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Argentum Backup

What is Argentum Backup?  (from Argentum)

A handy, small, easy backup program that lets you easily back up your documents and folders. Safely protects you from accidental deletes, overwrites, and viruses. Backups are stored in Zip files and can be created both manually and automatically (on schedule). Includes a number of templates to back up Windows registry,...  Read more


Argentum Backup is a software program developed by Argentum. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. The primary executable is named ab.exe. The setup package generally installs about 2 files and is usually about 2.15 MB (2,250,329 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 65% of users of Argentum Backup come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.argentuma.com/backup.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\argentum backup
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Argentum Backup\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 2.15 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Argentum Backup

Program executable:ab.exe
Name:Argentum Backup
Path:C:\Program Files\argentum backup\ab.exe
Additional files:
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (User Run)
  • ab.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Argentum Backup' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Argentum Backup\ab.exe" /startup.

How do I remove Argentum Backup?

Quickly and completely remove Argentum Backup from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Argentum Backup from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Argentum Backup, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Argentum Backup.

Win 7 (SP1) 75%
Win XP 8%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 75.00%
Windows 8 16.67%
Windows XP 8.33%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 41.67%
Windows 7 Professional 33.33%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.33%
Windows 8 Pro 8.33%
Windows 8.1 8.33%

Distribution by countryGeography

65.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 65.00%
  United Kingdom 20.00%
  Australia 5.00%
  Mexico 5.00%
  Sweden 5.00%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 45.45%
Hewlett-Packard 18.18%
American Megatrends 18.18%
Medion 9.09%
ASUS 9.09%
Common models
powerspec8924a P4M266A-82... 10.00%
MEDIONPC MS-7366 10.00%
Hewlett-Packard p6-2304a 10.00%
HP Compaq dx2400 Microtow... 10.00%
Dell XPS One 2710 10.00%
Dell Precision T5600 10.00%


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