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What is classicstartmenu.exe?

Part of Classic Shell by IvoSoft

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How does classicstartmenu.exe run?

Process - classicstartmenu.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. classicstartmenu.exe is executed by the process explorer.exe (Windows Explorer by Microsoft).

How does classicstartmenu.exe start?

Startup files (all users) run - classicstartmenu.exe is registered with the run identifier 'Classic Start Menu' and the execution command 'C:\Program Files\Classic Shell\ClassicStartMenu.exe' in the Windows registry HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run. Run keys are startup registry keys that are used to launch an application automatically when any Windows user logs into Windows.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.3% of all Boost users have the classicstartmenu.exe process running.Of the 0.3% of classicstartmenu.exe users, 12.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is classicstartmenu.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00022% CPU2171.0%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          3.9 MB RAM18.1%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 1 /min0.0%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
         9 GDI objects6.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\classic shell\classicstartmenu.exe

Are there other versions of Classic Shell?

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 Classic Shell.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 8 Single Language (6.2.9200.0)
Windows 8.1 (6.2.9200.0)
Windows 8.1 Pro (6.2.9200.0)
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File details

File name: classicstartmenu.exe
Publisher: IvoSoft (verified)
Name: Classic Shell
Description: Classic Start Menu
Version: 4, 1, 0, 0
Size: 158.19 KB
Original file name: ClassicStartMenu.exe

Digital certificate

Issued to: Ivaylo Beltchev
Certificate authority: StartCom Ltd.
Expiration date: 7/7/2015

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0003783368%
Privileged CPU: 0.0001612373%
User CPU: 0.00021709957069%
Privileged CPU time: 197.92 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 96,790,268
CPU cycle count /min: 69,579
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 99.02 MB
Peak committed memory: 102.07 MB
Paged memory: 3.9 MB
Peak paged memory: 4.79 MB
Paged system memory: 190.51 KB
Non-paged system memory: 12.47 KB
Working set memory: 5.68 MB
Peak working set memory: 8.48 MB
Min working set memory: 5.61 MB
Private memory: 3.9 MB
Page faults: 4,088
Page faults /min: 2
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 20
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 3.15 MB
Read transfer /min: 129 Bytes
Total other operations: 1,315
Other operations /min: 1
Total other transfer: 14.13 KB
Other Transfer /min: 5 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 9
Peak GDI objects: 10
USER objects: 4
Peak USER objects: 5
Handle count average: 140
Thread count average: 2
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 64-bit
Parent Processes
Process Commands
ClassicStartMenu.exe -startup
"C:\Program Files\Classic Shell\ClassicStartMenu.exe"

Startup files (all users) run details

Name: Classic Start Menu
Command: C:\Program Files\Classic Shell\ClassicStartMenu.exe

Image hashes

MD5: 690eb331346d7adfda18e50042dea4b4
SHA-1: d8689e33148b4451910920412de2306475060290

PE image details

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