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Should I remove Lenovo Online Backup?

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4% remove it96% keep it
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Lenovo Online Backup


Lenovo Online Backup is a software program developed by Lenovo. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The setup package generally installs about 11 files and is usually about 51.28 MB (53,765,904 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 7 (SP1). While about 80% of users of Lenovo Online Backup come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.lenovo.com
Help link: support.mozy.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Lenovo Online Backup\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{ED9229D8-0AFE-10A4-32CA-CCA4A657045B}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 51.28 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Lenovo Online Backup

  • backup.dll - Lenovo Online Data Backup (Lenovo Online Backup Service)
  • lenovo-oldbbackup.exe - Lenovo Online Backup Service bootstrapper
  • lenovo-oldbconf.exe - Lenovo Online Backup Configuration Utility
  • lenovo-oldbshell.dll - Lenovo Online Backup Shell Extensions
  • lenovo-oldbstat.exe - Lenovo Online Backup Status Application
  • oem.dll - Lenovo Online Backup Resource Library
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • horizon-api.dll (by VMware, Inc) - Horizon C API
  • lenovo-oldb.sys (by Mozy) - Mozy (Mozy Change Monitor Filter Driver)
  • lenovo-oldbutil.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • lenovo-oldbshell.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'lenovo-oldb' with a class of {081eafa1-458c-b470-4851-762f2697d851}.
  • lenovo-oldbbackup.exe runs as a service named 'Lenovo Online Backup Service' (lenovo-oldbbackup) "All selected files are encrypted locally on your computer and stored remotely at a secure data storage facility.".

How do I remove Lenovo Online Backup?

Quickly and completely remove Lenovo Online 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 Lenovo Online 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 Lenovo Online 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 Lenovo Online Backup.

Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Distribution by countryGeography

80.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 80.00%
  United Kingdom 20.00%

About Lenovo

Lenovo is a PC hardware and electronics company whose products include personal computers, tablet computers, mobile phones, workstations, servers, electronic storage devices and IT management software.
Publisher URL: www.lenovo.com


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