1.0.4633.21570 0.02%
1.0.4633.21325 0.02%
1.0.4632.19500 0.02%
1.0.4630.25908 0.27%
1.0.4629.20058 0.02%
1.0.4629.19192 0.02%
1.0.4625.27807 0.05%
1.0.4623.37061 0.10%
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Boost by Reason Software Company Inc. (Signed)

Remove boost.exe


There are 51 versions of boost.exe in the wild, the latest version being 1.0.4633.21570. boost.exe is run as a standard windows process with the logged in user's account privileges. The process displays a GUI (graphical user interface) which allows the user to interact with it as well as displays a notification icon in the taskbar. By adding a startup entry to the run registry key, the file will be executed when the user logs into Windows. In addition the the run registry key, it also creates a scheduled job to be executed by the Windows Task Scheduler up user login, this is typically done in order to bypass a User Account Control (UAC) prompt. The average file size is about 4.69 MB. The file is a digitally signed and issued to Reason Software Company Inc. by VeriSign. Some variations of the file have been seen to be installed with the program Boost from Reason Software Company Inc.. The executable is a .NET framework assembly utilizing the CLR. During the process's lifecycle, the typical CPU resource utilization is about 0.0050% including both foreground and background operations, the average private memory consumption is about 81.76 MB. Addionally, typically read and write I/O disk operations is about 2.75 MB per minute for reads and 1.33 KB per minute for writes.

What is boost.exe?

Boost maintains performance and stability by preventing unnecessary programs from consuming system resources and affecting critical programs. When you start to feel your PC become sluggish, don't reboot, simply give your PC an instantaneous Boost with just one click.

About boost.exe (from Reason Software Company Inc.)

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File name:boost.exe
Publisher:Reason Software Company Inc.
Product name:Boost
Typical file path:C:\users\user\appdata\roaming\reason\boost\boost.exe
Issued to:Reason Software Company Inc.
Authority (CA):VeriSign
Expiration date:Tuesday, August 27, 2013

ResourcesPrograms installed in

(Note, the programs listed below are for all versions of Boost.)
Reason Software Company Inc.
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Boost maintains performance and stability by preventing unnecessary programs from consuming system resources and affecting critical programs. When you start to feel your PC become sluggish, don't rebo...


(Note, the behaviors below are for all versions of boost.exe, select a unique version for details.)
Scheduled tasks
  • The job '{BBBC1548-6134-4782-921A-0C5205F94C85}' runs on registration in the path '\{BBBC1548-6134-4782-921A-0C5205F94C85}'
  • The task 'Boost' runs on logon in the path '\Boost'
  • Entry path '\Boost'
Scheduled tasks startups
Set to load on user login (bypasses Windows UAC if enabled)
  • Login entry path '\Boost'
Startup files (user) run
Runs under the registry key 'HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run'
  • 'Boost' → "C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\Reason\Boost\boost.exe" /autostart
Windows firewall allowed programs
Exceptions allow programs to access to the Internet through an outbound connections
  • Firewall exception for 'C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\Reason\Boost\boost.exe'
Startup files (all users) run
Runs under the registry key 'HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run'
  • 'Boost' → "C:\users\user\appdata\Roaming\Reason\Boost\boost.exe" /autostart

VersionsAll file variations of boost.exe

MD5SHA-1File size
b9f7d28a1e35619d28f5cf881d113000 187f9243c43ce111db9d6de255844dbf31221c7a 4.69 MB
b30d676b695754044b7fc4651043ecee 0f5ca510a0ec7e4f273df3a429a7db0d3fc2bb54 4.69 MB
33ea7e3880bcb730dbf9bb86fe30600f d238b4da1bc408c58c2f7859c723873623991a6b 4.68 MB
8ca3918cec1a5bb414aa308a1055de75 7f70ad37ad8e8acadb00ad40e2700dfcd73f59b8 4.67 MB
cb97c71b5bde32d7f26e6f5fdb54d2ce f10cb50731c743b799c8bdded236e5992d4f0335 4.67 MB
e8e756686176bac6a02da0194e24dbdd e216803b3cf11857d9691f4cb840c572b507ad00 4.67 MB
52546a8a187a6e35e81a324f723a5538 76c29eee6ef9dcd624dd4edff98a154c6f329767 4.65 MB
8dfa5e673ab1a398b8bb410dad2e92ac 412f33ae1e0e5ff44f0b57d6f66f695ab77f1806 4.65 MB
ec4cc73a2bdd98c2f730244c491ccdff c163fee930aea81d2c711140e6f1c9e658dd3d69 4.66 MB
6c4082805570d0b386b20bcb9e0af2fd 4c9ce8353e33e4ad43d9bd1698d33098b11ec25c 5.04 MB
2123b7a91d5479b80b6130c84015c740 f9214a710e756f461b25a17fca73e2660bbf6483 4.67 MB
80f5504a6f16e07dba78444f0eb8d515 58e80d66da2cd66a363659e68f62047c0afdcf24 5.1 MB
6990ea19c7ec5a17d824eaaf2757ac95 9895a49c71a630772fc89495ddc0ead30bb9c3a3 5.02 MB
8bb4dbb25e23cf1de09c393257919d7a 2d10b6654317e6a7fa6a9e46b42f27ec9fc0ff73 4.97 MB
337df0e9c1da9218f44904926204ab8b 2026625a5d3b66b1bd4b5e80fe2d299a90a775d1 5.03 MB
251fce7d059f19841a72e4b2f0100213 493363920ed0932e190cda965775ea6c2b10b31f 4.67 MB
30091c80a568b0b5710675151e92d2ca b4dd6ddb940b993d0c750ebb167d0af91b4be250 4.87 MB
518192627f31ebf8ee9527e85f09f34a 528655446d134d68940e7cad26713c9149f2ded3 5.06 MB
9e9d5a22da73298c8588373e37909b8e 2df5b594d753fe097d887c46b82bc11052c5c43d 4.86 MB
209216fb3c66116a76fc419c9efc314d 1fcd77db9f4efee68b3f601b1058fa1ce999daf4 5.03 MB
b85279c1ca3f631704704c674d4f8bae 25e841017805ab7d4f2598e8b27f66314743b502 4.83 MB
4e854dc733f6bdca9341734ed15ca498 343b9bac03675e4d283f44f23ce9191ec13d881d 5.04 MB
658f1a2ebdb585310d89e4e15e777cc2 f6866a286a44f4f0a59eeb4e98051034e9972fe9 5.03 MB
f0624c5e9d40b7571eea6f753a1c3ea8 9b5ca4a621fbddc9c91532e9712b340159d9079e 4.67 MB
7076721507085d82824306f80a516eef 478f2b6f010e8d6147c112949f4c988d607de6bc 5.15 MB
3b1db85c22f94eeae996c107a806d0ea 0a4c82ff2bbcfe258cda212626268c1ba06f1b7e 5.13 MB
4128317c1a50e95cfd2c473180f53781 c7d8f11802e37a91f58a7bc874f504c5ddd49992 4.8 MB
abc93ea47da1c6a7cdcf80f3b54d29e0 477d34a3557fd7781f36ed75300d9e5094dcd74a 5.04 MB
013af28765d3e21f01d4a3993313b196 ca9742c256ed1387ef325e37abeba2b74f616c0f 5.13 MB
51657635eeb61acd01efca4b967f6d25 8af313aaceb82c5c300d1f2de26105dd1e0b857a 5.13 MB
9fde03a534d6ce0f1a3077cd1aea94fd 3cc859c9caa4d6442ffd7fd0b36804952c14fdc5 4.65 MB
c3c31f800cae59b4cb0da6b72b2c6bec 4f53ac3592ba33f618bf19b668c381f710474d49 4.96 MB
858122c5caafe37520947ba99d7777f5 3bb70f6950637cd3875bf76d819bd7763cb9f4d7 4.67 MB
a77a0b56957f1b422f2c455f8413083f 9d98d51a28631a8d0a78d99a3628483f57d2c106 5.05 MB
6acd11811c98ab896139ea250453cb64 87d2f9ca7f88cdc0c329bd0cf3563867382ce4ec 5.01 MB
ca15df7ab9a4d0f0c75a01729764f108 3c3850259ba3115790f1822e4673f2c2ba411b25 5.21 MB
6977b458463cf3fffc62846f5e8372cc 2b6e4705c5bc3d12c8303937242c639837cd2c33 5.1 MB
2ab3b535711b143f06e5ad81b4279bc5 bb1a3a8b8e0623571871149202180303a4f6cd74 4.99 MB
0fcb4d04658253be84e0c5c197b25626 f751b39c35cf5bab3672354bcc0752d52441ea5a 4.99 MB
ac44e1c12e16efc6c6c1999d17f0f9d9 d9496be7cb4398e0c70189f5eddd443608b0eafa 5.13 MB
291b1c7d09df1dc2ed604ca5b02be6c1 4965bbe0b95598d54cfc482d8657d67a4ae1e39e 5.05 MB
0d4598b269e886c1b9fcbf5adf7f570d 44d71b48b0c1d7b60b36b4128bba18dd071a45bb 5.05 MB
160b28b407e8681daccaead010fe9d2d 35b2c9c76bee623d4e8e6946dd9e3ede02612a6a 4.81 MB
4efa9a8343940bd07f7dd2f77d6a93d4 253e875985eb18c6cc914ff03976fefd71937efb 4.97 MB
393ac8d8926eb793c2bd50ca289d05de c0f41e90397af6b55b198542656a0d659a0b228d 5.03 MB
555a431296e78781d73c0d838db092f4 1d48bdb1c3cf5657606a42d3e306675b9a1d346d 5.12 MB
7a54b74d92201f6e9cd1ad01ac685160 efb6a0c1f38220a08142ec0621220313a5248277 4.67 MB
4199dd25cf92b0e2e702777e1a6c3afd 3551005f3b6f0a419562df020f7848594feb5521 5.12 MB
21ab587c1a8743765d9cec25d4bd03d5 76900d7a955176f00514c7b88f72f68adc43d1c8 1.14 MB
9e4ee10306023592c82a56b8476b2cc0 e66504b703d1e910be7daed2de62a737a3a2e76d 1.14 MB
c931f590cc158a9115cf50842744bf5a bfe42db1081f7479618ad5afc80226d80ee2e3b5 1.16 MB

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Home Premium 31.50%
Windows 8.1 15.25%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.50%
Windows 8.1 Pro 9.75%
Windows 7 Professional 6.25%
Windows 8.1 Single Language 4.50%
Windows 8 Single Language 4.50%
Windows 8 Pro 4.50%
Windows 8 3.75%
Windows 7 Home Basic 2.75%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center 2.25%
Windows 8.1 N 0.75%
Windows 8 Enterprise N 0.75%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise Evaluation 0.75%
Windows Vista Home Premium 0.75%
Windows Seven Black Edition 0.50%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 47.61% of Boost.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Dell 21.09%
Hewlett-Packard 16.41%
ASUS 16.41%
Acer 12.30%
Lenovo 10.55%
Toshiba 9.77%
Sony 5.86%
Intel 2.34%
Samsung 2.15%
Alienware 1.37%
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