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What is ose.exe?

Part of Office Source Engine by Microsoft

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How does ose.exe run?

Service - ose.exe runs as a background Windows service called 'ose64' (Office 64 Source Engine). This service runs as the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network. Office 64 Source Engine 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 0.5% of all Boost users have the ose.exe process running.Of the 0.5% of ose.exe users, 12.5% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is ose.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00013% CPU1327.7%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
     1.84 MB RAM8.5%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\common files\microsoft shared\source engine\ose.exe

Are there other versions of Office Source Engine?

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Professional (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Professional (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 8 Release Preview (6.2.8400.0)
Windows 8 (6.2.9200.0)
Windows 8 Pro (6.2.9200.0)
Windows 8 Pro with Media Center (6.2.9200.0)

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File details

File name: ose.exe
Publisher: Microsoft Corporation (verified)
Name: Office Source Engine
Description: Office Source Engine
Version: 14.0.4730.1010
Size: 170.35 KB
Original file name: ose.exe

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: Microsoft Corporation
Effective date: 12/7/2009
Expiration date: 3/7/2011

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0002655390%
Privileged CPU: 0.0001327695%
User CPU: 0.00013276949933%
Privileged CPU time: 31.25 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 208,776,680
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 34.23 MB
Peak committed memory: 41.85 MB
Paged memory: 1.84 MB
Peak paged memory: 2.36 MB
Paged system memory: 70.09 KB
Non-paged system memory: 11.73 KB
Working set memory: 6.06 MB
Peak working set memory: 6.63 MB
Min working set memory: 6.02 MB
Private memory: 1.84 MB
Page faults: 1,906
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 2
Total read transfer: 260.38 KB
Total write operations: 3
Total write transfer: 130.19 KB
Total other operations: 366
Total other transfer: 126.94 KB
Handle count average: 227
Thread count average: 7

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: System
Windows platform: 64-bit
Runs as a service: Yes
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Source Engine\OSE.EXE"

Service details

Name: Office 64 Source Engine
Service name: ose64
Service type: Win32OwnProcess
Description: “Saves installation files used for updates and repairs and is required for the downloading of Setup updates and Watson error reports.”

Image hashes

MD5: 4965b005492cba7719e82b71e3245495
SHA-1: 441b048b302f14b6266707de938841a6c27504b5
SHA-256: 52ad72c05facc1e0e416a1fa25f34fdd3cb274fab973beaae911a2faca42b650

PE image details

File entropy: 6.56415
File packed: No
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