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60%
60% of PCs block this file from running.
Possible reason:
Performance resource utilization

VersionsAdditional versions

3, 1, 4, 0 4.17%
3, 1, 4, 0 4.17%
3, 1, 3, 0 75.00%
3, 1, 0, 1 4.17%
3.0.0.0 12.50%

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pcha.exe

PC Health Advisor by ParetoLogic Inc. (Signed)

Remove pcha.exe
Version:   3, 1, 3, 0
MD5:   93c00d0f1ad64d6df1d2b848bdffb9dc
SHA1:   a652799b7097b7854dd2c099b55f6fcaaa55438a
SHA256:   0161699d2bcae175894374dbd3f3834a247dacb0e5b58af91583370bfe2c6701

What is pcha.exe?

ParetoLogic PC Health Advisor is a Windows tune-up program that provides a number of features with the intention to increase PC performance. Tools include a startup manager to add and remove various startup programs, and a file cleaner to remove temporary, log and other unneeded files.

About pcha.exe (from ParetoLogic Inc.)

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DetailsDetails

File name:pcha.exe
Publisher:ParetoLogic, Inc.
Product name:PC Health Advisor
Description:ParetoLogic PC Health Advisor
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\paretologic\pcha\pcha.exe
Original name:PCO.exe
File version:3, 1, 3, 0
Product version:3.1.3.9
Size:4.65 MB (4,873,040 bytes)
Certificate
Issued to:ParetoLogic Inc.
Authority (CA):VeriSign
Digital DNA
PE subsystem:Windows GUI
File packed:No
.NET CLR:No
More details

ResourcesPrograms

The following programs will install this file
ParetoLogic, Inc.
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ParetoLogic PC Health Advisor is a Windows tune-up program that provides a number of features with the intention to increase PC performance. Tools include a startup manager to add and remove various startup programs, and a file cleaner to remove temporary, log and other unneeded files.

BehaviorsBehaviors

Scheduled tasks
  • The task 'PC Health Advisor' runs weekly in the path '\PC Health Advisor'
  • Entry path '\PC Health Advisor Defrag'
  • Entry path '\PC Health Advisor'
Network connections
  • [TCP] h66-38-130-201.gtcust.grouptelecom.net (66.38.130.201:80)
  • [UDP] listens on port 56692

  • ResourcesResource utilization

    (Note: statistics below are averages based on a minimum sample size of 200 unique participants)
    Averages
     
    CPU
    Total CPU:0.07409853%
    0.028634%
    Kernel CPU:0.04411394%
    0.013761%
    User CPU:0.02998458%
    0.014873%
    Kernel CPU time:76,169 ms/min
    100,923,805ms/min
    Memory
    Private memory:30.99 MB
    21.59 MB
    Private (maximum):23.69 MB
    Private (minimum):6.53 MB
    Non-paged memory:30.99 MB
    21.59 MB
    Virtual memory:206.2 MB
    140.96 MB
    Virtual memory (peak):256.34 MB
    169.69 MB
    Working set:6.61 MB
    18.61 MB
    Working set (peak):71.31 MB
    37.95 MB
    Resource allocations
    Threads:17
    12
    Handles:1051
    600
    GUI GDI count:594
    103
    GUI GDI peak:601
    142
    GUI USER count:415
    49
    GUI USER peak:419
    71

    BehaviorsProcess properties

    Integrety level:High
    Platform:64-bit
    Command lines:
    • "C:\Program Files\paretologic\pcha\pcha.exe"
    • "C:\Program Files\paretologic\pcha\pcha.exe" -scan
    Owner:User
    Parent process:taskeng.exe (Task Scheduler Engine by Microsoft)

    ResourcesThreads

    Averages
     
    PCHA.exe (main module)
    Total CPU:3.67236887%
    0.272967%
    Kernel CPU:1.17108305%
    0.107585%
    User CPU:2.50128582%
    0.165382%
    CPU cycles:64,936,801/sec
    5,741,424/sec
    Context switches:2,395/sec
    79/sec
    Memory:4.7 MB
    1.16 MB
    sendori.dll (Sendori.dll by Sendori)
    Total CPU:0.00579645%
    Kernel CPU:0.00579645%
    User CPU:0.00000000%
    CPU cycles:380,440/sec
    Memory:312 KB
    ntdll.dll
    Total CPU:0.00285404%
    Kernel CPU:0.00285404%
    User CPU:0.00000000%
    CPU cycles:52,509/sec
    Memory:1.5 MB
    gdiplus.dll
    Total CPU:0.00285394%
    Kernel CPU:0.00000000%
    User CPU:0.00285394%
    CPU cycles:23,766/sec
    Memory:1.56 MB

    Common loaded modules

    These are modules that are typiclaly loaded within the context of this process.

    Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

    OS versiondistribution
    Windows 7 Ultimate 75.00%
    Windows 7 Home Premium 12.50%
    Windows 7 Professional 8.33%
    Windows Vista Home Premium 4.17%

    Distribution by countryDistribution by country

    Australia installs about 45.45% of PC Health Advisor.

    OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

    PC Manufacturerdistribution
    Hewlett-Packard 100.00%
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