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What is hwdeviceservice.exe?

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How does hwdeviceservice.exe run?

Service - hwdeviceservice.exe runs as a background Windows service called 'HWDeviceService.exe' (HWDeviceService.exe). This service runs as the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network. HWDeviceService.exe runs as a standard Windows service loaded by the Windows Service Controller (services.exe).


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.4% of all Boost users have the hwdeviceservice.exe process running.Of the 0.4% of hwdeviceservice.exe users, 14.3% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is hwdeviceservice.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00283% CPU28325.8%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
     1.8 MB RAM8.4%
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.
         4 GDI objects2.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
          23 context switches/sec23.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:

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What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.131072)
Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.196608)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Professional (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536)
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File details

File name: hwdeviceservice.exe
Name: HWDeviceService
Description: DCSHOST
Version: 2, 0, 0, 42
Size: 258.5 KB
Original file name: HWDeviceService.EXE

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0057261724%
Privileged CPU: 0.0028935893%
User CPU: 0.00283258309624%
Privileged CPU time: 2352273.97 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 811 ms
CPU cycle count: 333,538,144
CPU cycle count /min: 26,081,202
Context switches /sec: 23
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 49.66 MB
Peak committed memory: 52.84 MB
Paged memory: 1.8 MB
Peak paged memory: 1.96 MB
Paged system memory: 77.98 KB
Non-paged system memory: 3.77 KB
Working set memory: 2.24 MB
Peak working set memory: 4.18 MB
Min working set memory: 2.04 MB
Private memory: 1.8 MB
Page faults: 19,978
Page faults /min: 184
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 118
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 333.81 KB
Read transfer /min: 503 Bytes
Total write operations: 297
Write operations /min: 2
Total write transfer: 18.27 KB
Write transfer /min: 78 Bytes
Total other operations: 956
Other operations /min: 2
Total other transfer: 24.95 KB
Other Transfer /min: 60 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 4
USER objects: 2
Handle count average: 112
Thread count average: 5
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: System
Windows platform: 32-bit
Runs as a service: Yes
Parent Processes
Child Processes
Process Commands
C:\ProgramData\DatacardService\HWDeviceService.exe -/service
"C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\DatacardService\HWDeviceService.exe" -/service

Service details

Name: HWDeviceService.exe
Service type: Win32OwnProcess, InteractiveProcess
Description: “Service for runing Mobile applications autorun.”

Image hashes

MD5: e956c0614367d4106a4411f151d494a5
SHA-1: b67d1fe7c55993697243d82cd936af681409dc1d
SHA-256: 5182a740ed50a59d3b3a8ed8b3a12b95367b011c2a31c76bff75c49fc960c676

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
File packed: No
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