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What is autohotkey.exe?

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How does autohotkey.exe run?

Process - autohotkey.exe is an instance of a running program. This 32-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. autohotkey.exe is executed by the process explorer.exe (Microsoft® Windows® İşletim Sistemi by Microsoft).

How does autohotkey.exe start?

User start menu folder - The shortcut file autohotkey.lnk is loaded in the user's Startup folder (%AppData%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\) that points to the executable autohotkey.exe. The startup folder contains programs that automatically start when Windows starts for the logged in user.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.3% of all Boost users have the autohotkey.exe process running.Of the 0.3% of autohotkey.exe users, 15.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is autohotkey.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00104% CPU10424.3%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
     1.98 MB RAM9.2%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
              18 GDI objects12.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
113 context switches/sec113.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\warkeys\autowarkey\autohotkey\autohotkey.exe

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.196608)
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File details

File name: autohotkey.exe
Name: AutoHotkey
Description: AutoHotkey
Version: 1, 0, 48, 05
Size: 239.5 KB
Original file name: AutoHotkey.rc

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0020020080%
Privileged CPU: 0.0009595739%
User CPU: 0.00104243408359%
Privileged CPU time: 359375 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
Context switches /sec: 113
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 39.09 MB
Peak committed memory: 43.11 MB
Paged memory: 1.98 MB
Peak paged memory: 1.98 MB
Paged system memory: 61.39 KB
Non-paged system memory: 2.34 KB
Working set memory: 2.09 MB
Peak working set memory: 3.04 MB
Min working set memory: 1.82 MB
Private memory: 1.98 MB
Page faults: 1,300
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 4
Total read transfer: 8.4 KB
Total other operations: 110
Total other transfer: 748 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 18
USER objects: 15
Handle count average: 37
Thread count average: 2

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Undefined
Windows platform: 32-bit
System Tray: Yes
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Warkeys\AutoWarkey\AutoHotkey\AutoHotkey.exe" ..\My_AutoWarkey_Script.ahk

User start menu folder details

Name: autohotkey.exe

Image hashes

MD5: d960f13a44d3bd8f262df625f5705a63
SHA-1: 7af551a851da5ccb8a98ba980b6b19ec5892884d
SHA-256: 18952b9d07be803505e147e03a3bbb03c412b10431307f4cc45d41b89d826159

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
File packed: Yes
Packed by: Unknown
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