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What is hl2.exe?

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How does hl2.exe run?

Process - hl2.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. hl2.exe is executed by the process steam.exe (Steam Client Bootstrapper by Valve).


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.2% of all Boost users have the hl2.exe process running.Of the 0.2% of hl2.exe users, 28.0% have disabled it.
How stable is hl2.exe?
Based on crash data discovered by Boost, stability is a measure of how sound this particular process and the average percent of times it crashes.
Typical program1.26%
How resource intensive is hl2.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00111% CPU11126.6%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
261.26 MB RAM1213.3%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
5,987 /min265.7%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
1,170 GDI objects780.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\steam\steamapps\toniboni5\team fortress 2\hl2.exe

Are there other versions of hl2.exe?

Why are multiple of the same versions listed?

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 this process.

What else is related?

hl2.exe Stability

hl2.exe crashes or has encountered a critical error 0.8900% of the time.
Error: Stopped working (APPCRASH)
Crashing module: client.dll (still researching...)
Occurred: over 6 months ago
Error: Stopped working (APPCRASH)
Crashing module: client.dll (still researching...)
Occurred: over 6 months ago
Error: Stopped working (APPCRASH)
Occurred: over 6 months ago

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536)
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File details

File name: hl2.exe
Size: 89.91 KB

Digital certificate

Issued to: Valve
Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 9/27/2012
Expiration date: 11/23/2015

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0016331013%
Privileged CPU: 0.0005204389%
User CPU: 0.00111266239523%
Privileged CPU time: 465569.38 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 4,009 ms
CPU cycle count: 634,533,688
CPU cycle count /min: 1,643,973,012
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 988.34 MB
Peak committed memory: 995.7 MB
Paged memory: 261.26 MB
Peak paged memory: 262.28 MB
Paged system memory: 721.98 KB
Non-paged system memory: 124.51 KB
Working set memory: 271.68 MB
Peak working set memory: 271.72 MB
Min working set memory: 248.95 MB
Private memory: 261.26 MB
Page faults: 239,673
Page faults /min: 2,064
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 287,362
Read operations /min: 2,475
Total read transfer: 360.78 MB
Read transfer /min: 3.11 MB
Total write operations: 407,791
Write operations /min: 3,512
Total write transfer: 4.38 MB
Write transfer /min: 38.59 KB
Total other operations: 7,708,489
Other operations /min: 66,380
Total other transfer: 117.64 MB
Other Transfer /min: 1.01 MB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 1,170
Peak GDI objects: 1,172
USER objects: 18
Peak USER objects: 20
Handle count average: 798
Thread count average: 41
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: High
Windows platform: 64-bit
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\steam\steamapps\surferdude710\team fortress 2\hl2.exe" -game tf -steam

Network connectivity

UDP: LISTENING on port 61307

Image hashes

MD5: a6fd0d1f72b8c89407310ebaabc14248
SHA-1: 2fbfa1e278bfcf545d0b759269324a709f54a64c
SHA-256: 090a9269336b35116efaf61d436d38f584c799f817b55659cd61571a910fab14

PE image details

File packed: No
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