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What is flux.exe?

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How does flux.exe run?

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

How does flux.exe start?

Startup files (user) run - flux.exe is registered with the run identifier 'F.lux' and the execution command '"C:\Users\SCOTT\Local Settings\Apps\F.lux\flux.exe" /noshow' 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 0.4% of all Boost users have the flux.exe process running.Of the 0.4% of flux.exe users, 58.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is flux.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.05376% CPU537554.1%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          6.11 MB RAM28.4%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 15 /min0.7%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
              17 GDI objects11.3%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
          20 context switches/sec20.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\users\scott\local settings\apps\f.lux\flux.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 this process.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.196608)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 8 Pro (6.2.9200.0)
Windows 8 Pro (6.2.9200.0)
Windows 8 Pro with Media Center (6.2.9200.0)
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File details

File name: flux.exe
Size: 944 KB

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0951909483%
Privileged CPU: 0.0414355385%
User CPU: 0.05375540978185%
Privileged CPU time: 683478.48 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 35 ms
CPU cycle count: 212,334,259
CPU cycle count /min: 44,507,282
Context switches /sec: 20
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 75.2 MB
Peak committed memory: 81.63 MB
Paged memory: 6.11 MB
Peak paged memory: 6.42 MB
Paged system memory: 123.04 KB
Non-paged system memory: 19.08 KB
Working set memory: 6.1 MB
Peak working set memory: 11.15 MB
Min working set memory: 4.89 MB
Private memory: 6.11 MB
Page faults: 30,353
Page faults /min: 34
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 1,431
Read operations /min: 2
Total read transfer: 1.25 MB
Read transfer /min: 1.52 KB
Total write operations: 8
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 628 Bytes
Write transfer /min: 0 Bytes
Total other operations: 2,898
Other operations /min: 2
Total other transfer: 146.53 KB
Other Transfer /min: 147 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 17
Peak GDI objects: 22
USER objects: 9
Peak USER objects: 13
Handle count average: 164
Thread count average: 3
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 64-bit
System Tray: Yes
Parent Processes
Process Commands
"C:\Users\Mark Kelterborn\Local Settings\Apps\F.lux\flux.exe" /noshow
"C:\Users\user\Local Settings\Apps\F.lux\flux.exe" /noshow
"C:\Users\HENRI\Local Settings\Apps\F.lux\flux.exe"
"C:\Users\jcband\Local Settings\Apps\F.lux\flux.exe" /noshow

Startup files (user) run details

Name: F.lux
Command: "C:\Users\SCOTT\Local Settings\Apps\F.lux\flux.exe" /noshow

Network connectivity

TCP: stereopsis.com on port 49498
TCP: s3-1-w.amazonaws.com on port 3079
TCP: s3-1-w.amazonaws.com on port 49177
TCP: s3-1-w.amazonaws.com on port 49274

Image hashes

MD5: a1f86a5a0da1bec12b7dd19c6234bb15
SHA-1: 0761f9e56677af208c1a1d9efe3694062d89a870
SHA-256: dbbacf4a78355261e652fc6612f007278d96907d8d2f9fc5c06fc58667c52202

PE image details

File packed: No
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