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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:   29.0.1547.62
MD5:   8e436bd0d9c2cb57306070dfea3d4513
SHA1:   6f2d18059fc703b4f4a750b29ac51788463a88f0
SHA256:   c7f894fe45e3389e21259293ebb0e06bad33adcaba88c2086d63a2fc2f06bd59

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:29.0.1547.62
Size:809.95 KB (829,392 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

ResourcesPrograms

The following programs will install this file
Google Inc
6% remove
Google Chrome is a free web browser developed by Google that uses the WebKit layout engine. It is designed to be secure, fast, simple and stable. Chrome supports plug-ins with the Netscape Plugin Application Programming Interface (NPAPI). Chrome sends details about its usage to Google through both optional and non-optional user tracking mechanisms. The JavaScript virtual machine used by Chrome, the V8 JavaScript engine, has features suc...
Google Inc
12% remove
Google Chrome Frame is a free plug-in for Internet Explorer. Some advanced web apps use Google Chrome Frame to provide you with additional features and better performance. Sites that utilize Google Chrome Frame become more responsive. With Google Chrome Frame, sites offer you new features based on open technologies. Google Chrome Frame works under the hood with your current browser. Google Chrome Frame is only available for Internet Exp...
Google Inc
1% remove
Google Chrome is a freeware web browser developed by Google that uses the WebKit layout engine. Google Chrome aims to be secure, fast, simple and stable. There are extensive differences from its peers in Chrome's minimalistic user interface, which is atypical of modern web browsers. Chrome has currently quite good support for JavaScript/ECMAScript. Chrome supports plug-ins with the Netscape Plugin Application Programming Interface (NPAP...
Google Inc
12% remove
The Chrome App Launcher is the hub of all your Chrome apps and with it you have quick access to all of your apps from the desktop. When you install an app from the Chrome Web Store, you'll get an option to get the App Launcher. The App Launcher requires you to sign in to Chrome to enable apps that need access to your Google account. When you download a new app that enables App Launcher, the apps from your Chrome New Tab page will also a...
Google Inc
6% remove
Google Chrome Frame is a free plug-in for Internet Explorer. Some advanced web apps use Google Chrome Frame to provide you with additional features and better performance. Sites that utilize Google Chrome Frame become more responsive. With Google Chrome Frame, sites offer you new features based on open technologies. Google Chrome Frame works under the hood with your current browser.

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:0.02400699%
0.028634%
Kernel CPU:0.01051617%
0.013761%
User CPU:0.01349082%
0.014873%
Kernel CPU time:23,334,288 ms/min
100,923,805ms/min
CPU cycles:2,553,389/sec
17,470,203/sec
Context switches:116/sec
284/sec
Memory
Private memory:46.22 MB
21.59 MB
Private (maximum):72.57 MB
Private (minimum):36.88 MB
Non-paged memory:46.22 MB
21.59 MB
Virtual memory:224.05 MB
140.96 MB
Virtual memory (peak):243.2 MB
169.69 MB
Working set:54.67 MB
18.61 MB
Working set (peak):79.63 MB
37.95 MB
Page faults:1,513,189/min
2,039/min
I/O
I/O read transfer:142.71 KB/sec
1.02 MB/min
I/O read operations:294/sec
343/min
I/O write transfer:150.32 KB/sec
274.99 KB/min
I/O write operations:285/sec
227/min
I/O other transfer:38.19 KB/sec
448.09 KB/min
I/O other operations:111/sec
1,671/min
Resource allocations
Threads:14
12
Handles:302
600
GUI GDI count:123
103
GUI GDI peak:139
142
GUI USER count:9
49
GUI USER peak:14
71

BehaviorsProcess properties

Integrety level:Untrusted
Platform:64-bit
Command lines:
  • "C:\Program Files\google\chrome\application\chrome.exe" --type=renderer --lang=en-us --force-fieldtrials="forcecompositingmode/thread/infinitecache/no/instantextended/group2 pcC:remainder use_remote_ntp_on_startuC:1 espC:210 suppress_on_srC:1/newmenustyle/compact2/omniboxstoptimer/standard/outdatedinstallcheck/12weeksoutdatedinstall/prerender/prerenderenabled/prerenderfromomnibox/omniboxprerenderenabled/prerenderlocalpredictor/disabled/showapplauncherpromo/showpromountildismissed/test0perc
  • "C:\Program Files\google\chrome\application\chrome.exe" --type=renderer --lang=en-us --force-fieldtrials="d3d11experiment/enabled/forcecompositingmode/thread/infinitecache/no/instantextended/control0 pcC:50a m29stablC:r1/prerender/prerenderenabled/prerenderlocalpredictor/disabled/test0percentdefault/group_01/uma-dynamic-binary-uniformity-trial/default/uma-dynamic-uniformity-trial/group6/uma-new-install-uniformity-trial/control/uma-session-randomized-uniformity-trial-5-percent/group_19/uma-
  • "C:\Program Files\google\chrome\application\chrome.exe" --type=renderer --lang=en-us --force-fieldtrials="d3d11experiment/enabled/forcecompositingmode/thread/infinitecache/no/instantextended/control11 pcC:10a m29stablC:r2/newmenustyle/compact2/omniboxstoptimer/usestoptimer/prerender/prerenderenabled/prerenderlocalpredictor/disabled/test0percentdefault/group_01/uma-dynamic-binary-uniformity-trial/default/uma-dynamic-uniformity-trial/group3/uma-new-install-uniformity-trial/control/uma-sessio
  • "C:\Program Files\google\chrome\application\chrome.exe" --type=renderer --lang=ru --force-fieldtrials="d3d11experiment/enabled/forcecompositingmode/thread/infinitecache/no/instantextended/control10 pcC:1j m29stablC:pp2/newmenustyle/compact2/omniboxstoptimer/usestoptimer/prerender/prerenderenabled/prerenderlocalpredictor/disabled/test0percentdefault/group_01/uma-dynamic-binary-uniformity-trial/default/uma-dynamic-uniformity-trial/group6/uma-new-install-uniformity-trial/control/uma-session-r
  • "C:\Program Files\google\chrome\application\chrome.exe"
  • "C:\Program Files\google\chrome\application\chrome.exe" --type=renderer --lang=en-us --force-fieldtrials=forcecompositingmode/thread/infinitecache/no/prerender/prerenderenabled/uma-new-install-uniformity-trial/control/uma-session-randomized-uniformity-trial-5-percent/group_14/uma-uniformity-trial-1-percent/group_31/uma-uniformity-trial-10-percent/group_06/uma-uniformity-trial-20-percent/group_01/uma-uniformity-trial-5-percent/group_09/uma-uniformity-trial-50-percent/default/ --user-data-dir="C:\
  • "C:\Program Files\google\chrome\application\chrome.exe" --type=renderer --lang=ja --force-fieldtrials="cookieretentionprioritystudy/experimenton/infinitecache/no/instantextended/group1 pcC:25 m29stablC:r6 use_remote_ntp_on_startuC:1 espC:210 suppress_on_srC:1/prerender/prerenderenabled/prerenderlocalpredictor/disabled/showapplauncherpromo/showpromountildismissed/test0percentdefault/group_01/uma-dynamic-binary-uniformity-trial/default/uma-dynamic-uniformity-trial/group3/uma-new-install-uniformity
  • (47 more)
Owner:User
Parent processes:

ResourcesThreads

Averages
 
pepflashplayer.dll (Shockwave Flash by Adobe Systems)
Total CPU:0.88370420%
0.272967%
Kernel CPU:0.03782432%
0.107585%
User CPU:0.84587988%
0.165382%
Context switches:36/sec
79/sec
Memory:13.89 MB
1.16 MB
convenience.dll (Chrome Toolbox Plugin)
Total CPU:0.18129176%
Kernel CPU:0.15266675%
User CPU:0.02862501%
CPU cycles:6,085,062/sec
Memory:228 KB
chrome.exe (main module)
Total CPU:0.13361582%
Kernel CPU:0.06007776%
User CPU:0.07353806%
CPU cycles:1,386,873/sec
Context switches:3/sec
Memory:836 KB
ntdll.dll
Total CPU:0.07945158%
Kernel CPU:0.03808110%
User CPU:0.04137048%
Context switches:21/sec
Memory:712 KB
chrome.dll (Google Chrome by Google)
Total CPU:0.07632630%
Kernel CPU:0.02401221%
User CPU:0.05231410%
CPU cycles:197,826/sec
Context switches:9/sec
Memory:45.2 MB
wow64win.dll
Total CPU:0.00424223%
Kernel CPU:0.00233585%
User CPU:0.00190638%
CPU cycles:233,774/sec
Memory:360 KB
aswjsflt.dll (avast! Antivirus by AVAST Software)
Total CPU:0.00171672%
Kernel CPU:0.00141471%
User CPU:0.00030202%
CPU cycles:26,248/sec
Memory:156 KB
MMDevAPI.DLL
Total CPU:0.00003179%
Kernel CPU:0.00000000%
User CPU:0.00003179%
CPU cycles:96/sec
Memory:228 KB
sprotector.dll
Total CPU:0.00003179%
Kernel CPU:0.00003179%
User CPU:0.00000000%
CPU cycles:3,790/sec
Memory:1.1 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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