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What is switcher.exe?

Part of Wireless Switch Setting Utility by Sony

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How does switcher.exe run?

Process - switcher.exe is an instance of a running program. This 32-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. switcher.exe is executed by the process taskeng.exe (Task Scheduler Engine by Microsoft).


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About 0.4% of all Boost users have the switcher.exe process running.Of the 0.4% of switcher.exe users, 12.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is switcher.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00007% CPU700.4%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          3.42 MB RAM15.9%
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.
              25 GDI objects16.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\sony\wireless switch setting utility\switcher.exe

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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 Wireless Switch Setting Utility.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows Vista (TM) Home Premium (6.0.6002.131072)
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File details

File name: switcher.exe
Publisher: Sony Corporation (verified)
Name: Wireless Switch Setting Utility
Description: Wireless Switch Setting Utility
Product version: 3.6
Size: 458.12 KB
Original file name: Switcher.exe

Digital certificate

Issued to: Sony Corporation
Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 8/16/2006
Expiration date: 8/17/2007

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0001593399%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000892959%
User CPU: 0.00007004402792%
Privileged CPU time: 218.4 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 890,318,462
CPU cycle count /min: 480,087
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 66.31 MB
Peak committed memory: 71.69 MB
Paged memory: 3.42 MB
Peak paged memory: 6.78 MB
Paged system memory: 120.05 KB
Non-paged system memory: 4.53 KB
Working set memory: 1000 KB
Peak working set memory: 7.46 MB
Min working set memory: 736 KB
Private memory: 3.42 MB
Page faults: 3,489
Page faults /min: 2
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 3
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 276 Bytes
Read transfer /min: 0 Bytes
Total write operations: 3
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 348 Bytes
Write transfer /min: 0 Bytes
Total other operations: 781
Other operations /min: 1
Total other transfer: 11.87 KB
Other Transfer /min: 7 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 25
USER objects: 15
Handle count average: 112
Thread count average: 3
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: High
Windows platform: 32-bit
System Tray: Yes
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Sony\Wireless Switch Setting Utility\Switcher.exe"

Image hashes

MD5: af334ca84536e743d6aef32548223403
SHA-1: 2dff0299b82b29e598950f654607041959933b16
SHA-256: 8eb5f13ae9e306d66de8e39358312a4340a9f2e30d78d11dce82c31aea2b26d5

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C++ 7.1
File packed: No
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