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What is flashget.exe?

Part of FlashGet by FlashGet.com

What is it?

FlashGet is a freeware download manager for Microsoft Windows. It was originally available in either paid or ad-supported versions, the latter of which included an Internet Explorer Browser Helper Object (BHO). There is also some concern about FlashGet downloading every file indicated by its FGUpdate3.ini file that is downloaded from the developer every time FlashGet is started.
Description of flashget.exe from FlashGet.com
It uses MHT(Multi-server Hyper-threading Transportation) technique and optimization arithmetic and it can split downloaded files into sections and supports multipoint transfers in parallel. Moreover, the techniques (UDCT, Ultra Disk Cache Tech) can protect your hard disk and make you download more stable. FlashGet supports HTTP,FTP,BT,MMS,RTSP and other protocols. It is seamless between protocols and there is no need to operate manually for download switch.
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How does flashget.exe run?

Process - flashget.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 flashget.exe start?

Internet Explorer extension - flashget.exe has a CLSID (globally unique identifier) of {D6E814A0-E0C5-11d4-8D29-0050BA6940E3}. Browser extensions allow applications to add functionality to the browser and change the user interface in a way that is not directly related to the viewable content of Web pages.
Startup files (all users) run - flashget.exe is registered with the run identifier 'Flashget' and the execution command '"C:\Program Files\FlashGet\FlashGet.exe" /min' 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 0.1% of all Boost users have the flashget.exe process running.Of the 0.1% of flashget.exe users, 24.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is flashget.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00348% CPU34812.0%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
14.48 MB RAM67.3%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
115 GDI objects76.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\flashget\flashget.exe

Are there other versions of FlashGet?

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 FlashGet.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Basic (6.1.7601.65536)
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File details

File name: flashget.exe
Publisher: FlashGet.com
Name: FlashGet
Description: FlashGet
Version: 1, 9, 6, 1073
Size: 1.98 MB
Original file name: flashget.exe

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0102695382%
Privileged CPU: 0.0067883388%
User CPU: 0.00348119939382%
Privileged CPU time: 546 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,064,770,838
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 149.88 MB
Peak committed memory: 166.25 MB
Paged memory: 14.48 MB
Peak paged memory: 14.85 MB
Paged system memory: 254.05 KB
Non-paged system memory: 57.38 KB
Working set memory: 23.1 MB
Peak working set memory: 23.25 MB
Min working set memory: 20.95 MB
Private memory: 14.48 MB
Page faults: 22,230
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 287
Total read transfer: 3.18 MB
Total write operations: 143
Total write transfer: 640.26 KB
Total other operations: 8,013
Total other transfer: 420.67 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 115
Peak GDI objects: 126
USER objects: 108
Peak USER objects: 124
Handle count average: 390
Thread count average: 15
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: High
Windows platform: 64-bit
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\FlashGet\flashget.exe" /min

Internet Explorer extension details

CLSID: {D6E814A0-E0C5-11d4-8D29-0050BA6940E3}

Startup files (all users) run details

Name: Flashget
Command: "C:\Program Files\FlashGet\FlashGet.exe" /min

Network connectivity

UDP: LISTENING on port 50038
TCP: localhost on port 17417
Windows Firewall allowed program: Yes

Image hashes

MD5: a18278fa8ade92b74f81e4525671d424
SHA-1: f2d5068b7c7c0852114ad32b1c90f362da4d4d99

PE image details

File packed: No
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