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What is workshelf.exe?

Part of WorkShelf by Winstep Software Technologies

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How does workshelf.exe run?

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

How does workshelf.exe start?

Startup files (user) run - workshelf.exe is registered with the run identifier 'Workshelf' and the execution command 'C:\Program Files\Winstep\workshelf.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 0.6% of all Boost users have the workshelf.exe process running.Of the 0.6% of workshelf.exe users, 10.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is workshelf.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00256% CPU25627.6%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
20.51 MB RAM95.3%
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.
170 GDI objects113.3%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\winstep\workshelf.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 WorkShelf.

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: workshelf.exe
Name: WorkShelf
Description: WorkShelf
Version: 12.02.1037
Size: 18.36 MB
Original file name: WorkShelf.exe

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0060016376%
Privileged CPU: 0.0034388809%
User CPU: 0.00256275663275%
Privileged CPU time: 34437.22 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 466 ms
CPU cycle count: 798,409,177
CPU cycle count /min: 1,362,168,482
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 168.85 MB
Peak committed memory: 194.96 MB
Paged memory: 20.51 MB
Peak paged memory: 20.85 MB
Paged system memory: 285.54 KB
Non-paged system memory: 22.58 KB
Working set memory: 13.98 MB
Peak working set memory: 26.04 MB
Min working set memory: 10.98 MB
Private memory: 20.51 MB
Page faults: 3,059,962
Page faults /min: 93,319
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 230
Read operations /min: 2
Total read transfer: 4.37 MB
Read transfer /min: 59.76 KB
Total write operations: 1
Total write transfer: 116 Bytes
Total other operations: 1,006,186
Other operations /min: 31,012
Total other transfer: 46.64 MB
Other Transfer /min: 1.46 MB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 170
Peak GDI objects: 193
USER objects: 163
Peak USER objects: 178
Handle count average: 406
Thread count average: 7
Thread resource averages

Process details

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

Startup files (user) run details

Name: Workshelf
Command: C:\Program Files\Winstep\workshelf.exe autostart

Image hashes

MD5: 9dfe57edea29d9c8b686e1790794038c
SHA-1: 69c2c9a8094fe1c8bb1869bac8f49cad538256a9
SHA-256: ed9aae80de58d768b8e7d516f324dd69d9f2462a19cb5838450f3401dee157b7

PE image details

File packed: No
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