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What is saveas.exe?

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How does saveas.exe run?

Process - saveas.exe is an instance of a running program. This program executes under the SYSTEM account within Windows with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network. saveas.exe is executed by the process taskeng.exe (Task Scheduler Engine by Microsoft).

How does saveas.exe start?

Scheduled task - saveas.exe is launched automatically by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\{F217A514-13D3-4DE6-BDBF-857602A446FB}'. 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.
Scheduled tasks startup - saveas.exe is launched automatically when a user logs into Windows by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\{13D7B248-CA5B-4A9E-9FFC-60B7A0F29176}'. 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 0.3% of all Boost users have the saveas.exe process running.Of the 0.3% of saveas.exe users, 20.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is saveas.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00010% CPU966.0%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          2.51 MB RAM11.7%
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.
Typical file (disk image) location:

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 8 Pro with Media Center (6.2.9200.0)
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File details

File name: saveas.exe
Description: Updater
Size: 333.5 KB

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0002810851%
Privileged CPU: 0.0001844835%
User CPU: 0.00009660156842%
Privileged CPU time: 161.22 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 379,393,179
CPU cycle count /min: 551,284
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 58.05 MB
Peak committed memory: 62.87 MB
Paged memory: 2.51 MB
Peak paged memory: 2.66 MB
Paged system memory: 108.1 KB
Non-paged system memory: 10.55 KB
Working set memory: 730.67 KB
Peak working set memory: 5.53 MB
Min working set memory: 588 KB
Private memory: 2.51 MB
Page faults: 9,871
Page faults /min: 12
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 57
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 51.01 KB
Read transfer /min: 76 Bytes
Total write operations: 2
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 100 Bytes
Write transfer /min: 0 Bytes
Total other operations: 621
Other operations /min: 1
Total other transfer: 7.21 KB
Other Transfer /min: 11 Bytes
Handle count average: 125
Thread count average: 2
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: System
Windows platform: 64-bit
Parent Processes
Process Commands
C:\ProgramData\BetterSoft\SaveAs\SaveAs.exe /schedule /profile "C:\Program Files3\BETTER~1\SaveAs\profile.ini"
C:\ProgramData\BetterSoft\OptimizerPro\OptimizerPro.exe /schedule /profile "C:\Program Files3\BETTER~1\OPTIMI~1\profile.ini"

Scheduled task details

Name: \{2AE36750-B606-4CFD-99C0-D0BBB9330550}

Scheduled tasks startup details

Name: \{2AE36750-B606-4CFD-99C0-D0BBB9330550}

Image hashes

MD5: f33c9db8bc05ae336bb15a50230ad209
SHA-1: c0ec1ebba72dc6b8c453883170b865f99f4575f2
SHA-256: 6b1bee2dbc08d7dd7cb7c28a3489709dcf2afe901fa030437d55360c993c298d

PE image details

File packed: No
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