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What is backgroundswitcher.exe?

Part of Background Switcher by johnsadventures.com

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How does backgroundswitcher.exe run?

Process - backgroundswitcher.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account.


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About 0.1% of all Boost users have the backgroundswitcher.exe process running.Of the 0.1% of backgroundswitcher.exe users, 19.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is backgroundswitcher.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00003% CPU342.5%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
50.73 MB RAM235.6%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
     94 /min4.2%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
48 GDI objects32.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\johnsadventures.com\john's background switcher\backgroundswitcher.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 Background Switcher.

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: backgroundswitcher.exe
Publisher: johnsadventures.com (verified)
Name: Background Switcher
Description: John's Background Switcher
Size: 117.12 KB
Original file name: BackgroundSwitcher.exe

Digital certificate

Issued to: John Conners
Certificate authority: GlobalSign nv-sa
Effective date: 4/19/2012
Expiration date: 4/20/2013

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0000410187%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000067730%
User CPU: 0.00003424575450%
Privileged CPU time: 46160.7 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 9 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,859,357,630
CPU cycle count /min: 140,238,400
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 622.35 MB
Peak committed memory: 672.57 MB
Paged memory: 50.73 MB
Peak paged memory: 94.34 MB
Paged system memory: 376.83 KB
Non-paged system memory: 49.36 KB
Working set memory: 51.75 MB
Peak working set memory: 100.97 MB
Min working set memory: 50.01 MB
Private memory: 50.73 MB
Page faults: 6,222,511
Page faults /min: 1,265
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 11,165
Read operations /min: 2
Total read transfer: 331.61 MB
Read transfer /min: 69.05 KB
Total write operations: 453,680
Write operations /min: 92
Total write transfer: 1.87 GB
Write transfer /min: 399.52 KB
Total other operations: 464,751
Other operations /min: 95
Total other transfer: 9.49 MB
Other Transfer /min: 1.98 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 48
Peak GDI objects: 50
USER objects: 33
Peak USER objects: 35
Handle count average: 491
Thread count average: 15
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 64-bit
System Tray: Yes
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\johnsadventures.com\John's Background Switcher\BackgroundSwitcher.exe"

Image hashes

MD5: 49f77b9c89eff4e919c44280350e2173
SHA-1: 0ff8cb936a86e5c97b832016a7c60a4e6fa3014e
SHA-256: dcec4d1cffecd4e619b5deacf91fb3cf6d7b1863690a4341ad78070a55c26846

PE image details

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