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What is fbagent.exe?

Part of AFBAgent by ASUSTeK Computer

What is it?

The ASUS FastBoot software auto-detects what programs start up with the OS and using a simple slider interface users can select whether to delay the launch or not.
Description of fbagent.exe from ASUSTeK Computer
Notebooks always feel slower over time, as we fill them with the programs we use everyday. By managing the boot priorities, ASUS Fast Boot can alleviate this slowdown by delaying applications and service launches the user selects, until after the OS has fired up. The software auto-detects what programs start up with the OS and using a simple slider interface users can select whether to delay the launch or not.
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How does fbagent.exe run?

Service - fbagent.exe runs as a background Windows service called 'AFBAgent' (AFBAgent). This service runs as the SYSTEM account with extensive privileges on the local computer, and acts as the computer on the network. AFBAgent 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 0.1% of all Boost users have the fbagent.exe process running.Of the 0.1% of fbagent.exe users, 17.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is fbagent.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00003% CPU313.8%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
97.29 MB RAM451.8%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 1 context switches/sec1.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:

Are there other versions of AFBAgent?

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 8.1 (6.2.9200.0)
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File details

File name: fbagent.exe
Publisher: ASUSTeK Computer Inc. (verified)
Name: AFBAgent
Description: ASUS FastBoot
Size: 1.22 MB
Original file name: FBAgent.exe

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 8/2/2009
Expiration date: 8/3/2012

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0000695755%
Privileged CPU: 0.0000381966%
User CPU: 0.00003137891795%
Privileged CPU time: 7437.5 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,481,690,277
Context switches /sec: 1
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 167.64 MB
Peak committed memory: 185.86 MB
Paged memory: 97.29 MB
Peak paged memory: 99.63 MB
Paged system memory: 220.89 KB
Non-paged system memory: 13.34 KB
Working set memory: 71.68 MB
Peak working set memory: 104.94 MB
Min working set memory: 71.53 MB
Private memory: 97.29 MB
Page faults: 54,124
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 70
Total read transfer: 1.48 MB
Total write operations: 24
Total write transfer: 2.63 KB
Total other operations: 25,929
Total other transfer: 135.78 KB
Handle count average: 5,710
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
Child Process
Process Command

Service details

Name: AFBAgent
Service type: Win32OwnProcess

Image hashes

MD5: 80624670b0e050e3edf49c734794002d
SHA-1: 4aa76d35b9817437d84d615bffcbe05f9424546b

PE image details

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