StartMan Application by PC Tools (Signed)

Remove StartManSvc.exe


startmansvc.exe has 15 known versions, the most recent one is It is started as a Windows Service called 'PC Tools Startup and Shutdown Monitor service' with the name 'PCToolsSSDMonitorSvc'. In addition, it is run under the context of the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges (the administrator accounts have the same privileges). The average file size is about 716.06 KB. It is an authenticode code-signed executable issued to PC Tools by the certification authority VeriSign. During the process's lifecycle, the typical CPU resource utilization is about 0.0023% including both foreground and background operations, the average private memory consumption is about 3.04 MB with the maximum memory reaching around 7.02 MB. Addionally, typically read and write I/O disk operations is about 15.18 KB per minute for reads and 355 Bytes per minute for writes.

What is startmansvc.exe?

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About startmansvc.exe (from PC Tools)

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File name:startmansvc.exe
Publisher:PC Tools
Product name:StartMan Application
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\common files\pc tools\smonitor\startmansvc.exe
Issued to:PC Tools
Authority (CA):VeriSign
Expiration date:Saturday, August 15, 2015
Windows Service
Service name:PCToolsSSDMonitorSvc
Display name:PC Tools Startup and Shutdown Monitor service
Description:“PC Tools Startup and Shutdown Monitor service”


(Note, the behaviors below are for all versions of startmansvc.exe, select a unique version for details.)
Runs under 'SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services' by the Service Controller (services.exe)
  • 'PCToolsSSDMonitorSvc' (PC Tools Startup and Shutdown Monitor service)
  • PCToolsSSDMonitorSvc

VersionsAll file variations of startmansvc.exe

MD5SHA-1File size
4678535614bd147d1ed6f0830ea0e540 2353c637b99242c4fbfff54eb6880457a4393388 775.66 KB
b10dee9d7a09dd1ba1913691e1b6646a 9a2eca9cb41efcc92d31e0cd66a646a6df9f36d1 774.5 KB
953615a27d3e873e71320e2fe464049c 97fb1b9fd628da5a37e7603db0a630da71646af6 774.46 KB
0aea7303e97c02dad9245ebdfbd4d253 48bb1d4925ea9ca720365b34169522d61114d57c 774.46 KB
1171c834c5e6515765684c6938b609a1 0d832e6ce846eafc50b15438af8dc4531b97111e 774.46 KB
8cb97ab9edc3db4e6723577e1d790353 625ad88bad17b970ed204bcf8604124ac4a48b96 774.46 KB
a0937771070bf59468b4939dd0ae59fd 8d52f970e65ed93502a24deb61109b00c8c8a4db 774.46 KB
82ec1531bc74adc34e0342c12958c55a 06b31e7f9011f98f8b70630199f2f5ccd25245ae 774.46 KB
a97bbc26e6b73ffa0fc6732476f4e8da ada68c1227f949e6fbd8fc2e880f8becc3de32de 775.66 KB
97571ef24b653ddc0538c59bcd989ae1 b63bc3eb4719eac44b7b78f9d47e8b0e78eb3528 774.47 KB
c98cd9ee0012df72206bd519db9780d4 600e3ed936879afa2d190174c43019ea9d0c02b1 617.96 KB
984fcaf5834bdea232822ef5ca20ec4e 9e0d454776cefbc3aa9895da1bd354637388a297 617.96 KB
a0e7d752514a7d99341d5f2a834224a9 8c560cd6c9c676db235397382356d5d65d7d4164 617.96 KB
e6e503845208a148a9e3e7faa63b97a4 19898dfde3e4a2baff11dd06435881f135b513f1 569.96 KB
f0eb6529b48804d1f7ba764fa45b1bdf 99dc2dc9c00a02d833fd1a372d0018de2daf9450 569.97 KB

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Ultimate 29.10%
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.36%
Microsoft Windows XP 17.16%
Windows 8 Pro 8.96%
Windows 7 Professional 6.72%
Windows Vista Home Premium 6.72%
Windows 7 Home Premium N 1.49%
Windows 7 Ultimate N 1.49%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 26.87% of StartMan Application.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Hewlett-Packard 22.78%
Toshiba 22.78%
Dell 15.19%
ASUS 7.59%
Acer 5.06%
Lenovo 5.06%
Intel 5.06%
Sony 5.06%
American Megatrends 3.80%
Samsung 2.53%
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