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chrome.exe

Google Chrome by Google Inc (Signed)

Remove chrome.exe
Version:   26.0.1410.43
MD5:   b0bf698030db6561393ae753c6d3f936
SHA1:   f426a353e1a2b16cee21912960b88b1da6a194b5
SHA256:   5bebf8be469f65eba5d5d6f978e8a4dcd9aa05adb4f15612197719e2db2bb8c6

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:26.0.1410.43
Size:1.25 MB (1,312,720 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
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.
Google Inc
7% remove
Google Chrome Frame is an open source plug-in that seamlessly brings Google Chrome's open web technologies and speedy JavaScript engine to Internet Explorer. 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.
Google Inc
11% 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...

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:0.03591697%
0.028634%
Kernel CPU:0.01234095%
0.013761%
User CPU:0.02357603%
0.014873%
Kernel CPU time:29,132,476 ms/min
100,923,805ms/min
CPU cycles:3,064,606/sec
17,470,203/sec
Context switches:311/sec
284/sec
Memory
Private memory:61.35 MB
21.59 MB
Private (maximum):80.85 MB
Private (minimum):41.35 MB
Non-paged memory:61.35 MB
21.59 MB
Virtual memory:245.77 MB
140.96 MB
Virtual memory (peak):262.06 MB
169.69 MB
Working set:63.18 MB
18.61 MB
Working set (peak):86.17 MB
37.95 MB
Page faults:1,107,881/min
2,039/min
I/O
I/O read transfer:316.49 KB/sec
1.02 MB/min
I/O read operations:1,115/sec
343/min
I/O write transfer:270.27 KB/sec
274.99 KB/min
I/O write operations:1,133/sec
227/min
I/O other transfer:13.87 KB/sec
448.09 KB/min
I/O other operations:411/sec
1,671/min
Resource allocations
Threads:13
12
Handles:348
600
GUI GDI count:105
103
GUI GDI peak:123
142
GUI USER count:12
49
GUI USER peak:17
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=autocompletedynamictrial_0/livespellingexperiment/bookmarkprompt/disabled/forcecompositingmode/thread/infinitecache/no/newmenustyle/default/newtabbutton/default/omniboxhqpreplacehupprohibittrumpinginlineableresult/standard/omniboxhqpusecursorposition/standard/omniboxsearchsuggesttrialstarted2013q1/17/oneclicksignin/standard/overlappedreadimpact/overlappedreadenabled/prerender/prerendere
  • "C:\Program Files\google\chrome\application\chrome.exe"
  • "C:\Program Files\google\chrome\application\chrome.exe" --type=renderer --lang=en-us --force-fieldtrials=autocompletedynamictrial_0/livespellingexperiment/bookmarkprompt/disabled/forcecompositingmode/thread/infinitecache/no/newmenustyle/newstyle/newtabbutton/default/omniboxhqpreplacehupprohibittrumpinginlineableresult/standard/omniboxhqpusecursorposition/hqpusecursorposition/omniboxsearchsuggesttrialstarted2013q1/17/oneclicksignin/standard/overlappedreadimpact/overlappedreaddisabled/preren
  • "C:\Program Files\google\chrome\application\chrome.exe" --type=renderer --lang=en-us --force-fieldtrials=autocompletedynamictrial_0/livespellingexperiment/forcecompositingmode/thread/infinitecache/no/newmenustyle/default/newtabbutton/default/omniboxhqpreplacehupprohibittrumpinginlineableresult/standard/omniboxhqpusecursorposition/standard/omniboxsearchsuggesttrialstarted2013q1/9/oneclicksignin/standard/overlappedreadimpact/overlappedreaddisabled/prerender/prerenderenabled/prerenderlocalpre
  • "C:\Program Files\google\chrome\application\chrome.exe" --type=renderer --lang=en-us --force-fieldtrials=autocompletedynamictrial_0/livespellingexperiment/cachesensitivityanalysis/200b/forcecompositingmode/thread/infinitecache/no/newmenustyle/default/newtabbutton/default/omniboxhqpreplacehupprohibittrumpinginlineableresult/standard/omniboxhqpusecursorposition/hqpusecursorposition/omniboxsearchsuggesttrialstarted2013q1/0/oneclicksignin/standard/overlappedreadimpact/overlappedreaddisabled/prerende
  • "C:\Program Files\google\chrome\application\chrome.exe" --type=renderer --lang=en-us --force-fieldtrials=autocompletedynamictrial_0/livespellingexperiment/bookmarkprompt/disabled/cachesensitivityanalysis/no/forcecompositingmode/thread/infinitecache/no/newmenustyle/default/newtabbutton/default/omniboxhqpreplacehupprohibittrumpinginlineableresult/standard/omniboxhqpusecursorposition/standard/omniboxsearchsuggesttrialstarted2013q1/6/oneclicksignin/standard/overlappedreadimpact/overlappedreadd
  • "C:\users\user\appdata\local\google\chrome\application\chrome.exe" --type=renderer --lang=en-us --force-fieldtrials=autocompletedynamictrial_0/livespellingexperiment/forcecompositingmode/thread/infinitecache/no/newmenustyle/newstyle/newtabbutton/default/omniboxhqpnewscoringmax1400/standard/omniboxhqponlycountmatchesatwordboundaries/standard/omniboxhqpreplacehupprohibittrumpinginlineableresult/standard/omniboxhqpusecursorposition/hqpusecursorposition/omniboxsearchsuggesttrialstarted2013q1/6
  • (78 more)
Owner:User
Parent processes:

ResourcesThreads

Averages
 
ffmpegsumo.dll
Total CPU:8.67738308%
0.272967%
Kernel CPU:1.35780674%
0.107585%
User CPU:7.31957634%
0.165382%
CPU cycles:134,488,629/sec
5,741,424/sec
Memory:2.71 MB
1.16 MB
chrome.dll (Google Chrome by Google)
Total CPU:0.46775202%
Kernel CPU:0.11402857%
User CPU:0.35372345%
CPU cycles:7,919,333/sec
Context switches:4/sec
Memory:42.7 MB
chrome.exe (main module)
Total CPU:0.33916911%
Kernel CPU:0.04704247%
User CPU:0.29212664%
CPU cycles:8,126,922/sec
Context switches:17/sec
Memory:1.28 MB
pepflashplayer.dll (Shockwave Flash by Adobe Systems)
Total CPU:0.28259042%
Kernel CPU:0.00845790%
User CPU:0.27413252%
CPU cycles:86,054/sec
Context switches:28/sec
Memory:12.99 MB
ntdll.dll
Total CPU:0.10081226%
Kernel CPU:0.04463221%
User CPU:0.05618005%
Context switches:23/sec
Memory:712 KB
wdmaud.drv
Total CPU:0.06067131%
Kernel CPU:0.01980428%
User CPU:0.04086703%
Context switches:21/sec
Memory:36 KB
wow64cpu.dll
Total CPU:0.00992430%
Kernel CPU:0.00577234%
User CPU:0.00415196%
CPU cycles:381,359/sec
Context switches:6/sec
Memory:32 KB
wow64win.dll
Total CPU:0.00588755%
Kernel CPU:0.00554650%
User CPU:0.00034105%
CPU cycles:121,616/sec
Context switches:2/sec
Memory:360 KB
aswjsflt.dll (avast! Antivirus by AVAST Software)
Total CPU:0.00470544%
Kernel CPU:0.00365979%
User CPU:0.00104565%
Memory:152 KB
MMDevAPI.DLL
Total CPU:0.00141907%
Kernel CPU:0.00141907%
User CPU:0.00000000%
CPU cycles:24,656/sec
Memory:228 KB
wow64.dll (Win32 Emulation on NT64 by Microsoft)
Total CPU:0.00016285%
Kernel CPU:0.00015546%
User CPU:0.00000739%
CPU cycles:4,561/sec
Memory:252 KB

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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