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What is applephotostreams.exe?

Part of iCloud Control Panel by Apple

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How does applephotostreams.exe run?

Process - applephotostreams.exe is an instance of a running program. This 32-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. applephotostreams.exe is executed by the process svchost.exe (Host Process for Windows Services by Microsoft).

How does applephotostreams.exe start?

Startup files (user) run - applephotostreams.exe is registered with the run identifier 'ApplePhotoStreams' and the execution command 'C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Internet Services\ApplePhotoStreams.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.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.6% of all Boost users have the applephotostreams.exe process running.Of the 0.6% of applephotostreams.exe users, 20.0% have disabled it.
How stable is iCloud Control Panel?
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.
Typical program1.26%
How resource intensive is applephotostreams.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00045% CPU4467.7%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
8.1 MB RAM37.6%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
     107 /min4.7%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
         14 GDI objects9.3%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
55 context switches/sec55.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\common files\apple\internet services\applephotostreams.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 iCloud Control Panel.

What else is related?

iCloud Control Panel Stability

applephotostreams.exe crashes or has encountered a critical error 0.8900% of the time.
Error:    (APPCRASH)
Occurred: over 6 months ago

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536)

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File details

File name: applephotostreams.exe
Publisher: Apple Inc. (verified)
Name: iCloud Control Panel
Description: Apple Photostreams Uploader Executable
Size: 58.32 KB
Original file name: ApplePhotoStreams.exe

Digital certificate

Issued to: Apple Inc.
Certificate authority: VeriSign

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0006766478%
Privileged CPU: 0.0002298745%
User CPU: 0.00044677330576%
Privileged CPU time: 88632.7 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 14 ms
CPU cycle count: 271,209,967
CPU cycle count /min: 177,397,162
Context switches /sec: 55
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 144.26 MB
Peak committed memory: 181.85 MB
Paged memory: 8.1 MB
Peak paged memory: 40.76 MB
Paged system memory: 249.47 KB
Non-paged system memory: 25.6 KB
Working set memory: 12.29 MB
Peak working set memory: 51.79 MB
Min working set memory: 9.48 MB
Private memory: 8.1 MB
Page faults: 204,576
Page faults /min: 1,658
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 7,840
Read operations /min: 59
Total read transfer: 7.03 MB
Read transfer /min: 54.54 KB
Total write operations: 5,929
Write operations /min: 48
Total write transfer: 8.53 MB
Write transfer /min: 71.82 KB
Total other operations: 210,532
Other operations /min: 1,665
Total other transfer: 5.8 MB
Other Transfer /min: 46.53 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 14
Peak GDI objects: 15
USER objects: 7
Peak USER objects: 8
Handle count average: 371
Thread count average: 13
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: High
Windows platform: 32-bit
Parent Processes
Child Process
Process Commands
"C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Internet Services\ApplePhotoStreams.exe"
"C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Internet Services\ApplePhotoStreams.exe" -Embedding

Startup files (user) run details

Name: ApplePhotoStreams
Command: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Apple\Internet Services\ApplePhotoStreams.exe

Network connectivity

UDP: LISTENING on port 49187
TCP: on port 49218
UDP: LISTENING on port 63338
TCP: on port 49420

Image hashes

MD5: 5883d86f8c22b1e5f78627e4af19b234
SHA-1: f5c6b5a41b813a2b46961167ff9cc88338456d5c
SHA-256: 7dee0ed168cbe012cab1552586fda945df5151773e5523f0c7e4091f1df1578f

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C++ 8.0
File packed: No
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