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What is holdkey.exe?

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How does holdkey.exe run?

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


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.5% of all Boost users have the holdkey.exe process running.Of the 0.5% of holdkey.exe users, 11.1% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is holdkey.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00047% CPU4707.2%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          3.23 MB RAM15.0%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 2 /min0.1%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
              32 GDI objects21.3%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
332 context switches/sec332.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\holdkey\holdkey.exe

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.131072)
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File details

File name: holdkey.exe
Publisher: Holdkey
Name: Holdkey
Size: 376.92 KB

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0005460322%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000753148%
User CPU: 0.00047071742547%
Privileged CPU time: 8140.62 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 8 ms
Context switches /sec: 332
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 39.27 MB
Peak committed memory: 48.21 MB
Paged memory: 3.23 MB
Peak paged memory: 5.56 MB
Paged system memory: 55.5 KB
Non-paged system memory: 2.58 KB
Working set memory: 864 KB
Peak working set memory: 7.8 MB
Min working set memory: 372 KB
Private memory: 3.23 MB
Page faults: 15,737
Page faults /min: 16
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 140
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 439.17 KB
Read transfer /min: 462 Bytes
Total write operations: 16
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 1.56 KB
Write transfer /min: 2 Bytes
Total other operations: 2,135
Other operations /min: 2
Total other transfer: 145.4 KB
Other Transfer /min: 153 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 32
USER objects: 84
Handle count average: 38
Thread count average: 2
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\Holdkey\holdkey.exe"

Image hashes

MD5: 058a1420e3f07c10cf46ee914e61d43c
SHA-1: cbb97531e56ee604cd7e0a538a08ec07ff4a2ec3
SHA-256: 0c2769f6bb812a54d69f77d5f7f833771ddfc183d4b09e5ef6a8766517bfeb1f

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
File packed: Yes
Packed by: Unknown
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