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What is fsgk32st.exe?

Part of F-Secure Anti-Virus by F-Secure

What is it?

F-Secure Anti-Virus Scanning Service for F-Secure antivirus the Browsing Protection platform. White-labeled versions of F-Secure’s security software are also available. DeepGuard is an F-Secure in-house developed HIPS or advanced system monitoring technology, which detects new or unknown malware intrusions based on unusual, suspicious changes in the Windows system. DeepGuard is resource intensive and requires fairly strong hardware to work without affecting customer experience.
Description of fsgk32st.exe from F-Secure
F-Secure protects the content on your computer and safeguards you when you are browsing the web. Computer security is protection against viruses, spyware, hacker attacks and identity theft. Online safety is protection against harmful websites, getting fooled during any activities online or protecting your children against unwanted websites or uncontrolled online life. Easy to install and does not slow down your computer.
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How does fsgk32st.exe run?

Service - fsgk32st.exe runs as a background Windows service called 'F-Secure Gatekeeper Handler Starter' (FSGKHS). This service runs as the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network. FSGKHS 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 0.1% of all Boost users have the fsgk32st.exe process running.Of the 0.1% of fsgk32st.exe users, 35.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is fsgk32st.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00002% CPU185.7%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
 364 KB RAM1.7%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 2 /min0.1%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
         4 GDI objects2.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\centurylink online security\anti-virus\fsgk32st.exe

Are there other versions of F-Secure Anti-Virus?

Why are multiple of the same versions listed?

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.196608)

About F-Secure Corporation

F-Secure Corporation (formerly Data Fellows) is an anti-virus and computer security and computer software company based in Helsinki, Finland. The company has 20 More...
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File details

File name: fsgk32st.exe
Publisher: F-Secure Corporation (verified)
Name: F-Secure Anti-Virus
Description: F-Secure Anti-Virus Scanning Service
Version: 8.91.15380.7
Size: 214.61 KB
Original file name: fsgk32st.exe

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 10/25/2006
Expiration date: 12/15/2009

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0000371335%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000185668%
User CPU: 0.00001856675124%
Privileged CPU time: 15.62 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 11.6 MB
Peak committed memory: 23.65 MB
Paged memory: 364 KB
Peak paged memory: 700 KB
Paged system memory: 21.84 KB
Non-paged system memory: 1.45 KB
Working set memory: 88 KB
Peak working set memory: 1.62 MB
Min working set memory: 64 KB
Private memory: 364 KB
Page faults: 787
Page faults /min: 1
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 21
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 6.74 KB
Read transfer /min: 5 Bytes
Total write operations: 22
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 316 Bytes
Write transfer /min: 0 Bytes
Total other operations: 131
Other operations /min: 1
Total other transfer: 3.18 KB
Other Transfer /min: 2 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 4
USER objects: 2
Handle count average: 43
Thread count average: 2

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: Undefined
Windows platform: 32-bit
Runs as a service: Yes
Parent Process
Child Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Charter Business Desktop Security\Anti-Virus\fsgk32st.exe"

Service details

Service name: F-Secure Gatekeeper Handler Starter
Service type: Win32OwnProcess

Image hashes

MD5: 87b4ce7802b30195ae9a59f2de74a9ec
SHA-1: e2d3275abd07f0e0de55804cb6dcf66622024f0b
SHA-256: 9eea9e309deab9e5c622550fcaf01e5a2188934fd47f8790097b4cf90774226b

PE image details

File packed: No
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