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What is nextstart.exe?

Part of NextSTART by Winstep Software Technologies

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How does nextstart.exe run?

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

How does nextstart.exe start?

Startup files (user) run - nextstart.exe is registered with the run identifier 'NextSTART' and the execution command 'C:\Program Files\Winstep\nextstart.exe autostart' 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 0.4% of all Boost users have the nextstart.exe process running.Of the 0.4% of nextstart.exe users, 12.5% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is nextstart.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00047% CPU4730.0%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
13.32 MB RAM61.9%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 5 /min0.2%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
220 GDI objects146.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\winstep\nextstart.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 NextSTART.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 8 Pro with Media Center (6.2.9200.0)
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File details

File name: nextstart.exe
Name: NextSTART
Description: NextSTART
Version: 12.02.0689
Size: 7.43 MB
Original file name: NextStart.exe

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0037969316%
Privileged CPU: 0.0033239338%
User CPU: 0.00047299784063%
Privileged CPU time: 9063.66 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 111 ms
CPU cycle count: 537,372,776
CPU cycle count /min: 488,875,769
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 130.86 MB
Peak committed memory: 173.2 MB
Paged memory: 13.32 MB
Peak paged memory: 13.99 MB
Paged system memory: 231.1 KB
Non-paged system memory: 20.21 KB
Working set memory: 9.33 MB
Peak working set memory: 22.37 MB
Min working set memory: 4.07 MB
Private memory: 13.32 MB
Page faults: 167,524
Page faults /min: 4,510
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 318
Read operations /min: 5
Total read transfer: 3.42 MB
Read transfer /min: 44.65 KB
Total write operations: 1
Total write transfer: 116 Bytes
Total other operations: 1,060,821
Other operations /min: 22,747
Total other transfer: 42.34 MB
Other Transfer /min: 964.48 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 220
Peak GDI objects: 288
USER objects: 110
Peak USER objects: 149
Handle count average: 330
Thread count average: 4
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 32-bit
Parent Processes
Child Processes
Process Commands
"C:\Program Files\Winstep\Nextstart.exe" autostart
"C:\Program Files\Winstep\Nextstart.exe" autostart

Startup files (user) run details

Name: NextSTART
Command: C:\Program Files\Winstep\nextstart.exe autostart

Image hashes

MD5: 031381d2f4de15c46f3bd6aceed0b368
SHA-1: 6f7d614a55ae048ef5da91a0220074acef41967a
SHA-256: b9f2367c462b01cc980d45282bfe963c8e26a1b631af6e1f6ea2ee9d038a3adc

PE image details

File packed: No
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