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What is mozybackup.exe?

Part of MozyHome by Mozy

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How does mozybackup.exe run?

Service - mozybackup.exe runs as a background Windows service called 'mozybackup' (MozyHome Backup Service). This service runs as the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network. MozyHome Backup 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 0.3% of all Boost users have the mozybackup.exe process running.Of the 0.3% of mozybackup.exe users, 20.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is mozybackup.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00003% CPU311.8%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
27.38 MB RAM127.1%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
     134 /min5.9%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
         12 GDI objects8.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\mozyhome\mozybackup.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 MozyHome.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 8 Pro (6.2.9200.0)

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File details

File name: mozybackup.exe
Publisher: Mozy, Inc. (verified)
Name: MozyHome
Description: MozyHome Service bootstrapper
Product version:
Size: 53.39 KB

Digital certificate

Issued to: Decho Corp.
Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 10/16/2011
Expiration date: 10/16/2014

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0000990826%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000679028%
User CPU: 0.00003117983578%
Privileged CPU time: 74490.48 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 6 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,782,657,373
CPU cycle count /min: 44,205,812
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 136.13 MB
Peak committed memory: 239.36 MB
Paged memory: 27.38 MB
Peak paged memory: 51.97 MB
Paged system memory: 186.34 KB
Non-paged system memory: 24.25 KB
Working set memory: 7.5 MB
Peak working set memory: 54.6 MB
Min working set memory: 4.6 MB
Private memory: 27.38 MB
Page faults: 283,558
Page faults /min: 24
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 1,248,451
Read operations /min: 105
Read transfer /min: 283.66 KB
Total write operations: 339,005
Write operations /min: 29
Total write transfer: 466.17 MB
Write transfer /min: 40.3 KB
Total other operations: 1,030,178
Other operations /min: 88
Total other transfer: 512.75 MB
Other Transfer /min: 44.33 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 12
Peak GDI objects: 12
USER objects: 1
Peak USER objects: 1
Handle count average: 285
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 Processes
Child Process
Process Commands
"C:\Program Files\MozyHome\mozybackup.exe"
"C:\Program Files\MozyHome\mozybackup.exe" /wts 4960 660 664

Service details

Name: MozyHome Backup Service
Service name: mozybackup
Service type: Win32OwnProcess
Description: “Backs up files to the MozyHome servers. Please DO NOT stop this service.”

Image hashes

MD5: 93d943c1aa9991cd2c2eeb93529ce1fd
SHA-1: 42930023372d8d6483992bb7e6f254d0eeb2fe98
SHA-256: 475a7e535a24f48962913a4939506ce233328cccb6f0fb707656fac1ed1ddae7

PE image details

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