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What is glcnd.exe?

Part of Windows Reader by Microsoft

What is it?

Microsoft Reader is a Microsoft program for the reading of e-books. Microsoft Reader is available for download from Microsoft as a free program for computers running Windows. Microsoft Reader displays books in the .LIT format, an extension of the Microsoft Compressed HTML Help format to include DRM. The notable features of Microsoft Reader are ClearType for increased readability on small screens.
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How does glcnd.exe run?

Process - glcnd.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. glcnd.exe is executed by the process svchost.exe (Host Process for Windows Services by Microsoft).


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.1% of all Boost users have the glcnd.exe process running.Of the 0.1% of glcnd.exe users, 17.0% have disabled it.
How stable is Windows Reader?
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 glcnd.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00005% CPU543.7%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
63.96 MB RAM297.0%
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.
175 GDI objects116.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\windowsapps\microsoft.reader_6.2.8516.0_x86__8wekyb3d8bbwe\glcnd.exe

Are there other versions of Windows Reader?

Why are multiple of the same versions listed?

What else is related?

Windows Reader Stability

glcnd.exe crashes or has encountered a critical error 0.8900% of the time.
Error: Stopped working (MoAppCrash)
Occurred on: April 10, 2014

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center (6.2.9200.0)

About Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft, founded in 1975 by Bill Gates and Paul Allen, is a veteran software company, best known for its Microsoft Windows operating system and the Microsoft More...
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File details

File name: glcnd.exe
Name: Windows Reader
Description: Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Version: 6.3.9600.17044 (winblue_gdr.140311-0127)
Product version: 6.3.9600.17044
Size: 11.48 MB
Original file name: glcnd.exe

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0001112993%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000569342%
User CPU: 0.00005436511028%
Privileged CPU time: 687.5 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 407,924,703
CPU cycle count /min: 8,253,069
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 319.58 MB
Peak committed memory: 332.82 MB
Paged memory: 63.96 MB
Peak paged memory: 71.7 MB
Paged system memory: 493.38 KB
Non-paged system memory: 26.58 KB
Working set memory: 20.4 MB
Peak working set memory: 97.52 MB
Min working set memory: 748 KB
Private memory: 63.96 MB
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 35
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 497.09 KB
Read transfer /min: 160 Bytes
Total write operations: 4
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 36.73 KB
Write transfer /min: 12 Bytes
Total other operations: 3,393
Other operations /min: 1
Total other transfer: 81.69 KB
Other Transfer /min: 26 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 175
Peak GDI objects: 177
USER objects: 25
Peak USER objects: 34
Handle count average: 372
Thread count average: 28
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Low
Windows platform: 64-bit
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\WindowsApps\Microsoft.Reader_6.3.9654.17044_x64__8wekyb3d8bbwe\glcnd.exe" -ServerNamC:Microsoft.Reader.AppXtszmc7avrx02s7n8gch63tzwg517wd9k.mca

Image hashes

MD5: f84bd8034b7d24abce5b27430992c286
SHA-1: 7e872a6fe7c6e2a79731426d0b731e36b82035bd

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
File packed: No
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