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Should I remove Maxtor Backup?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #22,111
United States Rank #13,273
Reach 0.0101%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 665.65 days
1445.45 days >
Average installed length: 759.47 days


1.01.0100 28.37%
1.01.0062 28.37%
1.00.0040 31.21%
1.00.0011 12.06%

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Maxtor Backup


Maxtor Backup is a program developed by Maxtor. The most used version is 1.00.0040, 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 main program executable is MaxBackServiceInt.exe. The software installer includes 3 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 77% of users of Maxtor Backup come from the United States, it is also popular in Australia and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.maxtor.com
Help link: maxtor.custhelp.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Maxtor\Maxtor Backup\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{9C3F9580-F5CF-4288-894E-9FF0EB24A21C}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0409

Program filesFiles installed by Maxtor Backup

Program executable:MaxBackServiceInt.exe
Name:MaxBackServiceInt Module
Path:C:\Program Files\Maxtor\Maxtor Backup\MaxBackServiceInt.exe
Additional files:
  • DRVIFNT.dll - Maxtor Corporation External Drive Interface (DRVIFXX DLL)
  • MaxBackServiceInt.exe - MaxBackServiceInt Module

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • MaxBackServiceInt.exe runs as a service named 'MaxBackServiceInt' (MaxBackServiceInt) "Maxtor Backup Service".

How do I remove Maxtor Backup?

Quickly and completely remove Maxtor 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 Maxtor 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 Maxtor 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 Maxtor Backup.

Win 7 (SP1) 39%
Win Vista (SP1) 1%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 41.84%
Windows XP 25.53%
Windows Vista 24.82%
Windows 8 7.80%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 26.43%
Microsoft Windows XP 25.71%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 20.71%
Windows 7 Professional 9.29%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.43%
Windows 8.1 5.71%

Distribution by countryGeography

77.07% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 77.07%
  Australia 6.34%
  Canada 5.85%
  Germany 1.95%
  United Kingdom 1.46%
  France 0.98%
  Netherlands 0.98%
  Kazakstan 0.49%
  South Africa 0.49%
  Switzerland 0.49%
  Portugal 0.49%
  Indonesia 0.49%
  PR 0.49%
  Spain 0.49%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 31.37%
Hewlett-Packard 25.49%
Toshiba 11.76%
Acer 7.84%
American Megatrends 3.92%
Intel 3.92%
Gateway 3.92%
Medion 2.94%
ASUS 1.96%
Sahara 1.96%
Compaq 0.98%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7502 2.73%
HP Pavilion 17 Notebook P... 2.73%
Dell Inspiron 530 2.73%
Dell Dimension E521 1.82%
Acer Aspire X1300 1.82%
Dell Inspiron 1525 1.82%


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