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EaseUS Todo Backup: Take up too much system resources and slow down PC

This article applies to:

EaseUS Todo Backup 5.3 build 10/30/2012

Introduction

After installing EaseUS Todo Backup 5.3 (build 20121030), Agent.exe running in the background takes up too much system resources and slows down the machine.

Sympton

Agent.exe

Start Task Manager, users may find Agent.exe using around 50% CPU (Shown in the picture) or too much Memory even when there is no backup task/plan running.

Solution

  • 1. Download the patch here.
  • 2. Exit EaseUS Todo Backup. Right click My Computer/Computer, choose Manage -> Services and Applications -> Services. Find service "EaseUS Agent " and Stop it.
  • 3. Unzip the patch, copy all the files to X:\Program Files\EaseUS\Todo Backup\bin (X is the driver letter where our product installed) to replace the files with the same name.
  • 4. Restart "EaseUS Agent" service.