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What is start8_64.dll?

Part of Stardock Start8 by Stardock Software Inc

What is it?

Start button for Windows 8 adds a Start button and Start menu to Windows 8.
Description of start8_64.dll from Stardock Software Inc
Microsoft Windows® 8 is shipped without the "Start" menu. We put the "Start" menu back in Windows 8. We accurately recreated the most used desktop feature billions of users depend on every day and packed it with additional functionality.
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How is start8_64.dll loaded?

Process Module - start8_64.dll is loaded as a .Net assembly module within a process. (An assembly is a logical unit of functionality that runs under the control of the .NET common language runtime CLR.)


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.1% of all Boost users have the start8_64.dll file.Of the 0.1% of start8_64.dll users, 14.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is the loaded module start8_64.dll?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
                              0.00193518% CPU161.3%
Average thread CPU utilization across all loaded modules is 0.00120%.
          3 context switches/sec20.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 15 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\stardock\start8\start8_64.dll

Are there other versions of Stardock Start8?

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 8 (6.2.9200.0)
Windows 8.1 (6.2.9200.0)

About Stardock Software, Inc

Stardock Corporation is is best known for computer programs that allow a user to modify or extend a graphical user interface as well as personal computer games More...
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File details

File name: start8_64.dll
Publisher: Stardock Software, Inc (verified)
Name: Stardock Start8
Description: Start button for Windows 8
Size: 902.93 KB
Original file name: Start8.dll

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: COMODO CA Limited
Effective date: 10/3/2011
Expiration date: 10/3/2014

Resource utilization

Total CPU: 0.0019351822%
Privileged CPU: 0.0009913257%
User CPU: 0.0009438565%
CPU Cycle count /sec: 103,972
Context switches /sec: 3
Module memory size: 952 KB

Image hashes

MD5: 7fff02f6c4263bae4efee954caef6201
SHA-1: 3a723f3da812d2bcc031113bdf57714fa7943db1

PE image details

CLR assembly: Yes
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C# / Basic .NET
File packed: No
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