"DeviceDisplayObjectProvider.exe" Process on Windows 7

Q

What is the "DeviceDisplayObjectProvider.exe" process on windows 7? Is the "DeviceDisplayObjectProvider.exe" process a virus? Can I terminate the "DeviceDisplayObjectProvider.exe" process?

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A

"DeviceDisplayObjectProvider.exe" process represents "Device Display Object Function Discovery Provider" program.

"DeviceDisplayObjectProvider.exe" process is normally running under the parent process "Boot" as shown in the process tree below:

Boot
   DeviceDisplayObjectProvider

On the Processes tab of "Task Manager", "DeviceDisplayObjectProvider.exe" process may be listed as:

Image Name                 Memory   Description
--------------------   ----------   -----------
DeviceDisplayObjectP     16,720 K   Device Display Object Function Discovery Provider

Additional information about "DeviceDisplayObjectProvider.exe" process:

Command line:
   C:\Windows\system32\DeviceDisplayObjectProvider.exe -Embedding

Programe file information:
   Name: DeviceDisplayObjectProvider.exe
   Location: C:\Windows\system32\DeviceDisplayObjectProvider.exe
   Description: Device Display Object Function Discovery Provider
   Version: 6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255)
   Size: 111616 bytes
   Last modified: 7/13/2009 9:39:02 PM
   Company Name: Microsoft Corporation
   
Some data files used:
C:\Windows\System32
C:\Windows\System32\en-US\KernelBase.dll.mui
C:\Windows\winsxs\amd64_microsoft.windows.common-controls_6595b64144ccf1df_6.0.7601.18837_none_fa3b1e3d17594757
C:\Windows\winsxs\amd64_microsoft.windows.common-controls_6595b64144ccf1df_6.0.7601.18837_none_fa3b1e3d17594757
C:\Windows\System32\en-US\fdprint.dll.mui

Some registry keys used:
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Sorting\Versions
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\SESSION MANAGER
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Device Metadata
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Device Metadata
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\WinSock2\Parameters\Protocol_Catalog9
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\WinSock2\Parameters\NameSpace_Catalog5
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Enum
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\CLASS

Some DLL libraries used:
C:\windows\SYSTEM32\ntdll.dll
C:\windows\system32\kernel32.dll
C:\windows\system32\KERNELBASE.dll
C:\windows\system32\ADVAPI32.dll
C:\windows\system32\msvcrt.dll
C:\windows\SYSTEM32\sechost.dll
C:\windows\system32\RPCRT4.dll
C:\windows\system32\USER32.dll
C:\windows\system32\GDI32.dll
C:\windows\system32\LPK.dll

"DeviceDisplayObjectProvider.exe" process is not a virus. You should not terminate "DeviceDisplayObjectProvider.exe" process.

 

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