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What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #20,422
United States Rank #16,113
Reach 0.0118%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.70 days
581.27 days >
Average installed length: 305.41 days


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Genie Backup Manager


Genie Backup Manager is a program developed by Genie9. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 main program executable is gbm.exe. The software installer includes 53 files and is usually about 82.4 MB (86,404,782 bytes). GSUpdateRes_DE.dll is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 54% of users of Genie Backup Manager come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Genie9\Genie Backup Manager
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Genie9\Genie Backup Manager\uninstall.exe
Estimated size: 82.4 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Genie Backup Manager

Program executable:gbm.exe
Genie Backup Manager
Path:C:\Program Files\genie9\genie backup manager\gbm.exe
Additional files:
  • GS_EngRes.dll - Recurso en español del Creador de complemento de Genie
  • GSUpdateRes_DE.dll - GBM (Ressourcenaktualisierung)
  • GSUpdateRes_EN.dll - Update Resources
  • GSUpdateRes_ES.dll - Recursos de actualización
  • GSUpdateRes_FR.dll
  • GSUpdateRes_IT.dll - Aggiorna risorse
  • GSUpdateRes_NL.dll - Update - resources
  • GBMImporter.exe - Genie Backup Manager (GBM Importer)
  • GeniePluginCreator.exe - Genie Plugin Creator
  • GSOnlineProtocol.dll - Online Protocols
  • GSUpdateManager.exe - Genie Update Manager
  • GSLogViewer.exe - Genie Log Viewer
  • GBMAgent.exe - Genie Agent (Genie Backup Agent)
  • GBM8_DR.exe - SwiftRestore
  • GBM8_SwiftExtractor.exe - SwiftRestore Extractor
  • GBM8_SwiftRestore.exe
  • GSUpdateMover.exe - GS Update Mover

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • GBM.EXE is scheduled as a task named 'GBM - GBM FL Backup Job-Full' (runs daily at 6:00 PM).
2 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • GBM.EXE is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named GBM - Corsair-Full.
  • GBMAgent.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named GBMPro9Agent.
Startup File (User Run)
  • GBMAgent.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'GBMPro8Agentx64' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Genie9\Genie Backup Manager\GBMAgent.exe".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • GBMAgent.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'GBMPro8Agentx64' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Genie9\Genie Backup Manager\GBMAgent.exe".

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:2.6 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000537664%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00003284%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00002093%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:13,718
8,062,084 average
70 average
I/O reads/min:17 Bytes
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:6 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove Genie Backup Manager?

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

Win 7 (SP1) 58%
Win 7 2%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 6%
Keep it 94%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.24%
Windows 8 34.34%
Windows XP 3.61%
Windows Vista 1.81%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 25.30%
Windows 7 Professional 19.88%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.86%
Windows 8.1 Pro 10.24%
Windows 8.1 6.63%
Windows 10 Home 4.22%

Distribution by countryGeography

54.19% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 54.19%
  Canada 11.82%
  United Kingdom 6.40%
  Belgium 2.96%
  Australia 2.46%
  Germany 1.97%
  France 1.97%
  Hungary 1.48%
  Sweden 1.48%
  DK 0.99%
  Greece 0.99%
  Israel 0.99%
  Italy 0.99%
  New Zealand 0.99%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 23.66%
Hewlett-Packard 16.13%
Acer 15.05%
ASUS 11.83%
Toshiba 9.68%
Intel 3.23%
Sony 3.23%
Lenovo 2.15%
Alienware 1.08%
American Megatrends 1.08%
Common models
ASUS All Series 2.78%
Dell Inspiron 620 1.85%
Dell Studio XPS 8100 1.85%
ASUSTeK N76VZ 1.85%
Gigabyte GA-970A-D3 1.85%
LENOVO 2342CTO 1.85%


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