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What is nbagent.exe?

Part of Nero BackItUp by Nero AG

What is it?

Nero BackItUp is a Windows backup software application that provides both local and network based file backups. With Nero BackItUp & Burn you can create backup copies on demand by manually selecting the files and folders you want to include in them or set the program to do it automatically without user intervention.
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How does nbagent.exe run?

Process - nbagent.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 nbagent.exe start?

Scheduled task - nbagent.exe is launched automatically by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\NBAgent'. 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.
Startup files (all users) run - nbagent.exe is registered with the run identifier 'NBAgent' and the execution command '"C:\Program Files\Nero\Nero 11\Nero BackItUp\NBAgent.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 tasks startup - nbagent.exe is launched automatically when a user logs into Windows by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\NBAgent'. With Scheduled Tasks, any script, program, or document can be configured to run when a user logs into the PC. These tasks start every time that Windows is booted and runs in the background.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.2% of all Boost users have the nbagent.exe process running.Of the 0.2% of nbagent.exe users, 20.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is nbagent.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00007% CPU737.9%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
12.19 MB RAM56.6%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 2 /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\nero\nero 10\nero backitup\nbagent.exe

Are there other versions of Nero BackItUp?

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 8.1 (6.2.9200.0)

About Nero AG

Nero is a global computer software company most well known for its burning software, Nero Burning ROM. Nero makes several products, including: Nero Multimedia S More...
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File details

File name: nbagent.exe
Publisher: Nero AG (verified)
Name: Nero BackItUp
Description: Nero BackItUp
Size: 2.33 MB
Original file name: NBAgent.EXE

Digital certificate

Issued to: Nero AG
Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 11/5/2009

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0001359572%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000621622%
User CPU: 0.00007379494913%
Privileged CPU time: 171.88 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,543,166,702
CPU cycle count /min: 1,503,726
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 186.57 MB
Peak committed memory: 192.88 MB
Paged memory: 12.19 MB
Peak paged memory: 12.55 MB
Paged system memory: 290.73 KB
Non-paged system memory: 25.57 KB
Working set memory: 1.33 MB
Peak working set memory: 22.1 MB
Min working set memory: 1.02 MB
Private memory: 12.19 MB
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 30
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 74.75 KB
Read transfer /min: 75 Bytes
Total write operations: 43
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 1014 Bytes
Write transfer /min: 0 Bytes
Total other operations: 1,038
Other operations /min: 1
Total other transfer: 11.6 KB
Other Transfer /min: 12 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 110
Peak GDI objects: 111
USER objects: 11
Peak USER objects: 11
Handle count average: 264
Thread count average: 4
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 64-bit
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Nero\Nero 2014\Nero BackItUp\NBAgent.exe" /WinStart

Scheduled task details

Name: Carolyn NBAgent
Command: \Carolyn NBAgent

Startup files (all users) run details

Name: NBAgent
Command: "C:\Program Files\Nero\Nero 11\Nero BackItUp\NBAgent.exe" /WinStart

Scheduled tasks startup details

Name: \NBAgent

Image hashes

MD5: f77d52719e057841ef1d83cfaca443bb
SHA-1: d59a438325328feda4ae20b7fb0f04c394901f1a

PE image details

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