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What is gameoverlayui.exe?

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How does gameoverlayui.exe run?

Process - gameoverlayui.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. gameoverlayui.exe is executed by the process steam.exe (Steam Client Bootstrapper by Valve).


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About 0.3% of all Boost users have the gameoverlayui.exe process running.Of the 0.3% of gameoverlayui.exe users, 16.7% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is gameoverlayui.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00015% CPU1540.2%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
21.35 MB RAM99.1%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
689 /min30.6%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
104 GDI objects69.3%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:

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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 Steam.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)

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File details

File name: gameoverlayui.exe
Publisher: Valve Corporation (verified)
Name: Steam
Description: gameoverlayui.exe (buildbot_winslave04_steam_steam_rel_client_win32@winslave04)
Product version:
Size: 93.69 KB
Original file name: gameoverlayui.exe

Digital certificate

Issued to: Valve
Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 11/24/2009
Expiration date: 11/23/2012

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0004747990%
Privileged CPU: 0.0003207797%
User CPU: 0.00015401924638%
Privileged CPU time: 11871.68 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 14 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,859,230,345
CPU cycle count /min: 1,017,564,027
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 229.17 MB
Peak committed memory: 244.92 MB
Paged memory: 21.35 MB
Peak paged memory: 27.4 MB
Paged system memory: 302.82 KB
Non-paged system memory: 22.73 KB
Working set memory: 27.41 MB
Peak working set memory: 29.47 MB
Min working set memory: 24.02 MB
Private memory: 21.35 MB
Page faults: 155,432
Page faults /min: 182
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 306,080
Read operations /min: 358
Total read transfer: 29.6 MB
Read transfer /min: 35.45 KB
Total write operations: 282,916
Write operations /min: 331
Total write transfer: 2.76 MB
Write transfer /min: 3.3 KB
Total other operations: 3,391,589
Other operations /min: 3,967
Total other transfer: 51.8 MB
Other Transfer /min: 62.03 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 104
Peak GDI objects: 104
USER objects: 6
Peak USER objects: 6
Handle count average: 217
Thread count average: 11
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: High
Windows platform: 64-bit
Parent Process
Process Command
C:\Program Files\Steam\GameOverlayUI.exe -pid 6448 -manuallyclearframes 0

Image hashes

MD5: 79479690c9660101b8658e2385fda0c8
SHA-1: f12e2c8ea2a9540bf3bd9e40c2184eed5e1879eb

PE image details

File packed: No
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