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VersionDistribution 71.43% 14.29% 14.29%

ParetoLogic Backup


ParetoLogic Backup is a software program developed by ParetoLogic. The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. It adds registry entry for the current user which will allow the program to automatically start each time it is rebooted. 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. The setup package generally installs about 27 files and is usually about 10.08 MB (10,569,305 bytes). The installed file Updater.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 7. While about 64% of users of ParetoLogic Backup come from the United States, it is also popular in Mexico and DZ.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: ParetoLogic Backup
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ParetoLogic Backup\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{1BB3FF9F-1BC0-4D02-973E-80A6DB851AF4}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 10.08 MB
Language: English (United Kingdom)

Program filesFiles installed by ParetoLogic Backup

  • OpenAccess.exe - ParetoLogic Backup (ParetoLogic Backup desktop client)
  • Interop.ShockwaveFlashObjects.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'ShockwaveFlashObjects'.
  • CBFSNet.dll (by EldoS) - Callback File System (TM) (Callback File System .NET API)
  • isxdl.dll (by Bjørnar Henden) - ISX Download DLL (Download DLL)
  • ICSharpCode.SharpZipLib.dll (by ICSharpCode.net) - #ZipLibrary (SharpZipLib for .NET Framework 1.1)
  • OnlineFileHandler.exe (by Livedrive Internet Ltd) - Livedrive (Livedrive online file handler)
  • AlphaFS.dll - AlphaFS
  • AxInterop.ShockwaveFlashObjects.dll
  • ManageUsers.exe
  • Updater.exe
  • VSSService.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

  • VSSService.exe runs as a service named 'ParetoLogic Backup VSS Service' (ParetoLogic BackupVSSService).
Startup File (User Run)
  • OpenAccess.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Livedrive' and executes as "C:\Program Files\ParetoLogic Backup\OpenAccess.exe" /setup.

How do I remove ParetoLogic Backup?

Quickly and completely remove ParetoLogic 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 ParetoLogic 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 ParetoLogic 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 ParetoLogic Backup.

Win 7 (SP1) 71%
Win 8 14%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 47%
Keep it 53%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 85.71%
Windows 8 14.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 42.86%
Windows 7 Ultimate 28.57%
Windows Se7en Titan 14.29%
Windows 8.1 14.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

63.64% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 63.64%
  Mexico 9.09%
  DZ 9.09%
  New Zealand 9.09%
  Israel 9.09%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 42.86%
Toshiba 14.29%
Hewlett-Packard 14.29%
Acer 14.29%
American Megatrends 14.29%
Common models
Dell Studio XPS 8100 16.67%
Samsung N102SP/N100SP/N10... 16.67%
Dell MM061 16.67%
Dell OptiPlex GX620 ... 16.67%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660 16.67%
HP 15 Notebook PC 16.67%


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