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What is sbupdate.exe?

Part of SBUpdate Module

What is it?

SBUpdate Module is the software updater program for Speedbit which runs in the background of Windows and automatically starts up when your PC boots. It checks for software udpates and automatically downloads and installs them if found.
Description of sbupdate.exe from the publisher
SPEEDbit is the leader in download acceleration technology with a variety of products and services that ease and enhance some of the most common internet and web related activities. SPEEDbit's patented multi-channel technology maximizes bandwidth to ensure content downloading and streaming is delivered to the user from the fastest and most reliable sources. SPEEDbit strives to make the web a better place for users, by focusing on simplicity and ease-of-use. SPEEDbit is immensely proud to have tens of millions of users around the world, who have chosen to opt-in and use the various free and paid-for products and services. SPEEDbit's patented multi-channel technology combines innovation with functionality and is designed to overcome rich media delivery barriers such as congested servers and busy paths, avoiding downloading breaks, pauses and reconnection problems.
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How does sbupdate.exe run?

Process - sbupdate.exe is an instance of a running program. This 32-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. sbupdate.exe is executed by the process taskeng.exe (Task Scheduler Engine by Microsoft).

How does sbupdate.exe start?

Scheduled task - sbupdate.exe is launched automatically by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\SBWUpdateTask_Logon_b8d4cf3a-08002743BF7F'. 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 0.2% of all Boost users have the sbupdate.exe process running.Of the 0.2% of sbupdate.exe users, 71.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is sbupdate.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.05686% CPU568607.6%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          5.06 MB RAM23.5%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
         9 GDI objects6.0%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
40 context switches/sec40.0%
Average context switches for all programs is 100 per second.
Typical file (disk image) location:
C:\Program Files\common files\speedbit\sbupdate\sbupdate.exe

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Ultimate N (6.1.7601.65536)
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File details

File name: sbupdate.exe
Name: SBUpdate Module
Description: SBUpdate Module
Version: 1, 0, 0, 1
Size: 90.16 KB
Original file name: SBUpdate.exe

Digital certificate

Issued to: Speed-Bit LTD
Certificate authority: Thawte
Effective date: 8/18/2010
Expiration date: 9/3/2012

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0621914530%
Privileged CPU: 0.0053306960%
User CPU: 0.05686075702076%
Privileged CPU time: 160.23 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 777,513,500
Context switches /sec: 40
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 84.21 MB
Peak committed memory: 87.51 MB
Paged memory: 5.06 MB
Peak paged memory: 5.07 MB
Paged system memory: 68.39 KB
Non-paged system memory: 12.88 KB
Working set memory: 4.56 MB
Peak working set memory: 9.16 MB
Min working set memory: 888 KB
Private memory: 5.06 MB
Page faults: 8,075
Page faults /min: 0
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 7
Total read transfer: 221.91 KB
Total other operations: 2,562
Total other transfer: 27.76 KB
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 9
Peak GDI objects: 11
USER objects: 34
Peak USER objects: 35
Handle count average: 331
Thread count average: 17
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: High
Windows platform: 32-bit
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Common Files\Speedbit\SbUpdate\SBUpdate.exe"

Scheduled task details

Name: \SBWUpdateTask_Logon_b8d4cf3a-08002743BF7F

Network connectivity

UDP: LISTENING on port 61682
TCP: on port 50643

Image hashes

MD5: f368cc5abdbcbbcbd1035cb2c0248e41
SHA-1: 773d3b09ae60ce04218c0361c6b706776f7a800c
SHA-256: 437beeff11da133f6055449c8d7ea9aabdb34318eecd63122f11b7f766a42548

PE image details

Subsystem: Windows GUI
File packed: No
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