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What is dfdwiz.exe?

Part of Windows Disk Diagnostic User Resolver by Microsoft

(dfdwiz.exe is a system file that is installed with Windows)
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How does dfdwiz.exe run?

Process - dfdwiz.exe is an instance of a running program. This 32-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. dfdwiz.exe is executed by the process services.exe (Services and Controller app by Microsoft).

How does dfdwiz.exe start?

Scheduled tasks startup - dfdwiz.exe is launched automatically when a user logs into Windows by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\Microsoft\Windows\DiskDiagnostic\Microsoft-Windows-DiskDiagnosticResolver'. With Scheduled Tasks, any script, program, or document can be configured to run when a user logs into the PC. These tasks start every time that Windows is booted and runs in the background.
Scheduled task - dfdwiz.exe is launched automatically by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\Microsoft\Windows\DiskDiagnostic\Microsoft-Windows-DiskDiagnosticResolver'. Task Scheduler provides the ability to schedule the launch of programs or scripts at pre-defined times or after specified time intervals or even with event-based triggers.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.5% of all Boost users have the dfdwiz.exe process running.Of the 0.5% of dfdwiz.exe users, 11.1% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is dfdwiz.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00468% CPU46751.9%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
8.66 MB RAM40.2%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
86 GDI objects57.3%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:

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What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.196608)
Windows 7 Home Basic (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Professional (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Ultimate N (6.1.7600.0)
Windows Seven Black Edition (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7600.65536)
Windows 7 Enterprise (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Home Basic (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: dfdwiz.exe
Publisher: Microsoft Corporation (verified)
Name: Windows Disk Diagnostic User Resolver
Description: Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Version: 6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255)
Product version: 6.1.7600.16385
Size: 67 KB
Original file name: DFDWiz.exe.mui
Windows file protection: Yes

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0130141207%
Privileged CPU: 0.0083389271%
User CPU: 0.00467519361172%
Privileged CPU time: 4742.43 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,837,742,527
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 129.45 MB
Peak committed memory: 225.63 MB
Paged memory: 8.66 MB
Peak paged memory: 13.02 MB
Paged system memory: 235.84 KB
Non-paged system memory: 10.47 KB
Working set memory: 520 KB
Peak working set memory: 24.71 MB
Min working set memory: 200 KB
Private memory: 8.66 MB
Page faults: 14,285
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 250
Total read transfer: 260.08 KB
Total write operations: 3
Total write transfer: 304 Bytes
Total other operations: 8,238
Total other transfer: 102.51 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 86
Peak GDI objects: 256
USER objects: 20
Peak USER objects: 148
Handle count average: 306
Thread count average: 4
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: High
Windows platform: 32-bit
Runs as a service: Yes
Parent Process
Process Command

Scheduled tasks startup details

Name: \Microsoft\Windows\DiskDiagnostic\Microsoft-Windows-DiskDiagnosticResolver

Scheduled task details

Name: Microsoft-Windows-DiskDiagnosticResolver
Command: \Microsoft\Windows\DiskDiagnostic\Microsoft-Windows-DiskDiagnosticResolver

Image hashes

MD5: 0facc053baff107027cbd1f48885fd4a
SHA-1: 5c302518efc58ae706d052f4f860893439551419
SHA-256: 867b8cbe2831f1782e1a77a6b5c71bdbcaee69e363d15691df3f9006abbd2f99

PE image details

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