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What is wlxphotogallery.exe?

Part of Windows Live™ Photo Gallery by Microsoft

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How does wlxphotogallery.exe run?

Process - wlxphotogallery.exe is an instance of a running program. This 32-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. wlxphotogallery.exe is executed by the process svchost.exe (Host Process for Windows Services by Microsoft).


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.2% of all Boost users have the wlxphotogallery.exe process running.Of the 0.2% of wlxphotogallery.exe users, 25.0% have disabled it.
How stable is Windows Live™ Photo Gallery?
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 wlxphotogallery.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00022% CPU2174.3%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
94.99 MB RAM441.1%
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.
68 GDI objects45.3%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\windows live\photo gallery\wlxphotogallery.exe

What else is related?

Windows Live™ Photo Gallery Stability

wlxphotogallery.exe crashes or has encountered a critical error 0.8900% of the time.
Error: Stopped responding and was closed (AppHangB1)
Details: A problem caused this program to stop interacting with Windows.
Occurred: over 6 months ago

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)

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File details

File name: wlxphotogallery.exe
Publisher: Microsoft Corporation (verified)
Name: Windows Live™ Photo Gallery
Description: Windows Live Photo Gallery
Version: 15.4.3538.0513_ship.wlx.w4m4 (ship)
Product version: 15.4.3538.0513
Size: 128.36 KB
Original file name: WLXPhotoGallery.exe

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: Microsoft Corporation
Effective date: 2/21/2011
Expiration date: 5/21/2012

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0006681008%
Privileged CPU: 0.0004506687%
User CPU: 0.00021743209137%
Privileged CPU time: 169417086 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 78,467 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,541,947,909
CPU cycle count /min: 132,005,116
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 694.89 MB
Peak committed memory: 705.89 MB
Paged memory: 94.99 MB
Peak paged memory: 100.82 MB
Paged system memory: 237.68 KB
Non-paged system memory: 31.4 KB
Working set memory: 13.11 MB
Peak working set memory: 119.34 MB
Min working set memory: 12.99 MB
Private memory: 94.99 MB
Page faults: 763,553
Page faults /min: 354
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 1,485
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 7.22 MB
Read transfer /min: 3.42 KB
Total write operations: 2
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 4.73 KB
Write transfer /min: 2 Bytes
Total other operations: 3,720
Other operations /min: 2
Total other transfer: 74.62 KB
Other Transfer /min: 35 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 68
Peak GDI objects: 81
USER objects: 68
Peak USER objects: 75
Handle count average: 280
Thread count average: 8

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 32-bit
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\WLXPhotoGallery.exe" /PhotoViewerComServer {00F30F64-AC33-42F5-8FD1-5DC2D3FDE06C} -Embedding

Image hashes

MD5: 75fb0906492a376f38eb48b3e69be193
SHA-1: 9d026bdaf58578f89fbdabc39e29fbeef06e1244
SHA-256: bf18976422360f6ed8e597e7950309f97792833201ddca61a7e8bdfa50b182fa

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C++ 9.0
File packed: No
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