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What is bootstrap.exe?

Part of HP Smart Print by Hewlett-Packard

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How does bootstrap.exe run?

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


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.1% of all Boost users have the bootstrap.exe process running.Of the 0.1% of bootstrap.exe users, 24.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is bootstrap.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00048% CPU4778.5%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          6.16 MB RAM28.6%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 2 /min0.1%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
              19 GDI objects12.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\hewlett-packard\smartprint\bootstrap.exe

Are there other versions of HP Smart Print?

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)

About Hewlett-Packard

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File details

File name: bootstrap.exe
Publisher: Hewlett-Packard (verified)
Name: HP Smart Print
Description: HP Smart Print Bootstrap
Version: 1, 1, 5, 0
Size: 506.91 KB
Original file name: BootStrap.exe

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 11/15/2011
Expiration date: 11/15/2014

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0008063066%
Privileged CPU: 0.0003284598%
User CPU: 0.00047784677466%
Privileged CPU time: 343.2 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 1 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,085,689,230
CPU cycle count /min: 8,577,163
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 107.31 MB
Peak committed memory: 117.68 MB
Paged memory: 6.16 MB
Peak paged memory: 10.44 MB
Paged system memory: 202 KB
Non-paged system memory: 22.38 KB
Working set memory: 1.56 MB
Peak working set memory: 17.95 MB
Min working set memory: 232 KB
Private memory: 6.16 MB
Page faults: 25,007
Page faults /min: 67
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 84
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 7.52 MB
Read transfer /min: 20.59 KB
Total write operations: 199
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 12.74 MB
Write transfer /min: 34.87 KB
Total other operations: 2,933
Other operations /min: 8
Total other transfer: 5.98 MB
Other Transfer /min: 16.35 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 19
Peak GDI objects: 30
USER objects: 14
Peak USER objects: 29
Handle count average: 336
Thread count average: 6
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 64-bit
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\SmartPrint\bootstrap.exe"

Network connectivity

TCP: a23-11-94-128.deploy.akamaitechnologies.com on port 49294

Image hashes

MD5: 0b05e38fca7bc194fc6f29b7a8e82c37
SHA-1: 95cb18dca49bd0fb8a3ebb7020fcdd94c7efdec5
SHA-256: a4a70a2b832460a83a636f38d2dc300c830bb3b2db0d7d51a43a433d9961b560

PE image details

File packed: No
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