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What is mobkbackup.exe?

Part of McAfee Online Backup by McAfee

What is it?

McAfee Online Backup Service bootstrapper. Once installed, the McAfee Online Backup process is fully automated. Your files are encrypted and stored on a secure remote online server. Comes with 2 GB of online backup with the option to purchase unlimited online backup.
Description of mobkbackup.exe from McAfee
Simple. Safe. Unlimited. McAfee Online Backup, powered by Mozy, takes the hassle out of manually backing up all of your valuable digital files—from Microsoft Outlook email and contacts to treasured family photos. Once you've installed the software, the backup process is easy because it's fully automated. Your files are then encrypted and stored on a secure remote server online. There's no capacity limitation, so you can back up all of your precious files. Your files are safe and easy to retrieve with just a few mouse clicks.
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How does mobkbackup.exe run?

Service - mobkbackup.exe runs as a background Windows service called 'MOBKbackup' (1%). This service runs as the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network. 1% 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 0.2% of all Boost users have the mobkbackup.exe process running.Of the 0.2% of mobkbackup.exe users, 25.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is mobkbackup.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00001% CPU120.9%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          6.08 MB RAM28.2%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
         4 GDI objects2.7%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\mcafee online backup\mobkbackup.exe

Are there other versions of McAfee Online Backup?

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 McAfee Online Backup.

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)

About McAfee, Inc.

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File details

File name: mobkbackup.exe
Publisher: McAfee, Inc. (verified)
Name: McAfee Online Backup
Description: McAfee Online Backup Service bootstrapper
Product version:
Size: 225.8 KB

Digital certificate

Issued to: Mozy
Certificate authority: VeriSign

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0000244177%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000123302%
User CPU: 0.00001208748449%
Privileged CPU time: 2802.82 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,170,110,605
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 113.08 MB
Peak committed memory: 119.09 MB
Paged memory: 6.08 MB
Peak paged memory: 6.58 MB
Paged system memory: 206.77 KB
Non-paged system memory: 10.02 KB
Working set memory: 2.93 MB
Peak working set memory: 10.87 MB
Min working set memory: 2.22 MB
Private memory: 6.08 MB
Page faults: 7,007
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 7,310
Total read transfer: 8.01 MB
Total write operations: 699
Total write transfer: 137.56 KB
Total other operations: 410,270
Total other transfer: 9.23 MB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 4
Peak GDI objects: 4
USER objects: 1
Peak USER objects: 1
Handle count average: 141
Thread count average: 4
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\McAfee Online Backup\MOBKbackup.exe"
"C:\Program Files\McAfee Online Backup\MOBKbackup.exe" /wts 1440 488 492

Service details

Name: 1%
Service name: MOBKbackup
Service type: Win32OwnProcess
Description: “Erstellt Backupkopien von konfigurierten Dateien auf McAfee Online Backup Servern. Den Dienst bitte nicht stoppen oder neu starten: dies kann Ihre McAfee Online Backup Installation beschädigen.”

Image hashes

MD5: 51c550f9f9d2343fdac643b631bf11d4
SHA-1: 7cf479d9300921d67ae3234f39e75e4970d9354c

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
File packed: No
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