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Should I remove CA ARCserve Backup Agent for Open Files for Windows?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
7% remove it93% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Reach 0.0004%

Versions

VersionDistribution
16.5.7106 16.67%
16.0.6838 33.33%
16.0.6732 16.67%
15.1.6300 33.33%

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CA ARCserve Backup Agent for Open Files for Windows

What is CA ARCserve Backup Agent for Open Files for Windows?  (from CA)

CA ARCserve Backup r16 Agent for Open Files on Windows CA ARCserveĀ® BACKUP AGENT FOR OPEN FILES FOR WINDOWS Ensures complete backup of all files, which includes files that are open and in use (for example, documents, spreadsheets, drawings, publishing files, and more). This capability eliminates backup downtime and ass...  Read more

Overview

CA ARCserve Backup Agent for Open Files for Windows is a program developed by CA. The most used version is 16.0.6838, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 software installer includes 17 files and is usually about 6.71 MB (7,040,264 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Server 2003. While about 50% of users of CA ARCserve Backup Agent for Open Files for Windows come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and Israel.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ca.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\CA\ARCserve Backup Agent for Open Files\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{CAABDD41-1935-4C04-AE4B-803EF455E1A3}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 6.71 MB

Program filesFiles installed by CA ARCserve Backup Agent for Open Files for Windows

  • AGuiBAOF.dll - CA ARCserve Backup
  • ASBRDCST.dll
  • ASETUPRES.dll
  • BAOFver.dll
  • brand.dll
  • CHEYPROD.dll
  • cryptintf.dll
  • cstmsgbox.exe
  • cstool.dll
  • ofant.dll - Backup Agent for Open Files
  • ofant.exe
  • ofawin.dll
  • ofawin.exe
  • SetupCLS.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Service
  • Ofant.exe runs as a service named 'CA Backup Agent for Open Files' (OpenFileAgent) "CA Backup Agent for Open Files".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • ofant.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\CA\ARCserve Backup Agent for Open Files\ofant.exe'.

How do I remove CA ARCserve Backup Agent for Open Files for Windows?

Quickly and completely remove CA ARCserve Backup Agent for Open Files for Windows from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall CA ARCserve Backup Agent for Open Files for Windows 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 CA ARCserve Backup Agent for Open Files for Windows, 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 CA ARCserve Backup Agent for Open Files for Windows.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win 8 17%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 7%
Keep it 93%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows Server 2003 16.67%
Windows 8 16.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 33.33%
Microsoft Windows Server ... 16.67%
Windows 7 Home Basic 16.67%
Windows Server 2008 R2 St... 16.67%
Windows Server 2012 R2 St... 16.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

50.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 50.00%
  Brazil 25.00%
  Israel 12.50%
  United Arab Emirates 12.50%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 60.00%
Hewlett-Packard 20.00%
Lenovo 20.00%
Common models
IBM System x3200 M3 -[732... 16.67%
Dell OptiPlex 3010 16.67%
LENOVO 20079 16.67%
Dell OptiPlex 7010 16.67%
HP ProLiant ML310e Gen8 16.67%
Dell PowerEdge 2900 16.67%

Publisher URL: www.ca.com

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