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7% remove it93% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #18,183
United States Rank #15,226
Reach 0.0148%

Versions

VersionDistribution
4.9.292 1.44%
4.9.291 20.19%
4.8.289 16.83%
4.8.286 9.13%
4.8.285 1.92%
4.8.282 2.88%
4.8.278 0.48%
4.8.275 13.46%
4.7.270 1.92%
4.7.269 1.92%
4.7.268 1.92%
4.7.265 0.96%
4.6.261 1.92%
4.6.260 3.37%
4.6.259 0.48%
4.6.255 0.96%
4.6.254 0.96%
4.6.253 0.96%
4.6.251 0.48%
4.6.250 0.48%
4.5.245 1.44%
4.5.234 5.29%
4.4.218 1.44%
4.4.195 1.92%
4.4.189 0.48%
4.3.175 1.92%
4.3.171 0.48%
4.2.150 0.48%
4.1.139 2.40%
4.0.125 1.44%

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Backup4all Professional 4

What is Backup4all Professional 4?  (from Softland)

With Backup4all Professional you can easily backup to any local or network drive, backup to FTP (with support for SSL encryption, proxy server, passive mode), SFTP, backup to DVD, CD, Blu-ray, HD-DVD, or other removable media (such as USB drives). Backup4all is an award-winning data backup software for Windows. This ba...  Read more

Overview

Backup4all Professional 4 is a software program developed by Softland. The most common release is 4.9.291, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. A scheduled task is added to Windows Task Scheduler in order to launch the program at various scheduled times (the schedule varies depending on the version). The software is designed to connect to the Internet and adds a Windows Firewall exception in order to do so without being interfered with. The primary executable is named InstallerIcon.exe. The setup package generally installs about 24 files and is usually about 28.19 MB (29,562,844 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 48% of users of Backup4all Professional 4 come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.backup4all.com/backup4all-professional.html
Help link: www.backup4all.com/en/contact.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Softland\Backup4all Professional 4\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{9376C020-3D08-47A3-8F0E-F4AE6A7396E1}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 28.19 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Backup4all Professional 4

Program executable:InstallerIcon.exe
Path:C:\Windows\Installer\{B95FFF07-00AF-4C38-A2BA-E75AB0968F43}\InstallerIcon.exe
MD5:2c02663a7e3ae109b08a240d9828251b
Additional files:
  • vshadowXP.dll - Softland vshadow (vshadow)
  • b4aSchedStarter.exe - b4aSchedStarter (b4aSchedStarter application)
  • bckEmail.dll - Softland Backup (Softland Backup Email)
  • AES.DLL - Softland AES
  • b4aShutMon.exe - b2aShutMon (Backup2 shutdown monitor)
  • Backup4all original.exe - Backup4all (Backup4all application)
  • Backup4all.exe
  • b4aSched.exe - b4aSched (Backup4all standalone scheduler)
  • b4aCmd.exe - b4aCmd (Backup4all Command Line application)
  • b4aOTB.exe - b4aOTB (b4aOTB application)
  • StarBurn.dll (by Rocket Division Software, StarBurn Software) - StarBurn CD/DVD/Blu-Ray/HD-DVD Burning, Grabbing and Mastering Toolkit for Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista/Longhorn
  • PLX507.dll (by Prolific Technology) - PLX507 Dynamic Link Library
  • IoctlSvc.exe (by Prolific Technology) - IoctlSvc Application (PLFlash DeviceIoControl Service)
  • sp216.dll (by Sunplus Technology)
  • libeay32.dll
  • ssleay32.dll
  • VscSrv.exe
  • VscSrv2003.exe
  • VscSrv2003x64.exe
  • VscSrv2008.exe
  • VscSrv2008x64.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • b4aSchedStarter.exe is scheduled as a task named 'b4a_trial' (runs weekly on Thursdays at 10:00 PM).
4 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • b4aSched.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Backup4all Scheduler_HP.
  • b4aOTB.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Backup4all Professional 4 OTB Agent_Paul.
  • Backup4all.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Backup4all Professional 4_Uaroslav.
  • b4aSchedStarter.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named b4a_LT-E[14-15WXP.O](1).
Service
  • IoctlSvc.exe runs as a service named 'PLFlash DeviceIoControl Service' (PLFlash DeviceIoControl Service).
Startup File (User Run)
  • Backup4all.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Backup4all Professional 4' and executes as C:\Program Files\Softland\Backup4all Professional 4\Backup4all.exe.
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • Backup4all.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Softland\Backup4all Professional 4\Backup4all.exe'.
  • b4aCmd.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Softland\Backup4all Professional 4\b4aCmd.exe'.

How do I remove Backup4all Professional 4?

Quickly and completely remove Backup4all Professional 4 from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Backup4all Professional 4 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 Backup4all Professional 4, 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 Backup4all Professional 4.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win 7 0%
 
WHEN IT STARTS
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.46%
Windows 8 18.66%
Windows XP 10.53%
Windows Vista 3.35%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 27.05%
Windows 7 Professional 20.77%
Windows 7 Home Premium 17.39%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.63%
Windows 8.1 Pro 7.25%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 2.42%

Distribution by countryGeography

48.41% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 48.41%
  Canada 5.56%
  Netherlands 4.37%
  United Kingdom 3.97%
  Germany 3.57%
  France 2.78%
  Iran 2.78%
  Italy 2.38%
  Spain 1.98%
  South Africa 1.59%
  Belgium 1.59%
  Australia 1.19%
  Russia 1.19%
  Egypt 1.19%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 25.93%
Hewlett-Packard 15.56%
GIGABYTE 14.07%
Acer 12.59%
ASUS 10.37%
Intel 6.67%
Sahara 3.70%
Lenovo 3.70%
Toshiba 2.22%
NEC 1.48%
Medion 1.48%
Sony 1.48%
Common models
ASUS All Series 2.94%
ASUSTeK K70IO 1.96%
INTELR AWRDACPI 1.96%
Gigabyte EP45-UD3P 1.96%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 1.96%
ASUSTeK K53SC 1.96%


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