AMD HydraVision Desktop Manager by AMD

Remove HydraDM.exe


There are 18 versions of hydradm.exe in the wild, the latest version being 4.0.66. hydradm.exe is run as a standard windows process with the logged in user's account privileges. By adding a startup entry to the run registry key, the file will be executed when the user logs into Windows. The average file size is about 467.86 KB. Numerous variations of hydradm.exe have been installed with both HydraVision and Catalyst Control Center - Branding. During the process's lifecycle, the typical CPU resource utilization is about 0.0038% including both foreground and background operations, the average private memory consumption is about 1.9 MB with the maximum memory reaching around 6.27 MB and typical read I/O operations are around 16 Bytes per minute.

What is hydradm.exe?

HydraVision is a desktop/screen management software mostly providing multi-monitor and virtual-screen management. Besides screen management, it includes hardware-accelerated eyefinity and has extensive hot-key support.

About hydradm.exe (from AMD)

HydraVision™ Multi-monitor Management Software enables you to tailor your desktop to the way you work, so you can manage increased amounts of information and improve your productivity.


File name:hydradm.exe
Product name:AMD HydraVision Desktop Manager
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\ati technologies\hydravision\hydradm.exe

ResourcesPrograms installed in

(Note, the programs listed below are for all versions of AMD HydraVision Desktop Manager.)
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
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HydraVision is a desktop/screen management software mostly providing multi-monitor and virtual-screen management. Besides screen management, it includes hardware-accelerated eyefinity and has extensiv...
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
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The Catalyst driver package included the ATI Catalyst Control Center. It is designed for manipulating many of the hardware's functions, such as 3D settings, monitor controls and video options. It sho...


(Note, the behaviors below are for all versions of hydradm.exe, select a unique version for details.)
Startup files (user) run
Runs under the registry key 'HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run'
  • 'HydraVisionDesktopManager' → "C:\Program Files\ATI Technologies\HydraVision\HydraDM.exe"

VersionsAll file variations of hydradm.exe

MD5SHA-1File size
45ad2be526e13208dc79258bcfe841b2 b618dde1305e588483c5bc319ca693f63c104e86 384 KB
f0ce79e1b1b1bb3b7ba343173d24d6d3 9d897afe5b1b6a9f14261a6d3297aff5dd2b481a 384 KB
8e78a901653e344cb96d6d5dbe9296c3 54e8cfa5c1b789b3e48a9f18bb5017632cda1455 384 KB
a7a4fc2a500d90770bccdb8a5427684b d6a6e9f0224f7972fa6b758e2c5a854097f51309 384 KB
5365925df6dfe7ac738d9f7c8cefde8d c09474021c0aec9af64b36870906d9b5a49620bb 384 KB
58e06be23f7640e1f4f6da351021c738 844eb38c82a52f178716486dae40472a292b4e80 384 KB
6416ff12a252d40315a783139703dd99 f542e6ecd6ebbc6caf4f2d9eb435a3e2210fd9b4 384 KB
18116d919287b86c63a2ca5c1df0e87a abff97a50fe1e4a3ed317ecd9294ba54d141d174 384 KB
f6672a0d95e30629d38aa9dc56cd458a 8644ad23abe1686925cf9156dd07625f557d70b4 380 KB
c98f79a726a1505812969cc4f3ecfa3f 282f06ccd913560cabbe58b0b18cc07b4e67e780 384 KB
1e35430ece30dd5f38fb2e73d6ab5014 846babf2196829cad3ef06068a8ec15d8f344cd0 380 KB
e2e569950186a48c0393698bf872fdf8 4f4ab2a9f1ac5a532691f7524071eae245ef942b 384 KB
78e70968c04de6c85541cf70f8cf4e78 f811cdd1f9858ff534e244da3ee0d63c1c3d36e2 1.88 MB
eda861a35dc2ac5c7b2f697ec546c4be a100a3ef165791365dca48e7689aefcda3c5f2ce 380 KB
80a130bdde5c57e32ce14f0b3d9053df 3681ae499c5a003a72d3849d95e3d2342ece9b02 384 KB
54404b13d73bdcdd1a5ad261a9fd6310 ed06cf5d1917f2c125a70a965dd3e124fe672adf 384 KB
7a277d7208d4858967ac2c40306fc706 708e9279ba40699d52f4c5d3a91fc16cb0e0fd1b 376 KB
47920443e1cec72b92b28f18c8b4f2d2 c55428b99835475e3ec1cbf8b859e706f147529f 376 KB

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Ultimate 44.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.00%
Windows 7 Professional 12.00%
Windows 8 Pro 8.00%
Windows 8.1 4.00%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 36.00% of AMD HydraVision Desktop Manager.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Lenovo 26.67%
Hewlett-Packard 20.00%
Gateway 13.33%
ASUS 13.33%
Acer 6.67%
Alienware 6.67%
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