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What is srtasks.exe?

Part of Microsoft® Windows System Protection background tasks. by Microsoft

(srtasks.exe is a system file that is installed with Windows)
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How does srtasks.exe run?

Process - srtasks.exe is an instance of a running program. This program executes under the SYSTEM account within Windows with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network. srtasks.exe is executed by the process svchost.exe (ระบบปฏิบัติการ Microsoft® Windows® by Microsoft).

How does srtasks.exe start?

Scheduled task - srtasks.exe is launched automatically by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\Microsoft\Windows\SystemRestore\SR'. 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.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.4% of all Boost users have the srtasks.exe process running.Of the 0.4% of srtasks.exe users, less than 1% have disabled it.
Typical file (disk image) location:

Are there other versions of Microsoft® Windows System Prot...?

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 Microsoft® Windows System Protection background tasks..

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 8 (6.2.9200.0)
Windows 8 Enterprise (6.2.9200.0)
Windows 8 Enterprise N (6.2.9200.0)
Windows 8 Pro (6.2.9200.0)
Windows 8 Pro N (6.2.9200.0)
Windows 8 Pro with Media Center (6.2.9200.0)
Windows 8 Single Language (6.2.9200.0)

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File details

File name: srtasks.exe
Publisher: Microsoft Corporation (verified)
Name: Microsoft® Windows System Protection background tasks.
Description: Microsoft® Windows® Operating System
Version: 6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247)
Product version: 6.2.9200.16384
Size: 55.5 KB
Original file name: srtasks.exe.mui
Windows file protection: Yes

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0007709877%
Privileged CPU: 0.0006969156%
User CPU: 0.00007407216776%
Memory utilization averages
Min working set memory: 0 Bytes

Process details

Runs as (owner): System
Windows platform: 64-bit
Parent Process
Child Process
Process Command
C:\Windows\system32\srtasks.exe ExecuteScopeRestorePoint /WaitForRestorePoinC:20

Scheduled task details

Name: SR
Command: \Microsoft\Windows\SystemRestore\SR

Image hashes

MD5: eeae3ae0aea83e9b03493a80e123b054
SHA-1: 132431c2a182c67555598d71e000b26ed84d9f7b
SHA-256: 6419921846f7854693ca518c43b237d14a783ab4eacd58f4f02e1415d927c900

PE image details

File packed: No
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