"wbengine.exe" Process on Windows 8

Q

What is the "wbengine.exe" process on windows 8? Is the "wbengine.exe" process a virus? Can I terminate the "wbengine.exe" process?

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A

"wbengine.exe" process represents "Microsoftr Block Level Backup Engine Service EXE" program, created by the "Block Level Backup Engine Service" service.

"wbengine.exe" process is normally running under the parent process "Boot" as shown in the process tree below:

Boot
   wbengine

On the Processes tab of "Task Manager", "wbengine.exe" process may be listed as:

Image Name                 Memory   Description
--------------------   ----------   -----------
wbengine.exe              5,628 K   Microsoftr Block Level Backup Engine Service EXE

Additional information about "wbengine.exe" process:

Command line:
   "C:\Windows\system32\wbengine.exe"

Programe file information:
   Name: wbengine.exe
   Location: C:\Windows\system32\wbengine.exe
   Description: Microsoftr Block Level Backup Engine Service EXE
   Version: 6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247)
   Size: 1616896 bytes
   Last modified: 7/25/2012 11:08:50 PM
   Company Name: Microsoft Corporation
   
Some data files used:
C:\Windows\System32

Some registry keys used:
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\SESSION MANAGER
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Sorting\Versions
HKCR\AppID\{C3B65D83-FB15-4e3f-BA04-097D1E2B5AC1}
HKLM\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WindowsRuntime\CLSID
HKCR\ActivatableClasses\CLSID
HKLM\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Control\Nls\Sorting\Ids

Some DLL libraries used:
C:\Windows\SYSTEM32\ntdll.dll
C:\Windows\system32\KERNEL32.DLL
C:\Windows\system32\KERNELBASE.dll
C:\Windows\system32\ADVAPI32.dll
C:\Windows\system32\USER32.dll
C:\Windows\system32\msvcrt.dll
C:\Windows\system32\ole32.dll
C:\Windows\system32\OLEAUT32.dll
C:\Windows\system32\RPCRT4.dll
C:\Windows\system32\VSSAPI.DLL

"wbengine.exe" process is not a virus. You should not terminate "wbengine.exe" process.

 

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