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What is mbamgui.exe?

Part of Malwarebytes Anti-Malware by Malwarebytes

What is it?

This is the Malwarebytes' user interface. Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware is an application that finds and removes malware. It is available in a free version, which scans for and removes malware when started manually, and a paid version, which provides scheduled scans, real-time protection and a flash memory scanner. Malwarebytes' is intended to find malware that other anti-virus and anti-spyware programs generally miss, including rogue security software, adware, and spyware.
Description of mbamgui.exe from Malwarebytes
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How does mbamgui.exe run?

Process - mbamgui.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. mbamgui.exe is executed by the process mbamservice.exe (Malwarebytes Anti-Malware by Malwarebytes).


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.2% of all Boost users have the mbamgui.exe process running.Of the 0.2% of mbamgui.exe users, 21.0% have disabled it.
How stable is Malwarebytes Anti-Malware?
Based on crash data discovered by Boost, stability is a measure of how sound this particular process and the average percent of times it crashes.
Typical program1.26%
How resource intensive is mbamgui.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00083% CPU8308.1%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          3.98 MB RAM18.5%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 29 /min1.3%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
              24 GDI objects16.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
 1 context switches/sec1.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\malwarebytes' anti-malware\mbamgui.exe

Are there other versions of Malwarebytes Anti-Malware?

Why are multiple of the same versions listed?

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 Malwarebytes Anti-Malware.

What else is related?

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Stability

mbamgui.exe crashes or has encountered a critical error 0.8900% of the time.
Error: Stopped working (APPCRASH)
Occurred: over 3 months ago

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Microsoft Windows XP (5.1.2600.196608)
Windows Vista (TM) Home Premium (6.0.6002.131072)
Windows 7 Professional (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Professional (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 8 (6.2.9200.0)
Windows 8 (6.2.9200.0)
Windows 8 Pro (6.2.9200.0)

About Malwarebytes Corporation

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File details

File name: mbamgui.exe
Publisher: Malwarebytes Corporation (verified)
Name: Malwarebytes Anti-Malware
Description: Malwarebytes Anti-Malware
Size: 519.57 KB
Original file name: mbamgui.exe

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: VeriSign
Expiration date: 6/5/2013

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0037857799%
Privileged CPU: 0.0029549727%
User CPU: 0.00083080724109%
Privileged CPU time: 6630425.61 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 12 ms
CPU cycle count: 175,356,031
CPU cycle count /min: 81,095,219
Context switches /sec: 1
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 115.47 MB
Peak committed memory: 135.44 MB
Paged memory: 3.98 MB
Peak paged memory: 4.07 MB
Paged system memory: 135.01 KB
Non-paged system memory: 12.74 KB
Working set memory: 4.71 MB
Peak working set memory: 8.52 MB
Min working set memory: 3.74 MB
Private memory: 3.98 MB
Page faults: 109,143
Page faults /min: 104
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 21,010
Read operations /min: 28
Total read transfer: 279.74 KB
Read transfer /min: 1.82 KB
Total write operations: 274
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 3.21 KB
Write transfer /min: 2 Bytes
Total other operations: 397,943
Other operations /min: 776
Total other transfer: 2.11 MB
Other Transfer /min: 2.84 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 24
Peak GDI objects: 26
USER objects: 18
Peak USER objects: 18
Handle count average: 92
Thread count average: 4
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 64-bit
System Tray: Yes
Parent Process
Process Commands
"C:\Program Files\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware\mbamgui.exe" /starttray
"C:\Program Files\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware\mbamgui.exe" /starttray
"C:\Programmer\Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware\mbamgui.exe" /starttray
"C:\Program Files\Malwarebytes Anti-Malware\mbamgui.exe" /starttray

Image hashes

MD5: d1d5dab39dcb4be0359943738d87409b
SHA-1: 404cf177c2083841e62bff8eb360a0b538edbc1d
SHA-256: 0ba45fe28568e852502879ae83c081517bb8103359bd5783328833ec59a54681

PE image details

File packed: No
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