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What is msswchx.exe?

Part of msswchx by Microsoft

(msswchx.exe is a system file that is installed with Windows)
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How does msswchx.exe run?

Process - msswchx.exe is an instance of a running program. This 32-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. msswchx.exe is executed by the process osk.exe (On-Screen Keyboard by Microsoft).


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.4% of all Boost users have the msswchx.exe process running.Of the 0.4% of msswchx.exe users, less than 1% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is msswchx.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00022% CPU2241.0%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
     1.9 MB RAM8.8%
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.
         8 GDI objects5.3%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
164 context switches/sec164.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.131072)

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File details

File name: msswchx.exe
Publisher: Microsoft Corporation (verified)
Name: msswchx
Description: Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Version: 5.1.2600.0 (xpclient.010817-1148)
Product version: 5.1.2600.0
Size: 6.5 KB
Original file name: msswch.exe
Windows file protection: Yes

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0011277125%
Privileged CPU: 0.0009036158%
User CPU: 0.00022409672304%
Privileged CPU time: 125 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
Context switches /sec: 164
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 31.52 MB
Peak committed memory: 34.36 MB
Paged memory: 1.9 MB
Peak paged memory: 1.91 MB
Paged system memory: 32.64 KB
Non-paged system memory: 2.42 KB
Working set memory: 2.75 MB
Peak working set memory: 2.75 MB
Min working set memory: 2.74 MB
Private memory: 1.9 MB
Page faults: 726
Page faults /min: 1
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 5
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 12.6 KB
Read transfer /min: 17 Bytes
Total write operations: 2
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 144 Bytes
Write transfer /min: 0 Bytes
Total other operations: 441,526
Other operations /min: 581
Total other transfer: 1.77 MB
Other Transfer /min: 2.39 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 8
USER objects: 1
Handle count average: 60
Thread count average: 1
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Undefined
Windows platform: 32-bit
Parent Process
Process Command

Image hashes

MD5: a595558277a088abb61295b5f075c743
SHA-1: 79d4d2182b50cde62685ffe87827c88c304aec26
SHA-256: 0d3cf5ace26d7548a6ef6ca12ab2cb5e3ccca391c7cc449d1295adba83971b33

PE image details

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