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What is textpad.exe?

Part of TextPad by Helios Software Solutions

What is it?

TextPad is a text editor for the Microsoft Windows family of operating systems produced by Helios Software Solutions..
Description of textpad.exe from Helios Software Solutions
When just getting the job done is work enough, the last thing you need is to waste time having to learn yet another computer application. Your experience with other tools should be relevant to each new application, making it possible to sit down and use that new application right away. That's why TextPad® is so popular. Whether you simply need a powerful replacement for Notepad, a tool for editing your web pages, or a programming IDE, TextPad does what you want, the way you would expect.
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How does textpad.exe run?

Process - textpad.exe is an instance of a running program. This 32-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account.

How does textpad.exe start?

Shell open command - textpad.exe is typically associtated with identifier name of txtfile with and identifier of "C:\Program Files\TextPad 5\TextPad.exe" %1. A Shell Open Command allows for an association of a file extension and a program. This association allows an application to be run when the icon or a context menu item is clicked upon in the Windows Explorer window.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.5% of all Boost users have the textpad.exe process running.Of the 0.5% of textpad.exe users, 11.1% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is textpad.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00025% CPU2513.3%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          5.78 MB RAM26.8%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 3 /min0.1%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
126 GDI objects84.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\textpad 5\textpad.exe

Are there other versions of TextPad?

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
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File details

File name: textpad.exe
Name: TextPad
Description: TextPad
Version: 7.0.7
Size: 4.67 MB
Original file name: TEXTPAD.EXE

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0002542358%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000029056%
User CPU: 0.00025133023402%
Privileged CPU time: 3010.82 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 1 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,873,680,831
CPU cycle count /min: 14,479,077
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 112.27 MB
Peak committed memory: 129.12 MB
Paged memory: 5.78 MB
Peak paged memory: 6.44 MB
Paged system memory: 203.66 KB
Non-paged system memory: 8.71 KB
Working set memory: 11.65 MB
Peak working set memory: 21.23 MB
Min working set memory: 11.5 MB
Private memory: 5.78 MB
Page faults: 31,103
Page faults /min: 11
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 4,820
Read operations /min: 2
Total read transfer: 264.02 KB
Read transfer /min: 97 Bytes
Total write operations: 1
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 4.13 KB
Write transfer /min: 2 Bytes
Total other operations: 2,832
Other operations /min: 1
Total other transfer: 12.6 KB
Other Transfer /min: 5 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 126
Peak GDI objects: 137
USER objects: 90
Peak USER objects: 101
Handle count average: 141
Thread count average: 5
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 32-bit
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\TextPad 7\TextPad.exe" C:\oraclexe\app\oracle\datapump1\import_example.txt

Shell open command details

Name: txtfile
Command: "C:\Program Files\TextPad 5\TextPad.exe" %1

Image hashes

MD5: 3df18b0fa0a2b861cb3dc13957192c78
SHA-1: 9afbf3707201f2a9490ff96e88777a8a1f7ccf88
SHA-256: 2049ea889ebf64c341654e4d8aa09705c53112ab863455501a4ac744e327cb2a

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
File packed: No
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