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What is msbuildtaskhost.exe?

Part of Microsoft® .NET Framework by Microsoft

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How does msbuildtaskhost.exe run?

Process - msbuildtaskhost.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. msbuildtaskhost.exe is executed by the process devenv.exe (Microsoft® Visual Studio® 2010 by Microsoft).


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About 0.5% of all Boost users have the msbuildtaskhost.exe process running.Of the 0.5% of msbuildtaskhost.exe users, 12.5% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is msbuildtaskhost.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.01787% CPU178692.2%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
19.41 MB RAM90.1%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
         4 GDI objects2.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
68 context switches/sec68.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\microsoft sdks\windows\v8.0a\bin\netfx 4.0 tools\msbuildtaskhost.exe

Are there other versions of Microsoft® .NET Framework?

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536)

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File details

File name: msbuildtaskhost.exe
Publisher: Microsoft Corporation (verified)
Name: Microsoft® .NET Framework
Description: MSBuildTaskHost.exe
Version: 4.0.30319.17929
Size: 168.45 KB
Original file name: MSBuildTaskHost.exe

Digital certificate

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

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0275115199%
Privileged CPU: 0.0096423012%
User CPU: 0.01786921868304%
Privileged CPU time: 109.2 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,185,132,219
Context switches /sec: 68
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 137.58 MB
Peak committed memory: 142.58 MB
Paged memory: 19.41 MB
Peak paged memory: 22.61 MB
Paged system memory: 192.41 KB
Non-paged system memory: 14.23 KB
Working set memory: 19.89 MB
Peak working set memory: 20.02 MB
Min working set memory: 19.89 MB
Private memory: 19.41 MB
Page faults: 5,591
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 7,734
Total read transfer: 167.66 KB
Total write operations: 4
Total write transfer: 62.49 KB
Total other operations: 2,590
Total other transfer: 12.2 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 4
Peak GDI objects: 4
USER objects: 1
Peak USER objects: 1
Handle count average: 182
Thread count average: 6
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: High
Windows platform: 64-bit
Parent Process
Process Command
C:\Program Files\Microsoft SDKs\Windows\v8.0A\bin\NETFX 4.0 Tools\MSBuildTaskHost.exe /nologo /nodemodC:2

Image hashes

MD5: 96b69b6385b5c5b0718a883da59ab8f8
SHA-1: 7aefc78a7c80b495d44bb16cd4f5c9215591305c
SHA-256: 3f60b3f024e62beb5622f61179cffe6aa48c2954b470e37bdef0687b69f9d1ec

PE image details

CLR assembly: Yes
Subsystem: Windows Console
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C# / Basic .NET
File packed: No
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