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What is wimaxcu.exe?

Part of Intel® PROSet/Wireless WiMAX Connection Utility by Intel®

What is it?

The Intel PROSet/Wireless WiMAX Connection Utility (WiMAX connection utility) lets you easily manage your laptop connections to WiMAX networks. Connecting to WiMAX is simple. And the utility keeps track of available networks and can connect to them automatically. The utility is completely configurable. The WiMAX adapter and connection can be easily turned off whenever necessary.
Description of wimaxcu.exe from Intel®
With your wireless network card, you can access wireless networks, share files or printers, or even share your Internet connection. All of these features can be explored using a wireless network in your home or office. This wireless network solution is designed for both home and business use. Additional users and features can be added as your networking needs grow and change. Your WiFi adapter maintains automatic data rate control according to the access point location and signal strength to achieve the fastest possible connection. All of your wireless network connections are easily managed by the WiFi connection utility.
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How does wimaxcu.exe run?

Process - wimaxcu.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. wimaxcu.exe is executed by the process explorer.exe (Windows Explorer by Microsoft).

How does wimaxcu.exe start?

Startup files (all users) run - wimaxcu.exe is registered with the run identifier 'IntelWirelessWiMAX' and the execution command '"C:\Program Files\Intel\WiMAX\Bin\WiMAXCU.exe" /tasktray /nosplash' in the Windows registry HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run. Run keys are startup registry keys that are used to launch an application automatically when any Windows user logs into Windows.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.3% of all Boost users have the wimaxcu.exe process running.Of the 0.3% of wimaxcu.exe users, 14.3% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is wimaxcu.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00026% CPU2643.3%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
40.27 MB RAM187.0%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 2 /min0.1%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
64 GDI objects42.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\intel\wimax\bin\wimaxcu.exe

Are there other versions of Intel® PROSet/Wireless WiMAX C...?

What modules are loaded?

A module is a dynamic link library (DLL) or an executable file that is loaded into the process. Below is a list of non-system modules that are loaded by Intel® PROSet/Wireless WiMAX Connection Utility.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536)

About Intel® Corporation

Intel is best known for producing the microprocessors found in many personal computers. The company also makes a range of other hardware including network cards More...
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File details

File name: wimaxcu.exe
Name: Intel® PROSet/Wireless WiMAX Connection Utility
Description: Intel® PROSet/Wireless WiMAX Connection Utility
Version: 6.1.3970.20480
Product version: 6.1.0
Size: 1.53 MB
Original file name: WiMAXCU.exe

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0002900329%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000257045%
User CPU: 0.00026432840217%
Privileged CPU time: 1060.81 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 1 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,881,456,760
CPU cycle count /min: 70,888,552
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 580.57 MB
Peak committed memory: 584.57 MB
Paged memory: 40.27 MB
Peak paged memory: 45.53 MB
Paged system memory: 324.94 KB
Non-paged system memory: 37.75 KB
Working set memory: 40.83 MB
Peak working set memory: 47.33 MB
Min working set memory: 40.46 MB
Private memory: 40.27 MB
Page faults: 22,677
Page faults /min: 15
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 142
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 138 KB
Read transfer /min: 95 Bytes
Total write operations: 22
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 780 Bytes
Write transfer /min: 0 Bytes
Total other operations: 1,291
Other operations /min: 1
Total other transfer: 12.34 KB
Other Transfer /min: 9 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 64
Peak GDI objects: 66
USER objects: 117
Peak USER objects: 136
Handle count average: 247
Thread count average: 13
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: High
Windows platform: 64-bit
System Tray: Yes
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Intel\WiMAX\Bin\WiMAXCU.exe" /tasktray /nosplash

Startup files (all users) run details

Name: IntelWirelessWiMAX
Command: "C:\Program Files\Intel\WiMAX\Bin\WiMAXCU.exe" /tasktray /nosplash

Image hashes

MD5: 06297c56ff02713ad79b37c61cb07136
SHA-1: 31845a1694b841be78e428eb6efe71d15f1c5ee6

PE image details

CLR assembly: Yes
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C# / Basic .NET
File packed: No
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