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What is washandgo.exe?

Part of WashAndGo by Microsoft

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How does washandgo.exe run?

Process - washandgo.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. washandgo.exe is executed by the process taskeng.exe (Task Scheduler Engine by Microsoft).

How does washandgo.exe start?

Scheduled task - washandgo.exe is launched automatically by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\WashAndGoNGIdle'. Task Scheduler provides the ability to schedule the launch of programs or scripts at pre-defined times or after specified time intervals or even with event-based triggers.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.2% of all Boost users have the washandgo.exe process running.Of the 0.2% of washandgo.exe users, 32.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is washandgo.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00182% CPU18232.5%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
81.81 MB RAM379.9%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
51 GDI objects34.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\washandgo\washandgo.exe

Are there other versions of WashAndGo?

Why are multiple of the same versions listed?

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 8 (6.2.9200.0)

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File details

File name: washandgo.exe
Publisher: Microsoft (verified)
Name: WashAndGo
Description: WashAndGo
Size: 2.14 MB
Original file name: WashAndGo.exe

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: GlobalSign nv-sa
Effective date: 9/17/2010
Expiration date: 9/17/2013

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0144296931%
Privileged CPU: 0.0126064467%
User CPU: 0.00182324642053%
Privileged CPU time: 3996875 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,311,006,253
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 786.5 MB
Peak committed memory: 796.95 MB
Paged memory: 81.81 MB
Peak paged memory: 130.25 MB
Paged system memory: 675.55 KB
Non-paged system memory: 72.48 KB
Working set memory: 11.65 MB
Peak working set memory: 110.43 MB
Min working set memory: 3.54 MB
Private memory: 81.81 MB
Page faults: 185,134
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 7,296
Total read transfer: 76.03 MB
Total write operations: 6,123
Total write transfer: 44.81 MB
Total other operations: 1,432,899
Total other transfer: 46.31 MB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 51
Peak GDI objects: 54
USER objects: 24
Peak USER objects: 28
Handle count average: 848
Thread count average: 21

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: High
Windows platform: 64-bit
System Tray: Yes
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\WashAndGo\WashAndGo.exe" -background

Scheduled task details

Name: WashAndGoNGBackground
Command: \WashAndGoNGBackground

Image hashes

MD5: 87cdb1137373fbb9a6ae13328240f2ef
SHA-1: 92840f2e4674fc9fb567806425cf61bebcf64fa0

PE image details

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