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What is pcmeterv0.3.exe?

Part of AddGadgets Library by AddGadgets

What is it?

AddGadgets are Windows sidebar gadgets for Windows Vista and Windows 7.
Description of pcmeterv0.3.exe from AddGadgets
Over 30 million downloads our Windows Desktop Gadget for Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 (since 2007). The Windows Desktop Gadgets are small applications run on the desktop. Some called Windows Sidebar, Desktop gadgets or windows gadgets. In Q4 2011, Microsoft no longer supports uploading new gadgets on Windows Desktop Gadgets gallery. Microsoft say want to focus on the exciting possibilities of the newest version of Windows 8. But that doesn't mean it can't work and you can't still get gadgets anymore. The most popular, most wanted and highest-rated gadgets are here. Until today we still build new gadgets and update. All our gadgets are 100% free for use.
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How does pcmeterv0.3.exe run?

Process - pcmeterv0.3.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. pcmeterv0.3.exe is executed by the process taskeng.exe (Task Scheduler Engine by Microsoft).

How does pcmeterv0.3.exe start?

Scheduled task - pcmeterv0.3.exe is launched automatically by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\PCMeter\Startup'. Task Scheduler provides the ability to schedule the launch of programs or scripts at pre-defined times or after specified time intervals or even with event-based triggers.
User start menu folder - The shortcut file pcmeterv0.3.lnk is loaded in the user's Startup folder (%AppData%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\) that points to the executable pcmeterv0.3.exe. The startup folder contains programs that automatically start when Windows starts for the logged in user.
Scheduled tasks startup - pcmeterv0.3.exe is launched automatically when a user logs into Windows by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\PCMeter\Startup'. With Scheduled Tasks, any script, program, or document can be configured to run when a user logs into the PC. These tasks start every time that Windows is booted and runs in the background.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.1% of all Boost users have the pcmeterv0.3.exe process running.Of the 0.1% of pcmeterv0.3.exe users, 24.0% have disabled it.
How stable is AddGadgets Library?
Based on crash data discovered by Boost, stability is a measure of how sound this particular process and the average percent of times it crashes.
Typical program1.26%
How resource intensive is pcmeterv0.3.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00074% CPU7449.3%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
40.36 MB RAM187.4%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 2 /min0.1%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
              29 GDI objects19.3%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
181 context switches/sec181.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:

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 AddGadgets Library.

What else is related?

AddGadgets Library Stability

pcmeterv0.3.exe crashes or has encountered a critical error 0.8900% of the time.
Error: Stopped working (APPCRASH)
Occurred: over 6 months ago
Error: Stopped working (APPCRASH)
Occurred: over 6 months ago

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Professional (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 8 Pro (6.2.9200.0)
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File details

File name: pcmeterv0.3.exe
Publisher: AddGadgets
Name: AddGadgets Library
Description: AddGadgets
Product version: 0.3 Beta
Size: 110 KB
Original file name: PCMeterV0.3.exe

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0029295078%
Privileged CPU: 0.0021845805%
User CPU: 0.00074492730003%
Privileged CPU time: 64538927.23 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 28 ms
CPU cycle count: 509,682,383
CPU cycle count /min: 757,660,671
Context switches /sec: 181
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 574.24 MB
Peak committed memory: 578.88 MB
Paged memory: 40.36 MB
Peak paged memory: 43.41 MB
Paged system memory: 325.41 KB
Non-paged system memory: 33.22 KB
Working set memory: 10.54 MB
Peak working set memory: 34.48 MB
Min working set memory: 7.98 MB
Private memory: 40.36 MB
Page faults: 4,690,961
Page faults /min: 1,896
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 29
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 90.54 KB
Read transfer /min: 26 Bytes
Total write operations: 8
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 29.36 KB
Write transfer /min: 9 Bytes
Total other operations: 8,023,987
Other operations /min: 2,465
Other Transfer /min: 467.87 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 29
Peak GDI objects: 31
USER objects: 24
Peak USER objects: 26
Handle count average: 281
Thread count average: 8
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: High
Windows platform: 64-bit
Runs as a service: Yes
Parent Processes
Process Commands

Scheduled task details

Name: \PCMeter\Startup

User start menu folder details

Name: PCMeterV0.3.exe

Scheduled tasks startup details

Name: \PCMeter\Startup

Image hashes

MD5: c6ed0c52436b4e9381c4a404a6d8d556
SHA-1: 7891d388d01d0537304b2e208f1a48fcdd5ccec2
SHA-256: 9c654ce1e19851017cccf59918a35a2a72924b5d3a4bc3852d90c9cfd7dd8b48

PE image details

CLR assembly: Yes
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C# / Basic .NET
File packed: No
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