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What is aua.exe?

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How does aua.exe run?

Service - aua.exe runs as a background Windows service called 'OBAutoUpdate' (AutoUpdateAgent (Advantage Technologies)). This service runs as the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network. AutoUpdateAgent (Advantage Technologies) runs as a program that can be started by the Service Controller and that obeys the service control protocol. This type of service runs in a process by itself.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.5% of all Boost users have the aua.exe process running.Of the 0.5% of aua.exe users, 12.5% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is aua.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
     900 KB RAM4.1%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 1 /min0.0%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\advantage technologies\aua\bin\aua.exe

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Professional (6.1.7601.65536)
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File details

File name: aua.exe
Size: 172 KB

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0000004110%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000004110%
User CPU: 0%
Privileged CPU time: 15.6 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 349,351,574
CPU cycle count /min: 11,487
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 23.64 MB
Peak committed memory: 24.89 MB
Paged memory: 900 KB
Peak paged memory: 952 KB
Paged system memory: 41.37 KB
Non-paged system memory: 6.16 KB
Working set memory: 364 KB
Peak working set memory: 3.07 MB
Min working set memory: 220 KB
Private memory: 900 KB
Page faults: 1,646
Page faults /min: 1
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 17
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 10.11 KB
Read transfer /min: 0 Bytes
Total other operations: 137
Other operations /min: 1
Total other transfer: 1.02 KB
Other Transfer /min: 0 Bytes
Handle count average: 45
Thread count average: 3

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: System
Windows platform: 64-bit
Runs as a service: Yes
Parent Process
Child Process
Process Command
"C:\Advantage Technologies\aua\bin\Aua.exe"

Service details

Name: AutoUpdateAgent (Advantage Technologies)
Service name: OBAutoUpdate
Service type: Win32OwnProcess

Image hashes

MD5: 26183afdef58d25a04c41be9b8558962
SHA-1: 2ab80af239eb7c7b28643a69083cf8b66b62374b

PE image details

File packed: No
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