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Should I remove Pastel IronTree?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #27,040
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Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 19.90 days
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Average installed length: 308.45 days


VersionDistribution 88.17% 11.83%

Pastel IronTree


The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 software installer includes 19 files and is usually about 9.7 MB (10,167,356 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 94% of users of Pastel IronTree come from South Africa, it is also popular in the United States and NA.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.pastelirontree.co.za
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Pastel IronTree\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{65CC95F7-D4F6-458C-AC73-7A9A740E6C6B}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 9.7 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Pastel IronTree

  • a5backup.exe (by Attix5 Development (Pty) Ltd) - Attix5 Backup Professional (Service for Attix5 Backup Professional)
  • a5backup64.exe (by Attix5 Development (Pty) Ltd)
  • A5Tray.exe (by Attix5) - Backup Professional Client
  • vssjni.dll (by Attix5 Ltd) - vssjni
  • vssjni64.dll (by Attix5 Ltd)
  • vssjnixp.dll
  • JRas.dll - Backup Professional (JRas)
  • jras64.dll
  • A5Loader.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • A5Tray.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Pastel IronTree.
2 Services
  • a5backup64.exe runs as a service named 'Pastel IronTree' (IronTreeDL) "Enables the backup and restore of selected files. If this service is stopped or disabled, scheduled backups will not be performed and the Backup Client interface will not function correctly.".
  • a5backup.exe runs as a service named 'Pastel IronTree' (IronTreeDL) "Enables the backup and restore of selected files. If this service is stopped or disabled, scheduled backups will not be performed and the Backup Client interface will not function correctly.".
Startup File (User Run)
  • A5Tray.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Pastel IronTree' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Pastel IronTree\A5Tray.exe" -min.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:20.43 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0013475253%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00065623%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00069130%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:1,688,714
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:5.25 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:0 Bytes
105.02 KB average
Memory:5.27 MB
Total CPU:0.0002805318%
Kernel CPU:0.00010921%
User CPU:0.00017132%
CPU cycles/sec:1,396,070
I/O reads/min:151 Bytes

How do I remove Pastel IronTree?

Quickly and completely remove Pastel IronTree from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Pastel IronTree 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 Pastel IronTree, 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 Pastel IronTree.

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win Vista (SP2) 2%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows 8 19.35%
Windows XP 11.83%
Windows Vista 2.15%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 42.39%
Windows 7 Home Premium 13.04%
Microsoft Windows XP 10.87%
Windows 8.1 Single Langua... 6.52%
Windows 7 Home Basic 5.43%
Windows 7 Ultimate 3.26%

Distribution by countryGeography

93.68% of installs come from South Africa
Which countries install it?
  South Africa 93.68%
  United States 5.26%
  NA 1.05%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 33.85%
Acer 29.23%
Dell 18.46%
Intel 9.23%
ASUS 3.08%
Lenovo 1.54%
Common models
HP ProBook 4530s 3.75%
HP ProBook 4520s 3.75%
Mustek6376 MST6376 Mecer 2.50%
HP ProBook 4540s 2.50%
TOSHIBA Satellite L500 1.25%
TOSHIBA Satellite C650 1.25%


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