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What is pdagent.exe?

Part of PerfectDisk 12 by Raxco Software

What is it?

PDAgent Module for PerfectDisk is a defragmentation utility for Windows published by Raxco Software. PerfectDisk attempts to defragment drives in a single pass of a drive, as opposed to a common approach of running continuously and gradually defragmenting the file system. PerfectDisk has the capability of a scheduled defrag managed by an internal task scheduler. It also offers the option to defrag during screen saver activity, or when the PC is idle.
Description of pdagent.exe from Raxco Software
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How does pdagent.exe run?

Service - pdagent.exe runs as a background Windows service called 'PDAgent' (PDAgent). This service runs as the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network. PDAgent runs as a program that can be started by the Service Controller and that obeys the service control protocol. This type of service runs in a process by itself.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.5% of all Boost users have the pdagent.exe process running.Of the 0.5% of pdagent.exe users, 12.5% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is pdagent.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00045% CPU4462.0%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
8.93 MB RAM41.5%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 17 /min0.8%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\raxco\perfectdisk\pdagent.exe

Are there other versions of PerfectDisk 12?

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 PerfectDisk 12.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
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File details

File name: pdagent.exe
Publisher: Raxco Software, Inc. (verified)
Name: PerfectDisk 12
Description: PDAgent Module
Version: 12, 0, 0, 290
Size: 1.66 MB
Original file name: PDAgent.EXE

Digital certificate

Issued to: Raxco Software
Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 4/6/2009
Expiration date: 5/24/2012

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0007813002%
Privileged CPU: 0.0003350969%
User CPU: 0.00044620328248%
Privileged CPU time: 135408.87 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 145 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,922,676,946
CPU cycle count /min: 337,527,772
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 100.62 MB
Peak committed memory: 114.09 MB
Paged memory: 8.93 MB
Peak paged memory: 11.61 MB
Paged system memory: 163.33 KB
Non-paged system memory: 17.62 KB
Working set memory: 11.36 MB
Peak working set memory: 20.87 MB
Min working set memory: 11.2 MB
Private memory: 8.93 MB
Page faults: 23,984
Page faults /min: 26
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 4,566
Read operations /min: 5
Total read transfer: 4.59 MB
Read transfer /min: 5.03 KB
Total write operations: 11,204
Write operations /min: 12
Total write transfer: 326.34 KB
Write transfer /min: 358 Bytes
Total other operations: 88,561
Other operations /min: 95
Total other transfer: 62.2 MB
Other Transfer /min: 68.15 KB
Handle count average: 298
Thread count average: 13
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: System
Windows platform: 64-bit
Runs as a service: Yes
Parent Process
Child Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Raxco\PerfectDisk\PDAgent.exe"

Service details

Name: PDAgent
Service type: Win32OwnProcess
Description: “This service controls PerfectDisk's scheduling and remote communication.”

Image hashes

MD5: a0a29546bf116829140f10dbd9bacad0
SHA-1: 0ad81a8be0d7dd4d05ee940d88d6db9ebb4073b8

PE image details

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