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Digital signature Windows File System
Application has windowsYes
Internet serverNo
Uses the internetNo
Imports potentialy dangerous functionsNo
Safety RatingSafety Rating

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NameMicrosoft Corporation
IndustryComputer software\
Consumer electronics
Computer hardware
FoundedAlbuquerque, New Mexico, U.S. (1975|04|04)
Location CityMicrosoft Redmond Campus, Redmond, Washington
Location CountryU.S.
Key peopleJohn W. Thompson (Chairman)|Satya Nadella (CEO)|Bill Gates (founder, technology advisor)
RevenueUS$ 86.83 billion (2014)
Operating incomeUS$ 27.76 billion (2014)
Number of employees128,076 (June 2014)

Microsoft Corporation oris an American multinational corporation headquartered in Redmond, Washington, that develops, manufactures, licenses, supports and sells computer software, consumer electronics and personal computers and services. Its best known software products are the Microsoft Windows line of operating systems, Microsoft Office office suite, and Internet Explorer web browser. Its flagship hardware products are the Xbox game consoles and the Microsoft Surface tablet lineup. It is the world's largest software maker measured by revenues. It is also one of the world's most valuable companies. Microsoft was founded by Bill Gates and Paul Allen on April 4, 1975, to develop and sell BASIC interpreters for Altair 8800. It rose to dominate the personal computer operating system market with MS-DOS in the mid-1980s, followed by Microsoft Windows. The company's 1986 initial public offering, and subsequent rise in its share price, created three billionaires and an estimated 12,000 millionaires from Microsoft employees. Since the 1990s, it has increasingly diversified from the operating system market and has made a number of corporate acquisitions. In May 2011, Microsoft acquired Skype Technologies for $8.5 billion in its largest acquisition to date. As of 2013, Microsoft is market dominant in both the IBM PC-compatible operating system and office software suite markets (the latter with Microsoft Office). The company also produces a wide range of other software for desktops and servers, and is active in areas including Internet search (with Bing), the video game industry (with the Xbox, Xbox 360 and Xbox One consoles), the digital services market (through MSN), and mobile phones (via the Windows Phone OS). In June 2012, Microsoft entered the personal computer production market for the first time, with the launch of the Microsoft Surface, a line of tablet computers. With the acquisition of Nokia's devices and services division to form Microsoft Mobile Oy, the company will re-enter the smartphone hardware market, after its previous attempt, Microsoft Kin, which resulted from their acquisition of Danger Inc.

Technical information:

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Icon statusNo tray icon
Icon settingNot in the system tray
Executable fileC:\WINDOWS\pchealth\helpctr\binaries\helpctr.exe
Version5.1.2600.5512
Parent processC:\WINDOWS\system32\rundll32.exe
Can be uninstalledNo
EncryptedNo
Size on disk751 Kb
Minimum recorded memory usage100 Kb
Average recorded memory usage13.6 Mb
Maximum recorded memory usage20.3 Mb
Date when maximum memory usage occured8/30/2012 2:30:51 AM
Minimum recorded CPU usage0%
Average recorded CPU usage0%
Maximum recorded CPU usage100%
Date when maximum CPU usage occured8/30/2012 2:26:56 AM
Started at9/8/2012 2:08:13 PM
Total CPU time 10 seconds
Imported functions
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