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What is metrostart.exe?

Part of WinMetro by IObit

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How does metrostart.exe run?

Process - metrostart.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-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 0.6% of all Boost users have the metrostart.exe process running.Of the 0.6% of metrostart.exe users, 51.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is metrostart.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00016% CPU1625.9%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
55.32 MB RAM256.9%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
4,275 /min189.7%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
473 GDI objects315.3%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\ux pack\winmetro\metrostart.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 WinMetro.

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: metrostart.exe
Publisher: IObit (verified)
Name: WinMetro
Description: WinMetro Start
Product version: 1.0
Size: 1.88 MB
Original file name: MetroStart.exe

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 1/14/2013
Expiration date: 2/14/2016

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0001969822%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000343957%
User CPU: 0.00016258648965%
Privileged CPU time: 148840.55 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 30 ms
CPU cycle count: 626,536,753
CPU cycle count /min: 1,014,707,639
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 296.52 MB
Peak committed memory: 316.42 MB
Paged memory: 55.32 MB
Peak paged memory: 57.72 MB
Paged system memory: 345.72 KB
Non-paged system memory: 75.04 KB
Working set memory: 21.39 MB
Peak working set memory: 70.61 MB
Min working set memory: 1.44 MB
Private memory: 55.32 MB
Page faults: 7,822,179
Page faults /min: 1,567
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 603,817
Read operations /min: 121
Read transfer /min: 780.4 KB
Total write operations: 3,660,976
Write operations /min: 734
Write transfer /min: 717.89 KB
Total other operations: 3,937,038
Other operations /min: 789
Total other transfer: 59.86 MB
Other Transfer /min: 12.28 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 473
Peak GDI objects: 476
USER objects: 95
Peak USER objects: 108
Handle count average: 523
Thread count average: 34
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: High
Windows platform: 64-bit
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\UX Pack\WinMetro\MetroStart.exe"

Network connectivity

UDP: LISTENING on port 62781

Image hashes

MD5: 0268a9bc6320ccca1dc271ba3a6689d7
SHA-1: 1949293fab53528a18564befdc08308bb3673872
SHA-256: f837f6297fc708d2aa380923a594aae3d1a029dc5f854e513c03c8da5c5f6dba

PE image details

File packed: No
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