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What is launchy.exe?

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How does launchy.exe run?

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

How does launchy.exe start?

User start menu folder - The shortcut file launchy.lnk is loaded in the user's Startup folder (%AppData%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\) that points to the executable launchy.exe. The startup folder contains programs that automatically start when Windows starts for the logged in user.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.1% of all Boost users have the launchy.exe process running.Of the 0.1% of launchy.exe users, 32.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is launchy.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00014% CPU1446.0%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
23.82 MB RAM110.6%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
          471 /min20.9%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
106 GDI objects70.7%
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\launchy\launchy.exe

Are there other versions of launchy.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 Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536)
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File details

File name: launchy.exe
Size: 396 KB

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0003012048%
Privileged CPU: 0.0001566059%
User CPU: 0.00014459890919%
Privileged CPU time: 572913.67 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 118 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,584,286,001
CPU cycle count /min: 798,402,407
Context switches /sec: 6
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 180.98 MB
Peak committed memory: 228.41 MB
Paged memory: 23.82 MB
Peak paged memory: 25.13 MB
Paged system memory: 318.58 KB
Non-paged system memory: 38.28 KB
Working set memory: 17.89 MB
Peak working set memory: 33.81 MB
Min working set memory: 11.3 MB
Private memory: 23.82 MB
Page faults: 279,795
Page faults /min: 58
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 2,278,917
Read operations /min: 470
Read transfer /min: 671.37 KB
Total write operations: 2,512
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 43.43 MB
Write transfer /min: 9.17 KB
Total other operations: 17,594,157
Other operations /min: 3,627
Total other transfer: 531.41 MB
Other Transfer /min: 112.19 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 106
Peak GDI objects: 124
USER objects: 40
Peak USER objects: 48
Handle count average: 569
Thread count average: 7
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: High
Windows platform: 64-bit
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Launchy\Launchy.exe"

User start menu folder details

Name: launchy.exe

Image hashes

MD5: d5f90a1f1c14beec118ae3d10e0d2c34
SHA-1: 9657dc62b62273547591912df4d9ce3be626310b
SHA-256: 97b1b853c3455fc8bb33ccf6c6299f07c779ac75ebabd4eac6b420b0edc55ebe

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C++ 8.0
File packed: No
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