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What is runner.exe?

Part of Web Stroller by WebStroller inc.

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How does runner.exe run?

Process - runner.exe is an instance of a running program. This 32-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. runner.exe is executed by the process taskeng.exe (Task Scheduler Engine by Microsoft).

How does runner.exe start?

Scheduled task - runner.exe is launched automatically by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name 'GC_Scheduler' and is triggered by the Daily 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.
Scheduled tasks startup - runner.exe is launched automatically when a user logs into Windows by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\GC_Scheduler'. With Scheduled Tasks, any script, program, or document can be configured to run when a user logs into the PC. These tasks start every time that Windows is booted and runs in the background.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.4% of all Boost users have the runner.exe process running.Of the 0.4% of runner.exe users, 86.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is runner.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00629% CPU62856.3%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
     2.07 MB RAM9.6%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
Typical file (disk image) location:

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
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File details

File name: runner.exe
Publisher: WebStroller inc.
Name: Web Stroller
Description: WebStroller runner module
Product version:
Size: 84.5 KB
Original file name: wsr.exe

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0064699138%
Privileged CPU: 0.0001842794%
User CPU: 0.00628563439236%
Privileged CPU time: 4421.88 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 119,910,128
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 41.88 MB
Peak committed memory: 63.45 MB
Paged memory: 2.07 MB
Peak paged memory: 2.52 MB
Paged system memory: 40.68 KB
Non-paged system memory: 5.01 KB
Working set memory: 748 KB
Peak working set memory: 6.68 MB
Min working set memory: 240 KB
Private memory: 2.07 MB
Page faults: 136,300
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 1,001
Total read transfer: 468.91 KB
Total other operations: 71,222
Total other transfer: 1.17 MB
Handle count average: 301
Thread count average: 3
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: High
Windows platform: 32-bit
Parent Process
Child Processes
Process Command

Scheduled task details

Name: GC_Scheduler
Command: \GC_Scheduler

Scheduled tasks startup details

Name: \GC_Scheduler

Image hashes

MD5: 590f9c0fceb8f057656b43fbcfce994f
SHA-1: c40563941bcb4ec776e481efbff6e5244a01c747
SHA-256: d73eb239dff4d4bac830eba8d54f8189a108babb54ba8e5fcbfcb7a945598456

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
File packed: No
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