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What is setup.exe?

Part of InstallShield® by InstallShield Software

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How does setup.exe run?

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

How does setup.exe start?

Scheduled task - setup.exe is launched automatically by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '{7121A4BD-4B41-43B5-B481-4F44681B6099}' and is triggered by the Registration action. Task Scheduler provides the ability to schedule the launch of programs or scripts at pre-defined times or after specified time intervals or even with event-based triggers.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.2% of all Boost users have the setup.exe process running.Of the 0.2% of setup.exe users, 25.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is setup.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
          0.00000227% CPU22.7%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          2.44 MB RAM11.3%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 1 /min0.0%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
         4 GDI objects2.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\quake iii arena\quake3\setup.exe

Are there other versions of InstallShield®?

Why are multiple of the same versions listed?

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 InstallShield®.

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: setup.exe
Name: InstallShield®
Description: 32-bit Setup Launcher
Version: 5, 52, 164, 0
Product version: 5, 52
Size: 72 KB

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: VeriSign
Expiration date: 6/2/2010

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0000208963%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000186296%
User CPU: 0.00000226671272%
Privileged CPU time: 31.2 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 834,922,462
CPU cycle count /min: 635,260
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 79.36 MB
Peak committed memory: 79.5 MB
Paged memory: 2.44 MB
Peak paged memory: 2.44 MB
Paged system memory: 147.02 KB
Non-paged system memory: 13.02 KB
Working set memory: 425 KB
Peak working set memory: 5.91 MB
Min working set memory: 315 KB
Private memory: 2.44 MB
Page faults: 1,709
Page faults /min: 1
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 31
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 43.48 KB
Read transfer /min: 34 Bytes
Total other operations: 692
Other operations /min: 1
Total other transfer: 1.76 KB
Other Transfer /min: 2 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 4
Peak GDI objects: 4
USER objects: 1
Peak USER objects: 1
Handle count average: 79
Thread count average: 2
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: High
Windows platform: 64-bit
Parent Process
Process Commands
"C:\Quake III Arena\Quake3\Setup.exe"
"C:\Quake III Arena\quake3\setup.exe"

Scheduled task details

CLSID: {7121A4BD-4B41-43B5-B481-4F44681B6099}
Command: \{7121A4BD-4B41-43B5-B481-4F44681B6099}

Image hashes

MD5: 71e6dd8a9de4a9baf89fca951768059a
SHA-1: aac779471a2f9ae3d3e0e39047ef1744feda77b1
SHA-256: 5656e87da0641c9dcfcd0ee8949ce72b3fa6a7d0e8b1fd985a16f6bd6c34ce52

PE image details

File packed: No
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