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What is boost.exe?

Part of Boost by Reason by Reason Software Company

What is it?

Boost maintains performance and stability by preventing unnecessary programs from consuming system resources and affecting critical programs. When you start to feel your PC become sluggish, don't reboot, simply give your PC an instantaneous Boost with just one click.
Description of boost.exe from Reason Software Company
Boost helps to restore the pep in your PC by removing crapware, bloatware, trialware, bundleware, and adware. Such “crapware” (and yes that’s an industry term) is known to cause system crashes, boot delays and just give your PC an overall sluggish feel. There are many forms of such extraneous software such as unneeded toolbars, adware, tracking programs, and other “free promotional software” to name a few. Think of crapware as being, just a whole mess of clutter that is causing your PC to feel bogged down.
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How does boost.exe run?

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

How does boost.exe start?

Scheduled task - boost.exe is launched automatically by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\Boost'. 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.
Startup files (user) run - boost.exe is registered with the run identifier 'Boost' and the execution command '"C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\Reason\Boost\boost.exe" /autostart' 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.
Scheduled tasks startup - boost.exe is launched automatically when a user logs into Windows by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\Boost'. 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.

Community

What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.2% of all Boost users have the boost.exe process running.Of the 0.2% of boost.exe users, 16.0% have disabled it.
How stable is Boost by Reason?
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.
     boost.exe0.03%
Typical program1.26%
How resource intensive is boost.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00001% CPU55.9%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
11.39 MB RAM52.9%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
1,862 /min82.6%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
74 GDI objects49.3%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
60 context switches/sec60.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\users\user\appdata\roaming\reason\boost\boost.exe

Are there other versions of Boost by Reason?

What programs install boost.exe?

Boost by Reason Software Company Inc.
Program URL: www.boostbyreason.com
Install path: C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\Reason\Boost\
Size: 5.22 MB

What else is related?

Boost by Reason Stability

boost.exe crashes or has encountered a critical error 0.8900% of the time.
1.  
Error: Fonctionnement arrt (CLR20r3)
Details: Stopped working
Occurred: over 6 months ago
2.  
Error: Fonctionnement arrt (CLR20r3)
Details: Stopped working
Occurred: over 6 months ago
3.  
Error: Fonctionnement arrt (CLR20r3)
Details: Stopped working
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: boost.exe
Publisher: Reason Software Company Inc. (verified)
Name: Boost by Reason
Description: Boost by Reason
Version: 1.0.2.20037
Size: 4.99 MB
Original file name: boost.exe

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: VeriSign
Expiration date: 8/27/2013

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0005251799%
Privileged CPU: 0.0005195934%
User CPU: 0.00000558659218%
Privileged CPU time: 154253.79 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 515,297,733
Context switches /sec: 60
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 700.88 MB
Peak committed memory: 732.46 MB
Paged memory: 111.85 MB
Peak paged memory: 131.64 MB
Paged system memory: 445.34 KB
Non-paged system memory: 58.49 KB
Working set memory: 144.24 MB
Peak working set memory: 154.25 MB
Min working set memory: 32.04 MB
Private memory: 11.39 MB
Page faults: 455,318
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 271,807
Total read transfer: 1.09 GB
Total write operations: 134
Total write transfer: 362.53 KB
Total other operations: 557,499
Total other transfer: 1.34 MB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 74
Peak GDI objects: 100
USER objects: 155
Peak USER objects: 156
Resources
Handle count average: 636
Thread count average: 21
Thread resource averages
mscorwks.dll
gdiplus.dll
ntdll.dll

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: High
Windows platform: 64-bit
System Tray: Yes
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\Reason\Boost\boost.exe" /autostart

Scheduled task details

Name: Boost
Command: \Boost

Startup files (user) run details

Name: Boost
Command: "C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\Reason\Boost\boost.exe" /autostart

Scheduled tasks startup details

Name: \Boost

Network connectivity

Windows Firewall allowed program: Yes

Image hashes

MD5: 2ab3b535711b143f06e5ad81b4279bc5
SHA-1: bb1a3a8b8e0623571871149202180303a4f6cd74

PE image details

CLR assembly: Yes
CLR NGENed: No
Subsystem: Windows GUI
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C# / Basic .NET
File packed: No
Import Table
mscoree.dll
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