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What is dataprotectionupdateservice.exe?

Part of Digital Lifeboat's Data Protection Services by Digital Lifeboat

What is it?

Digital Lifeboat Update Service is part of the Digital Lifeboat online backup program designed to proved network (cloud) based PC backup services.
Description of dataprotectionupdateservice.exe from Digital Lifeboat
Digital Lifeboat protects your PC files from accidental deletion, hard drive failure, natural disasters like fire or flood, and loss or theft of your PC. Once you sign up for Digital Lifeboat we continuously and automatically backup and protect everything important on your computer. Signing up is simple and our service is easy to use. You can manage everything from our friendly website. There is no need for complicated configuration. But rest assured, we are giving you powerful tools to manage your backup and we will be there when you need to restore the treasured digital memories on your computer.
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How does dataprotectionupdateservice.exe run?

Service - dataprotectionupdateservice.exe runs as a background Windows service called 'Digital Lifeboat Update Service' (Digital Lifeboat Update Service). This service runs as the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network. Digital Lifeboat Update Service 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 0.4% of all Boost users have the dataprotectionupdateservice.exe process running.Of the 0.4% of dataprotectionupdateservice.exe users, 14.3% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is dataprotectionupdateservice.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00120% CPU12046.3%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
27.3 MB RAM126.8%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
     173 /min7.7%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
     2 context switches/sec2.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\digitallifeboat\data protection service\dataprotectionupdateservice.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 Digital Lifeboat's Data Protection Services.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows Vista (TM) Ultimate (6.0.6002.131072)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7600.0)
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File details

File name: dataprotectionupdateservice.exe
Name: Digital Lifeboat's Data Protection Services
Description: Digital Lifeboat Update Service
Version: 2012.12.05.7
Size: 161 KB
Original file name: DataProtectionUpdateService.exe

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0025112861%
Privileged CPU: 0.0013066610%
User CPU: 0.00120462511210%
Privileged CPU time: 936318.5 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 6 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,379,641,791
CPU cycle count /min: 106,753,716
Context switches /sec: 2
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 170.21 MB
Peak committed memory: 173.46 MB
Paged memory: 27.3 MB
Peak paged memory: 28.2 MB
Paged system memory: 247.04 KB
Non-paged system memory: 28.61 KB
Working set memory: 27.67 MB
Peak working set memory: 30.3 MB
Min working set memory: 15.48 MB
Private memory: 27.3 MB
Page faults: 26,194
Page faults /min: 290
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 4,001
Read operations /min: 104
Total read transfer: 269.5 KB
Read transfer /min: 6.72 KB
Total write operations: 2,550
Write operations /min: 69
Total write transfer: 154.87 KB
Write transfer /min: 4.1 KB
Total other operations: 6,397
Other operations /min: 94
Total other transfer: 55.95 KB
Other Transfer /min: 616 Bytes
Handle count average: 610
Thread count average: 12
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: System
Windows platform: 32-bit
Runs as a service: Yes
Parent Processes
Process Commands
"C:\Program Files\DigitalLifeboat\Data Protection Service\DataProtectionUpdateService.exe"
"C:\Program Files\DigitalLifeboat\Data Protection Service\DataProtectionUpdateService.exe"

Service details

Name: Digital Lifeboat Update Service
Service type: Win32OwnProcess
Description: “Automatically updates the Digital Lifeboat Backup Service.”

Image hashes

MD5: 5a2d7a74f273f5ef12686b25346f8f63
SHA-1: 40230d7dda82c30b7628fc6d076c2a65a117a0df

PE image details

CLR assembly: Yes
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C# / Basic .NET
File packed: No
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