set memory: 20.79 MB
Min working set memory: 988 KB
Private memory: 35.97 MB
Page faults: 121,739
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 200,521
Total read transfer: 27.4 MB
Total write operations: 133,703
Total write transfer: 783.56 KB
Total other operations: 9,915,341
Total other transfer: 384.59 MB
Handle count average: 301
Thread count average: 19

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: System
Windows platform: 64-bit
Runs as a service: Yes
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Intel\Intel(R) Management Engine Components\UNS\UNS.exe"

Service details

Name: Intel(R) Management and Security Application User Notification Service
Service name: UNS
Service type: Win32OwnProcess
Description: “Intel(R) Management and Security Application User Notification Service - Updates the Windows Event Log with notifications of pre defined events received from the local Intel(R) Management and Security Application Device.”

Network connectivity

TCP: localhost on port 56531

Image hashes

MD5: 02c298382359653bec4c737c2ab7f9c5
SHA-1: 30bd32dcf8efa3032b20e8151b8cab0b5b30bf05
SHA-256: 44f285478591dad476b7fdf5f15a78c76fe3fb207408d1c665acd54b758eac1b

PE image details

File packed: No
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