An object, such as an icon, a window, a menu, or an accelerator table. In the Windows operating system, most user objects are owned by the thread that created them (icons, cursors, and windows classes are owned by a process). See graphics device interface object, kernel object.
An object from Window Manager, which includes windows, menus, cursors, icons, hooks, accelerators, monitors, keyboard layouts, and other internal objects. In Task Manager, the number of USER objects currently being used by a process. See also: Task Manager