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What is steelseriesengine.exe?

Part of SteelSeries Engine

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How does steelseriesengine.exe run?

Process - steelseriesengine.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. steelseriesengine.exe is executed by the process explorer.exe (Windows Explorer by Microsoft).

How does steelseriesengine.exe start?

Startup files (all users) run - steelseriesengine.exe is registered with the run identifier 'SteelSeries Engine' and the execution command 'C:\Program Files\SteelSeries\SteelSeries Engine\SteelSeriesEngine.exe' 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 0.2% of all Boost users have the steelseriesengine.exe process running.Of the 0.2% of steelseriesengine.exe users, 19.0% have disabled it.
How stable is SteelSeries Engine?
Based on crash data discovered by Boost, stability is a measure of how sound this particular process and the average percent of times it crashes.
Typical program1.26%
How resource intensive is steelseriesengine.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00003% CPU321.4%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
110.31 MB RAM512.3%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
              26 GDI objects17.3%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
38 context switches/sec38.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\steelseries\steelseries engine\steelseriesengine.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 SteelSeries Engine.

SteelSeries Engine Stability

steelseriesengine.exe crashes or has encountered a critical error 0.8900% of the time.
Error: 01>B0 ?@5:@0I5=0 (CLR20r3)
Details: Stopped working
Occurred: over 6 months ago
Error: 01>B0 ?@5:@0I5=0 (CLR20r3)
Details: Stopped working
Occurred: over 6 months ago
Error: 01>B0 ?@5:@0I5=0 (CLR20r3)
Details: Stopped working
Occurred on: October 1, 2013

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Basic (6.1.7601.65536)
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File details

File name: steelseriesengine.exe
Name: SteelSeries Engine
Description: SteelSeries Engine
Version: 2.1.744
Size: 222 KB
Original file name: SteelSeriesEngine.exe

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0001113514%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000792087%
User CPU: 0.00003214267947%
Privileged CPU time: 251005609 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 2,056,837,775
Context switches /sec: 38
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 790.98 MB
Peak committed memory: 825.72 MB
Paged memory: 110.31 MB
Peak paged memory: 147.44 MB
Paged system memory: 546.59 KB
Non-paged system memory: 51.64 KB
Working set memory: 101.74 MB
Peak working set memory: 108.86 MB
Min working set memory: 99.95 MB
Private memory: 110.31 MB
Page faults: 68,903,470
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 848
Total read transfer: 24.34 MB
Total write operations: 3,622
Total write transfer: 67.55 MB
Total other operations: 87,652
Total other transfer: 738.13 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 26
Peak GDI objects: 33
USER objects: 24
Peak USER objects: 26
Handle count average: 281
Thread count average: 11

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: High
Windows platform: 64-bit
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\SteelSeries\SteelSeries Engine\SteelSeriesEngine.exe"

Startup files (all users) run details

Name: SteelSeries Engine
Command: C:\Program Files\SteelSeries\SteelSeries Engine\SteelSeriesEngine.exe

Image hashes

MD5: c70896ecaa77e470ad14dc39e0a84ed6
SHA-1: b4ace260e09de43cf395e34d48c12977d4b21a30
SHA-256: 11a5be5e45e57c4939155b230fd49a49b64af059bc724083cc254e5ace8dd22d

PE image details

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