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What is backgroundcontainer.dll?

Part of Background Container by Conduit Ltd.

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How does backgroundcontainer.dll run?

Process - backgroundcontainer.dll is an instance of a running program. This 64-bit program executes with the privileges as the currently logged in user account. backgroundcontainer.dll is executed by the process explorer.exe (Windows Explorer by Microsoft).

How does backgroundcontainer.dll start?

Startup files (user) run - backgroundcontainer.dll is registered with the run identifier 'BackgroundContainer' and the execution command '"C:\Windows\SysWOW64\Rundll32.exe" "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Conduit\BackgroundContainer\BackgroundContainer.dll",DllRun' in the Windows registry HKCU\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run. Run keys are startup registry keys that are used to launch an application automatically when a user logs into Windows.
Scheduled task - backgroundcontainer.dll is launched automatically by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name 'BackgroundContainer Startup Task' and is triggered by the Logon action. 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 - backgroundcontainer.dll is launched automatically when a user logs into Windows by registering itself into the Windows Task Scheduler under the task name '\BackgroundContainer Startup Task'. 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 0.1% of all Boost users have the backgroundcontainer.dll process running.Of the 0.1% of backgroundcontainer.dll users, 79.0% have disabled it.
How resource intensive is backgroundcontainer.dll?
Comparison based on the average resource utilization across all programs.
0.00418% CPU41834.1%
Average CPU utilization across all programs is 0.00001%.
          4.42 MB RAM20.5%
Average private memory utilization across all programs is 21.53 MB.
 40 /min1.8%
Average I/O read and write operations for all programs is 2,253 per minute.
         14 GDI objects9.3%
Average number of GUI GDI and USER objects for all programs is 150.
Typical file (disk image) location:

What else is related?

What Windows OS versions does this run on?

Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7600.0)
Windows 7 Home Premium (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 7 Professional (6.1.7601.65536)
Windows 8 (6.2.9200.0)
Windows 8 Pro (6.2.9200.0)
Windows 8.1 (6.2.9200.0)
Windows 8.1 Pro (6.2.9200.0)

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File details

File name: backgroundcontainer.dll
Publisher: Conduit Ltd. (verified)
Name: Background Container
Description: Background Container
Size: 311.78 KB
Original file name: Backgrou.dll

Digital certificate

Issued to: Conduit Ltd.
Certificate authority: VeriSign
Effective date: 1/2/2013
Expiration date: 4/3/2016

Resource utilization

CPU utilization averages
Total CPU: 0.0051922123%
Privileged CPU: 0.0010087982%
User CPU: 0.00418341409031%
Privileged CPU time: 1220.42 ms
Privileged CPU time /min: 0 ms
CPU cycle count: 446,261,934
CPU cycle count /min: 2,468,775
Memory utilization averages
Committed memory: 83.7 MB
Peak committed memory: 88.55 MB
Paged memory: 4.42 MB
Peak paged memory: 5.15 MB
Paged system memory: 162.94 KB
Non-paged system memory: 16.58 KB
Working set memory: 3 MB
Peak working set memory: 9.42 MB
Min working set memory: 1.43 MB
Private memory: 4.42 MB
Page faults: 21,248
Page faults /min: 16
Process I/O averages
Total read operations: 1,175
Read operations /min: 1
Total read transfer: 90.65 KB
Read transfer /min: 165 Bytes
Total write operations: 146
Write operations /min: 1
Total write transfer: 543.51 KB
Write transfer /min: 1016 Bytes
Total other operations: 4,077
Other operations /min: 4
Total other transfer: 57.93 KB
Other Transfer /min: 67 Bytes
GUI Object Averages
GDI objects: 14
Peak GDI objects: 16
USER objects: 9
Peak USER objects: 10
Handle count average: 172
Thread count average: 6
Thread resource averages

Process details

Runs as (owner): User
Integrety level: Medium
Windows platform: 64-bit
Parent Processes
Process Commands
"C:\Windows\SysWOW64\rundll32.exe" "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Conduit\BackgroundContainer\BackgroundContainer.dll",DllRun
C:\Windows\SysWOW64\Rundll32.exe "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Conduit\BackgroundContainer\BackgroundContainer.dll",DllRun
"C:\Windows\SysWOW64\rundll32.exe" "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Conduit\BackgroundContainer\BackgroundContainer.dll",DllRun
C:\WINDOWS\SysWOW64\Rundll32.exe "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Conduit\BackgroundContainer\BackgroundContainer.dll",DllRun
"C:\Windows\SysWOW64\rundll32.exe" "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Conduit\BackgroundContainer\BackgroundContainer.dll",DllRun

Startup files (user) run details

Name: BackgroundContainer
Command: "C:\Windows\SysWOW64\Rundll32.exe" "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Conduit\BackgroundContainer\BackgroundContainer.dll",DllRun

Scheduled task details

Name: BackgroundContainer Startup Task
Command: \BackgroundContainer Startup Task

Scheduled tasks startup details

Name: \BackgroundContainer Startup Task

Network connectivity

UDP: LISTENING on port 55425
TCP: localhost on port 56691

Image hashes

MD5: fd42ea980fe1833b3a5eb429273cd1b2
SHA-1: d86451022ddd8348105c1d52fbfd2adb1e2dcc30

PE image details

File packed: No
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