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What is desktop lightning.exe?

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How does desktop lightning.exe run?

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

How does desktop lightning.exe start?

User start menu folder - The shortcut file desktop lightning.lnk is loaded in the user's Startup folder (%AppData%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\) that points to the executable desktop lightning.exe. The startup folder contains programs that automatically start when Windows starts for the logged in user.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.3% of all Boost users have the desktop lightning.exe process running.Of the 0.3% of desktop lightning.exe users, 20.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is desktop lightning.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00008% CPU752.0%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
34.63 MB RAM160.8%
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.
115 GDI objects76.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\users\user\desktop\desktop lightning\desktop lightning.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 this process.

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
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File details

File name: desktop lightning.exe
Size: 139 KB

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0003919447%
Privileged CPU: 0.0003167423%
User CPU: 0.00007520240433%
Privileged CPU time: 1497.61 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 1 ms
CPU cycle count: 420,349,699
CPU cycle count /min: 147,927,703
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 175.26 MB
Peak committed memory: 182.42 MB
Paged memory: 34.63 MB
Peak paged memory: 37.59 MB
Paged system memory: 258.09 KB
Non-paged system memory: 28.43 KB
Working set memory: 43.88 MB
Peak working set memory: 46.58 MB
Min working set memory: 38.05 MB
Private memory: 34.63 MB
Page faults: 30,374
Page faults /min: 23
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 108
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 252.44 KB
Read transfer /min: 194 Bytes
Total write operations: 333
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 363.19 KB
Write transfer /min: 279 Bytes
Total other operations: 17,823
Other operations /min: 13
Total other transfer: 884.88 KB
Other Transfer /min: 680 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 115
Peak GDI objects: 120
USER objects: 12
Peak USER objects: 15
Handle count average: 314
Thread count average: 12
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 64-bit
System Tray: Yes
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\users\user\desktop\Desktop Lightning\Desktop Lightning.exe"

User start menu folder details

Name: desktop lightning.exe

Image hashes

MD5: 77552d4d1d159bc2438c98331bc0530f
SHA-1: 017ad201bedf44649b2a3f23e80831cde4c1771e

PE image details

File packed: No
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