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What is hbagent.exe?

Part of Handy Backup Agent by Novosoft LLC

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How does hbagent.exe run?

Process - hbagent.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. hbagent.exe is executed by the process explorer.exe (Windows Explorer by Microsoft).

How does hbagent.exe start?

Startup files (user) run - hbagent.exe is registered with the run identifier 'Handy Backup' and the execution command 'C:\Program Files\Novosoft\Handy Backup\hbagent.exe -logon' in the Windows registry HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run. Run keys are startup registry keys that are used to launch an application automatically when a user logs into Windows.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.3% of all Boost users have the hbagent.exe process running.Of the 0.3% of hbagent.exe users, 14.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is hbagent.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00029% CPU2917.3%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
17.25 MB RAM80.1%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
              20 GDI objects13.3%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\novosoft\handy backup\hbagent.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 Handy Backup Agent.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
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File details

File name: hbagent.exe
Publisher: Novosoft LLC (verified)
Name: Handy Backup Agent
Description: Handy Backup Agent
Size: 5.25 MB
Original file name: hbagent.exe

Digital certificate

Issued to: Novosoft LLC
Certificate authority: The USERTRUST Network

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0009481369%
Privileged CPU: 0.0006564025%
User CPU: 0.00029173442745%
Privileged CPU time: 8736056 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 138.08 MB
Peak committed memory: 146.79 MB
Paged memory: 17.25 MB
Peak paged memory: 17.65 MB
Paged system memory: 242.75 KB
Non-paged system memory: 32.04 KB
Working set memory: 1.72 MB
Peak working set memory: 25.85 MB
Min working set memory: 1.29 MB
Private memory: 17.25 MB
Page faults: 8,666
Page faults /min: 0
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 20
Peak GDI objects: 22
USER objects: 22
Peak USER objects: 24
Handle count average: 360
Thread count average: 9

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Undefined
Windows platform: 64-bit
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Novosoft\Handy Backup\hbagent.exe" -logon

Startup files (user) run details

Name: Handy Backup
Command: C:\Program Files\Novosoft\Handy Backup\hbagent.exe -logon

Network connectivity

TCP: c951801b.virtua.com.br on port 49179

Image hashes

MD5: 8a24e2b2fcd3f872352d3496d11f4667
SHA-1: 88012b89d7c5b6e2728b9444f1c9680ff881b29a
SHA-256: e65457778f02d66bad6d7e3136af053c07119e27360665351e365935c058a113

PE image details

File packed: No
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