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What is pastarter.exe?

Part of PowerArchiver 2009 by ConeXware

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How does pastarter.exe run?

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

How does pastarter.exe start?

Startup files (user) run - pastarter.exe is registered with the run identifier 'PowerArchiver Tray' and the execution command 'C:\Program Files\PowerArchiver\PASTARTER.EXE' in the Windows registry HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run. Run keys are startup registry keys that are used to launch an application automatically when a 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 pastarter.exe process running.Of the 0.3% of pastarter.exe users, 15.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is pastarter.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00002% CPU169.2%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
     1.66 MB RAM7.7%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
63 GDI objects42.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\powerarchiver\pastarter.exe

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 8 Pro (6.2.9200.0)
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File details

File name: pastarter.exe
Publisher: ConeXware, Inc. (verified)
Name: PowerArchiver 2009
Description: PowerArchiver Starter
Product version: 11.00
Size: 139.81 KB

Digital certificate

Issued to: ConeXware
Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 3/10/2006
Expiration date: 8/10/2009

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0000507471%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000338314%
User CPU: 0.00001691571023%
Privileged CPU time: 625 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 84.33 MB
Peak committed memory: 88.34 MB
Paged memory: 1.66 MB
Peak paged memory: 1.73 MB
Paged system memory: 165.3 KB
Non-paged system memory: 9.13 KB
Working set memory: 6.14 MB
Peak working set memory: 6.23 MB
Min working set memory: 6.14 MB
Private memory: 1.66 MB
Page faults: 1,762
Page faults /min: 0
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 63
Peak GDI objects: 64
USER objects: 39
Peak USER objects: 40
Handle count average: 67
Thread count average: 1

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Undefined
Windows platform: 64-bit
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\PowerArchiver\PASTARTER.EXE"

Startup files (user) run details

Name: PowerArchiver Tray
Command: C:\Program Files\PowerArchiver\PASTARTER.EXE

Image hashes

MD5: 9c74557ee404e82723dff3f139e0ddb0
SHA-1: 433d5fe70fdadb60c7b4bb069d94862d977652ee
SHA-256: 346e9515cd30541a521b1730d33af9d9fc999fbc48c6322185e39c4f32bd6fd6

PE image details

File packed: No
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