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What is devenv.exe?

Part of Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2008 by Microsoft

What is it?

Microsoft Visual Studio is an integrated development environment (IDE) from Microsoft. It is used to develop console and graphical user interface applications along with Windows Forms applications, web sites, web applications, and web services in both native code together with managed code for all platforms supported by Microsoft Windows, Windows Mobile, Windows CE, .NET Framework, .NET Compact Framework and Microsoft Silverlight.
Description of devenv.exe from Microsoft
Microsoft Visual Studio is a powerful IDE that ensures quality code throughout the entire application lifecycle, from design to deployment. Whether you’re developing applications for SharePoint, the web, Windows, Windows Phone, and beyond, Visual Studio is your ultimate all-in-one solution. Released in November 2007, Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 was the first application to feature a visual designer for the Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) with snap lines and event tabs that enable RAD-style development. It also supported developers targeting the 2007 Microsoft Office System with designers for both Outlook and the Fluent menu. For multidisciplinary teams, Visual Studio Team System delivered improved scalability, including support for continuous integration.
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How does devenv.exe run?

Process - devenv.exe is an instance of a running program. This 32-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.1% of all Boost users have the devenv.exe process running.Of the 0.1% of devenv.exe users, 14.0% have disabled it.
How stable is Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2008?
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 devenv.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00008% CPU808.2%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
387.43 MB RAM1799.2%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
901 /min40.0%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
2,179 GDI objects1452.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
438 context switches/sec438.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\microsoft visual studio 9.0\common7\ide\devenv.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 Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2008.

What else is related?

Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2008 Stability

devenv.exe crashes or has encountered a critical error 0.8900% of the time.
Error: Program crashed (APPCRASH)
Occurred: over 6 months ago
Error: Program crashed (APPCRASH)
Occurred: over 6 months ago
Error: Stopped working (CLR20r3)
Occurred: over 6 months ago

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7600.0)

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File details

File name: devenv.exe
Publisher: Microsoft Corporation (verified)
Name: Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2008
Description: Microsoft Visual Studio 2008
Version: 9.0.30729.1 built by: SP
Product version: 9.0.30729.1
Size: 1.05 MB
Original file name: devenv.exe

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: Microsoft Corporation
Effective date: 8/22/2007
Expiration date: 2/22/2009

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0001787327%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000979170%
User CPU: 0.00008081573351%
Total CPU time: 5,338,799 ms
Total CPU time /min: 428 ms
Privileged CPU time: 2396943.66 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 191 ms
User CPU time: 3275783.1 ms
User CPU time /min: 260 ms
CPU cycle count: 331,382,894
CPU cycle count /min: 223,807,371
Context switches /sec: 438
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 1.11 GB
Peak committed memory: 1.23 GB
Paged memory: 387.43 MB
Peak paged memory: 521.7 MB
Paged system memory: 1.2 MB
Non-paged system memory: 142.89 KB
Working set memory: 326.95 MB
Peak working set memory: 472.67 MB
Min working set memory: 326.86 MB
Private memory: 387.43 MB
Page faults: 24,679,432
Page faults /min: 1,671
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 17,531,497
Read operations /min: 871
Total read transfer: 157.1 MB
Read transfer /min: 496.77 KB
Total write operations: 307,485
Write operations /min: 30
Total write transfer: 249.59 MB
Write transfer /min: 208.38 KB
Total other operations: 16,225,653
Other operations /min: 1,278
Total other transfer: 332.07 MB
Other Transfer /min: 22.61 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 2,179
Peak GDI objects: 2,408
USER objects: 774
Peak USER objects: 1,110
Handle count average: 2,028
Thread count average: 43

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: High
Windows platform: 32-bit
Child Processes
Process Commands
"C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 9.0\Common7\IDE\devenv.exe" "C:\Developement\Hector\AppFoundry\AppFoundry.sln"
"C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 9.0\Common7\IDE\devenv.exe" "C:\Developement\boost\boost.sln"

Image hashes

MD5: ffacb8b84eba6438b7088298422f7d4c
SHA-1: 148e19271b2ad00187e37c587c3cb8332b4a0f76
SHA-256: b0d7e34b4a4a4b829e97d79fb655fdb096e958d5badd29da6feb92f7d027291c

PE image details

File entropy: 7.41663
File packed: No
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