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2% remove it98% keep it
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VersionDistribution 0.97% 1.94% 1.94% 88.35% 2.91% 0.97% 1.94% 0.97%

ABF Outlook Backup

What is ABF Outlook Backup?  (from ABF software)

ABF Outlook Backup is a program to backup MS Outlook 2000/XP/2003/2007/2010. It allows you to backup and restore your email messages, address book contacts, settings, accounts, message rules, junk email lists, signatures, and even your Internet favorites. Outlook data is stored in one backup file. All backup functions ...  Read more


ABF Outlook Backup is a program developed by ABF software. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 main program executable is abfoutlookbackup.exe. The software installer includes 4 files and is usually about 5.71 MB (5,987,747 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 72% of users of ABF Outlook Backup come from the United States, it is also popular in United Kingdom and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.outlookbackup.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ABF software\ABF Outlook Backup\3.0
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\ABF software\ABF Outlook Backup\3.0\Uninstall.exe" "C:\Program Files\ABF software\ABF Outlook Backup\3.0\{1C17D085-9134-4D61-BC83-46
Estimated size: 5.71 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ABF Outlook Backup

Program executable:abfoutlookbackup.exe
Name:ABF Outlook Backup
Path:C:\Program Files\abf software\abf outlook backup\3.0\abfoutlookbackup.exe
Additional files:
  • StarBurn.dll (by Rocket Division Software) - StarBurn CD/DVD Burning, Grabbing and Mastering Toolkit for Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003
  • WnASPI32.dll (by Rocket Division Software) - ASPI Layer for Windows NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista/Longhorn
  • Uninstall.exe - ABF Outlook Backup

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • abfOutlookBackup.exe is scheduled as a task named 'ABF Outlook Backup 3 - Restore Task' (runs daily at 7:52 AM).

How do I remove ABF Outlook Backup?

You can uninstall ABF Outlook 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/7/8/10: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program ABF Outlook Backup, 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 ABF Outlook Backup.

Win 7 (SP1) 63%
Win Vista (SP2) 1%
Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 63.11%
Windows 10 30.10%
Windows XP 4.85%
Windows Vista 1.94%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 30.10%
Windows 7 Professional 17.48%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.56%
Windows 10 Home 7.77%
Windows 8.1 Pro 6.80%
Windows 8 Pro 4.85%

Distribution by countryGeography

71.62% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 71.62%
  United Kingdom 6.08%
  Australia 4.05%
  Canada 2.70%
  Switzerland 2.03%
  Germany 2.03%
  Italy 2.03%
  South Africa 0.68%
  Taiwan 0.68%
  France 0.68%
  Norway 0.68%
  Russia 0.68%
  Sweden 0.68%
  New Zealand 0.68%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 36.23%
Hewlett-Packard 18.84%
Sony 11.59%
Lenovo 8.70%
Acer 5.80%
Intel 4.35%
Toshiba 1.45%
ASUS 1.45%
Alienware 1.45%
American Megatrends 1.45%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.71%
Sony VGC-JS160J 3.53%
Dell XPS 8500 2.35%
Dell XPS One 2710 2.35%
Shuttle Inc SG41 2.35%
Gigabyte P55A-UD4P 2.35%


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