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What is mozybackup.exe?

Part of MozyHome by Mozy

What is it?

MozyHome Service bootstrapper - MozyHome is the consumer version of the Mozy backup service. It is available to buy on a monthly subscription, or on various other plans. With Mozy, after the initial backup, Mozy only backs up new or changed portions of files. Backups can take place when the computer is not in use, either automatically, and at scheduled times.
Description of mozybackup.exe from Mozy
Mozy is the industry-leading solution for online backup - back up your important files, photos, documents and more over the internet. Mozy offers a number of backup solutions to fit your individual needs. For non-commercial backup of your personal files, including music, photos, home videos, and personal tax records, check out the simplicity of MozyHome.
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How does mozybackup.exe run?

Service - mozybackup.exe runs as a background Windows service (mozybackup). This service runs as the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.2% of all Boost users have the mozybackup.exe process running.Of the 0.2% of mozybackup.exe users, 25.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is mozybackup.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00014% CPU1359.9%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
30.86 MB RAM143.3%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
1,243 /min55.2%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
         11 GDI objects7.3%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
     4 context switches/sec4.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\mozyhome\mozybackup.exe

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 MozyHome.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7600.0)

About Mozy, Inc.

Mozy is the world’s most trusted online backup service for consumers and businesses, with more than one million customers, 70,000 business users and 70 petabyte More...
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File details

File name: mozybackup.exe
Publisher: Mozy, Inc. (verified)
Name: MozyHome
Description: MozyHome Service bootstrapper
Product version:
Size: 51.77 KB

Digital certificate

Issued to: Mozy
Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 10/12/2008
Expiration date: 10/13/2011

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0002915493%
Privileged CPU: 0.0001555572%
User CPU: 0.00013599211117%
Total CPU time: 124,729 ms
Total CPU time /min: 49 ms
Privileged CPU time: 360543.27 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 53 ms
User CPU time: 24153.63 ms
User CPU time /min: 9 ms
CPU cycle count: 203,270,415
CPU cycle count /min: 199,875,592
Context switches /sec: 4
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 138.21 MB
Peak committed memory: 235.23 MB
Paged memory: 30.86 MB
Peak paged memory: 62.5 MB
Paged system memory: 128.13 KB
Non-paged system memory: 16.11 KB
Working set memory: 26.82 MB
Peak working set memory: 64.44 MB
Min working set memory: 26.82 MB
Private memory: 30.86 MB
Page faults: 327,771
Page faults /min: 45
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 5,436,766
Read operations /min: 709
Read transfer /min: 883.68 KB
Total write operations: 3,432,628
Write operations /min: 534
Total write transfer: 698.28 MB
Write transfer /min: 317.64 KB
Total other operations: 27,977,478
Other operations /min: 4,338
Total other transfer: 376.67 MB
Other Transfer /min: 49.91 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 11
Peak GDI objects: 11
USER objects: 1
Peak USER objects: 1
Handle count average: 290
Thread count average: 6
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: System
Windows platform: 32-bit
Runs as a service: Yes
Parent Processes
Child Process
Process Commands
"C:\Program Files\MozyHome\mozybackup.exe" /wts 384 644 648
"C:\Program Files\MozyHome\mozybackup.exe"
"C:\Program Files\MozyHome\mozybackup.exe" /wts 5840 616 620
"C:\Program Files\MozyHome\mozybackup.exe" /wts 5040 616 620

Service details

Name: mozybackup

Image hashes

MD5: ab1fe8235e6abada86ecc040c43b6df0
SHA-1: 6e56bf11d135daeff2aee159232dc24aede244db
SHA-256: 1d47614bffb9eb7f14215d5101928e25da5bc0cc91c15fd71bffdffc6159de92

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C++ 9.0
File entropy: 5.10997
File packed: No
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