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What is firewallgui.exe?

Part of PC Tools Firewall Plus by PC Tools

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How does firewallgui.exe run?

Process - firewallgui.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 firewallgui.exe start?

Startup files (all users) run - firewallgui.exe is registered with the run identifier '00PCTFW' and the execution command '"C:\Program Files\PC Tools Firewall Plus\FirewallGUI.exe" -s' 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.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.3% of all Boost users have the firewallgui.exe process running.Of the 0.3% of firewallgui.exe users, 14.3% have disabled it.
How stable is PC Tools Firewall Plus?
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.
Typical program1.26%
How resource intensive is firewallgui.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00007% CPU714.3%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
16.03 MB RAM74.4%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
326 GDI objects217.3%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\pc tools firewall plus\firewallgui.exe

Are there other versions of PC Tools Firewall Plus?

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 PC Tools Firewall Plus.

What else is related?

PC Tools Firewall Plus Stability

firewallgui.exe crashes or has encountered a critical error 0.8900% of the time.
Error: Nicht mehr funktionsfhig (BEX)
Occurred: over 6 months ago

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)

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File details

File name: firewallgui.exe
Publisher: PC Tools (verified)
Name: PC Tools Firewall Plus
Description: PC Tools Firewall GUI
Version: 7, 0, 0, 111
Size: 2.55 MB
Original file name: FirewallGUI.exe

Digital certificate

Issued to: PC Tools
Certificate authority: VeriSign

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0001119244%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000404952%
User CPU: 0.00007142911937%
Privileged CPU time: 7144.85 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,064,537,307
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 131.23 MB
Peak committed memory: 143.15 MB
Paged memory: 16.03 MB
Peak paged memory: 16.15 MB
Paged system memory: 220.7 KB
Non-paged system memory: 21.73 KB
Working set memory: 5.9 MB
Peak working set memory: 15.19 MB
Min working set memory: 3.78 MB
Private memory: 16.03 MB
Page faults: 16,620
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 20
Total read transfer: 674.7 KB
Total write operations: 56
Total write transfer: 4.16 KB
Total other operations: 4,855
Total other transfer: 17.06 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 326
Peak GDI objects: 349
USER objects: 184
Peak USER objects: 208
Handle count average: 356
Thread count average: 11
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 64-bit
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\PC Tools Firewall Plus\FirewallGUI.exe" -s

Startup files (all users) run details

Name: 00PCTFW
Command: "C:\Program Files\PC Tools Firewall Plus\FirewallGUI.exe" -s

Image hashes

MD5: ffc7cf5e4daedc38a818e9890ef337d2
SHA-1: e12588b2da96871d5b22b1a4793be6835f632915

PE image details

File packed: No
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