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What is wksdict.exe?

Part of Microsoft® Works 9 by Microsoft®

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How does wksdict.exe run?

Process - wksdict.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. wksdict.exe is executed by the process wkswp.exe (Microsoft® Works 9 by Microsoft).


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.4% of all Boost users have the wksdict.exe process running.Of the 0.4% of wksdict.exe users, 12.5% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is wksdict.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00105% CPU10548.0%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
10.55 MB RAM49.0%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
70 GDI objects46.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\microsoft works\wksdict.exe

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?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)

About Microsoft® Corporation

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File details

File name: wksdict.exe
Publisher: Microsoft® Corporation (verified)
Name: Microsoft® Works 9
Description: Dictionary
Version: 9.07.0613.0
Product version: 9.07.0613.0
Size: 361.34 KB
Original file name: WksDict.exe

Digital certificate

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

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0155758767%
Privileged CPU: 0.0145210769%
User CPU: 0.00105479977518%
Privileged CPU time: 826.81 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 41,480,453
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 191.19 MB
Peak committed memory: 197.16 MB
Paged memory: 10.55 MB
Peak paged memory: 11.58 MB
Paged system memory: 335.38 KB
Non-paged system memory: 26.42 KB
Working set memory: 28.31 MB
Peak working set memory: 29.69 MB
Min working set memory: 26.46 MB
Private memory: 10.55 MB
Page faults: 16,404
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 418
Total read transfer: 1.57 MB
Total other operations: 907
Total other transfer: 5.46 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 70
Peak GDI objects: 91
USER objects: 47
Peak USER objects: 58
Handle count average: 291
Thread count average: 9
Thread resource averages

Process details

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

Image hashes

MD5: cd44a71188172a0e522356d7ceb23675
SHA-1: 17a7ebda2e3af46e48159c727e606843554f7210
SHA-256: 496b5e7340a7c7541b0e7489eea09af41069492ea9b0a2236ab2d0e9877589d6

PE image details

File packed: No
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