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What is netsurf.exe?

Part of Internet Desktop Application by Netsurfer

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How does netsurf.exe run?

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

How does netsurf.exe start?

Startup files (all users) run - netsurf.exe is registered with the run identifier 'Optimum Online net guide' and the execution command '"C:\Program Files\Optimum Online\Netsurf.exe" -trayicon' 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 0.4% of all Boost users have the netsurf.exe process running.Of the 0.4% of netsurf.exe users, 14.3% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is netsurf.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00006% CPU573.1%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
27.2 MB RAM126.3%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 23 /min1.0%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
128 GDI objects85.3%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
          16 context switches/sec16.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\optimum online\netsurf.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 Internet Desktop Application.

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.196608)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
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File details

File name: netsurf.exe
Publisher: Netsurfer, Inc.
Name: Internet Desktop Application
Description: Internet Desktop Application
Product version:
Size: 1.55 MB
Original file name: Netsurf.exe

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0012128103%
Privileged CPU: 0.0011554976%
User CPU: 0.00005731268228%
Privileged CPU time: 1640.62 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 2 ms
Context switches /sec: 16
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 95.16 MB
Peak committed memory: 103.9 MB
Paged memory: 27.2 MB
Peak paged memory: 27.49 MB
Paged system memory: 88.01 KB
Non-paged system memory: 8.61 KB
Working set memory: 944 KB
Peak working set memory: 30.88 MB
Min working set memory: 808 KB
Private memory: 27.2 MB
Page faults: 25,388
Page faults /min: 28
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 20,159
Read operations /min: 22
Total read transfer: 1.9 MB
Read transfer /min: 2.16 KB
Total write operations: 66
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 8.54 KB
Write transfer /min: 10 Bytes
Total other operations: 14,153
Other operations /min: 16
Total other transfer: 421.41 KB
Other Transfer /min: 479 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 128
USER objects: 61
Handle count average: 301
Thread count average: 5
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Undefined
Windows platform: 32-bit
System Tray: Yes
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Optimum Online\Netsurf.exe" -trayicon

Startup files (all users) run details

Name: Optimum Online net guide
Command: "C:\Program Files\Optimum Online\Netsurf.exe" -trayicon

Network connectivity

UDP: LISTENING on port 1060

Image hashes

MD5: 846913b06f1bf92e0b18b1f487bebec0
SHA-1: 622b712ebf7cdcef5fc368b1051f053c707463ea
SHA-256: 506a46ab5c825f6c0bbb5a46a2ef95adcc59d5d3d962840851a935ecaecf6795

PE image details

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