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What is rocketdock.exe?

Description of rocketdock.exe from the publisher
RocketDock is a smoothly animated, alpha blended application launcher. It provides a nice clean interface to drop shortcuts on for easy access and organization. With each item completely customizable there is no end to what you can add and launch from the dock. Now with added Taskbar support your minimized windows can appear as icons on the dock. This allows for better productivity and accessibility. When you install RocketDock you can find helpful documentation in the Start Menu, or view the most recent Online Help at anytime.
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How does rocketdock.exe run?

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

How does rocketdock.exe start?

User start menu folder - The shortcut file rocketdock.lnk is loaded in the user's Startup folder (%AppData%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\) that points to the executable rocketdock.exe. The startup folder contains programs that automatically start when Windows starts for the logged in user.
Startup files (all users) run - rocketdock.exe is registered with the run identifier 'Rocketdock' and the execution command '"C:\Program Files\RocketDock\RocketDock.exe"' in the Windows registry HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run. Run keys are startup registry keys that are used to launch an application automatically when any Windows user logs into Windows.
Startup files (user) run - rocketdock.exe is registered with the run identifier 'RocketDock' and the execution command '"C:\Program Files\RocketDock\RocketDock.exe"' 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.

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What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.6% of all Boost users have the rocketdock.exe process running.Of the 0.6% of rocketdock.exe users, 43.0% have disabled it.
How stable is rocketdock.exe?
Based on crash data discovered by Boost, stability is a measure of how sound this particular process and the average percent of times it crashes.
     rocketdock.exe0.03%
Typical program1.26%
How resource intensive is rocketdock.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.04095% CPU409468.8%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
8.53 MB RAM39.6%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
     80 /min3.6%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
              39 GDI objects26.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
195 context switches/sec195.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\rocketdock\rocketdock.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 programs install rocketdock.exe?

RocketDock 1.3.5 by Punk Software - RocketDock is an application launcher developed by PolyVector and Skunkie of Punk Labs that provides a dock similar to that of the Mac OS X Aqua GUI. It is freely available under a Creative Commons license and is distrib
Program URL: rocketdock.com/
Program help URL: forums.punksoftware.com
Install path: C:\Program Files\RocketDock\
Size: 11.08 MB
Windows 8 UX Pack by Windows X's Live
Program help URL: www.windowsxlive.net
Install path: C:\Program Files\UX Pack\
Size: 29.2 MB
PDF-Viewer by Tracker Software Products Ltd
Program URL: www.docu-track.com
Program help URL: www.tracker-software.com
Install path: C:\Program Files\Tracker Software\
Size: 30.47 MB
RocketDock by Punk Software
Program URL: www.punksoftware.com
Install path: C:\Program Files\rocketdock
Size: 9.92 MB

What else is related?

rocketdock.exe Stability

rocketdock.exe crashes or has encountered a critical error 0.8900% of the time.
1.  
Error: Stopped working (APPCRASH)
Crashing module: ntdll.dll (still researching...)
Occurred: over 6 months ago

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.196608)
Windows Vista (TM) Home Premium (6.0.6002.131072)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Enterprise (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7600.0)
Windows Seven Black Edition (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Professional (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Starter (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Home Basic (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Professional (6.1.7601.65536)
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File details

File name: rocketdock.exe
Size: 484 KB

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0506588839%
Privileged CPU: 0.0097120025%
User CPU: 0.04094688143293%
Privileged CPU time: 63585437.36 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 3,275 ms
CPU cycle count: 50,170,345
CPU cycle count /min: 298,284,952
Context switches /sec: 195
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 102.5 MB
Peak committed memory: 130.42 MB
Paged memory: 8.53 MB
Peak paged memory: 15.1 MB
Paged system memory: 175.46 KB
Non-paged system memory: 17.32 KB
Working set memory: 11.16 MB
Peak working set memory: 19.68 MB
Min working set memory: 8.05 MB
Private memory: 8.53 MB
Page faults: 560,992
Page faults /min: 665
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 4,411
Read operations /min: 15
Total read transfer: 4.02 MB
Read transfer /min: 11.54 KB
Total write operations: 32
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 15.67 KB
Write transfer /min: 19 Bytes
Total other operations: 70,872
Other operations /min: 137
Total other transfer: 6.21 MB
Other Transfer /min: 8.33 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 39
Peak GDI objects: 61
USER objects: 36
Peak USER objects: 52
Resources
Handle count average: 350
Thread count average: 6
Thread resource averages
wow64.dll
gdiplus.dll
gdiplus.dll
wow64.dll

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 64-bit
Parent Processes
Child Processes
Process Commands
"C:\Program Files\RocketDock\RocketDock.exe"
"C:\Program Files\iOS6 Skin Pack\RocketDock\RocketDock.exe"
"C:\Program Files\RocketDock\RocketDock.exe"
"C:\Windows\Icecream Sandwich Skin Pack\RocketDock\RocketDock.exe"
"C:\Windows\Crystal Skin Pack\RocketDock\RocketDock.exe"

User start menu folder details

Name: rocketdock.exe

Startup files (all users) run details

Name: Rocketdock
Command: "C:\Program Files\RocketDock\RocketDock.exe"

Startup files (user) run details

Name: RocketDock
Command: "C:\Program Files\RocketDock\RocketDock.exe"

Image hashes

MD5: 7dfccc67990b6de7f30f553a4e4612a4
SHA-1: 521e9198e3dc1d41fac02eb01fb9f47f6d2a9855
SHA-256: 9ff98d6fd2539cefc9f42103a7f72388bed6ee590400559b92bc7430228da36a

PE image details

File packed: No
Import Table
advapi32.dll
comctl32.dll
comdlg32.dll
gdi32.dll
gdiplus.dll
kernel32.dll
ole32.dll
psapi.dll
setupapi.dll
shell32.dll
shlwapi.dll
user32.dll
Export Table
dockletbrowseforimage
dockletdefaultconfigdialog
dockletdoattentionanimation
dockletgetlabel
dockletgetrect
dockletgetrelativefolder
dockletgetrootfolder
dockletisvisible
dockletloadgdiplusimage
dockletlockmouseeffect
dockletquerydockalign
dockletquerydockedge
dockletsetdockalign
dockletsetdockedge
dockletsetimage
dockletsetimagefile
dockletsetimageoverlay
dockletsetlabel
writeprivateprofileint
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