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Should I remove 4Team Safe PST Backup Free Edition?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
4% remove it96% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
What do people think about it?
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How common is it?
Global Rank #12,977
United States Rank #11,753
Reach 0.0239%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 15.43 days
455.05 days >
Average installed length: 239.09 days


2.63.0618 1.69%
2.63.0617 0.21%
2.62.0614 1.06%
2.61.0610 1.27%
2.60.0599 1.06%
2.53.0593 0.64%
2.52.0586 0.21%
2.51.0578 0.42%
2.50.0555 4.45%
2.40.0527 13.56%
2.31.0507 2.54%
2.30.0499 9.75%
2.20.0359 25.85%
2.10.0251 2.97%
2.01.0139 3.18%
2.00.0135 2.12%
2.00.0134 0.42%
1.22.0130 17.37%
1.21.0128 1.69%
1.20.0120 1.69%
1.11.0095 3.60%
1.10.0093 1.27%
1.00.0080 2.97%

4Team Safe PST Backup Free Edition

What is 4Team Safe PST Backup Free Edition?  (from 4Team)

Personal Backup Outlook software. Backup Exchange folders* and PST files using Safe PST Backup. Back up Email, Contacts, Calendars or other folders. Create Microsoft Outlook PST backup email archive automatically. Backup email, contacts, calendar, tasks and other folders to native Microsoft Outlook PST file format ens...  Read more


4Team Safe PST Backup Free Edition is a program developed by 4Team. The most used version is 2.20.0359, 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. 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 programs's main executable is SafePSTBackup.exe and has been seen to consume an average CPU of less than one percent, and utilizes about 92.79 MB of memory. It also adds an icon to the Windows notifications area in order to provide access to the program. The software installer includes 45 files and is usually about 8.69 MB (9,111,984 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 47% of users of 4Team Safe PST Backup Free Edition come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Netherlands.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.safepstbackup.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\4Team Corporation\Safe PST Backup\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{07107403-9A40-449B-9CBC-5E64B7726D6E}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 8.69 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by 4Team Safe PST Backup Free Edition

Program executable:SafePSTBackup.exe
Safe PST Backup for Microsoft Outlook
Path:C:\Program Files\4Team Corporation\Safe PST Backup\SafePSTBackup.exe
Taskbar:Displays an icon in the notification area
Additional files:
  • ForTeam.OutlookFilters.dll - ForTeam.OutlookFilters
  • ForTeam.SettingsEditor.exe - ForTeam.SettingsEditor
  • ForTeam.StoreProvider.dll - ForTeam.StoreProvider
  • ForTeam.Utils.SystemMonitor.dll - ForTeam.SystemMonitor
  • ForTeam.FileSystem.dll - ForTeam.FileSystem
  • ForTeam.CustomUI.dll - ForTeam.CustomUI
  • ForTeam.Database.dll - ForTeam.Database
  • ForTeam.Helpers.dll - ForTeam.Helpers
  • ForTeam.Licensing.Wrapper.dll - Lib4TeamWrapper
  • ForTeam.Stats.dll - ForTeam.Stats
  • ForTeam.Utils.dll - ForTeam.Utils
  • SafePSTBackup.exe - SafePstBackup (Safe PST Backup for Microsoft Outlook)
  • ForTeam.Log.dll - ForTeam.Log
  • Microsoft.Search.Interop.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'SearchAPILib'.
  • Interop.Redemption.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'Redemption'.
  • ForTeam.ShadowCopyClient.dll - ForTeam.ShadowCopyClient
  • SafePSTMonitor.Common.dll - SafePSTMonitor.Common
  • ForTeam.Settings.dll - ForTeam.Settings
  • ForTeam.Network.dll - ForTeam.Network
  • ForTeam.CredentialsUI.dll - CredentialsUI (ForTeam.CredentialsUI)
  • ForTeam.ServiceClient.dll - ServiceClient
  • AlphaFS.dll - AlphaFS
  • FTRLib.dll - FTRLib

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • SafePSTBackup.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{81DAEF7F-9F1C-4D4D-8460-2DF4CB4D48D4}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • SafePSTBackup.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Safe PST Backup (2).
Startup File (User Run)
  • SafePSTBackup.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'Safe PST Backup' and executes as "C:\Program Files\4Team Corporation\Safe PST Backup\SafePSTBackup.exe" /autostart.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:92.79 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0000402637%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00001837%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00002189%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:2,559,611
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:2.77 KB
435.61 KB average
I/O writes/min:411 Bytes
105.02 KB average

How do I remove 4Team Safe PST Backup Free Edition?

You can uninstall 4Team Safe PST Backup Free Edition 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program 4Team Safe PST Backup Free Edition, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8/10: 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 4Team Safe PST Backup Free Edition.

Win 7 (SP1) 60%
Win 7 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 4%
Keep it 96%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 61.44%
Windows 10 31.99%
Windows XP 4.45%
Windows Vista 2.12%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 28.57%
Windows 7 Professional 19.83%
Windows 7 Ultimate 10.23%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.61%
Windows 8.1 6.61%
Windows 10 Home 5.97%

Distribution by countryGeography

46.98% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 46.98%
  Germany 14.85%
  Netherlands 7.25%
  United Kingdom 6.74%
  Canada 3.97%
  Belgium 3.45%
  Australia 2.59%
  France 2.25%
  Italy 1.55%
  Israel 1.21%
  South Africa 1.04%
  Austria 0.86%
  DK 0.69%
  New Zealand 0.69%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 31.05%
Hewlett-Packard 19.76%
Acer 11.69%
ASUS 7.26%
Medion 6.05%
Toshiba 5.65%
Lenovo 2.42%
Sahara 2.02%
Intel 2.02%
American Megatrends 1.61%
MSI 1.21%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.29%
TOSHIBA Satellite L655 3.07%
MEDIONPC MS-7501 2.45%
ASUS All Series 2.45%
Dell Latitude E6420 2.45%
Dell Studio XPS 8100 2.45%


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