What is the executalbe called spawn.exe who created it

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I'd like to know who created spawn.exe.

Is this a scheduler program/

What is the history behind Spawn.exe
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This is a component of Acronis True Image.
Acronis True Image, from Acronis, is an application designed to create backups for entire systems, or images, documents, and a host of other files.

The spawn.exe uses to interact between Acronis True Image and command processer like cmd.exe or chkdsk to capture its input/output. It uses for example when you use pre/post commands.


Thank you for your quick response.  Maybe the spawn.exe  I'm asking about is different to the one you describe.

The one I'm inquiring about performs in the backgroud.   It copies files to locations on a computer and then resets itself to copy again in the next hour.  Any other Ideas?
is the spawn.exe located under 'True Image' folder, if it is then this is what I explained.
This is used to take backup, so as you said it will be copying files to a bacup location on an interval.

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