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PE structurePE file structure

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Import table
advapi32.dll
SetSecurityDescriptorDacl, RegCloseKey, RegEnumKeyExW, RegOpenKeyExW, RegDeleteValueW, RegQueryInfoKeyW, RegQueryValueExW, RegCreateKeyExW, OpenProcessToken, GetTokenInformation, ConvertSidToStringSidW, CreateProcessAsUserW, GetTraceEnableFlags, GetTraceLoggerHandle, InitializeSecurityDescriptor, TraceEvent, UnregisterTraceGuids, GetTraceEnableLevel, RegisterTraceGuidsW, RegDisablePredefinedCache, ConvertSecurityDescriptorToStringSecurityDescriptorW, SetFileSecurityW, GetFileSecurityW, SetEntriesInAclW, GetSecurityInfo, DuplicateTokenEx, LookupPrivilegeValueW, DuplicateToken, EqualSid, CreateRestrictedToken, CreateWellKnownSid, CopySid, GetLengthSid, GetSecurityDescriptorSacl, SetSecurityInfo, ConvertStringSecurityDescriptorToSecurityDescriptorW, ConvertStringSidToSidW, RevertToSelf, SetThreadToken, SetTokenInformation, RegSetValueExW, GetUserNameW, RegSetValueExA, SystemFunction036
chrome_elf.dll
InitChromeElf, CreateFileW, SignalChromeElf
kernel32.dll
DllMain
shell32.dll
SHGetFolderPathW, CommandLineToArgvW
shlwapi.dll
PathRemoveFileSpecW, PathFileExistsW
user32.dll
SetProcessWindowStation, GetThreadDesktop, MessageBoxW, CharUpperW, CreateWindowStationW, GetProcessWindowStation, GetUserObjectInformationW, CloseWindowStation, CreateDesktopW, CloseDesktop, wsprintfW, FindWindowExW, IsWindow, SendMessageTimeoutW, AllowSetForegroundWindow, GetWindowThreadProcessId, GetAsyncKeyState
userenv.dll
CreateEnvironmentBlock, DestroyEnvironmentBlock, GetProfileType
version.dll
VerQueryValueW, GetFileVersionInfoW, GetFileVersionInfoSizeW
winmm.dll
timeGetTime
wtsapi32.dll
WTSQueryUserToken, WTSFreeMemory, WTSQuerySessionInformationW
Export table
ClearCrashKeyValueImpl
CrashForException
DumpProcess
DumpProcessWithoutCrash
InjectDumpForHangDebugging
InjectDumpProcessWithoutCrash
IsSandboxedProcess
SetActiveURL
SetClientId
SetCommandLine
SetCommandLine2
SetCrashKeyValueImpl
SetCrashKeyValuePair
SetExperimentList3
SetExtensionID
SetGpuInfo
SetNumberOfExtensions
SetNumberOfViews
SetPrinterInfo

chrome.exe

Google Chrome by Google Inc (Signed)

Remove chrome.exe
Version:   23.0.1271.52
MD5:   006bcad0c9851e1491e075ff63ecca83
SHA1:   80372a608887f2402048d078ecacec0cc24f3611
SHA256:   1b931a07a6eee40149167f358fc5d598510004b5d966936b1891f1f0b0b2b213

What is chrome.exe?

Google Chrome is a web browser that combines a minimal design with sophisticated technology to make the web faster, safer, and easier.

About chrome.exe (from Google Inc)

Google Chrome is a browser that combines a minimal design with sophisticated technology to make the web faster, safer, and easier. The web browser is arguably the most important piece of software on y

DetailsDetails

File name:chrome.exe
Publisher:Google Inc.
Product name:Google Chrome
Typical file path:C:\users\user\appdata\local\google\chrome\application\chrome.exe
File version:23.0.1271.52
Size:1.18 MB (1,242,136 bytes)
Certificate
Issued to:Google Inc
Authority (CA):VeriSign
Effective date:Sunday, February 21, 2010
Expiration date:Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Digital DNA
Entropy:6.407797
File packed:No
.NET CLR:No
More details

BehaviorsBehaviors

Shell open commands
  • mailto
  • https
  • http
  • ftp
Scheduled tasks
  • The task '{161118D5-1F9E-4C18-9CDD-F25D0131C997}' runs on registration in the path '\{161118D5-1F9E-4C18-9CDD-F25D0131C997}'
  • The job '{8B2E04BF-933E-41CA-9620-E65737F8BE74}' runs on registration in the path '\{8B2E04BF-933E-41CA-9620-E65737F8BE74}'
  • The job '{CA1D39FF-30BF-4EAF-99A1-3788FC00E928}' runs on registration in the path '\{CA1D39FF-30BF-4EAF-99A1-3788FC00E928}'
  • The job '{7C607EB6-DB7B-4A85-9BE5-DCD76C586E58}' runs on registration in the path '\{7C607EB6-DB7B-4A85-9BE5-DCD76C586E58}'
  • The job '{F4F3C050-58FC-49E8-B95A-32EA24B7EE12}' runs on registration in the path '\{F4F3C050-58FC-49E8-B95A-32EA24B7EE12}'
  • The task '{EB395E85-B246-4973-9CEC-24E6492503ED}' runs on registration in the path '\{EB395E85-B246-4973-9CEC-24E6492503ED}'
  • The job '{E961C06D-9D52-4900-8B33-EB446D52CBF3}' runs on registration in the path '\{E961C06D-9D52-4900-8B33-EB446D52CBF3}'
  • The task '{E3FDA052-B42F-454C-95BB-FDDCB8FD072D}' runs on registration in the path '\{E3FDA052-B42F-454C-95BB-FDDCB8FD072D}'
  • The job '{D8D01FE5-38BB-4A18-A4AF-9DA2BFF2E956}' runs on registration in the path '\{D8D01FE5-38BB-4A18-A4AF-9DA2BFF2E956}'
  • The task '{D8BABA9C-091B-41F4-A454-8EBABC503F0B}' runs on registration in the path '\{D8BABA9C-091B-41F4-A454-8EBABC503F0B}'
  • The task '{C835DC92-C80E-4ED6-B601-FA86AB70E3EB}' runs on registration in the path '\{C835DC92-C80E-4ED6-B601-FA86AB70E3EB}'
  • The task '{A3A3BEC7-92E9-42FC-9ACA-056AF5EF6766}' runs on registration in the path '\{A3A3BEC7-92E9-42FC-9ACA-056AF5EF6766}'
  • The job '{99D28666-00BA-4ED3-BF79-8640966A61F4}' runs on registration in the path '\{99D28666-00BA-4ED3-BF79-8640966A61F4}'
  • The job '{85AD7675-1803-4514-B2EE-792C13CC9E63}' runs on registration in the path '\{85AD7675-1803-4514-B2EE-792C13CC9E63}'
  • The job '{8151FA7F-BCDF-422A-8BDA-4DA39358B650}' runs on registration in the path '\{8151FA7F-BCDF-422A-8BDA-4DA39358B650}'
  • The task '{7CE68688-4FF4-4304-B1BE-39D82302CD0C}' runs on registration in the path '\{7CE68688-4FF4-4304-B1BE-39D82302CD0C}'
  • The job '{7A6E7ACD-D51E-43E8-8814-C90ABDCA17D1}' runs on registration in the path '\{7A6E7ACD-D51E-43E8-8814-C90ABDCA17D1}'
  • The task '{7932AAB3-8694-477A-BA17-5C9A9A1CC848}' runs on registration in the path '\{7932AAB3-8694-477A-BA17-5C9A9A1CC848}'
  • The job '{7325F8C4-5399-4D5A-B1B9-DF2EF998F0FB}' runs on registration in the path '\{7325F8C4-5399-4D5A-B1B9-DF2EF998F0FB}'
  • The task '{6863A882-8DFF-4D4C-8220-378B2E44FE4B}' runs on registration in the path '\{6863A882-8DFF-4D4C-8220-378B2E44FE4B}'
  • The job '{6229A5C1-E423-4291-AE3F-3B29A7AAD790}' runs on registration in the path '\{6229A5C1-E423-4291-AE3F-3B29A7AAD790}'
  • The task '{6115B0BD-0C20-46B4-875D-613E24B3075A}' runs on registration in the path '\{6115B0BD-0C20-46B4-875D-613E24B3075A}'
Startup files (user) run
Runs under the registry key 'HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run'
  • 'GoogleChromeAutoLaunch_2CA00C1B693F297AE5CA5B51AAA562E3' → "C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" --no-startup-window
  • 'GoogleChromeAutoLaunch_200376DFA0AFAFEB69BB3A81FA2D4E89' → "C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" --no-startup-window
  • 'GoogleChromeAutoLaunch_8CC0C224CAA679A6B63017BE99A17B85' → "C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" --no-startup-window
  • 'GoogleChromeAutoLaunch_465872F99482EF6A88906828AB7A51A8' → "C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" --no-startup-window
  • '559941C39FE107DE6AF83A6121ECE89923A8ABAD._service_run' → "C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" --type=service
  • 'GoogleChromeAutoLaunch_C1A9E6B8266C3BC72930144DD839198D' → "C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" --no-startup-window
  • 'GoogleChromeAutoLaunch_0F9F0B6353EE033798AF90928A2DFDFC' → "C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" --no-startup-window
  • 'GoogleChromeAutoLaunch_1C05472DCCB0D10167C2A5E00B87815A' → "C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" --no-startup-window
  • 'GoogleChromeAutoLaunch_B6860CECE879FC2FE90FEBD20DFF0137' → "C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" --no-startup-window
  • 'GoogleChromeAutoLaunch_E71316ACA814D378FDA9310474BE6AD5' → "C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" --no-startup-window
  • 'GoogleChromeAutoLaunch_830442701460858D260E719882332E19' → "C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" --no-startup-window
  • 'GoogleChromeAutoLaunch_E21A55733DE47A9C91846541BA1A406D' → "C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" --no-startup-window
  • 'GoogleChromeAutoLaunch_0EB5B2DF1334BF2B986C0DBBD3933012' → "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" --no-startup-window
  • 'GoogleChromeAutoLaunch_DCD796F24C591C161D34D69E698EF094' → "C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" --no-startup-window
  • '9601704112FDDD93723FD3F0EB5F268EACE4E770._service_run' → "C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" --type=service
  • 'GoogleChromeAutoLaunch_1EB7E314B847FE05F41899FEAEB750CF' → "C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" --no-startup-window
  • 'GoogleChromeAutoLaunch_8FF483314FB3F7E80DAD5CA547242B6A' → "C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" --no-startup-window
  • 'GoogleChromeAutoLaunch_B38CDB7082883878094514B3C0434F09' → "C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" --no-startup-window
  • 'GoogleChromeAutoLaunch_DD3EA25592A4E778D9E8C73F77AD6AF1' → "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" --no-startup-window
  • '48E8A9F25055B7D3F01890E5141A5C1D0297B688._service_run' → "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" --type=service
  • 'GoogleChromeAutoLaunch_6B5D74F279C5E55A55B4F0F8C39806FD' → "C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" --no-startup-window
  • 'GoogleChromeAutoLaunch_FE7D2B5C02195BDF363DE17E5113287F' → "C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" --no-startup-window
Startup files (user) run once
Runs under the registry key 'HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce'
  • 'Application Restart #0' → C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe --flag-switches-begin --flag-switches-end --restore-last-session -- httC://login.yahoo.com/config/reset_cookies_token?.token=amvHE
  • 'Application Restart #1' → C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe --flag-switches-begin --flag-switches-end --restore-last-session -- httpC://www.seniorsmeet.com/v3/autologin?login=XX5028CFB4E1604E018FD7F8
  • 'Application Restart #2' → C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe --automation-channel=ChromeTestingInterfacC:5652.3 --chrome-frame --no-first-run --disable-background-mode --disable-popup-blocking --disab
  • 'Application Restart #4' → C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe --flag-switches-begin --enable-experimental-extension-apis --flag-switches-end --restore-last-session -- httC://www.tune-up.com/link/?target=unin
Windows firewall allowed programs
Exceptions allow programs to access to the Internet through an outbound connections
  • Firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe'
  • Firewall exception for 'C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe'
  • Firewall exception for 'C:\Programmer\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe'
  • Firewall exception for 'C:\Documents and Settings\user\Application Data\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe'

ResourcesResource utilization

(Note: statistics below are averages based on a minimum sample size of 200 unique participants)
Averages
 
CPU
Total CPU:0.00915270%
0.028634%
Kernel CPU:0.00302455%
0.013761%
User CPU:0.00612815%
0.014873%
Kernel CPU time:11,167 ms/min
100,923,805ms/min
Context switches:98/sec
284/sec
Memory
Private memory:50.86 MB
21.59 MB
Private (maximum):69.82 MB
Private (minimum):33.91 MB
Non-paged memory:50.86 MB
21.59 MB
Virtual memory:214.17 MB
140.96 MB
Virtual memory (peak):228.54 MB
169.69 MB
Working set:53.01 MB
18.61 MB
Working set (peak):72.48 MB
37.95 MB
Resource allocations
Threads:12
12
Handles:275
600
GUI GDI count:29
103
GUI GDI peak:33
142
GUI USER count:8
49
GUI USER peak:11
71

BehaviorsProcess properties

Integrety level:Untrusted
Platform:64-bit
Command lines:
  • "C:\users\user\appdata\local\google\chrome\application\chrome.exe" --type=renderer --lang=en-us --force-fieldtrials=asyncdns/disabled/conncountimpact/conn_count_6/connnectbackupjobs/connectbackupjobsenabled/dnsimpact/default_enabled_prefetch/enablestage3d/enabled/forcecompositingmode/disable/globalsdch/global_enable_sdch/idleskttoimpact/idle_timeout_10/infinitecache/no/instantchannel/beta/omniboxdisallowinlinehqp/standard/omniboxsearchsuggest/0/oneclicksignin/blueonwhite/prerender/prerendere
  • "C:\users\user\appdata\local\google\chrome\application\chrome.exe" --type=plugin --plugin-path="C:\users\user\appdata\local\google\chrome\user data\default\extensions\pdnkcidphdcakpkheohlhocaicfamjie\0.9.9.118_0\npqscan.dll" --lang=en-us --channel="3520.33.1902889660\292951622" /prefetcC:4
  • "C:\users\user\appdata\local\google\chrome\application\chrome.exe" --type=ppapi --channel="3520.7.662641209\1395048266" --lang=en-us --ignored=" --type=renderer " /prefetcC:13
  • "C:\users\user\appdata\local\google\chrome\application\chrome.exe" -- "httC://www.mtsindia.in/mblaze"
  • "C:\users\user\appdata\local\google\chrome\application\chrome.exe" --type=gpu-process --channel="3520.1.1877212496\1464300518" --gpu-vendor-id=0x8086 --gpu-device-id=0x0046 --gpu-driver-vendor="intel corporation" --gpu-driver-version=8.15.10.2622 --ignored=" --type=renderer " /prefetcC:12
Owner:User
Parent processes:

ResourcesThreads

Averages
 
chrome.exe (main module)
Total CPU:0.12663690%
0.272967%
Kernel CPU:0.02347966%
0.107585%
User CPU:0.10315724%
0.165382%
CPU cycles:3,489,645/sec
5,741,424/sec
Context switches:16/sec
79/sec
Memory:1.21 MB
1.16 MB
ntdll.dll
Total CPU:0.00959511%
Kernel CPU:0.00647781%
User CPU:0.00311730%
CPU cycles:264,216/sec
Context switches:18/sec
Memory:1.66 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 8.1 Pro 25.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 23.00%
Windows 7 Professional 22.50%
Windows 8.1 Single Language 8.50%
Windows 8.1 7.50%
Windows 7 Ultimate 7.00%
Windows Seven Black Edition 4.50%
Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center 1.50%
Windows 8 0.50%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 41.50% of Google Chrome.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
ASUS 37.56%
Hewlett-Packard 23.47%
Acer 13.15%
Dell 9.39%
Lenovo 8.45%
Alienware 3.76%
Toshiba 2.82%
Samsung 1.41%
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