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What is backgroundtaskhost.exe?

Part of Background Task Host by Microsoft

(backgroundtaskhost.exe is a system file that is installed with Windows)
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How does backgroundtaskhost.exe run?

Process - backgroundtaskhost.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. backgroundtaskhost.exe is executed by the process svchost.exe (Host Process for Windows Services by Microsoft).

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What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.4% of all Boost users have the backgroundtaskhost.exe process running.Of the 0.4% of backgroundtaskhost.exe users, less than 1% have disabled it.
How stable is Background Task Host?
Based on crash data discovered by Boost, stability is a measure of how sound this particular process and the average percent of times it crashes.
     backgroundtaskhost.exe0.03%
Typical program1.26%
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Windows\System32\backgroundtaskhost.exe

Are there other versions of Background Task Host?

Why are multiple of the same versions listed?

What else is related?

Background Task Host Stability

backgroundtaskhost.exe crashes or has encountered a critical error 0.8900% of the time.
1.  
Error: Stopped responding and was closed (MoAppHang)
Details: A problem caused this program to stop interacting with Windows.
Occurred on: November 10, 2013
2.  
Error: Stopped responding and was closed (MoAppHang)
Details: A problem caused this program to stop interacting with Windows.
Occurred on: November 16, 2013
3.  
Error: Stopped responding and was closed (MoAppHang)
Details: A problem caused this program to stop interacting with Windows.
Occurred on: November 17, 2013

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 8.1 Pro (6.2.9200.0)

About Microsoft Corporation

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File details

File name: backgroundtaskhost.exe
Publisher: Microsoft Corporation (verified)
Name: Background Task Host
Description: Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Version: 6.3.9600.16384 (winblue_rtm.130821-1623)
Product version: 6.3.9600.16384
Size: 9.5 KB
Original file name: backgroundTaskHost.exe
Windows file protection: Yes

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.1158002416%
Privileged CPU: 0.0579001208%
User CPU: 0.05790012081607%
Memory utilization averages
Min working set memory: 0 Bytes

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Windows platform: 64-bit
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\WINDOWS\syswow64\backgroundTaskHost.exe" -ServerNamC:App.AppX9vekjtp8hpm36nsf7wcjhbp2tk5cextz.mca

Image hashes

MD5: 25c74ff8d3d7f2afe066da8d639d25dc
SHA-1: 4e00119ce2c4e52dfda0652eb0ecb2057088b864

PE image details

CLR assembly: Yes
CLR NGENed: No
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C# / Basic .NET
File packed: No
Import Table
api-ms-win-core-winrt-l1-1-0.dll
api-ms-win-core-winrt-string-l1-1-0.dll
kernel32.dll
msvcrt.dll
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