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What is winrar.exe?

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How does winrar.exe run?

Process - winrar.exe is an instance of a running program. This 32-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account.

How does winrar.exe start?

Shell open command - winrar.exe is typically associtated with identifier name of WinRAR with and identifier of "C:\Program Files\WinRAR\WinRAR.exe" "%1". A Shell Open Command allows for an association of a file extension and a program. This association allows an application to be run when the icon or a context menu item is clicked upon in the Windows Explorer window.
User start menu folder - The shortcut file winrar.lnk is loaded in the user's Startup folder (%AppData%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\) that points to the executable winrar.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 0.5% of all Boost users have the winrar.exe process running.Of the 0.5% of winrar.exe users, 10.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is winrar.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00083% CPU8318.5%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
15.34 MB RAM71.3%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
         9 GDI objects6.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
389 context switches/sec389.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\winrar\winrar.exe

Are there other versions of winrar.exe?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 8 Pro (6.2.9200.0)
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File details

File name: winrar.exe
Size: 77.5 KB

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0010463028%
Privileged CPU: 0.0002144511%
User CPU: 0.00083185167615%
Privileged CPU time: 1566718043 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 623,636,696
Context switches /sec: 389
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 145.12 MB
Peak committed memory: 146.18 MB
Paged memory: 15.34 MB
Peak paged memory: 17.63 MB
Paged system memory: 217.36 KB
Non-paged system memory: 13.95 KB
Working set memory: 17.44 MB
Peak working set memory: 19.5 MB
Min working set memory: 15.45 MB
Private memory: 15.34 MB
Page faults: 40,647
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 1,884
Total read transfer: 140.55 MB
Total write operations: 46,671
Total write transfer: 304.95 MB
Total other operations: 235,714
Total other transfer: 820.93 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 9
Peak GDI objects: 10
USER objects: 5
Peak USER objects: 5
Handle count average: 210
Thread count average: 8

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 32-bit
Process Command

Shell open command details

Name: WinRAR
Command: "C:\Program Files\WinRAR\WinRAR.exe" "%1"

User start menu folder details

Name: 1ce5c21bd74c042cdcd945e699c951c5.exe

Image hashes

MD5: c08a9464935fac8a58f63083e06e4325
SHA-1: 3efce72d950f30ad880ab17eb139939c4149c60c
SHA-256: 2c89b801b4780e028acddaa0993992f5d4ebf1734eacfc4f6b845060e7b29817

PE image details

File packed: No
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