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What is ovpntray.exe?

What is it?

ovpntray.exe is the program that runs in the notification area system tray for the Open VPN product.
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How does ovpntray.exe run?

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

How does ovpntray.exe start?

User start menu folder - The shortcut file ovpntray.lnk is loaded in the user's Startup folder (%AppData%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\) that points to the executable ovpntray.exe. The startup folder contains programs that automatically start when Windows starts for the logged in user.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.3% of all Boost users have the ovpntray.exe process running.Of the 0.3% of ovpntray.exe users, 29.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is ovpntray.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00001% CPU94.0%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
13.83 MB RAM64.2%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 2 /min0.1%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
              18 GDI objects12.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
          11 context switches/sec11.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\openvpn technologies\openvpn client\core\ovpntray.exe

Are there other versions of ovpntray.exe?

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 this process.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536)
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File details

File name: ovpntray.exe
Size: 72.5 KB

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0000172219%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000078241%
User CPU: 0.00000939779864%
Privileged CPU time: 70902.45 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 4 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,614,308,370
CPU cycle count /min: 407,002,768
Context switches /sec: 11
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 92.73 MB
Peak committed memory: 98.74 MB
Paged memory: 13.83 MB
Peak paged memory: 13.83 MB
Paged system memory: 147.18 KB
Non-paged system memory: 15.54 KB
Working set memory: 14.41 MB
Peak working set memory: 18.07 MB
Min working set memory: 14.41 MB
Private memory: 13.83 MB
Page faults: 9,109
Page faults /min: 1
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 2,682
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 3.77 MB
Read transfer /min: 421 Bytes
Total write operations: 7,758
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 194.93 KB
Write transfer /min: 11 Bytes
Total other operations: 14,939,081
Other operations /min: 723
Total other transfer: 255.43 MB
Other Transfer /min: 12.78 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 18
Peak GDI objects: 20
USER objects: 6
Peak USER objects: 7
Handle count average: 173
Thread count average: 2
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: High
Windows platform: 64-bit
System Tray: Yes
Parent Processes
Process Commands
"C:\Program Files\OpenVPN Technologies\OpenVPN Client\core\ovpntray.exe"
"C:\Program Files\OpenVPN Technologies\OpenVPN Client\core\ovpntray.exe"

User start menu folder details

Name: ovpntray.exe

Network connectivity

TCP: localhost on port 61164
TCP: localhost on port 49263
TCP: localhost on port 59700
TCP: localhost on port 57956

Image hashes

MD5: 8565414f2907d3b17feb03dfcceea9a1
SHA-1: 432ec9f2dbb043462d50a522035d86753d7fd2ed
SHA-256: fdc6cfa1bd7c65586825af9c0b89184c51a5ade099269aa79cdd47182585c336

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C++ 9.0
File packed: No
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