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MyPC Backup

What is MyPC Backup?

Bundled with various adware installers. Once installed it displays numerous popups hourly which encourages users to register for the service.

Overview

MyPC Backup is a program developed by JDI BACKUP LIMITED. 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 mypc backup.exe. The software installer includes 54 files and is usually about 27.37 MB (28,696,001 bytes). Configuration Updater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 8. While about 45% of users of MyPC Backup come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Canada.
  • Connects to a server over the Internet
  • Installs a Windows Service
MyPC Backup has been found to be bundled with 3rd party software. If you have not purposefully installed this, you should be safe uninstalling it.

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: JDi Backup Ltd
URL: www.mypcbackup.com
Help link: support.mypcbackup.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\mypc backup
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\MyPC Backup\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 27.37 MB

Program filesFiles installed by MyPC Backup

Program executable:mypc backup.exe
Name:MyPC Backup
Path:C:\Program Files\mypc backup\mypc backup.exe
MD5:15b7a2701a22ce639728778b86d14be9
Additional files:
  • Configuration Updater.exe - Configuration Updater
  • DEL_UnRegisterExtensions.exe (by mypcbackup.com) - UnRegisterExtensions
  • UnRegisterExtensions.exe (by mypcbackup.com)
  • Service Start.exe (by MyPCBackup.com) - MyPC Backup Service
  • DEL_Shared Stack.dll - Shared Stack
  • Shared Stack.dll
  • BackupStack.exe (by Just Develop It) - BackupStack (Backup Stack)
  • DEL_MyPC Backup.exe (by MyPCBackup.com) - MyPC Backup
  • Signup Wizard.exe - Signup Wizard
  • DEL_GetText.dll - GetText
  • GetText.dll
  • DEL_MPCBIconOverlays.dll - Sync Icon Overlay Handler
  • MPCBClient.dll
  • MPCBContextMenu.dll
  • MPCBIconOverlays.dll
  • RegisterExtensionDotNet20_x64.exe
  • RegisterExtensionDotNet20_x86.exe
  • RestartExplorer.exe
  • uninst.exe
  • Updater.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • MyPC Backup.exe is scheduled as a task named 'LaunchApp' (runs monthly on Mondays at 0:07).
  • DEL_MyPC Backup.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{D6A52A1E-8DD8-4217-8472-99434CCC97CA}' (runs on registration).
Service
  • BackupStack.exe runs as a service named 'Computer Backup (OmniTech Support)' (BackupStack).
Windows Firewall Allowed Program
  • DEL_MyPC Backup.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\MyPC Backup\MyPC Backup.exe'.
Network connections
  • DEL_MyPC Backup.exe connects to ec2-54-246-196-174.eu-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com (54.246.196.174 port 80).
  • DEL_MyPC Backup.exe connects to ec2-54-249-82-169.ap-northeast-1.compute.amazonaws.com (54.249.82.169 port 80).
  • DEL_MyPC Backup.exe connects to ec2-54-241-191-233.us-west-1.compute.amazonaws.com (54.241.191.233 port 80).

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

DEL_MyPC Backup.exe
Memory:40.07 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0014659803%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00069317%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00077281%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:7,076,698
8,062,084 average
Switches/sec:7
70 average
I/O reads/min:36.19 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:93.22 KB
105.02 KB average

How do I remove MyPC Backup?

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Or, you can uninstall MyPC 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 MyPC 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 MyPC Backup.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.

OS VERSIONS
Win 7 (SP1) 54%
Win 8 0%
 
HOW IT RUNS
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 60%
Keep it 40%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 60.72%
Windows 8 27.49%
Windows XP 5.99%
Windows Vista 5.78%
Windows Server 2003 0.02%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 32.55%
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.84%
Windows 8.1 11.75%
Windows 7 Professional 10.26%
Windows 8 7.91%
Microsoft Windows XP 5.94%

Distribution by countryGeography

45.19% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 45.19%
  United Kingdom 4.96%
  Canada 4.18%
  France 3.36%
  Italy 2.48%
  Australia 2.40%
  Brazil 2.30%
  Israel 2.21%
  MA 2.04%
  Germany 1.85%
  Saudi Arabia 1.61%
  Belgium 1.38%
  Finland 1.20%
  Netherlands 1.18%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 30.21%
Dell 19.21%
Acer 18.64%
Toshiba 9.19%
ASUS 8.18%
Samsung 4.23%
Lenovo 4.02%
GIGABYTE 3.74%
Intel 1.25%
American Megatrends 0.74%
Sahara 0.58%
Common models
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 7.92%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 6.03%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 4.77%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 3.09%
HP Pavilion g7 Notebook P... 2.88%
Dell Inspiron 3521 2.78%

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