You have clicked on "VMware virtual hardware upgrade helper application" that belongs to "VMware Tools" made by "VMware, Inc."

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Application has windowsNo
Internet serverNo
Uses the internetNo
Imports potentialy dangerous functionsYes
Safety RatingSafety Rating

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NameVMware Inc.
FoundedPalo Alto, California, USA, 1998
Key peopleJoseph M. Tucci (Chairman)\
Carl M. Eschenbach (COO) \
Pat Gelsinger (CEO)
RevenueUS$ 4.61 billion (2012)
Operating incomeUS$ 872 million (2012)
Number of employees14,300 (December 31, 2013)
IndustryComputer software
Home pageVMware.com

VMware, Inc. is an American software company that provides cloud and virtualization software and services, and was the first to successfully virtualize the x86 architecture. Founded in 1998, VMware is based in Palo Alto, California, USA. In 2004 it was acquired by and became a subsidiary of EMC Corporation, then on August 14, 2007 EMC sold 15% of the company in a New York Stock Exchange IPO and it trades under the symbol VMW. VMware's desktop software runs on Microsoft Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X, while its enterprise software hypervisors for servers, VMware ESX and VMware ESXi, are bare-metal hypervisors that run directly on server hardware without requiring an additional underlying operating system.

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Icon statusNo tray icon
Icon settingNot in the system tray
Executable fileC:\Program Files\VMware\VMware Tools\VMUpgradeHelper.exe
Version8.4.5 build-324285
Parent processC:\WINDOWS\system32\services.exe
Can be uninstalledYes
EncryptedNo
Size on disk170.6 Kb
Minimum recorded memory usage976 Kb
Average recorded memory usage976 Kb
Maximum recorded memory usage976 Kb
Date when maximum memory usage occured6/6/2013 3:25:35 PM
Minimum recorded CPU usage0%
Average recorded CPU usage0%
Maximum recorded CPU usage0%
Date when maximum CPU usage occured6/6/2013 3:25:35 PM
Started at6/6/2013 3:05:14 PM
Total CPU time 0 seconds
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