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What is twcapp.exe?

Part of The Weather Channel App by The Weather Channel

What is it?

The Weather Channel App for Windows is a desktop app that runs in the background as well as the foreground when called upon (sits in the task bar) and provides weather reports. The app also adds an icon in the notification area to display local temperature in your system tray.
Description of twcapp.exe from The Weather Channel
The Weather Channel App for Windows provides instant severe weather alerts, extended forecasts, interactive maps, radar and much more.
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How does twcapp.exe run?

Process - twcapp.exe is an instance of a running program. This 32-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. twcapp.exe is executed by the process explorer.exe (Windows Explorer by Microsoft).

How does twcapp.exe start?

Startup files (user) run - twcapp.exe is registered with the run identifier 'DW7' and the execution command '"C:\Program Files\The Weather Channel\The Weather Channel App\TWCApp.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.

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What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.2% of all Boost users have the twcapp.exe process running.Of the 0.2% of twcapp.exe users, 55.0% have disabled it.
How stable is The Weather Channel App?
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.
     twcapp.exe0.03%
Typical program1.26%
How resource intensive is twcapp.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00019% CPU1860.4%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
122.49 MB RAM568.8%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
775 /min34.4%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
57 GDI objects38.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\the weather channel\the weather channel app\twcapp.exe

Are there other versions of The Weather Channel App?

Why are multiple of the same versions listed?

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 The Weather Channel App.

What else is related?

The Weather Channel App Stability

twcapp.exe crashes or has encountered a critical error 0.8900% of the time.
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Error: Stopped responding and was closed (AppHangB1)
Details: A problem caused this program to stop interacting with Windows.
Occurred on: December 21, 2013

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
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File details

File name: twcapp.exe
Publisher: The Weather Channel (verified)
Name: The Weather Channel App
Description: The Weather Channel App
Version: 7.6.0.0
Size: 12.6 MB
Original file name: TWCApp.exe

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 8/17/2010
Expiration date: 8/24/2013

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0003247528%
Privileged CPU: 0.0001387120%
User CPU: 0.00018604076482%
Privileged CPU time: 843481.81 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 301 ms
CPU cycle count: 433,778,766
CPU cycle count /min: 1,709,853,683
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 477.49 MB
Peak committed memory: 495.82 MB
Paged memory: 122.49 MB
Peak paged memory: 130.94 MB
Paged system memory: 579.62 KB
Non-paged system memory: 51.55 KB
Working set memory: 44.3 MB
Peak working set memory: 158.52 MB
Min working set memory: 39.86 MB
Private memory: 122.49 MB
Page faults: 3,015,122
Page faults /min: 1,077
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 407,712
Read operations /min: 146
Total read transfer: 539.32 MB
Read transfer /min: 197.33 KB
Total write operations: 24,927
Write operations /min: 9
Total write transfer: 67.31 MB
Write transfer /min: 24.63 KB
Total other operations: 1,907,666
Other operations /min: 682
Total other transfer: 268.75 MB
Other Transfer /min: 98.33 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 57
Peak GDI objects: 94
USER objects: 73
Peak USER objects: 96
Resources
Handle count average: 1,231
Thread count average: 36
Thread resource averages
clr.dll
wpfgfx_v0400.dll
ntdll.dll
pdm.dll
gdiplus.dll

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: High
Windows platform: 32-bit
System Tray: Yes
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\The Weather Channel\The Weather Channel App\TWCApp.exe"

Startup files (user) run details

Name: DW7
Command: "C:\Program Files\The Weather Channel\The Weather Channel App\TWCApp.exe"

Network connectivity

TCP: a184-26-136-75.deploy.static.akamaitechnologies.com on port 59394

Image hashes

MD5: 11943f519297f718d5a89ca44f9e2b76
SHA-1: aab7fd5c029074d0a009968f97f60f1ad3489f35

PE image details

CLR assembly: Yes
CLR NGENed: No
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C# / Basic .NET
File packed: No
Import Table
mscoree.dll
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