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What is sprtcmd.exe?

Part of Dell Support Center Updates by SupportSoft

What is it?

Dell Support Center Updates is the software updater program which runs in the background of Windows and automatically starts up when your PC boots. It checks for software udpates and automatically downloads and installs them if found.
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How does sprtcmd.exe run?

Process - sprtcmd.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account.

How does sprtcmd.exe start?

Startup files (all users) run - sprtcmd.exe is registered with the run identifier 'DellComms' and the execution command '"C:\Program Files\Dell\DellComms\bin\sprtcmd.exe" /P DellComms' in the Windows registry HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run. Run keys are startup registry keys that are used to launch an application automatically when any Windows user logs into Windows.
Startup files (user) run - sprtcmd.exe is registered with the run identifier 'DellSupportCenter' and the execution command '"C:\Program Files\Dell Support Center\bin\sprtcmd.exe" /P DellSupportCenter' 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 0.1% of all Boost users have the sprtcmd.exe process running.Of the 0.1% of sprtcmd.exe users, 85.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is sprtcmd.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.02888% CPU288838.6%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
10.41 MB RAM48.3%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
         9 GDI objects6.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\dell\dellcomms\bin\sprtcmd.exe

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows Vista (TM) Home Premium (6.0.6001.65536)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
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File details

File name: sprtcmd.exe
Publisher: SupportSoft, Inc. (verified)
Name: Dell Support Center Updates
Description: Dell Support Center Updates
Version: 7.0.1619.0
Size: 201.23 KB

Digital certificate

Issued to: Dell Inc.
Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 12/15/2006
Expiration date: 1/11/2010

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0308447826%
Privileged CPU: 0.0019609226%
User CPU: 0.02888385998280%
Privileged CPU time: 296.4 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,368,876,235
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 132.85 MB
Peak committed memory: 139.63 MB
Paged memory: 10.41 MB
Peak paged memory: 10.76 MB
Paged system memory: 203.58 KB
Non-paged system memory: 31.81 KB
Working set memory: 664 KB
Peak working set memory: 14.65 MB
Min working set memory: 608 KB
Private memory: 10.41 MB
Page faults: 16,316
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 429
Total read transfer: 535.3 KB
Total write operations: 1,000
Total write transfer: 192.37 KB
Total other operations: 11,651
Total other transfer: 247.5 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 9
Peak GDI objects: 10
USER objects: 13
Peak USER objects: 14
Handle count average: 377
Thread count average: 18
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 64-bit
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Dell\DellComms\bin\sprtcmd.exe" /P DellComms

Startup files (all users) run details

Name: DellSupportCenter
Command: "C:\Program Files\Dell Support Center\bin\sprtcmd.exe" /P DellSupportCenter

Startup files (user) run details

Name: DellSupportCenter
Command: "C:\Program Files\Dell Support Center\bin\sprtcmd.exe" /P DellSupportCenter

Image hashes

MD5: 00d1fb0073b4a8bd2989ea8ff4cc792b
SHA-1: a3973f1c3c4fe023fb265b7f1eb2ce6dede61a92
SHA-256: 001a26ff51bf6babf6325983f512cf8d84cadee1ca36f166a41702d94c1b0841

PE image details

File packed: No
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