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What is lightscribecontrolpanel.exe?

Part of LightScribe by Hewlett-Packard Company

What is it?

HP LightScribe is an optical disc recording technology that uses specially coated recordable CD and DVD media to produce laser-etched labels with text or graphics, as opposed to stick-on labels and printable discs.
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How does lightscribecontrolpanel.exe run?

Process - lightscribecontrolpanel.exe is an instance of a running program. This 32-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. lightscribecontrolpanel.exe is executed by the process explorer.exe (Windows Explorer by Microsoft).

How does lightscribecontrolpanel.exe start?

Startup files (user) run - lightscribecontrolpanel.exe is registered with the run identifier 'LightScribe Control Panel' and the execution command 'C:\Program Files\Common Files\LightScribe\LightScribeControlPanel.exe -hidden' 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 0.1% of all Boost users have the lightscribecontrolpanel.exe process running.Of the 0.1% of lightscribecontrolpanel.exe users, 33.3% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is lightscribecontrolpanel.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00013% CPU1304.3%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          2.73 MB RAM12.7%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
              44 GDI objects29.3%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\common files\lightscribe\lightscribecontrolpanel.exe

Are there other versions of LightScribe?

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 LightScribe.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)

About Hewlett-Packard Company

Hewlett-Packard, commonly referred to as HP, is one of the world’s largest information technology companies and operates in nearly every country. HP specializes More...
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File details

File name: lightscribecontrolpanel.exe
Publisher: Hewlett-Packard Company (verified)
Name: LightScribe
Size: 2.19 MB
Original file name: LightScribeContolPanel.exe

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 5/6/2009
Expiration date: 6/5/2012

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0002608528%
Privileged CPU: 0.0001304264%
User CPU: 0.00013042639439%
Privileged CPU time: 46.8 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 168,043,370
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 61.2 MB
Peak committed memory: 62.2 MB
Paged memory: 2.73 MB
Peak paged memory: 2.75 MB
Paged system memory: 119.97 KB
Non-paged system memory: 3.93 KB
Working set memory: 14.37 MB
Peak working set memory: 14.4 MB
Min working set memory: 3.52 MB
Private memory: 2.73 MB
Page faults: 7,345
Page faults /min: 0
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 44
Peak GDI objects: 47
USER objects: 19
Peak USER objects: 20
Handle count average: 87
Thread count average: 1
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 32-bit
System Tray: Yes
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Common Files\LightScribe\LightScribeControlPanel.exe" -hidden

Startup files (user) run details

Name: LightScribe Control Panel
Command: C:\Program Files\Common Files\LightScribe\LightScribeControlPanel.exe -hidden

Image hashes

MD5: 7dda1c6a69eee517b034eb4e7324b067
SHA-1: e16de2d95c64804a24ffa5becd8085bbe55a04b7

PE image details

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