VersionsVersions

6.3.9600.16384 (winblue_rtm.130821-1623) 1.73%
6.3.9600.16384 (winblue_rtm.130821-1623) 0.10%
6.3.9600.16384 (winblue_rtm.130821-1623) 2.59%
6.3.9431.0 (winmain_bluemp.130615-1214) 0.24%
6.3.9431.0 (winmain_bluemp.130615-1214) 0.05%
6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247) 0.77%
6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247) 0.77%
6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247) 0.48%
6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247) 2.02%
6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247) 8.02%
6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247) 3.46%
6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247) 0.24%
6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247) 0.91%
6.2.8400.0 (winmain_win8rc.120518-1423) 0.10%
6.2.8400.0 (winmain_win8rc.120518-1423) 0.10%
6.2.8250.0 (winmain_win8beta.120217-1520) 0.05%
6.2.8102.0 (winmain_win8m3.110823-1455) 0.10%
6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 5.76%
6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 40.54%
6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 18.59%
6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 3.60%
6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 0.05%
6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 0.05%
6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 0.05%
6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 0.19%
6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 0.14%
6.1.7600.16385 (win7_rtm.090713-1255) 0.05%
6.0.6001.18000 (longhorn_rtm.080118-1840) 6.77%
6.0.6001.18000 (longhorn_rtm.080118-1840) 0.05%
6.0.6001.18000 (longhorn_rtm.080118-1840) 1.44%
6.0.6001.18000 (longhorn_rtm.080118-1840) 0.43%
6.0.6000.16386 (vista_rtm.061101-2205) 0.43%
5.2.3790.3959 (srv03_sp2_rtm.070216-1710) 0.05%
5.2.3790.3959 (srv03_sp2_rtm.070216-1710) 0.10%

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vds.exe

Virtual Disk Service by Microsoft

Remove vds.exe
This is a Windows system installed file with Windows File Protection (WFP) enabled.

Overview

vds.exe has 34 known versions, the most recent one is 6.3.9600.16384 (winblue_rtm.130821-1623). It is started as a Windows Service called 'Disque virtuel' with the name 'vds' and described as “Fournit des services de gestion des disques, des volumes, des systèmes de fichiers et des groupes de stockage.”. . 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 586.63 KB. During the process's lifecycle, the typical CPU resource utilization is about 0.0014% including both foreground and background operations, the average private memory consumption is about 7.02 MB with the maximum memory reaching around 8.7 MB. Addionally, typically read and write I/O disk operations is about 4.03 KB per minute for reads and 0 Bytes per minute for writes.

What is vds.exe?

The Virtual Disk Service (VDS) manages a wide range of storage configurations, from single-disk desktops to external storage arrays. The service exposes an application programming interface (API).

About vds.exe (from Microsoft)

Virtual Disk Service is a Microsoft Windows service that performs query and configuration operations at the request of end users, scripts, and applications. The service extends the existing storage ca

DetailsDetails

File name:vds.exe
Publisher:Microsoft Corporation
Product name:Virtual Disk Service
Description:Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Typical file path:C:\Windows\System32\vds.exe
Original name:vds.exe.mui
Windows Service
Service name:vds
Display name:Disque virtuel
Description:“Fournit des services de gestion des disques, des volumes, des systèmes de fichiers et des groupes de stockage.”
Type:Win32OwnProcess

BehaviorsBehaviors

(Note, the behaviors below are for all versions of vds.exe, select a unique version for details.)
Services
Runs under 'SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services' by the Service Controller (services.exe)
  • 'vds' (Disque virtuel)
  • 'vds'

VersionsAll file variations of vds.exe

MD5SHA-1File size
cfbad6b48edfaa0828a52646b7c4c08d eeba385ab9aa2b70ca9a59750500c67cf33aba7a 1.22 MB
1eecbf13c9d5c8f3026efec9635093f2 bc54e043a1035ca114d5ffb0b4b46ba05a9f71a7 557 KB
e3ef58d4123b5aa29c8e19825af84a5e 0d208871321878ecb60ba221860111b358dd4dde 1.22 MB
277c12538f29e50be363bf987072a4e1 a1b1972905208ca99795345527012d0b0d045f6e 1.22 MB
923537bcc7030d16c58d4280f748ff81 090edf76cbb6c14c0b5af0821eb7341f98f515bb 555.5 KB
893312f9bee9c66feee6561e059a7ce9 52dac7e6dd1ec9c6cbe7c81c01f3f42a62af83c6 567.5 KB
728c2deee875d6968632638922d6a1d7 06de3893b18b723dfb2727c9cadc74dc086e0064 665 KB
fcf07d49002ea9f40a0ec806868a2643 a78371c4f926aa32aa71f1e185c5483a4cf3ec6f 567.5 KB
00fba165a1167738802da5d0ee78ef10 f9a2c6dbf7dc6558b2f9f1be61329fb14830b6a8 665 KB
8a8cda9e3cf2e0b4c6cc19fbc6fb9a71 0df2d48ef1723778205675ca2633c13010ae7bf1 665 KB
1b4488988e5e7512e6c5cd1255e9e973 0c82ba4feda97757891e0e486f4bcab031fc0789 665 KB
7f3df007481bc1215ec2485e93558e65 cb79ab2666785166806665ab62f8a87e9ad4676a 567.5 KB
9b2590eb5a93ba2e5c27b98c2eed81b0 19d86b70496c469b771cfe51518b3b65d4bc74d5 567.5 KB
df0fab22fe38afa6f6f7f34b090c4850 12ed08ad6d8160437d7c8c576099277918dbf754 667 KB
90b20b2bb41f7fcecae3dca02770434f ea2d4129737aa6530a5f5966e92648cb5819d56d 569 KB
5a57b80cc4660a34ea550aa37526c316 d7cf251cdb2bdc9a4e5839328389b3fd6806c889 568.5 KB
a11b727579413c5123d944ad5b041165 07b9d81595efff7669def1c5a1ffc2417f401804 538.5 KB
8c4e7c49d3641bc9e299e466a7f8867d d052e4e8aa2f1dd6a384487c3446472f27487eed 442 KB
8d6b481601d01a456e75c3210f1830be 3b513b3cf3ed7b5bc248403a87d0ab9322af8213 521 KB
c3cd30495687c2a2f66a65ca6fd89be9 51b15a8587a70db5f1dacf1a4ed77fbd98df881e 443 KB
44d73e0bbc1d3c8981304ba15135c2f2 1ffebf0bf2b4b2e2205c9333a3a4837adbd561a6 520 KB
03e73018549d1a2906e6356fe3bd31d4 fbd32949b0088db71098c797cefd5a63fe7ba57b 442.5 KB
6d7b4add77f88ff9b695f2ce5301aea7 689b702d43a5c14ad1f9b0eb5167f11880f1f1d6 462 KB
cd02a8726deb72a34e9876d3301951b8 9108a136ae89b9b6b5f3c76cc563601a4606088b 520.5 KB
44082c4a89abdac0c4b08aa8834270b4 9ff3445a39361df9960db626e0f77fbe80dcfaa6 521.5 KB
bbbc319cfa02dc814ec424f6428aa22c daf4cea17f85a694126d0e4bccd8bbf202bc4264 443.5 KB
155706d57a07ca9c9dcac08c4a27c805 34c949c05987c6a53baa6bed3b8a332bc96e4834 520.5 KB
cd88d1b7776dc17a119049742ec07eb4 0b6f2be7401a4f9b15570ea8441382fde9e5dbef 376.5 KB
c15a4a550cba7b9f1f68b72528e04ce1 0297abdc76350a122217333cc11553ca09cce483 442.5 KB
294945381dfa7ce58cecf0a9896af327 c263b8632a79d761bcf0aec1d67ccf808f2c7fa4 444 KB
b13bc395b9d6116628f5af47e0802ac4 2ed285d44a0476f89215ae90b05e14c69a147284 374 KB
c9d0bafee0d0a2681f048ca61bc0da96 0264cd2be50647b4342b7c77d927d2fa25ae0b75 383.5 KB
5ce9331dc4c9e3b1fa4aaef1b212701f 2d3f66553bf44816d2adf6bf0d746ce0df6e8959 344.5 KB
b1e327aea4ecf42ddf7c579b0fb0de4c 9904219f7259d30ab9534fa6d2eccd70d03387e0 599 KB

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Home Premium 49.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 27.00%
Windows 7 Professional 11.75%
Windows Vista Home Premium 4.25%
Windows 7 Home Basic 2.75%
Windows 8 Pro 1.00%
Windows 7 Enterprise 1.00%
Windows 7 Starter 0.75%
Windows Vista Home Basic 0.50%
Windows Vista Business 0.50%
Windows Vista Ultimate 0.50%
Windows Se7en Titan 0.25%
Windows 8 Pro with Media Center 0.25%
Windows Seven Black Edition 0.25%
Windows 8 0.25%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 41.41% of Virtual Disk Service.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Dell 19.66%
Hewlett-Packard 17.77%
ASUS 15.50%
Acer 11.91%
Toshiba 10.59%
Sony 7.94%
Lenovo 4.16%
GIGABYTE 3.02%
Samsung 2.08%
Intel 1.89%
Alienware 1.13%
Medion 1.13%
MSI 1.13%
American Megatrends 0.57%
Sahara 0.38%
Gateway 0.38%
NEC 0.38%
Compaq 0.38%
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