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What is photoshopelementsfileagent.exe?

Part of Adobe Photoshop Elements by Adobe Systems

What is it?

Adobe Photoshop Elements is a raster image editing product. Targeted at hobbyists and consumers. It contains most of the features of the professional version but with fewer and simpler options. The program allows users to create, edit, organize and share images, all from the same product.
Description of photoshopelementsfileagent.exe from Adobe Systems
Adobe Photoshop Elements is the #1 selling consumer photo and video editing software. Live in the moment knowing you can easily turn your everyday snapshots and videos into sensational photos and home movies.
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How does photoshopelementsfileagent.exe run?

Service - photoshopelementsfileagent.exe runs as a background Windows service called 'AdobeActiveFileMonitor12.0' (Adobe Active File Monitor V12). This service runs as the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network. Adobe Active File Monitor V12 runs as a program that can be started by the Service Controller and that obeys the service control protocol. This type of service runs in a process by itself.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.4% of all Boost users have the photoshopelementsfileagent.exe process running.Of the 0.4% of photoshopelementsfileagent.exe users, 11.1% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is photoshopelementsfileagent.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00001% CPU124.1%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          2.43 MB RAM11.3%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 1 /min0.0%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\adobe\elements 9 organizer\photoshopelementsfileagent.exe

Are there other versions of Adobe Photoshop Elements?

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 Elements.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 8.1 (6.2.9200.0)

About Adobe Systems Incorporated

Adobe Systems Incorporated is a diversified software company. The Company offers a line of business and mobile software and services used by professionals, desi More...
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File details

File name: photoshopelementsfileagent.exe
Publisher: Adobe Systems Incorporated (verified)
Name: Adobe Photoshop Elements
Description: Adobe Photoshop Elements 9.0 (component)
Product version: 12.0
Size: 176.91 KB

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 11/4/2009
Expiration date: 12/10/2010

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0000496226%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000372169%
User CPU: 0.00001240564229%
Privileged CPU time: 93.75 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,981,311,349
CPU cycle count /min: 2,157,681
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 55.19 MB
Peak committed memory: 56.45 MB
Paged memory: 2.43 MB
Peak paged memory: 2.53 MB
Paged system memory: 86.86 KB
Non-paged system memory: 11.14 KB
Working set memory: 1.16 MB
Peak working set memory: 5.46 MB
Min working set memory: 856 KB
Private memory: 2.43 MB
Page faults: 2,368
Page faults /min: 3
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 3
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 19.29 KB
Read transfer /min: 22 Bytes
Total other operations: 472
Other operations /min: 1
Total other transfer: 3.2 KB
Other Transfer /min: 4 Bytes
Handle count average: 114
Thread count average: 11
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: System
Windows platform: 64-bit
Runs as a service: Yes
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Adobe\Elements 12 Organizer\PhotoshopElementsFileAgent.exe"

Service details

Name: Adobe Active File Monitor V12
Service name: AdobeActiveFileMonitor12.0
Service type: Win32OwnProcess
Description: “Tracks files that are managed by Elements Organizer”

Image hashes

MD5: 430c19cb511fd6e0ddcd44b42b1810da
SHA-1: 981f879f272a673c1032a10df46ac386f9a2e028

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows Console
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C++ 9.0
File packed: No
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