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What is capm2swk.exe?

Part of Canon Advanced Printing Technology by CANON INC.

What is it?

Image data output by printers is generated by CAPT (Canon Advanced Printing Technology Engine Manager) driver software, installed on the host PC, and the printer controller. An advantage of Canon's CAPT technology is its ability to perform GDI commands to data rendering and compression on the host PC, then send this data via the interface to the printer controller memory. The function of the printer controller is to decompress the highly compressed data stored in its memory.
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How does capm2swk.exe run?

Process - capm2swk.exe is an instance of a running program. This program executes under the SYSTEM account within Windows 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 capm2swk.exe process running.Of the 0.1% of capm2swk.exe users, 33.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is capm2swk.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00001% CPU52.8%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          2.52 MB RAM11.7%
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.
55 GDI objects36.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
     3 context switches/sec3.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:

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 Canon Advanced Printing Technology.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.196608)


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File details

File name: capm2swk.exe
Publisher: CANON INC. (verified)
Name: Canon Advanced Printing Technology
Description: Canon Advanced Printing Technology Printer Status Window
Size: 105.14 KB
Original file name: CAPM2SWK.EXE

Digital certificate

Issued to: CANON INC.
Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 10/29/2006
Expiration date: 10/30/2007

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0000185723%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000132903%
User CPU: 0.00000528202302%
Privileged CPU time: 3156.25 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
Context switches /sec: 3
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 31.47 MB
Peak committed memory: 31.47 MB
Paged memory: 2.52 MB
Peak paged memory: 2.52 MB
Paged system memory: 21.51 KB
Non-paged system memory: 3.05 KB
Working set memory: 1.12 MB
Peak working set memory: 4.54 MB
Min working set memory: 880 KB
Private memory: 2.52 MB
Page faults: 1,627
Page faults /min: 1
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 156
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 9.48 MB
Read transfer /min: 1016 Bytes
Total write operations: 4
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 288 Bytes
Write transfer /min: 0 Bytes
Total other operations: 5,646
Other operations /min: 1
Total other transfer: 438.08 KB
Other Transfer /min: 46 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 55
USER objects: 34
Handle count average: 74
Thread count average: 3
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: Undefined
Windows platform: 32-bit
Process Command
C:\WINDOWS\system32\spool\drivers\w32x86\3\CAPM2SWK.EXE !DCanon iR1200-1300 !PUSB002

Image hashes

MD5: 8521920817a822e784f8275fe52b8423
SHA-1: ff6428428a3ab9173cc39cb12d663771b34a4720
SHA-256: 5b2d61757019dd5ea3480b31e240fbdfac938103bddf889d1cb0d6de1801b35d

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
File packed: No
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