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What is personal.exe?

Part of Nexus Personal by Technology Nexus AB

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How does personal.exe run?

Process - personal.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account.

How does personal.exe start?

User start menu folder - The shortcut file personal.lnk is loaded in the user's Startup folder (%AppData%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\) that points to the executable personal.exe. The startup folder contains programs that automatically start when Windows starts for the logged in user.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.2% of all Boost users have the personal.exe process running.Of the 0.2% of personal.exe users, 25.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is personal.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00001% CPU108.7%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          3.64 MB RAM16.9%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 5 /min0.2%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
132 GDI objects88.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\personal\bin\personal.exe

Are there other versions of Nexus Personal?

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 Nexus Personal.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
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File details

File name: personal.exe
Publisher: Technology Nexus AB (verified)
Name: Nexus Personal
Description: Nexus Personal
Version: 4,20,1,12060
Size: 1.3 MB
Original file name: personal.exe

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 2/3/2011
Expiration date: 4/25/2013

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0000536376%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000427626%
User CPU: 0.00001087498314%
Privileged CPU time: 12324079 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 2,528 ms
CPU cycle count: 955,392,931
CPU cycle count /min: 7,731,682
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 101.9 MB
Peak committed memory: 114.44 MB
Paged memory: 3.64 MB
Peak paged memory: 4.28 MB
Paged system memory: 174.69 KB
Non-paged system memory: 21.66 KB
Working set memory: 1.07 MB
Peak working set memory: 11.13 MB
Min working set memory: 756 KB
Private memory: 3.64 MB
Page faults: 9,293
Page faults /min: 2
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 24,478
Read operations /min: 5
Total read transfer: 53.87 KB
Read transfer /min: 11 Bytes
Total other operations: 22,294
Other operations /min: 5
Total other transfer: 9.96 KB
Other Transfer /min: 2 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 132
Peak GDI objects: 143
USER objects: 54
Peak USER objects: 58
Handle count average: 164
Thread count average: 11

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: High
Windows platform: 64-bit
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Personal\bin\Personal.exe"

User start menu folder details

Name: personal.exe

Image hashes

MD5: 29f9a8e4c1002bf608e4ff66837ec1cd
SHA-1: 51c2a6d9d7bdcc94f7bfb05228013f64d11c8f20

PE image details

File packed: No
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