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What is googlequicksearchbox.exe?

Part of Google Quick Search Box by Google

What is it?

Google Quick Search Box (GQSB) is an application launcher and desktop search tool developed by Google. It allows users to search files, URLs, and contacts on their computer, as well as performing actions on the results.
Description of googlequicksearchbox.exe from Google
Search for anything from contacts & music to web content. Launch applications whether they're on your computer or online.
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How does googlequicksearchbox.exe run?

Process - googlequicksearchbox.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account.

How does googlequicksearchbox.exe start?

Startup files (all users) run - googlequicksearchbox.exe is registered with the run identifier 'Google Quick Search Box' and the execution command '"C:\Program Files\Google\Quick Search Box\GoogleQuickSearchBox.exe" /autorun' 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 0.2% of all Boost users have the googlequicksearchbox.exe process running.Of the 0.2% of googlequicksearchbox.exe users, 15.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is googlequicksearchbox.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00086% CPU8639.0%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
21.61 MB RAM100.3%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
     54 /min2.4%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
54 GDI objects36.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\google\quick search box\googlequicksearchbox.exe

Are there other versions of Google Quick Search Box?

Why are multiple of the same versions listed?

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 Google Quick Search Box.

What programs install googlequicksearchbox.exe?

Google Quick Search Box by Google Inc
Program URL: www.google.com/quicksearchbox/
Install path: C:\Program Files\Google\Quick Search Box
Size: 5.06 MB
Google-Schnellsuchfeld by Google Inc
Program URL: www.google.com
Install path: C:\Program Files\Google\Quick Search Box
Size: 6.98 MB
Champ de recherche rapide Google by Google Inc
Program URL: www.google.com/intl/fr/quicksearchbox/
Install path: C:\Program Files\Google\Quick Search Box
Size: 5.06 MB
Casella di ricerca rapida di Google by Google Inc
Program URL: www.google.com/intl/it/quicksearchbox/
Install path: C:\Program Files\Google\Quick Search Box
Size: 16.03 MB
Snelzoekvak van Google by Google Inc
Program URL: www.google.com/intl/nl/quicksearchbox/install.html
Install path: C:\Program Files\Google\Quick Search Box
Size: 15.36 MB
Okno szybkiego wyszukiwania Google by Google Inc
Program URL: www.google.com
Install path: C:\Program Files\Google\Quick Search Box
Size: 5.19 MB

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536)

About Google Inc.

Google provides search and advertising services, which together aim to organize and monetize the world’s information. In addition to its dominant search engine, More...
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File details

File name: googlequicksearchbox.exe
Publisher: Google Inc.
Name: Google Quick Search Box
Description: Google Quick Search Box
Size: 124 KB
Original file name: GoogleQuickSearchBox.exe

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0010797464%
Privileged CPU: 0.0002158416%
User CPU: 0.00086390474500%
Privileged CPU time: 24258.16 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 37 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,476,712,914
CPU cycle count /min: 191,854,416
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 195.46 MB
Peak committed memory: 211.15 MB
Paged memory: 21.61 MB
Peak paged memory: 21.77 MB
Paged system memory: 281.41 KB
Non-paged system memory: 40.05 KB
Working set memory: 21.76 MB
Peak working set memory: 32.48 MB
Min working set memory: 16.03 MB
Private memory: 21.61 MB
Page faults: 35,232
Page faults /min: 38
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 22,044
Read operations /min: 37
Total read transfer: 795.29 MB
Read transfer /min: 1.33 MB
Total write operations: 10,050
Write operations /min: 17
Total write transfer: 22.42 MB
Write transfer /min: 38.47 KB
Total other operations: 574,476
Other operations /min: 963
Total other transfer: 17.12 MB
Other Transfer /min: 29.38 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 54
Peak GDI objects: 62
USER objects: 32
Peak USER objects: 34
Handle count average: 518
Thread count average: 35
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Undefined
Windows platform: 64-bit
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Google\Quick Search Box\GoogleQuickSearchBox.exe" /autorun

Startup files (all users) run details

Name: Google Quick Search Box
Command: "C:\Program Files\Google\Quick Search Box\GoogleQuickSearchBox.exe" /autorun

Network connectivity

TCP: dfw06s27-in-f14.1e100.net on port 51111

Image hashes

MD5: ccea2f6fd3ece0833f9a404cff60de5f
SHA-1: c168bd9c31b334cf03bd3130dcc3a69d926d2bef

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
File packed: No
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