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What is companionlink.exe?

Part of CompanionLink by CompanionLink Software

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How does companionlink.exe run?

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

How does companionlink.exe start?

Startup files (user) run - companionlink.exe is registered with the run identifier 'CompanionLink' and the execution command '"C:\Program Files\companionlink\companionlink.exe" -Icon' 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 companionlink.exe process running.Of the 0.1% of companionlink.exe users, 17.0% have disabled it.
How stable is CompanionLink?
Based on crash data discovered by Boost, stability is a measure of how sound this particular process and the average percent of times it crashes.
Typical program1.26%
How resource intensive is companionlink.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00006% CPU630.5%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
161.61 MB RAM750.5%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
231 GDI objects154.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
     8 context switches/sec8.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\companionlink\companionlink.exe

Are there other versions of CompanionLink?

Why are multiple of the same versions listed?

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 CompanionLink.

CompanionLink Stability

companionlink.exe crashes or has encountered a critical error 0.8900% of the time.
Error: Stopped responding and was closed (AppHangB1)
Details: A problem caused this program to stop interacting with Windows.
Occurred: over 6 months ago

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 8 Pro (6.2.9200.0)
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File details

File name: companionlink.exe
Name: CompanionLink
Description: CompanionLink MFC Application
Version: 5.0
Size: 49.4 MB
Original file name: CompanionLink.Exe

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0000959174%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000328695%
User CPU: 0.00006304793293%
Privileged CPU time: 30171.88 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 404,274,643
Context switches /sec: 8
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 553.51 MB
Peak committed memory: 595.11 MB
Paged memory: 161.61 MB
Peak paged memory: 189.08 MB
Paged system memory: 669.45 KB
Non-paged system memory: 59.02 KB
Working set memory: 185.35 MB
Peak working set memory: 212.28 MB
Min working set memory: 10.89 MB
Private memory: 161.61 MB
Page faults: 4,117,938
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 244,609
Total read transfer: 1.29 GB
Total write operations: 69,247
Total write transfer: 237.36 MB
Total other operations: 397,260
Total other transfer: 16.47 MB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 231
Peak GDI objects: 252
USER objects: 94
Peak USER objects: 105
Handle count average: 1,131
Thread count average: 13
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 64-bit
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\CompanionLink\CompanionLink.exe" -Icon

Startup files (user) run details

Name: CompanionLink
Command: "C:\Program Files\companionlink\companionlink.exe" -Icon

Network connectivity

TCP: dfw06s16-in-f18.1e100.net on port 63109

Image hashes

MD5: 2a8501fda69a1867e57946e376969206
SHA-1: e39e779f6a4a6c3c23c5b99abdc2bad3adb97703

PE image details

File packed: No
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