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What is usbguard.exe?

Part of USB Disk Security by Zbshareware Lab

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How does usbguard.exe run?

Process - usbguard.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 usbguard.exe start?

Startup files (all users) run - usbguard.exe is registered with the run identifier 'USB Security' and the execution command 'C:\Program Files\USB Disk Security\USBGuard.exe' 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 - usbguard.exe is launched automatically by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\{B657E9DD-3086-4F2D-9D4B-AA3FB9915F7A}'. 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.
User start menu folder - The shortcut file usbguard.lnk is loaded in the user's Startup folder (%AppData%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\) that points to the executable usbguard.exe. The startup folder contains programs that automatically start when Windows starts for the logged in user.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.4% of all Boost users have the usbguard.exe process running.Of the 0.4% of usbguard.exe users, 12.5% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is usbguard.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.04048% CPU404774.3%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
7.6 MB RAM35.3%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
439 GDI objects292.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
          16 context switches/sec16.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\usb disk security\usbguard.exe

Are there other versions of USB Disk Security?

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 USB Disk Security.

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536)
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File details

File name: usbguard.exe
Publisher: Zbshareware Lab (verified)
Name: USB Disk Security
Description: USB Disk Security
Size: 655.2 KB
Original file name: USBGuard.exe

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: The USERTRUST Network
Effective date: 6/3/2010
Expiration date: 6/3/2012

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0700386947%
Privileged CPU: 0.0295612693%
User CPU: 0.04047742537422%
Privileged CPU time: 2418.02 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
Context switches /sec: 16
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 107.28 MB
Peak committed memory: 116.86 MB
Paged memory: 7.6 MB
Peak paged memory: 7.75 MB
Paged system memory: 188.82 KB
Non-paged system memory: 43.14 KB
Working set memory: 16.76 MB
Peak working set memory: 17 MB
Min working set memory: 16.73 MB
Private memory: 7.6 MB
Page faults: 1,188,873
Page faults /min: 0
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 439
Peak GDI objects: 444
USER objects: 277
Peak USER objects: 284
Handle count average: 99
Thread count average: 6
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Undefined
Windows platform: 64-bit
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\USB Disk Security\USBGuard.exe"

Startup files (all users) run details

Name: USB Security
Command: C:\Program Files\USB Disk Security\USBGuard.exe

Scheduled task details

Name: \{B657E9DD-3086-4F2D-9D4B-AA3FB9915F7A}

User start menu folder details

Name: usbguard.exe

Image hashes

MD5: b4488ba163c42056f61a0206cd5aaa82
SHA-1: 4fbafd2e95872633a2162d3db41fbb06672e1ecc

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C++ 8.0
File packed: No
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