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What is bdexthost.exe?

Part of Bing Desktop by Microsoft

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How does bdexthost.exe run?

Process - bdexthost.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. bdexthost.exe is executed by the process svchost.exe (Host Process for Windows Services by Microsoft).


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About 0.0% of all Boost users have the bdexthost.exe process running.Of the 0.0% of bdexthost.exe users, 62.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is bdexthost.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00022% CPU2212.6%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          2.26 MB RAM10.5%
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.
              19 GDI objects12.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\microsoft\bingdesktop\bdexthost.exe

Are there other versions of Bing Desktop?

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536)

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File details

File name: bdexthost.exe
Publisher: Microsoft Corp. (verified)
Name: Bing Desktop
Description: BDExtHost.exe
Version: 1.3.470.0
Size: 203.72 KB
Original file name: BDExtHost.exe

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: Microsoft Corporation
Effective date: 1/24/2013
Expiration date: 4/24/2014

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0003260703%
Privileged CPU: 0.0001048083%
User CPU: 0.00022126197438%
Privileged CPU time: 405.6 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,069,902,540
CPU cycle count /min: 286,972
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 75.1 MB
Peak committed memory: 77.6 MB
Paged memory: 2.26 MB
Peak paged memory: 2.38 MB
Paged system memory: 129.55 KB
Non-paged system memory: 12.04 KB
Working set memory: 1.88 MB
Peak working set memory: 7.36 MB
Min working set memory: 1.76 MB
Private memory: 2.26 MB
Page faults: 2,486
Page faults /min: 1
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 249
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 69.17 KB
Read transfer /min: 19 Bytes
Total other operations: 1,829
Other operations /min: 1
Total other transfer: 12.53 KB
Other Transfer /min: 3 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 19
Peak GDI objects: 28
USER objects: 22
Peak USER objects: 25
Handle count average: 119
Thread count average: 7
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: High
Windows platform: 64-bit
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Microsoft\BingDesktop\BDExtHost.exe" -Embedding

Image hashes

MD5: b59421860fd19d81be1385c594795389
SHA-1: ca45e935597de72ab9cb6ff51d83cacc6ea16a2f

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C++ 10.0
File packed: No
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