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What is chrome_frame_helper.exe?

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How does chrome_frame_helper.exe run?

Process - chrome_frame_helper.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. chrome_frame_helper.exe is executed by the process explorer.exe (Windows Explorer by Microsoft).

How does chrome_frame_helper.exe start?

Startup files (user) run - chrome_frame_helper.exe is registered with the run identifier 'ChromeFrameHelper' and the execution command '"C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\Google\Chrome\Application\26.0.1410.43\chrome_frame_helper.exe" --startup' in the Windows registry HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run. Run keys are startup registry keys that are used to launch an application automatically when a 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 chrome_frame_helper.exe process running.Of the 0.2% of chrome_frame_helper.exe users, 31.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is chrome_frame_helper.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00029% CPU2858.1%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
     1.61 MB RAM7.5%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
         8 GDI objects5.3%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application data\google\chrome\application\26.0.1410.43\chrome_frame_helper.exe

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.196608)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536)

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File details

File name: chrome_frame_helper.exe
Publisher: Google Inc. (verified)
Name: Google Chrome Frame
Description: Chrome Frame renders the Web of the future in the browsers of the past. It's like strapping a rocket engine to a minivan.
Version: 26.0.1410.43
Size: 80.95 KB
Original file name: chrome_frame_helper.exe

Digital certificate

Issued to: Google Inc
Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 11/13/2011
Expiration date: 11/13/2014

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0002917722%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000059597%
User CPU: 0.00028581250409%
Privileged CPU time: 7.8 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 128,306,480
CPU cycle count /min: 147,860
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 47.94 MB
Peak committed memory: 47.94 MB
Paged memory: 1.61 MB
Peak paged memory: 1.61 MB
Paged system memory: 85.61 KB
Non-paged system memory: 5.27 KB
Working set memory: 2.57 MB
Peak working set memory: 3.74 MB
Min working set memory: 2.48 MB
Private memory: 1.61 MB
Page faults: 1,012
Page faults /min: 16
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 8
Peak GDI objects: 10
USER objects: 4
Peak USER objects: 4
Handle count average: 48
Thread count average: 4
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 64-bit
Parent Process
Process Commands
"C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\Google\Chrome\Application\26.0.1410.43\chrome_frame_helper.exe" --startup

Startup files (user) run details

Name: ChromeFrameHelper
Command: "C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\Google \Chrome\Application\26.0.1410.43\chrome_frame_helper.exe" --startup

Image hashes

MD5: 78327d56e28b77ab1a2f04c62648f51d
SHA-1: 7f8090e46c95d989d0eb40478d7e603dbe56a61e
SHA-256: 9eca467ae5d7610e3196fede0acb1461fb734fccdd5d5ee44822a7d611d1ac12

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
File packed: No
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