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What is mdm.exe?

Part of Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET by Microsoft

What is it?

The Machine Debug Manager, Mdm.exe, is a program that is installed with the Microsoft Script Editor to provide support for program debugging. The Machine Debug Manager runs as a service and is loaded when your computer starts.

What if I disable Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET?

If you do not use your computer for debugging purposes, you can safely turn off the Machine Debug Manager.
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How does mdm.exe run?

Service - mdm.exe runs as a background Windows service (MDM). This service runs as the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.2% of all Boost users have the mdm.exe process running.Of the 0.2% of mdm.exe users, 71.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is mdm.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00302% CPU30205.5%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
     1.9 MB RAM8.8%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 40 /min1.8%
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.
40 context switches/sec40.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\common files\microsoft shared\vs7debug\mdm.exe

Are there other versions of Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET?

Why are multiple of the same versions listed?

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 Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.131072)
Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.196608)
Windows Vista (TM) Business (6.0.6002.131072)
Windows Vista (TM) Home Premium (6.0.6002.131072)
Windows Vista (TM) Ultimate (6.0.6002.131072)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Enterprise (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Enterprise (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Professional (6.1.7601.65536)

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File details

File name: mdm.exe
Name: Microsoft® Visual Studio .NET
Description: Machine Debug Manager
Version: 7.10.3077
Size: 328 KB
Original file name: mdm.exe

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0033214442%
Privileged CPU: 0.0003008992%
User CPU: 0.00302054501142%
Privileged CPU time: 56827.05 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 571,419,408
CPU cycle count /min: 48,503,043
Context switches /sec: 40
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 42.39 MB
Peak committed memory: 52.78 MB
Paged memory: 1.9 MB
Peak paged memory: 2.02 MB
Paged system memory: 70.65 KB
Non-paged system memory: 6.51 KB
Working set memory: 3.24 MB
Peak working set memory: 4.79 MB
Min working set memory: 3.09 MB
Private memory: 1.9 MB
Page faults: 2,158
Page faults /min: 9
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 29
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 30.28 KB
Read transfer /min: 828 Bytes
Total write operations: 7
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 353 Bytes
Write transfer /min: 4 Bytes
Total other operations: 489
Other operations /min: 4
Total other transfer: 21.22 KB
Other Transfer /min: 721 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 4
USER objects: 3
Handle count average: 96
Thread count average: 5
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: System
Windows platform: 64-bit
Runs as a service: Yes
Parent Processes
Process Commands
"C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\mdm.exe"
"C:\Program Files\Archivos comunes\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\mdm.exe"
"C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\mdm.exe"
"C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\VS7DEBUG\mdm.exe"

Service details

Name: MDM

Image hashes

MD5: 7cf1b716372b89568ae4c0fe769f5869
SHA-1: 85b15a1b69dbbb2a39ce2b2cb6d8209e300f8065
SHA-256: 0d70a7a594bcfbb26d7249c0f4b0af9ef874f2318b3fdce44648cc61279594ed

PE image details

File entropy: 6.28793
File packed: No
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