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What is greghsrw.exe?

Part of Global Registration by Acer

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How does greghsrw.exe run?

Service - greghsrw.exe runs as a background Windows service (Greg_Service). This service runs as the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.1% of all Boost users have the greghsrw.exe process running.Of the 0.1% of greghsrw.exe users, 89.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is greghsrw.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.01039% CPU103853.8%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
     1.53 MB RAM7.1%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 20 /min0.9%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
200 context switches/sec200.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\emachines\registration\greghsrw.exe

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Starter (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 8 Pro (6.2.9200.0)

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File details

File name: greghsrw.exe
Publisher: Acer Incorporated (verified)
Name: Global Registration
Description: Global Registration Service
Version: 1.0.2001.0
Product version: 1.01.2001
Size: 1.1 MB

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 7/24/2007
Expiration date: 9/14/2010

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0111983282%
Privileged CPU: 0.0008129472%
User CPU: 0.01038538108907%
Privileged CPU time: 200735.4 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 790,074,641
CPU cycle count /min: 58,400,025
Context switches /sec: 200
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 38.09 MB
Peak committed memory: 39.74 MB
Paged memory: 1.53 MB
Peak paged memory: 1.6 MB
Paged system memory: 62.71 KB
Non-paged system memory: 11.88 KB
Working set memory: 3.4 MB
Peak working set memory: 5 MB
Min working set memory: 3.34 MB
Private memory: 1.53 MB
Page faults: 2,161
Page faults /min: 2
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 15
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 26.04 KB
Read transfer /min: 15 Bytes
Total other operations: 1,040,743
Other operations /min: 540
Total other transfer: 15.88 MB
Other Transfer /min: 8.43 KB
Handle count average: 73
Thread count average: 6
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: System
Windows platform: 64-bit
Runs as a service: Yes
Parent Processes
Process Commands
"C:\Program Files\Acer\Registration\GregHSRW.exe"
"C:\Program Files\Gateway\Registration\GregHSRW.exe"
"C:\Program Files\Packard Bell\Registration\GregHSRW.exe"
"C:\Program Files\eMachines\Registration\GregHSRW.exe"

Service details

Name: Greg_Service

Network connectivity

TCP: localhost on port 8093

Image hashes

MD5: 816fd5a6f3c2f3d600900096632fc60e
SHA-1: 059b2f4f8d5a1c20e67e2fab2bfc2439906a5403
SHA-256: d92401c4b56663f8a12b6390562608a125713408b00266c53844129679e48e9c

PE image details

File packed: No
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