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What is checkdrivebackgroundguard.exe?

Part of CheckDriveBackgroundGuard by Abelssoft

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How does checkdrivebackgroundguard.exe run?

Process - checkdrivebackgroundguard.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. checkdrivebackgroundguard.exe is executed by the process taskeng.exe (Task Scheduler Engine by Microsoft).

How does checkdrivebackgroundguard.exe start?

Scheduled task - checkdrivebackgroundguard.exe is launched automatically by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\CheckDriveBackgroundGuard'. 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 - checkdrivebackgroundguard.exe is launched automatically when a user logs into Windows by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\CheckDriveBackgroundGuard'. 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 0.2% of all Boost users have the checkdrivebackgroundguard.exe process running.Of the 0.2% of checkdrivebackgroundguard.exe users, 12.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is checkdrivebackgroundguard.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00074% CPU7431.6%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
44.52 MB RAM206.8%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
823 /min36.5%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
62 GDI objects41.3%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
     2 context switches/sec2.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\checkdrive\checkdrivebackgroundguard.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 CheckDriveBackgroundGuard.

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: checkdrivebackgroundguard.exe
Publisher: Abelssoft (verified)
Name: CheckDriveBackgroundGuard
Description: CheckDriveBackgroundGuard
Size: 512.45 KB
Original file name: CheckDriveBackgroundGuard.exe

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: GlobalSign nv-sa
Effective date: 9/17/2010
Expiration date: 9/17/2013

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0012437966%
Privileged CPU: 0.0005006334%
User CPU: 0.00074316316615%
Privileged CPU time: 4422339.49 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 5 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,431,780,682
CPU cycle count /min: 97,252,583
Context switches /sec: 2
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 606.37 MB
Peak committed memory: 614.25 MB
Paged memory: 44.52 MB
Peak paged memory: 47.45 MB
Paged system memory: 390.77 KB
Non-paged system memory: 45.97 KB
Working set memory: 4.16 MB
Peak working set memory: 47.49 MB
Min working set memory: 1.52 MB
Private memory: 44.52 MB
Page faults: 177,860
Page faults /min: 436
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 114,168
Read operations /min: 822
Total read transfer: 11.06 MB
Read transfer /min: 78.12 KB
Total write operations: 36
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 90.32 KB
Write transfer /min: 410 Bytes
Total other operations: 3,774
Other operations /min: 13
Total other transfer: 28.96 KB
Other Transfer /min: 119 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 62
Peak GDI objects: 79
USER objects: 40
Peak USER objects: 51
Handle count average: 484
Thread count average: 13
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Undefined
Windows platform: 64-bit
Parent Process
Process Commands
"C:\Program Files\CheckDrive\CheckDriveBackgroundGuard.exe" -m
"C:\Program Files\CheckDrive\CheckDriveBackgroundGuard.exe" -m

Scheduled task details

Name: CheckDriveBackgroundGuard
Command: \CheckDriveBackgroundGuard

Scheduled tasks startup details

Name: \CheckDriveBackgroundGuard

Image hashes

MD5: b5c80e81bdbb4357d2644f0c9c46d73a
SHA-1: e4b05af64711c15655855f9fb9d0230997bf9782
SHA-256: e1986e957770dcbba543bd31e3d1be21ff0a4d48f25ebce6f585d5048852e46d

PE image details

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