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What is netgeargenie.exe?

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How does netgeargenie.exe run?

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

How does netgeargenie.exe start?

Startup files (user) run - netgeargenie.exe is registered with the run identifier 'NETGEARGenie' and the execution command '"C:\Program Files\NETGEAR Genie\bin\NETGEARGenie.exe" -mini -redirect' 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 netgeargenie.exe process running.Of the 0.1% of netgeargenie.exe users, 18.0% have disabled it.
How stable is netgeargenie.exe?
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 netgeargenie.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00169% CPU16883.2%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
70.17 MB RAM325.8%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
49,607 /min2201.8%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
239 GDI objects159.3%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
1,491 context switches/sec1491.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\netgear genie\bin\netgeargenie.exe

Are there other versions of netgeargenie.exe?

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 this process.

What else is related?

netgeargenie.exe Stability

netgeargenie.exe crashes or has encountered a critical error 0.8900% of the time.
Error: Stopped working (APPCRASH)
Occurred on: October 6, 2013

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 8 Pro (6.2.9200.0)
Windows 8 Pro with Media Center (6.2.9200.0)
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File details

File name: netgeargenie.exe
Size: 1019.75 KB

Digital certificate

Issued to: NETGEAR
Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 9/19/2011
Expiration date: 9/27/2014

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0047390561%
Privileged CPU: 0.0030507365%
User CPU: 0.00168831955815%
Privileged CPU time: 398348.55 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 1,712 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,125,778,303
CPU cycle count /min: 624,785,157
Context switches /sec: 1,491
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 937.06 MB
Peak committed memory: 951.31 MB
Paged memory: 70.17 MB
Peak paged memory: 70.5 MB
Paged system memory: 1006.11 KB
Non-paged system memory: 122.16 KB
Working set memory: 80.36 MB
Peak working set memory: 80.67 MB
Min working set memory: 54.96 MB
Private memory: 70.17 MB
Page faults: 1,601,053
Page faults /min: 10,960
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 11,407,481
Read operations /min: 49,158
Total read transfer: 225.31 MB
Read transfer /min: 1.48 MB
Total write operations: 63,094
Write operations /min: 449
Total write transfer: 1.03 MB
Write transfer /min: 7.5 KB
Total other operations: 46,921,051
Other operations /min: 315,913
Total other transfer: 130.91 MB
Other Transfer /min: 585.36 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 239
Peak GDI objects: 240
USER objects: 122
Peak USER objects: 130
Handle count average: 2,329
Thread count average: 203
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 64-bit
Parent Processes
Child Processes
Process Commands
"C:\Program Files\NETGEAR Genie\bin\NETGEARGenie.exe" -mini -redirect
"C:\Program Files\NETGEAR Genie\bin\NETGEARGenie.exe"

Startup files (user) run details

Name: NETGEARGenie
Command: "C:\Program Files\NETGEAR Genie\bin\NETGEARGenie.exe" -mini -redirect

Network connectivity

UDP: LISTENING on port 5826
TCP: on port 56236
UDP: LISTENING on port 5826
TCP: on port 63696
UDP: LISTENING on port 5353
TCP: localhost on port 61115
Windows Firewall allowed program: Yes

Image hashes

MD5: c56270ae93484595950102df6b23caec
SHA-1: 2997ba85b123a19df4a4b8af2bcf9f69c6e166fa
SHA-256: 1052a8f54fa2611e6d529ad5cb55fbed25c81c830639e76b3245a3084577fbd1

PE image details

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