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What is photoshop.exe?

Part of Adobe Photoshop CS2 by Adobe Systems

What is it?

Adobe Photoshop CS2 is a graphics editing program developed and published by Adobe Systems.
Description of photoshop.exe from Adobe Systems
Adobe Photoshop CS2 is the industry-standard image editing software, used worldwide by professional photographers, amateur photographers, and designers who want to perfect their digital images. Originally designed for bitmap images, Photoshop lets you create eye-catching typography by placing text on paths or within shapes, perform shadow and highlight correction, explore expanded color-matching features, parlay efficient layer comps, and preview, search, and share images. Oh, and it's also the premiere program for managing home digital printing.
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How does photoshop.exe run?

Process - photoshop.exe is an instance of a running program. This 32-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. photoshop.exe is executed by the process explorer.exe (Windows Explorer by Microsoft).


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.6% of all Boost users have the photoshop.exe process running.Of the 0.6% of photoshop.exe users, 10.0% have disabled it.
How stable is Adobe Photoshop CS2?
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 photoshop.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00017% CPU1719.5%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
420.09 MB RAM1950.9%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 8 /min0.4%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
948 GDI objects632.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
220 context switches/sec220.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\adobe\adobe photoshop cs2\photoshop.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 Adobe Photoshop CS2.

What else is related?

Adobe Photoshop CS2 Stability

photoshop.exe crashes or has encountered a critical error 0.8900% of the time.
Error: Stopped working (APPCRASH)
Occurred: over 6 months ago
Error: Stopped working (APPCRASH)
Occurred: over 6 months ago
Error: Stopped responding and was closed (AppHangXProcB1)
Details: A problem caused this program to stop interacting with Windows.
Occurred: over 6 months ago

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.196608)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7600.0)

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File details

File name: photoshop.exe
Name: Adobe Photoshop CS2
Description: Adobe Photoshop CS2
Version: 9.0 (9.0x196)
Product version: CS2
Size: 18.63 MB
Original file name: Photoshop.exe

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0003298519%
Privileged CPU: 0.0001578985%
User CPU: 0.00017195337347%
Privileged CPU time: 161382.44 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 14 ms
CPU cycle count: 492,534,872
CPU cycle count /min: 1,014,662,312
Context switches /sec: 220
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 657.68 MB
Peak committed memory: 700.64 MB
Paged memory: 420.09 MB
Peak paged memory: 435.18 MB
Paged system memory: 414.73 KB
Non-paged system memory: 25.15 KB
Working set memory: 272.22 MB
Peak working set memory: 414.65 MB
Min working set memory: 60.91 MB
Private memory: 420.09 MB
Page faults: 651,659
Page faults /min: 60
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 12,178
Read operations /min: 2
Total read transfer: 78.46 MB
Read transfer /min: 9.56 KB
Total write operations: 97,316
Write operations /min: 6
Total write transfer: 230.88 MB
Write transfer /min: 14.18 KB
Total other operations: 9,740,464
Other operations /min: 443
Total other transfer: 225.04 MB
Other Transfer /min: 11.33 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 948
Peak GDI objects: 482
USER objects: 1,517
Peak USER objects: 1,391
Handle count average: 491
Thread count average: 9
Thread resource averages
multiprocessor support.8bx

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Undefined
Windows platform: 32-bit
Parent Processes
Child Process
Process Commands
"C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Photoshop CS2\Photoshop.exe"
"C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Photoshop CS2\Photoshop.exe" "C:\users\user\desktop\xmas12 251.JPG"
"C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Photoshop CS2\Photoshop.exe" "C:\Users\Melissa\Downloads\reason (1).psd"

Image hashes

MD5: f4fa892d15433f82098a640637c3315a
SHA-1: abfa6b90a4a621fd7f76df54142d7ecf14400b88
SHA-256: 98c746a4707a875f8077d79550f7129b459ae784de05b05f349f89ddecf56d30

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C++ 7.1
File packed: No
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