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What is mainserv.exe?

Part of PowerChute Personal Edition by Schneider Electric

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How does mainserv.exe run?

Service - mainserv.exe runs as a background Windows service called 'APC UPS Service' (APC UPS Service). This service runs as the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network. APC UPS Service runs as a program that can be started by the Service Controller and that obeys the service control protocol. This type of service runs in a process by itself.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.1% of all Boost users have the mainserv.exe process running.Of the 0.1% of mainserv.exe users, 24.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is mainserv.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00002% CPU248.2%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          6.45 MB RAM30.0%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 1 /min0.0%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
          15 context switches/sec15.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\apc\powerchute personal edition\mainserv.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 PowerChute Personal Edition.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536)
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File details

File name: mainserv.exe
Publisher: Schneider Electric (verified)
Name: PowerChute Personal Edition
Description: Battery Backup Management Service
Size: 689.37 KB
Original file name: PowerChute

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 4/20/2010
Expiration date: 5/4/2012

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0000934739%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000686507%
User CPU: 0.00002482312092%
Privileged CPU time: 12953.28 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 2 ms
CPU cycle count: 285,835,341
CPU cycle count /min: 83,907,670
Context switches /sec: 15
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 75.14 MB
Peak committed memory: 92.5 MB
Paged memory: 6.45 MB
Peak paged memory: 8.17 MB
Paged system memory: 126.6 KB
Non-paged system memory: 19.57 KB
Working set memory: 12.39 MB
Peak working set memory: 13.96 MB
Min working set memory: 12.34 MB
Private memory: 6.45 MB
Page faults: 28,966
Page faults /min: 7
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 12
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 10.02 KB
Read transfer /min: 4 Bytes
Total other operations: 1,366,087
Other operations /min: 300
Total other transfer: 9.73 MB
Other Transfer /min: 2 KB
Handle count average: 207
Thread count average: 6
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Integrety level: System
Windows platform: 64-bit
Runs as a service: Yes
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\APC\PowerChute Personal Edition\mainserv.exe"

Service details

Name: APC UPS Service
Service type: Win32OwnProcess
Description: “PowerChute Personal Edition service for managing battery backup power events.”

Image hashes

MD5: c7f8c8080b055b3de9a8141dfd8e308a
SHA-1: 6c38f6e96a795a7a86eaee516e9e8b32da45a261
SHA-256: e4bb4ea75b8def4d410cc0b9eabe487f9207057e76bb8fb30326135659e5241a

PE image details

File packed: No
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