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What is communicator.exe?

Part of Microsoft Office Communicator 2007 by Microsoft

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How does communicator.exe run?

Process - communicator.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account.

How does communicator.exe start?

Startup files (all users) run - communicator.exe is registered with the run identifier 'Communicator' and the execution command '"C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office Communicator\communicator.exe" /fromrunkey' 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 0.4% of all Boost users have the communicator.exe process running.Of the 0.4% of communicator.exe users, 12.5% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is communicator.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00015% CPU1492.7%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
38.57 MB RAM179.1%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
     60 /min2.7%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
184 GDI objects122.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
     6 context switches/sec6.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\microsoft office communicator\communicator.exe

Are there other versions of Microsoft Office Communicator ...?

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Enterprise (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Professional (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Starter (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Enterprise (6.1.7601.65536)

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File details

File name: communicator.exe
Publisher: Microsoft Corporation (verified)
Name: Microsoft Office Communicator 2007
Description: Microsoft Office Communicator 2007
Version: 2.0.6362.211 built by: lcs_se_ls2007_main
Product version: 2.0.6362.211
Size: 5.47 MB
Original file name: communicator.exe

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: Microsoft Corporation
Effective date: 7/19/2010
Expiration date: 10/19/2011

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0004177267%
Privileged CPU: 0.0002684590%
User CPU: 0.00014926767057%
Privileged CPU time: 16738.91 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 17 ms
CPU cycle count: 375,471,941
CPU cycle count /min: 171,972,653
Context switches /sec: 6
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 294.41 MB
Peak committed memory: 301.73 MB
Paged memory: 38.57 MB
Peak paged memory: 45.63 MB
Paged system memory: 482.67 KB
Non-paged system memory: 70.9 KB
Working set memory: 25.35 MB
Peak working set memory: 36.63 MB
Min working set memory: 3.81 MB
Private memory: 38.57 MB
Page faults: 167,316
Page faults /min: 167
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 5,323
Read operations /min: 5
Total read transfer: 91.75 MB
Read transfer /min: 93.84 KB
Total write operations: 55,477
Write operations /min: 55
Total write transfer: 12.92 MB
Write transfer /min: 13.22 KB
Total other operations: 1,496,154
Other operations /min: 1,494
Total other transfer: 43.15 MB
Other Transfer /min: 44.14 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 184
Peak GDI objects: 187
USER objects: 80
Peak USER objects: 88
Handle count average: 1,233
Thread count average: 31
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 64-bit
System Tray: Yes
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office Communicator\communicator.exe"

Startup files (all users) run details

Name: Communicator
Command: "C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office Communicator\communicator.exe" /fromrunkey

Network connectivity

UDP: LISTENING on port 65017
TCP: on port 50201
Windows Firewall allowed program: Yes

Image hashes

MD5: c83d5485dc41f43d246dd4dd86960555
SHA-1: 1f26da8680af1ff7f3e60b2c387158b5fedcc869
SHA-256: f25127650bd9a8cc9e2d7590316edd8e479ba1c98c1b55ade7c7d4cfd4040b0e

PE image details

File packed: No
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