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What is hydradm.exe?

Part of AMD HydraVision Desktop Manager by AMD

What is it?

HydraVision is a desktop/screen management software mostly providing multi-monitor and virtual-screen management. Besides screen management, it includes hardware-accelerated eyefinity and has extensive hot-key support.
Description of hydradm.exe from AMD
HydraVision™ Multi-monitor Management Software enables you to tailor your desktop to the way you work, so you can manage increased amounts of information and improve your productivity.
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How does hydradm.exe run?

Process - hydradm.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. hydradm.exe is executed by the process explorer.exe (Windows Explorer by Microsoft).

How does hydradm.exe start?

Startup files (user) run - hydradm.exe is registered with the run identifier 'HydraVisionDesktopManager' and the execution command '"C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\HydraVision\HydraDM.exe"' in the Windows registry HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run. Run keys are startup registry keys that are used to launch an application automatically when a user logs into Windows.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.4% of all Boost users have the hydradm.exe process running.Of the 0.4% of hydradm.exe users, 11.1% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is hydradm.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00033% CPU3301.5%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
     2.04 MB RAM9.5%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
              22 GDI objects14.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
     2 context switches/sec2.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\ati technologies\hydravision\hydradm.exe

Are there other versions of AMD HydraVision Desktop Manage...?

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 AMD HydraVision Desktop Manager.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)

About AMD

AMD is an American semiconductor company that develops computer processors and related technologies for both commercial and consumer markets. They produce pri More...
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File details

File name: hydradm.exe
Publisher: AMD
Name: AMD HydraVision Desktop Manager
Description: HydraDM
Version: 4.0.66
Size: 380 KB
Original file name: HydraDM.exe

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0007017991%
Privileged CPU: 0.0003716446%
User CPU: 0.00033015456498%
Privileged CPU time: 842.41 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 598,012,511
Context switches /sec: 2
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 67.48 MB
Peak committed memory: 74.88 MB
Paged memory: 2.04 MB
Peak paged memory: 2.36 MB
Paged system memory: 126.42 KB
Non-paged system memory: 9.5 KB
Working set memory: 7.3 MB
Peak working set memory: 8.12 MB
Min working set memory: 7.04 MB
Private memory: 2.04 MB
Page faults: 3,504
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 3
Total read transfer: 1.04 KB
Total write operations: 2
Total write transfer: 2.07 KB
Total other operations: 871
Total other transfer: 1.91 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 22
Peak GDI objects: 26
USER objects: 13
Peak USER objects: 14
Handle count average: 99
Thread count average: 2
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 64-bit
Parent Process
Child Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\HydraVision\HydraDM.exe"

Startup files (user) run details

Name: HydraVisionDesktopManager
Command: "C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\HydraVision\HydraDM.exe"

Image hashes

MD5: eda861a35dc2ac5c7b2f697ec546c4be
SHA-1: a100a3ef165791365dca48e7689aefcda3c5f2ce

PE image details

File packed: No
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