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What is photoshop.exe?

Part of Adobe Photoshop CS6 by Adobe Systems

What is it?

Adobe Photoshop CS6 is a graphics editing program developed and published by Adobe Systems.
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How does photoshop.exe run?

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


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.2% of all Boost users have the photoshop.exe process running.Of the 0.2% of photoshop.exe users, 26.0% have disabled it.
How stable is Adobe Photoshop CS6?
Based on crash data discovered by Boost, stability is a measure of how sound this particular process and the average percent of times it crashes.
Typical program1.26%
How resource intensive is photoshop.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00376% CPU37589.8%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
297 MB RAM1379.2%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
     56 /min2.5%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
540 GDI objects360.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
1,402 context switches/sec1402.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\adobe\adobe photoshop cs6 (64 bit)\photoshop.exe

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 Adobe Photoshop CS6.

What else is related?

Adobe Photoshop CS6 Stability

photoshop.exe crashes or has encountered a critical error 0.8900% of the time.
Error: Stopped working (APPCRASH)
Crashing module: ntdll.dll (still researching...)
Occurred: over 6 months ago
Error: Stopped working (APPCRASH)
Occurred: over 6 months ago
Error: Stopped working (APPCRASH)
Occurred: over 6 months ago

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536)

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File details

File name: photoshop.exe
Publisher: Adobe Systems, Incorporated (verified)
Name: Adobe Photoshop CS6
Description: Adobe Photoshop CS6
Version: 13.0 (13.0 20120315.r.428 2012/03/15:21:00:00)
Product version: CS6
Size: 59.35 MB
Original file name: Photoshop.exe

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 12/15/2010
Expiration date: 12/15/2012

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0174270914%
Privileged CPU: 0.0136681137%
User CPU: 0.00375897764419%
Privileged CPU time: 6895.24 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 8 ms
CPU cycle count: 97,570,250
CPU cycle count /min: 212,323,456
Context switches /sec: 1,402
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 757.82 MB
Peak committed memory: 857.4 MB
Paged memory: 297 MB
Peak paged memory: 334.66 MB
Paged system memory: 793.76 KB
Non-paged system memory: 82.65 KB
Working set memory: 202.4 MB
Peak working set memory: 236.89 MB
Min working set memory: 185.25 MB
Private memory: 297 MB
Page faults: 181,330
Page faults /min: 214
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 36,078
Read operations /min: 44
Total read transfer: 84.71 MB
Read transfer /min: 104.4 KB
Total write operations: 10,633
Write operations /min: 12
Total write transfer: 22.75 MB
Write transfer /min: 28.24 KB
Total other operations: 324,522
Other operations /min: 379
Total other transfer: 8.86 MB
Other Transfer /min: 10.64 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 540
Peak GDI objects: 653
USER objects: 2,119
Peak USER objects: 2,209
Handle count average: 780
Thread count average: 29
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: High
Windows platform: 64-bit
Parent Process
Child Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Photoshop CS6 (64 Bit)\Photoshop.exe"

Image hashes

MD5: 5e611e637f63c87fb15fc38741cd4d09
SHA-1: 123f755c00ccec285d5123e0cb25bb220e2623e3
SHA-256: b0bab8c04e8f7c9e0cca0b648541e9c0cd6a786b08f7d2fffbaaffb22b8fcc47

PE image details

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