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What is fences.exe?

Part of Fences by Stardock

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How does fences.exe run?

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

How does fences.exe start?

User start menu folder - The shortcut file fences.lnk is loaded in the user's Startup folder (%AppData%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\) that points to the executable fences.exe. The startup folder contains programs that automatically start when Windows starts for the logged in user.
Startup files (all users) run - fences.exe is registered with the run identifier 'Fences' and the execution command '"C:\Program Files\Stardock\Fences\Fences.exe" /startup' in the Windows registry HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run. Run keys are startup registry keys that are used to launch an application automatically when any Windows 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 fences.exe process running.Of the 0.2% of fences.exe users, 30.0% have disabled it.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\stardock\fences\fences.exe

Are there other versions of Fences?

Why are multiple of the same versions listed?

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: fences.exe
Publisher: Stardock Corporation (verified)
Name: Fences
Description: Fences Settings
Size: 3.14 MB
Original file name: Fences.exe

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: The USERTRUST Network
Effective date: 10/12/2008
Expiration date: 10/13/2011

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.3611724445%
Privileged CPU: 0.2718502271%
User CPU: 0.08932221746040%
Memory utilization averages
Min working set memory: 0 Bytes

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Windows platform: 64-bit
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\stardock\fences\Fences.exe" /trimlog

User start menu folder details

Name: fences.exe

Startup files (all users) run details

Name: Fences
Command: "C:\Program Files\Stardock\Fences\Fences.exe" /startup

Image hashes

MD5: a8984ece72c996e685dc8cd69dbd691c
SHA-1: 75c15982f979f97fb4f611399df884e8bc7e7fdd
SHA-256: 8ae96e4536d5cef8f6fcfe5a9ec9ad134826d08d14623983303d3d8ad3cc99ec

PE image details

CLR assembly: Yes
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C# / Basic .NET
File packed: No
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