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What is upkbu.dll?

Part of AuthenTec Fingerprint Driver by AuthenTec

What is it?

The AuthenTec Fingerprint Application (Biometric Unit Advanced Mode Adapter) is a Biometric logon application that enables the user to logon to their personal computer through the use of the biometric fingerprint reader in replacement of a password.
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How is upkbu.dll loaded?

Process Module - upkbu.dll is loaded as a .Net assembly module within the process svchost.exe (Host Process for Windows Services by Microsoft Corporation). (An assembly is a logical unit of functionality that runs under the control of the .NET common language runtime CLR.)
AuthenTec Fingerprint Driver is loaded by:


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.4% of all Boost users have the upkbu.dll file.Of the 0.4% of upkbu.dll users, 12.5% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is the loaded module upkbu.dll?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
                              0.00305772% CPU254.8%
Average thread CPU utilization across all loaded modules is 0.00120%.
6 context switches/sec40.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 15 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:

Are there other versions of AuthenTec Fingerprint Driver?

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Professional (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 8 Pro with Media Center (6.2.9200.0)

About AuthenTec

UPEK, Inc., the global leader in biometric fingerprint security solutions, offers integrated end-to-end solutions including comprehensive design & integration s More...
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File details

File name: upkbu.dll
Publisher: AuthenTec (verified)
Name: AuthenTec Fingerprint Driver
Description: Biometric Unit Advanced Mode Adapter
Product version: 1.6.2
Size: 3.57 MB
Original file name: upkbu.dll

Digital certificate

Issued to: AuthenTec
Certificate authority: VeriSign
Expiration date: 4/12/2013

Resource utilization

Total CPU: 0.0030577181%
Privileged CPU: 0.0028522545%
User CPU: 0.0002054637%
CPU Cycle count /sec: 739,655
Context switches /sec: 6
Module memory size: 3.57 MB

Image hashes

MD5: dbc35f3fe15a4f6c5e5fe0212aaf53a5
SHA-1: 5b1af0a173f0a37043cfd631d7c7973d57554aaa
SHA-256: 5340c91a31c447e9ab623f757daa4d335f06e00e93969f58d176723bc70119aa

PE image details

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