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Should I remove Nero BackItUp 10?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
25% remove it75% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #805
United States Rank #1,853
Reach 0.9850%
Installation trends (last 30 days)
Uninstallation trends (last 30 days)
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 21.69 days
639.87 days >
Average installed length: 336.20 days

Versions

VersionDistribution
5.8.11100.9.100 3.99%
5.8.11000.8.100 8.89%
5.8.10900.8.100 12.95%
5.8.10800.8.100 2.66%
5.8.10600.6.100 6.18%
5.8.10400.4.100 4.14%
5.6.11700.17.100 5.02%
5.6.11500.16.100 8.57%
5.6.11300.14.100 0.73%
5.6.11000.11.100 4.70%
5.6.10600.6.100 2.18%
5.4.24700.31.100 4.21%
5.4.24500.30.100 0.05%
5.4.11800.21.100 3.72%
5.4.11600.19.100 24.74%
5.4.11100.14.101 7.27%

Other programs by Nero AG

Nero BackItUp 10

What is Nero BackItUp 10?

Nero BackItUp is a system backup utility. The product is available separately to buy.

About  (from Nero AG)

There is never a convenient time for a hard drive failure, file corruption or virus to strike. Protect yourself from the pain of a major data loss with Nero BackItUp. With just one click, you can set up a routine, automatic, full-system backup and get peace-of-mind that you won’t ever risk losing an important file agai...  Read more

Overview

Nero BackItUp 10 is a software program developed by Nero AG. The most common release is 5.4.11600.19.100, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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 primary executable is named BackItUp.exe. The setup package generally installs about 155 files and is usually about 898.38 KB (919,939 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 22% of users of Nero BackItUp 10 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and United Kingdom.

This program is pre-installed on the PC

Pre-installed software such as this is usually included by default on the manufacturer's PC. Many OEM (original equipment manufacture) software that is included with a new PC is useful and in many cases required for the PC to function properly as in the case of various software drivers. However, some pre-installed software is optional and can be safely removed.
Nero BackItUp 10 is typically pre-installed with Toshiba computers.
Some users and experts alike have reported that this program is considered bloatware or bundleware. Such software is optional and can be safely removed if you do not utilize the features of the progam.
  • It is usually licensed for use only on the Toshiba PC on which it was pre-installed.
  • It is often time or functionally (lite version) limited for Toshiba computers.
  • If you do not use this program you might consider remvoing it as it often consumes system resources, even if not actively being run, adversely affecting system responsiveness.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.nero.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Nero\Nero 10\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{68AB6930-5BFF-4FF6-923B-516A91984FE6}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 898.38 KB

Program filesFiles installed by Nero BackItUp 10

Program executable:BackItUp.exe
Name:Nero BackItUp
Path:C:\Program Files\Nero\Nero 10\Nero BackItUp\BackItUp.exe
MD5:42d5d47691d632266e0f1e5277bb49e1
Additional files:
  • ImageEffects.Interop.dll - Nero Playback Component Dynamic Link Library
  • NeroContentLicenseCheck.dll - Nero Content License Check Library
  • NeColorCrct.dll - NeColorC Dynamic Link Library
  • NBCmd.exe - Nero BackItUp Command line
  • SolutionExplorerCLI.dll - SECLI Dynamic Link Library (SolutionExplorerCLI Dynamic Link Library)
  • NCC.exe - Nero ControlCenter Module (Nero ControlCenter)
  • NCChelper.exe - Nero ControlCenter Helper
  • HelpBase.dll - Nero Help Installer Base (Nero Help Installer Base DLL)
  • nit64.dll - Nero InfoTool (x64) dll
  • SolutionExplorer.dll - SE Dynamic Link Library (SolutionExplorer Dynamic Link Library)
  • NeroDiscMergeWrongDisc.exe - NeroDiscMergeWrongDisc (NeroDiscMergeWrongDisc Application)
  • InFAudioRippingServer.dll - InFAudioRippingServer (Nero 10 Inline Function AudioRipping Server)
  • NeroSecurDiscViewer.exe - Nero SecurDisc Viewer (Nero Aplication for SecurDisc)
  • AdvrCntrProxy.dll - Nero Core Components (AdvrCntrProxy)
  • DeviceConnector.Interop.dll - Nero Move it plug-in
  • DriveLocker.dll - Nero AG DriveLocker (DriveLocker)
  • Nfx.Burn.Model.dll - Nero.Framework.Burn
  • ClipartPack.dll - Template Pack Icon
  • MenuTemplatePackBasic.dll
  • MovieThemePackBasic.dll
  • DotNetAppLauncher.dll - DotNetAppLauncher (.net application launcher)
  • NeroAudioRip.exe - Save Audio Tracks
  • KARAOKE.DLL - Nero Burning ROM (Nero Karaoke DLL)
  • nero.exe
  • NeroAPIEngine.dll - Nero Library
  • NeroCmd.exe - NeroCmd - NeroAPI Command Processor
  • NeroFileDialog.Interop.dll - Nero File Dialog
  • NeroFileDialogIDL.Interop.dll
  • NeroRescueAgent.exe - Nero RescueAgent
  • uCDCopy.dll
  • uEqualize.dll
  • uFATImporter.dll
  • uGENCUSH.dll
  • uGeneratr.dll
  • uGenFAT.dll
  • ugeniso.dll
  • uGenUDF.dll
  • uGenUDF2.dll
  • uHDDImporter.dll
  • uimage.dll - Nero Recorder Driver
  • uImageGen.dll
  • uISOFS.dll
  • uMMC.dll
  • uNeroErr.dll
  • uNeVCDEngine.dll
  • uTMPVImporter.dll
  • uUDFImporter.dll
  • MediaLibBrowser.exe - MediaLibBrowser
  • NeroBurnRights.exe - Nero BurnRights (Nero BurnRights 10)
  • NeroStartSmart.exe - Nero StartSmart (Nero StartSmart 10 Application)
  • NMDllHost.exe - Nero Frameworks
  • waveedit.exe - Nero WaveEditor (Wave Editor)
  • CoverDes.exe - Cover Designer
  • DiscSpeed.exe - Nero DiscSpeed
  • NeroDiscMerge.exe - Nero DiscMerge (Nero DiscMerge Application)
  • SlideShw.exe - Nero SlideShow (Slideshow application)
  • SoundTrax.exe - Nero SoundTrax
  • ASMCrypt.dll - Nero BackItUp
  • BackItUp.exe
  • DeviceImportLibrary.dll - Nero MediaHub (DeviceImportLibrary)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

3 Autoplay Handlers
  • MediaHub.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'MediaHub10VCDMovieOnArrival' with the ProgID of 'OpenWithNeroMediaHub10' and the action verb 'open.
  • NeroExpress.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'NeroExpress10LaunchNE' with the ProgID of 'Nero.Express.10.AutoPlay' and the action verb 'LanchNE.
  • nero.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'NeroBurningROM10LaunchNBR' with the ProgID of 'Nero.BurningROM.10.AutoPlay' and the action verb 'LanchNE.
5 Scheduled Tasks
  • NeroExpress.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{510239FB-D419-421B-BBCD-61639B4D4559}' (runs on registration).
  • NBAgent.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Moritz NBAgent 5 4'.
  • nero.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{ECE18035-B818-497D-8A3B-0B78BC8E7F6F}' (runs on registration).
  • NeroVision.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{894238C4-9B76-4B5C-9FCB-0CD77BEB7F35}' (runs on registration).
  • NCC.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{F6244F41-1519-4F0F-997A-F4BAB69736A0}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • NBAgent.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named NBAgent.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • NBAgent.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'NBAgent' which loads as "C:\Program Files\Nero\Nero 10\Nero BackItUp\NBAgent.exe" /WinStart.

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Or, you can uninstall Nero BackItUp 10 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 Nero BackItUp 10, 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 Nero BackItUp 10.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 80%
Win 8 0%
 
HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 25%
Keep it 75%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 84.72%
Windows 8 10.79%
Windows Vista 2.29%
Windows XP 2.20%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 55.72%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.41%
Windows 7 Professional 9.13%
Windows 10 Home 2.34%
Microsoft Windows XP 2.19%
Windows 8.1 1.93%

Distribution by countryGeography

22.03% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 22.03%
  Germany 14.93%
  United Kingdom 8.52%
  France 6.65%
  Italy 5.78%
  Brazil 3.14%
  Spain 2.92%
  Netherlands 2.41%
  Canada 2.39%
  Belgium 2.21%
  Australia 1.69%
  Sweden 1.41%
  Iran 1.37%
  Portugal 1.16%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Toshiba 38.63%
Acer 30.98%
Hewlett-Packard 9.01%
Dell 8.55%
GIGABYTE 5.04%
ASUS 4.46%
Samsung 1.38%
Intel 1.12%
Lenovo 0.83%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 15.35%
Gateway DX4860 8.18%
TOSHIBA SATELLITE L750 6.08%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660D 5.63%
TOSHIBA SATELLITE L755 5.54%
Gateway ZX6971 2.85%

About Nero AG

Nero is a software company best known for its burning software, Nero Burning ROM.
Publisher URL: www.nero.com

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