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What is supbackground.exe?

Part of Samsung Update Plus by Samsung Electronics

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How does supbackground.exe run?

Process - supbackground.exe is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. supbackground.exe is executed by the process taskeng.exe (Task Scheduler Engine by Microsoft).

How does supbackground.exe start?

Scheduled task - supbackground.exe is launched automatically by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\SUPBackground'. 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.
Scheduled tasks startup - supbackground.exe is launched automatically when a user logs into Windows by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\SUPBackground'. With Scheduled Tasks, any script, program, or document can be configured to run when a user logs into the PC. These tasks start every time that Windows is booted and runs in the background.


What is the community is seeing?What is the community is doing?
About 0.5% of all Boost users have the supbackground.exe process running.Of the 0.5% of supbackground.exe users, 24.0% have disabled it.
How stable is Samsung Update Plus?
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 supbackground.exe?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00100% CPU9958.9%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          6.16 MB RAM28.6%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 1 /min0.0%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
49 GDI objects32.7%
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\samsung\samsung update plus\supbackground.exe

Are there other versions of Samsung Update Plus?

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 Samsung Update Plus.

What else is related?

Samsung Update Plus Stability

supbackground.exe crashes or has encountered a critical error 0.8900% of the time.
Error: Stopped working (BEX)
Occurred: over 6 months ago

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Home Basic (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Professional (6.1.7601.65536)
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File details

File name: supbackground.exe
Publisher: Samsung Electronics (verified)
Name: Samsung Update Plus
Description: Samsung Update Plus Background
Size: 2.65 MB
Original file name: SUPBackground.exe

Digital certificate

Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 6/12/2010

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0032468248%
Privileged CPU: 0.0022509373%
User CPU: 0.00099588742199%
Privileged CPU time: 948.49 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 7 ms
CPU cycle count: 1,054,030,387
CPU cycle count /min: 60,704,141
Context switches /sec: 1
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 109.87 MB
Peak committed memory: 126.08 MB
Paged memory: 6.16 MB
Peak paged memory: 12.96 MB
Paged system memory: 185.95 KB
Non-paged system memory: 16.84 KB
Working set memory: 1.45 MB
Peak working set memory: 12.78 MB
Min working set memory: 684 KB
Private memory: 6.16 MB
Page faults: 24,295
Page faults /min: 935
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 96
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 2.06 MB
Read transfer /min: 106.42 KB
Total other operations: 12,404
Other operations /min: 622
Total other transfer: 36.45 KB
Other Transfer /min: 224 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 49
Peak GDI objects: 53
USER objects: 25
Peak USER objects: 33
Handle count average: 241
Thread count average: 3
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Undefined
Windows platform: 64-bit
System Tray: Yes
Parent Process
Process Command
"C:\Program Files\Samsung\Samsung Update Plus\SUPBackground.exe"

Scheduled task details

Name: SUPBackground
Command: \SUPBackground

Scheduled tasks startup details

Name: \SUPBackground

Network connectivity

Windows Firewall allowed program: Yes

Image hashes

MD5: b8c44bf5a86b4662458f4aa8f901c94b
SHA-1: 864bc5723ece5862c1304b31ba4e4750425995c3
SHA-256: b10c20dd9314830f695111641b2f8fe4bc6d32aeba9a1f823cb34a48a14a10de

PE image details

File packed: No
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