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What is isw.exe?

Part of AT&T Internet Security Wizard by AT&T

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How does isw.exe run?

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

How does isw.exe start?

Startup files (all users) run - isw.exe is registered with the run identifier 'ISW.exe' and the execution command '"C:\Program Files\AT&T\Internet Security Wizard\ISW.exe" /AUTORUN' in the Windows registry HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run. Run keys are startup registry keys that are used to launch an application automatically when any Windows 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 isw.exe process running.Of the 0.1% of isw.exe users, 29.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is isw.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00031% CPU3057.7%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          6.13 MB RAM28.5%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 3 /min0.1%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
              18 GDI objects12.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
37 context switches/sec37.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\at&t\internet security wizard\isw.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 AT&T Internet Security Wizard.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.196608)
Windows Vista (TM) Home Premium (6.0.6002.131072)
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File details

File name: isw.exe
Publisher: AT&T (verified)
Name: AT&T Internet Security Wizard
Description: AT&T Internet Security Wizard
Size: 1.97 MB

Digital certificate

Issued to: Radialpoint
Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 5/28/2006
Expiration date: 6/7/2007

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0005481477%
Privileged CPU: 0.0002423749%
User CPU: 0.00030577279818%
Privileged CPU time: 866.07 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 1 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,567,184,968
CPU cycle count /min: 23,252,044
Context switches /sec: 37
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 88.98 MB
Peak committed memory: 93.73 MB
Paged memory: 6.13 MB
Peak paged memory: 6.98 MB
Paged system memory: 142.16 KB
Non-paged system memory: 10.13 KB
Working set memory: 8.05 MB
Peak working set memory: 13.74 MB
Min working set memory: 6.67 MB
Private memory: 6.13 MB
Page faults: 33,548
Page faults /min: 19
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 2,963
Read operations /min: 2
Total read transfer: 2.8 MB
Read transfer /min: 2.32 KB
Total write operations: 117
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 52.25 KB
Write transfer /min: 30 Bytes
Total other operations: 5,990
Other operations /min: 5
Total other transfer: 209.12 KB
Other Transfer /min: 128 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 18
USER objects: 24
Handle count average: 364
Thread count average: 12
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 32-bit
Parent Processes
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\AT&T\Internet Security Wizard\ISW.exe" /AUTORUN

Startup files (all users) run details

Name: ISW.exe
Command: "C:\Program Files\AT&T\Internet Security Wizard\ISW.exe" /AUTORUN

Image hashes

MD5: c6fc3b54ad1fee0fe4069ab51bf4c724
SHA-1: 57ca21577540ce503b8070abbde53ce03efd44e7
SHA-256: 77efb36b6fa5b9e0748e91ef287eb6d52f23b3598314e86513d12f6eaa546537

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
File packed: No
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