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What is fastuserswitching.exe?

Part of FastUserSwitching Application by Hewlett-Packard

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How does fastuserswitching.exe run?

Process - fastuserswitching.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account.

How does fastuserswitching.exe start?

Startup files (all users) run - fastuserswitching.exe is registered with the run identifier 'Buttons & OSDs control application gen3' and the execution command 'C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Buttons & OSDs control application gen3\FastUserSwitching.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 0.1% of all Boost users have the fastuserswitching.exe process running.Of the 0.1% of fastuserswitching.exe users, 27.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is fastuserswitching.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00002% CPU210.6%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
     1.81 MB RAM8.4%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 1 /min0.0%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
         15 GDI objects10.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\hewlett-packard\buttons & osds control application gen3\fastuserswitching.exe

Are there other versions of FastUserSwitching Application?

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)

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File details

File name: fastuserswitching.exe
Publisher: Hewlett-Packard
Name: FastUserSwitching Application
Description: FastUserSwitching MFC Application
Size: 208 KB
Original file name: FastUserSwitching.exe

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0000421144%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000210572%
User CPU: 0.00002105719644%
Privileged CPU time: 78 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 205,425,123
CPU cycle count /min: 67,911
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 79.35 MB
Peak committed memory: 86.44 MB
Paged memory: 1.81 MB
Peak paged memory: 2.05 MB
Paged system memory: 149.37 KB
Non-paged system memory: 11.14 KB
Working set memory: 732 KB
Peak working set memory: 7.49 MB
Min working set memory: 84 KB
Private memory: 1.81 MB
Page faults: 4,284
Page faults /min: 1
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 5
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 2.9 KB
Read transfer /min: 0 Bytes
Total other operations: 503
Other operations /min: 1
Total other transfer: 5.85 KB
Other Transfer /min: 2 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 15
Peak GDI objects: 18
USER objects: 9
Peak USER objects: 10
Handle count average: 119
Thread count average: 3
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 64-bit
Child Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Buttons & OSDs control application gen3\FastUserSwitching.exe"

Startup files (all users) run details

Name: Buttons & OSDs control application gen3
Command: C:\Program Files\Hewlett-Packard\Buttons & OSDs control application gen3\FastUserSwitching.exe

Image hashes

MD5: 25d9023c2c38e475ada0bd725ec76995
SHA-1: 60e5d8f2fe4e89e9354f1769a8cb933fca43334f
SHA-256: d9dd3ec611b14b32ffcb52cc7d965dc78db056779a962601a418a5dd86a5f6b8

PE image details

File packed: No
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