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What is boxsync.exe?

Part of Box Sync by Box

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How does boxsync.exe run?

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

How does boxsync.exe start?

User start menu folder - The shortcut file boxsync.lnk is loaded in the user's Startup folder (%AppData%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\) that points to the executable boxsync.exe. The startup folder contains programs that automatically start when Windows starts for the logged in user.
Startup files (all users) run - boxsync.exe is registered with the run identifier 'BoxSync' and the execution command '"C:\Program Files\Box\Box Sync\BoxSync.exe" -m' 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.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.2% of all Boost users have the boxsync.exe process running.Of the 0.2% of boxsync.exe users, 19.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is boxsync.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00010% CPU1016.2%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
64.43 MB RAM299.2%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 13 /min0.6%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
              28 GDI objects18.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
303 context switches/sec303.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\box sync\boxsync.exe

Are there other versions of Box Sync?

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 Box Sync.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536)
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File details

File name: boxsync.exe
Publisher: Box, Inc. (verified)
Name: Box Sync
Description: Box Sync
Version: 4.0.4474.0
Size: 12.54 MB
Original file name: BoxSync.exe

Digital certificate

Issued to: Box
Certificate authority: Thawte
Expiration date: 8/10/2015

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0002148914%
Privileged CPU: 0.0001132726%
User CPU: 0.00010161879892%
Privileged CPU time: 18408118 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 18,666 ms
CPU cycle count: 448,191,312
CPU cycle count /min: 193,351,265
Context switches /sec: 303
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 431.17 MB
Peak committed memory: 437.14 MB
Paged memory: 64.43 MB
Peak paged memory: 68.49 MB
Paged system memory: 362.17 KB
Non-paged system memory: 65.79 KB
Working set memory: 76.45 MB
Peak working set memory: 79.76 MB
Min working set memory: 72.19 MB
Private memory: 64.43 MB
Page faults: 129,240
Page faults /min: 131
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 6,880
Read operations /min: 8
Total read transfer: 22.59 MB
Read transfer /min: 23.46 KB
Total write operations: 4,351
Write operations /min: 5
Total write transfer: 10.53 MB
Write transfer /min: 10.93 KB
Total other operations: 47,980
Other operations /min: 48
Total other transfer: 367.01 KB
Other Transfer /min: 381 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 28
Peak GDI objects: 34
USER objects: 33
Peak USER objects: 34
Handle count average: 456
Thread count average: 17

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 64-bit
Parent Processes
Child Processes
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Box\Box Sync\BoxSync.exe" -m

User start menu folder details

Name: boxsync.exe

Startup files (all users) run details

Name: BoxSync
Command: "C:\Program Files\Box\Box Sync\BoxSync.exe" -m

Network connectivity

TCP: on port 49810

Image hashes

MD5: 017fce30c521a72cf3bd170f933bf577
SHA-1: 5856542571f3f74680d07eae9038b76872066957

PE image details

CLR assembly: Yes
Langauge*: Microsoft Visual C# / Basic .NET
File packed: No
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