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What is bingdesktop.exe?

Part of Bing Desktop by Microsoft

What is it?

Bing Desktop is a gadget-like Windows program for Windows 7 that adds a search bar to Windows Desktop and changes the desktop background to that of Bing's image of the day.
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How does bingdesktop.exe run?

Process - bingdesktop.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 bingdesktop.exe start?

Startup files (all users) run - bingdesktop.exe is registered with the run identifier 'BingDesktop' and the execution command 'C:\Program Files\Microsoft\BingDesktop\BingDesktop.exe /fromkey' in the Windows registry HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run. Run keys are startup registry keys that are used to launch an application automatically when any Windows user logs into Windows.
Scheduled task - bingdesktop.exe is launched automatically by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '{BA5B5F83-966E-47CA-ACC3-E4D4FACD2EA5}' and is triggered by the Registration action. Task Scheduler provides the ability to schedule the launch of programs or scripts at pre-defined times or after specified time intervals or even with event-based triggers.

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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 bingdesktop.exe process running.Of the 0.2% of bingdesktop.exe users, 62.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is bingdesktop.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00018% CPU1785.8%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          6.15 MB RAM28.6%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
89 GDI objects59.3%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\microsoft\bingdesktop\bingdesktop.exe

Are there other versions of Bing Desktop?

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 8 Pro (6.2.9200.0)

About Microsoft Corp.

Microsoft, founded in 1975 by Bill Gates and Paul Allen, is a veteran software company, best known for its Microsoft Windows operating system and the Microsoft More...
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File details

File name: bingdesktop.exe
Publisher: Microsoft Corp. (verified)
Name: Bing Desktop
Description: Bing Desktop application
Version: 1.3.470.0
Size: 2.26 MB
Original file name: BingDesktop.exe

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: Microsoft Corporation
Effective date: 10/10/2011
Expiration date: 1/10/2013

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0002709744%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000923953%
User CPU: 0.00017857913618%
Privileged CPU time: 1357.21 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 120.49 MB
Peak committed memory: 135.27 MB
Paged memory: 6.15 MB
Peak paged memory: 6.53 MB
Paged system memory: 207.39 KB
Non-paged system memory: 23.86 KB
Working set memory: 5.98 MB
Peak working set memory: 16.23 MB
Min working set memory: 4.63 MB
Private memory: 6.15 MB
Page faults: 7,909
Page faults /min: 2
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 89
Peak GDI objects: 100
USER objects: 58
Peak USER objects: 65
Resources
Handle count average: 270
Thread count average: 5
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Undefined
Windows platform: 64-bit
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Microsoft\BingDesktop\BingDesktop.exe" /fromkey

Startup files (all users) run details

Name: BingDesktop
Command: C:\Program Files\Microsoft\BingDesktop\BingDesktop.exe /fromkey

Scheduled task details

CLSID: {BA5B5F83-966E-47CA-ACC3-E4D4FACD2EA5}
Command: \{BA5B5F83-966E-47CA-ACC3-E4D4FACD2EA5}

Image hashes

MD5: 30ee672ad2c53bfb7dd4be6993b07c71
SHA-1: 3c25e905ed000aac94bd77f4d2bc9043c4d387f2

PE image details

File packed: No
Import Table
advapi32.dll
comctl32.dll
comdlg32.dll
gdi32.dll
gdiplus.dll
imm32.dll
kernel32.dll
msimg32.dll
ole32.dll
oleacc.dll
oledlg.dll
psapi.dll
shell32.dll
shlwapi.dll
uiautomationcore.dll
user32.dll
uxtheme.dll
wininet.dll
winmm.dll
winspool.drv
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