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What is steelseriesengine.exe?

Part of SteelSeries Engine by SteelSeries ApS

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How does steelseriesengine.exe run?

Process - steelseriesengine.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. steelseriesengine.exe is executed by the process explorer.exe (Windows Explorer by Microsoft).

How does steelseriesengine.exe start?

Startup files (user) run - steelseriesengine.exe is registered with the run identifier 'SteelSeries Engine' and the execution command 'C:\Program Files\SteelSeries\SteelSeries Engine\SteelSeriesEngine.exe' in the Windows registry HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run. Run keys are startup registry keys that are used to launch an application automatically when a user logs into Windows.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.2% of all Boost users have the steelseriesengine.exe process running.Of the 0.2% of steelseriesengine.exe users, 25.0% have disabled it.
How stable is SteelSeries Engine?
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 steelseriesengine.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00003% CPU297.4%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
142.34 MB RAM661.0%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
              31 GDI objects20.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
114 context switches/sec114.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\steelseries\steelseries engine\steelseriesengine.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 SteelSeries Engine.

SteelSeries Engine Stability

steelseriesengine.exe crashes or has encountered a critical error 0.8900% of the time.
Error: Stopped working (CLR20r3)
Details: Stopped working
Occurred: over 6 months ago

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7600.0)
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File details

File name: steelseriesengine.exe
Publisher: SteelSeries ApS
Name: SteelSeries Engine
Description: SteelSeries Engine
Version: 2.4.1606
Size: 230.5 KB
Original file name: SteelSeriesEngine.exe

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0000399353%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000101912%
User CPU: 0.00002974408772%
Privileged CPU time: 278290.18 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 2,023,616,127
Context switches /sec: 114
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 824.1 MB
Peak committed memory: 831.88 MB
Paged memory: 142.34 MB
Peak paged memory: 143.74 MB
Paged system memory: 573.7 KB
Non-paged system memory: 59 KB
Working set memory: 134.25 MB
Peak working set memory: 137.34 MB
Min working set memory: 112.58 MB
Private memory: 142.34 MB
Page faults: 636,462,540
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 145,250
Total read transfer: 86.45 MB
Total write operations: 4,499
Total write transfer: 83.74 MB
Total other operations: 13,618,308
Total other transfer: 521.92 MB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 31
Peak GDI objects: 39
USER objects: 28
Peak USER objects: 31
Handle count average: 632
Thread count average: 17
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 64-bit
System Tray: Yes
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\SteelSeries\SteelSeries Engine\SteelSeriesEngine.exe"

Startup files (user) run details

Name: SteelSeries Engine
Command: C:\Program Files\SteelSeries\SteelSeries Engine\SteelSeriesEngine.exe

Image hashes

MD5: 05385a4fc9774999231b63e79302b69a
SHA-1: 954dbe2910c9846f36658095a0460924d286866f
SHA-256: 05b854ba309c6b553b5265b60ababf031bf1f0a4b76b4085ceca285af5b20bd8

PE image details

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