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What is dbagent.exe?

Part of Seagate Dashboard by Seagate Technology LLC

What is it?

Seagate Dashboard is a utility for backing up your data and sharing and saving media on your social media networks.
Description of dbagent.exe from Seagate Technology LLC
With Seagate Dashboard’s Protect feature, you can start backing up your system with a single click, or you can customize the feature to back up your data according to a set schedule. You can specify which files or directories get backed up and where the backed-up files are saved, either to a Dashboard-enhanced Seagate drive, or to the online Seagate Cloud Storage Service Powered by Nero.
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How does dbagent.exe run?

Process - dbagent.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account.

How does dbagent.exe start?

Startup files (all users) run - dbagent.exe is registered with the run identifier 'DBAgent' and the execution command '"C:\Program Files\Seagate\Seagate Dashboard 2.0\DBAgent.exe" /WinStart' in the Windows registry HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run. Run keys are startup registry keys that are used to launch an application automatically when any Windows user logs into Windows.
Scheduled task - dbagent.exe is launched automatically by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\fred DBAgent 2 0'. Task Scheduler provides the ability to schedule the launch of programs or scripts at pre-defined times or after specified time intervals or even with event-based triggers.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.3% of all Boost users have the dbagent.exe process running.Of the 0.3% of dbagent.exe users, 16.7% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is dbagent.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00002% CPU205.1%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
7.86 MB RAM36.5%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 3 /min0.1%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
110 GDI objects73.3%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\seagate\seagate dashboard 2.0\dbagent.exe

Are there other versions of Seagate Dashboard?

Why are multiple of the same versions listed?

What modules are loaded?

A module is a dynamic link library (DLL) or an executable file that is loaded into the process. Below is a list of non-system modules that are loaded by Seagate Dashboard.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
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File details

File name: dbagent.exe
Publisher: Seagate Technology LLC (verified)
Name: Seagate Dashboard
Description: Seagate Dashboard
Size: 1.45 MB
Original file name: DBAgent.EXE

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: Thawte
Effective date: 11/15/2010
Expiration date: 11/19/2012

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0000388692%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000183638%
User CPU: 0.00002050539779%
Privileged CPU time: 137358.88 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 18 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,065,111,856
CPU cycle count /min: 121,396,275
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 137.43 MB
Peak committed memory: 140.11 MB
Paged memory: 7.86 MB
Peak paged memory: 11.94 MB
Paged system memory: 237.63 KB
Non-paged system memory: 23.22 KB
Working set memory: 8.4 MB
Peak working set memory: 20.52 MB
Min working set memory: 8.32 MB
Private memory: 7.86 MB
Page faults: 196,053
Page faults /min: 25
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 21,464
Read operations /min: 3
Total read transfer: 81.41 MB
Read transfer /min: 10.8 KB
Total other operations: 4,371,311
Other operations /min: 566
Total other transfer: 75.6 MB
Other Transfer /min: 10.03 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 110
Peak GDI objects: 111
USER objects: 14
Peak USER objects: 15
Handle count average: 742
Thread count average: 5
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 64-bit
System Tray: Yes
Child Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Seagate\Seagate Dashboard 2.0\DBAgent.exe" /WinStart

Startup files (all users) run details

Name: DBAgent
Command: "C:\Program Files\Seagate\Seagate Dashboard 2.0\DBAgent.exe" /WinStart

Scheduled task details

Name: Paul DBAgent 2 0
Command: \Paul DBAgent 2 0

Image hashes

MD5: ae1def51190b3cb36ceae75683b51df9
SHA-1: 3f43d1901d79ef5491e0c827b6cfec386ec5f81f

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C++ 10.0
File packed: No
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