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What is winampa.exe?

Part of Winamp Agent by Nullsoft

What is it?

Winamp is a media player for Windows-based PCs and Android devices, written by Nullsoft, now a subsidiary of AOL. It is proprietary freeware/shareware, multi-format, extensible with plug-ins and skins, and is noted for its graphical sound visualization, playlist, and media library features.
Description of winampa.exe from Nullsoft
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How does winampa.exe run?

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

How does winampa.exe start?

Startup files (all users) run - winampa.exe is registered with the run identifier 'WinampAgent' and the execution command '"C:\Program Files\Winamp\winampa.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 winampa.exe process running.Of the 0.2% of winampa.exe users, 76.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is winampa.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00078% CPU7842.2%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
     816 KB RAM3.7%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 20 /min0.9%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
         12 GDI objects8.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\winamp\winampa.exe

Are there other versions of Winamp Agent?

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Professional (6.1.7601.65536)

About Nullsoft, Inc.

Nullsoft, Inc. is known products include the Winamp media player and the SHOUTcast MP3 streaming media server. In recent years, their open source installer syst More...
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File details

File name: winampa.exe
Publisher: Nullsoft, Inc. (verified)
Name: Winamp Agent
Description: Winamp Agent
Size: 82.59 KB
Original file name: winampa.exe

Digital certificate

Issued to: Nullsoft Inc.
Certificate authority: America Online Inc.

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0008234345%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000392112%
User CPU: 0.00078422334665%
Privileged CPU time: 15.6 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 89,184,160
CPU cycle count /min: 85,961
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 42.76 MB
Peak committed memory: 43.88 MB
Paged memory: 816 KB
Peak paged memory: 956 KB
Paged system memory: 87.1 KB
Non-paged system memory: 2.58 KB
Working set memory: 388 KB
Peak working set memory: 3.33 MB
Min working set memory: 216 KB
Private memory: 816 KB
Page faults: 1,106
Page faults /min: 1
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 5
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 17.39 KB
Read transfer /min: 17 Bytes
Total other operations: 279
Other operations /min: 1
Total other transfer: 1.14 KB
Other Transfer /min: 0 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 12
Peak GDI objects: 13
USER objects: 4
Peak USER objects: 4
Handle count average: 40
Thread count average: 1
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 32-bit
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Winamp\winampa.exe"

Startup files (all users) run details

Name: WinampAgent
Command: "C:\Program Files\Winamp\winampa.exe"

Image hashes

MD5: 3c47869896eb67cdba25e72cf67d24e1
SHA-1: c03dc583b360a140744f84b83b8d997fb74bf2c3

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C++ 9.0
File packed: No
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