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What is startup.exe?

Part of Creative Element Power Tools by Creative Element

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How does startup.exe run?

Process - startup.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account.

How does startup.exe start?

User start menu folder - The shortcut file startup.lnk is loaded in the user's Startup folder (%AppData%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\) that points to the executable startup.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 0.4% of all Boost users have the startup.exe process running.Of the 0.4% of startup.exe users, 14.3% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is startup.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
     0.00000061% CPU6.1%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          2.41 MB RAM11.2%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
              40 GDI objects26.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\creative element power tools\startup.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 Creative Element Power Tools.

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: startup.exe
Publisher: Creative Element (verified)
Name: Creative Element Power Tools
Description: Creative Element Power Tools Startup module
Version: 3.00.0005
Size: 259.16 KB
Original file name: Startup.exe

Digital certificate

Issued to: Creative Element
Certificate authority: Creative Element

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0000037834%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000031732%
User CPU: 0.00000061023386%
Privileged CPU time: 78 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 289,004,144
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 94.7 MB
Peak committed memory: 94.7 MB
Paged memory: 2.41 MB
Peak paged memory: 2.41 MB
Paged system memory: 174.02 KB
Non-paged system memory: 10.08 KB
Working set memory: 7.43 MB
Peak working set memory: 8.83 MB
Min working set memory: 7.35 MB
Private memory: 2.41 MB
Page faults: 2,485
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 1
Total read transfer: 60 Bytes
Total other operations: 369
Total other transfer: 450 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 40
Peak GDI objects: 46
USER objects: 27
Peak USER objects: 28
Handle count average: 71
Thread count average: 1
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Undefined
Windows platform: 64-bit
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Creative Element Power Tools\Startup.exe"

User start menu folder details

Name: startup.exe

Image hashes

MD5: 91fabc04c021c7d1e0a9b63986e9f6c9
SHA-1: 74df8de9c06260d1589407ef92c74f8ee076ccb1
SHA-256: c486cf6450530257aaf413f116d14cd6499a78f5fd2d795b569897bbf1889d0c

PE image details

File packed: No
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