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2% remove it98% keep it
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3.0.789 85.71%
3.0.786 2.38%
3.0.783 9.52%
2.3.670 2.38%

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LogMeIn Backup

What is LogMeIn Backup?  (from LogMeIn)

Protect information on your computers with secure, remote backup to storage devices you control. Avoid relying on
third-party storage devices or external storage services, and use one remote backup solution for all of your
computers, regardless of their location. Backups can take place across oceans,
across...  Read more


LogMeIn Backup is a program developed by LogMeIn. The most used version is 3.0.789, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. 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 main program executable is logmeinbackup.exe. The software installer includes 20 files and is usually about 11.01 MB (11,541,252 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 68% of users of LogMeIn Backup come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and France.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: secure.logmein.com/products/backup/default.aspx
Help link: secure.logmein.com/go.asp?page=support_backup
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\logmein backup
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /i {3DF4DDEF-4629-44AA-8948-491CABB984D8}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 11.01 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by LogMeIn Backup

Program executable:logmeinbackup.exe
Name:LogMeIn Backup
LogMeIn Backup Desktop Application
Path:C:\Program Files\logmein backup\logmeinbackup.exe
Additional files:
  • LMIGuardianDll.dll - LMIGuardianHttp
  • BackupMaint.exe - LogMeIn Backup (LogMeIn Backup Maintenance Service)
  • BackupSystray.exe - LogMeIn Backup Desktop Application
  • LMIB_en_us.dll - LogMeIn Backup Resource DLL
  • lmibackupvssservice.exe - LogMeIn Backup VSS Service
  • lmibackupvssserviceX64.exe
  • LMIGuardianEvt.dll - LMIGuardianEvt
  • LogMeInBackupHelper.dll - LogMeIn Backup Helper Dll
  • LogmeInBackupService.exe - LogMeIn Backup Service
  • rntfywnd.dll - LogMeIn Backup Notify Package
  • LMIGuardian.exe - LMIGuardian
  • xerces-c_2_7.dll (by Apache Software Foundation) - Xerces-C Version 2.7.0 (Shared Library for Xerces-C Version 2.7.0)
  • zip.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • LogmeInBackup.exe is scheduled as a task named 'LogMeIn Backup4' (runs daily at 11:00 PM).
4 Services
  • LogmeInBackupService.exe runs as a service named 'LogMeIn Backup Storage PC Service' (LogMeInBackupService.exe).
  • lmibackupvssservice.exe runs as a service named 'LogMeIn Backup VSS Service' (LMIBackupVSSService.exe).
  • BackupMaint.exe runs as a service named 'LogMeIn Backup Maintenance Service' (BackupMaint).
  • lmibackupvssserviceX64.exe runs as a service named 'LogMeIn Backup VSS Service' (LMIBackupVSSService.exe).
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • BackupSystray.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'LogMeIn Backup GUI' which loads as "C:\Program Files\LogMeIn Backup\BackupSystray.exe".
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • LogmeInBackup.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\LogMeIn Backup\LogmeInBackup.exe'.

How do I remove LogMeIn Backup?

Quickly and completely remove LogMeIn 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 LogMeIn 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 LogMeIn 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 LogMeIn Backup.

Win 7 (SP1) 55%
Win 7 2%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.14%
Windows 8 28.57%
Windows XP 11.90%
Windows Server 2003 2.38%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 25.00%
Windows 7 Home Premium 20.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 15.00%
Windows 8 10.00%
Microsoft Windows XP 7.50%
Windows 8 Pro with Media ... 5.00%

Distribution by countryGeography

67.92% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 67.92%
  Germany 9.43%
  France 3.77%
  Canada 3.77%
  United Kingdom 3.77%
  Venezuela 1.89%
  Iran 1.89%
  Netherlands 1.89%
  Saudi Arabia 1.89%
  Malaysia 1.89%
  Hungary 1.89%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 32.43%
Acer 16.22%
Medion 10.81%
Hewlett-Packard 10.81%
Lenovo 8.11%
ASUS 5.41%
Intel 5.41%
Toshiba 5.41%
American Megatrends 2.70%
Common models
MEDION H61H2-LM3 11.43%
Dell Dell System Inspir... 5.71%
Acer Aspire E1-571 5.71%
Packard Bell EasyNote LM8... 2.86%
LENOVO 10125 2.86%
Dell OptiPlex 790 2.86%

About LogMeIn

LogMeIn provides software as a service-based (SAAS) remote connectivity, collaboration, and support solutions to businesses and consumers.
Publisher URL: www.logmein.com


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