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What is wkswp.exe?

Part of Microsoft® Works 9 by Microsoft®

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How does wkswp.exe run?

Process - wkswp.exe is an instance of a running program. This 32-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. wkswp.exe is executed by the process msworks.exe (Microsoft® Works 9 by Microsoft).


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.6% of all Boost users have the wkswp.exe process running.Of the 0.6% of wkswp.exe users, 10.0% have disabled it.
How stable is Microsoft® Works 9?
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 wkswp.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00868% CPU86780.4%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
13 MB RAM60.4%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 5 /min0.2%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
262 GDI objects174.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\microsoft works\wkswp.exe

Are there other versions of Microsoft® Works 9?

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 Microsoft® Works 9.

What else is related?

Microsoft® Works 9 Stability

wkswp.exe crashes or has encountered a critical error 0.8900% of the time.
Error: Stopped working (APPCRASH)
Occurred: over 3 months ago
Error: Stopped working (APPCRASH)
Occurred: over 3 months ago
Error: Stopped working (APPCRASH)
Occurred: over 3 months ago

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows Vista (TM) Home Premium (6.0.6002.131072)

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File details

File name: wkswp.exe
Publisher: Microsoft® Corporation (verified)
Name: Microsoft® Works 9
Description: Microsoft® Works Word Processor
Version: 9.07.0613.0
Product version: 9.07.0613.0
Size: 677.34 KB
Original file name: WksWp.exe

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: Microsoft Corporation
Effective date: 4/4/2006
Expiration date: 10/4/2007

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0122857609%
Privileged CPU: 0.0036077235%
User CPU: 0.00867803749595%
Privileged CPU time: 24679.36 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 765 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,267,559,182
CPU cycle count /min: 1,459,176,209
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 172.8 MB
Peak committed memory: 191.34 MB
Paged memory: 13 MB
Peak paged memory: 15.42 MB
Paged system memory: 294.59 KB
Non-paged system memory: 12.63 KB
Working set memory: 16.27 MB
Peak working set memory: 19.8 MB
Min working set memory: 4.63 MB
Private memory: 13 MB
Page faults: 12,397
Page faults /min: 384
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 137
Read operations /min: 4
Total read transfer: 271.99 KB
Read transfer /min: 8.43 KB
Total write operations: 13
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 28.33 KB
Write transfer /min: 900 Bytes
Total other operations: 5,395
Other operations /min: 167
Total other transfer: 737.84 KB
Other Transfer /min: 22.88 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 262
USER objects: 146
Handle count average: 290
Thread count average: 4
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 32-bit
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Microsoft Works\wkswp.exe" "C:\users\user\documents\A &P.wps"

Image hashes

MD5: 5c373483418d410c75bd3e53feec9070
SHA-1: 938c14be0c0783aaa1edfc46dc8abe6bac453426
SHA-256: 17044409aff6aff3820abb4d6868fccf7378f71c764a64e706e37cef04771ef6

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C++ 8.0
File packed: No
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