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What is sixengine.exe?

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How does sixengine.exe run?

Process - sixengine.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. sixengine.exe is executed by the process taskeng.exe (Task Scheduler Engine by Microsoft).

How does sixengine.exe start?

Scheduled task - sixengine.exe is launched automatically by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\ASUS\ASUS SIX Engine'. Task Scheduler provides the ability to schedule the launch of programs or scripts at pre-defined times or after specified time intervals or even with event-based triggers.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.2% of all Boost users have the sixengine.exe process running.Of the 0.2% of sixengine.exe users, 28.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is sixengine.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00004% CPU437.2%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
14.41 MB RAM66.9%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
602 GDI objects401.3%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
 1 context switches/sec1.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\asus\epu-6 engine\sixengine.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 this process.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7600.0)
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File details

File name: sixengine.exe
Product version:
Size: 6.94 MB

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0001311704%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000874470%
User CPU: 0.00004372347568%
Privileged CPU time: 312 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 597,165,884
Context switches /sec: 1
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 104.96 MB
Peak committed memory: 111.32 MB
Paged memory: 14.41 MB
Peak paged memory: 14.52 MB
Paged system memory: 173.75 KB
Non-paged system memory: 54.09 KB
Working set memory: 4.5 MB
Peak working set memory: 27.96 MB
Min working set memory: 2.13 MB
Private memory: 14.41 MB
Page faults: 15,910
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 685
Total read transfer: 985.83 KB
Total write operations: 472
Total write transfer: 2.21 MB
Total other operations: 20,800
Total other transfer: 70.81 MB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 602
Peak GDI objects: 611
USER objects: 102
Peak USER objects: 105
Handle count average: 87
Thread count average: 3
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: High
Windows platform: 64-bit
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\ASUS\EPU-6 Engine\SixEngine.exe" -b

Scheduled task details

Name: \ASUS\ASUS SIX Engine

Image hashes

MD5: e5dee383d8da636382045cc09ca73aed
SHA-1: 686e9b2db92ac1eda014edb812c3e6b210a7b4e1
SHA-256: 708ef3df881876bf2b027141d10e1c8874bbc343e9126829bc4ea729c00bd50a

PE image details

File packed: No
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