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boost.exe

Boost by Reason Software Company Inc. (Signed)

Remove boost.exe
Version:   1.0.4629.20058
MD5:   cb97c71b5bde32d7f26e6f5fdb54d2ce
SHA1:   f10cb50731c743b799c8bdded236e5992d4f0335

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.)

Boost helps to restore the pep in your PC by removing crapware, bloatware, trialware, bundleware, and adware. Such “crapware” (and yes that’s an industry term) is known to cause system crashes, boot d

DetailsDetails

File name:boost.exe
Publisher:Reason Software Company Inc.
Product name:Boost
Typical file path:C:\users\user\appdata\roaming\reason\boost\boost.exe
File version:1.0.4629.20058
Size:4.67 MB (4,901,256 bytes)
Certificate
Issued to:Reason Software Company Inc.
Authority (CA):VeriSign
Expiration date:Tuesday, August 27, 2013
Digital DNA
PE subsystem:Windows GUI
File packed:No
Code language:Microsoft Visual C# / Basic .NET
.NET CLR:Yes
.NET NGENed:No
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BehaviorsBehaviors

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
Network connections
Access through an approved Windows firewall exception
  • [TCP] ec2-107-23-37-165.compute-1.amazonaws.com (107.23.37.165:80)

  • ResourcesResource utilization

    (Note: statistics below are averages based on a minimum sample size of 200 unique participants)
    Averages
     
    CPU
    Total CPU:0.29321267%
    0.028634%
    Kernel CPU:0.15737274%
    0.013761%
    User CPU:0.13583993%
    0.014873%
    Kernel CPU time:32,609 ms/min
    100,923,805ms/min
    Context switches:984/sec
    284/sec
    Memory
    Private memory:82.82 MB
    21.59 MB
    Private (maximum):81.06 MB
    Private (minimum):45.51 MB
    Non-paged memory:82.82 MB
    21.59 MB
    Virtual memory:668.28 MB
    140.96 MB
    Virtual memory (peak):693.89 MB
    169.69 MB
    Working set:84.25 MB
    18.61 MB
    Working set (peak):101.46 MB
    37.95 MB
    Resource allocations
    Threads:18
    12
    Handles:660
    600
    GUI GDI count:74
    103
    GUI GDI peak:79
    142
    GUI USER count:124
    49
    GUI USER peak:125
    71

    BehaviorsProcess properties

    Tray notification:Yes
    Integrety level:Undefined
    Platform:64-bit
    Command line:"C:\boost.exe"
    Owner:User

    ResourcesThreads

    Averages
     
    mscorwks.dll
    Total CPU:17.44026738%
    0.272967%
    Kernel CPU:7.79836939%
    0.107585%
    User CPU:9.64189800%
    0.165382%
    CPU cycles:388,569,864/sec
    5,741,424/sec
    Context switches:302/sec
    79/sec
    Memory:9.61 MB
    1.16 MB
    boost.exe (main module)
    Total CPU:1.23213488%
    Kernel CPU:0.59325013%
    User CPU:0.63888475%
    CPU cycles:36,141,680/sec
    Context switches:59/sec
    Memory:4.7 MB
    gdiplus.dll
    Total CPU:0.00355541%
    Kernel CPU:0.00355541%
    User CPU:0.00000000%
    CPU cycles:14,276/sec
    Memory:2.08 MB

    Common loaded modules

    These are modules that are typiclaly loaded within the context of this process.

    Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

    OS versiondistribution
    Windows 7 Home Premium 34.50%
    Windows 8.1 14.00%
    Windows 8.1 Pro 13.50%
    Windows 7 Ultimate 9.00%
    Windows 8 6.00%
    Windows 8.1 Single Language 6.00%
    Windows 7 Professional 4.50%
    Windows 8 Single Language 3.00%
    Windows 7 Home Basic 2.50%
    Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center 1.50%
    Windows 8.1 N 1.50%
    Windows 8 Enterprise N 1.50%
    Windows 8.1 Enterprise Evaluation 1.50%
    Windows Seven Black Edition 1.00%

    Distribution by countryDistribution by country

    United States installs about 52.00% of Boost.

    OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

    PC Manufacturerdistribution
    ASUS 19.92%
    Hewlett-Packard 17.53%
    Dell 16.73%
    Acer 13.55%
    Toshiba 11.95%
    Lenovo 9.56%
    Alienware 2.79%
    Intel 2.39%
    Sony 2.39%
    Samsung 1.99%
    GIGABYTE 1.20%
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