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What is desktop.exe?

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How does desktop.exe run?

Process - desktop.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 desktop.exe start?

Startup files (user) run - desktop.exe is registered with the run identifier '4shared Desktop' and the execution command '"C:\Program Files\4shared Desktop\desktop.exe" -startup' in the Windows registry HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run. Run keys are startup registry keys that are used to launch an application automatically when a user logs into Windows.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.2% of all Boost users have the desktop.exe process running.Of the 0.2% of desktop.exe users, 28.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is desktop.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00181% CPU18074.9%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
24.63 MB RAM114.4%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
409 GDI objects272.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
177 context switches/sec177.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\4shared desktop\desktop.exe

Are there other versions of desktop.exe?

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?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Professional (6.1.7601.65536)
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File details

File name: desktop.exe
Product version:
Size: 11.58 MB

Digital certificate

Issued to: New IT Limited
Certificate authority: GoDaddy.com
Effective date: 11/16/2012
Expiration date: 11/16/2013

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0025718049%
Privileged CPU: 0.0007643115%
User CPU: 0.00180749339317%
Privileged CPU time: 7222.85 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 2,015,432,979
Context switches /sec: 177
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 212.55 MB
Peak committed memory: 233.39 MB
Paged memory: 24.63 MB
Peak paged memory: 25.42 MB
Paged system memory: 329.91 KB
Non-paged system memory: 46.8 KB
Working set memory: 40.61 MB
Peak working set memory: 40.61 MB
Min working set memory: 27.31 MB
Private memory: 24.63 MB
Page faults: 75,493
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 2,167
Total read transfer: 109.18 MB
Total write operations: 4,189
Total write transfer: 129.12 MB
Total other operations: 27,198
Total other transfer: 1.2 MB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 409
Peak GDI objects: 446
USER objects: 144
Peak USER objects: 170
Handle count average: 519
Thread count average: 15
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: High
Windows platform: 64-bit
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\4shared Desktop\desktop.exe"

Startup files (user) run details

Name: 4shared Desktop
Command: "C:\Program Files\4shared Desktop\desktop.exe" -startup

Network connectivity

TCP: c-k330-u1108-51.webazilla.com on port 1960
UDP: LISTENING on port 55844

Image hashes

MD5: 36a040073565e0ee7c53259f85cf016a
SHA-1: 37e3958f968abe3491c9aa53abb7c29b9b0bcdb0
SHA-256: 5474ae43d68dcf75e267a7c687bb4f648f4ffa90cb71420cf1f90e478da1ad89

PE image details

File packed: No
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