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Should I remove ASUS Backup Wizard?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
23% remove it77% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,202
United States Rank #3,923
Reach 0.0735%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 10.41 days
307.09 days >
Average installed length: 161.35 days


1.02.00 5.39%
1.01.00 32.25%
1.00.11 13.26%
1.00.10 25.97%
1.00.09 17.06%
1.00.08 0.76%
1.00.07 5.32%

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ASUS Backup Wizard

What is ASUS Backup Wizard?  (from ASUS)

File Backup Windows File Backup allows you to make copies of data files for all the people that use your computer. You can also restore individual files and folders as needed.


ASUS Backup Wizard is a software program developed by ASUS. The most common release is 1.01.00, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program registers itself to launch on boot through a Windows Schedule Task in order to automatically start-up. 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 primary executable is named asrunbkwizardhelper.exe. The setup package generally installs about 8 files and is usually about 4.72 MB (4,952,125 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 10. While about 73% of users of ASUS Backup Wizard come from the United States, it is also popular in Taiwan and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.asus.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ASUS\AsBackupWizard
Uninstaller: RunDll32 C:\Program Files2\COMMON~1\INSTAL~1\engine\6\INTEL3~1\Ctor.dll,LaunchSetup "C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{124C9BD0
Estimated size: 4.72 MB

Program filesFiles installed by ASUS Backup Wizard

Program executable:asrunbkwizardhelper.exe
Name:ASUS Backup Wizard
Helper tool for run ASUS Backup Wizard
Signed by:ASUSTeK Computer Inc.
Path:C:\Program Files\asus\asbackupwizard\asrunbkwizardhelper.exe
Additional files:
  • AsBackupWizard.exe (by ASUSTeK Computer) - ASUS Backup Wizard
  • AsInsHelp.dll (by ASUSTeK Computer) - ASUSTeK AsInsHelp (AsInsHelp)
  • AsTaskSched.dll - AsTaskSc (AsTaskSchedule)
  • RegSchdTask.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • AsBackupWizard.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{944CE39B-B694-4154-B6DB-B48E40C41DC6}' (runs on registration).
  • AsRunBkWizardHelper.exe is scheduled as a task named 'ASUS\AsBackupWizard_Run'.
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • AsRunBkWizardHelper.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named AsBackupWizard_Run.

How do I remove ASUS Backup Wizard?

You can uninstall ASUS Backup Wizard 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 ASUS Backup Wizard, 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 ASUS Backup Wizard.

Win 7 (SP1) 84%
Win XP 0%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 23%
Keep it 77%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 84.33%
Windows 10 15.39%
Windows XP 0.28%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 78.14%
Windows 10 Home 11.94%
Windows 7 Professional 4.93%
Windows 8.1 Pro 1.11%
Windows 10 Pro 0.97%
Windows 8 Pro 0.90%

Distribution by countryGeography

73.26% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 73.26%
  Taiwan 5.33%
  Germany 4.13%
  France 2.93%
  Italy 2.06%
  Finland 1.87%
  Canada 1.87%
  Netherlands 1.68%
  Sweden 1.49%
  United Kingdom 1.39%
  Spain 0.67%
  Belgium 0.38%
  Portugal 0.38%
  Australia 0.34%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 99.85%
American Megatrends 0.15%
Common models
ASUSTeK CM6630_CM6730_CM6... 18.98%
ASUSTeK CM1730/CM1830 13.03%
ASUSTeK CM1630 11.13%
ASUSTeK CM1740 7.84%
ASUSTeK CM6850 7.49%
ASUSTeK CM6870 6.44%

About ASUS

ASUSTeK Computer, also often called ASUS is a computer hardware & electronics company.
Publisher URL: www.asus.com


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