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What is sbcont.exe?

Part of RapidStart by Support.com

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How does sbcont.exe run?

Process - sbcont.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. sbcont.exe is executed by the process sbservice.exe (RapidStart by Supportcom).


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.4% of all Boost users have the sbcont.exe process running.Of the 0.4% of sbcont.exe users, 46.0% have disabled it.
How stable is RapidStart?
Based on crash data discovered by Boost, stability is a measure of how sound this particular process and the average percent of times it crashes.
Typical program1.26%
How resource intensive is sbcont.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00088% CPU8808.6%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
16.66 MB RAM77.4%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 10 /min0.4%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
              29 GDI objects19.3%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
          15 context switches/sec15.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\rapidstart\sbcont.exe

Are there other versions of RapidStart?

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 RapidStart.

What else is related?

RapidStart Stability

sbcont.exe crashes or has encountered a critical error 0.8900% of the time.
Error: Stopped responding and was closed (AppHangB1)
Details: A problem caused this program to stop interacting with Windows.
Occurred: over 3 months ago

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)

About Support.com, Inc.

Support.com, Inc. is a US-based computer technology corporation that provides online tech support. Support.com provides online computer support to consumers and More...
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File details

File name: sbcont.exe
Publisher: Support.com, Inc. (verified)
Name: RapidStart
Description: RapidStart Client
Size: 671.9 KB
Original file name: sbcont.exe

Digital certificate

Issued to: Support.com
Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 7/1/2010
Expiration date: 7/12/2013

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0011062698%
Privileged CPU: 0.0002254098%
User CPU: 0.00088086001632%
Privileged CPU time: 499.2 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 1 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,253,411,572
CPU cycle count /min: 13,863,036
Context switches /sec: 15
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 222.7 MB
Peak committed memory: 232.7 MB
Paged memory: 16.66 MB
Peak paged memory: 17.09 MB
Paged system memory: 349.8 KB
Non-paged system memory: 35.54 KB
Working set memory: 34.46 MB
Peak working set memory: 34.72 MB
Min working set memory: 28.98 MB
Private memory: 16.66 MB
Page faults: 19,113
Page faults /min: 48
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 381
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 457.63 KB
Read transfer /min: 1.14 KB
Total write operations: 23
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 1.91 KB
Write transfer /min: 5 Bytes
Total other operations: 42,054
Other operations /min: 105
Total other transfer: 1.12 MB
Other Transfer /min: 2.87 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 29
Peak GDI objects: 31
USER objects: 32
Peak USER objects: 39
Handle count average: 338
Thread count average: 16
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: System
Windows platform: 64-bit
System Tray: Yes
Parent Process
Process Command
mini /cfg "C:\Program Files\Support.com RapidStart\client\toaster_sbcont.xml" /toaster

Image hashes

MD5: 09a16aae7de5bdfd5f6948fdc82d1b3d
SHA-1: 040389ccb5a12cdf103cf3cb586677cb58601f6a

PE image details

File packed: No
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