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Global Rank #888
United States Rank #1,500
Reach 0.7702%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 16.27 days
480.09 days >
Average installed length: 252.25 days


VersionDistribution 1.54% 0.26% 15.30% 0.01% 0.56% 1.70% 0.09% 1.72% 0.01% 0.33% 0.47% 0.18% 0.05% 0.14% 0.01% 0.90% 29.65% 0.87% 17.99% 2.91% 0.05% 11.56% 0.24% 6.97% 0.03% 0.03% 0.07% 0.07% 0.01% 0.05% 0.42% 0.05% 0.11% 0.02% 0.03% 2.44% 1.65% 0.37% 0.11% 1.05%

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Acer Backup Manager

What is Acer Backup Manager?

Acer Backup Manager provides easy and fast backup of your data to external medium or another disk partition. It's often pre-installed on new Acer Aspire laptops. Acer's Backup Manager application gives you the ability to migrate files from your older computer to your new computer. To migrate your files to your new computer with Acer's Backup Manager application.


The most common release is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. 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 primary executable is named BackupManager.exe. The setup package generally installs about 159 files and is usually about 23.63 MB (24,780,000 bytes). The installed file liveupdate.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.ntius.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\NewTech Infosystems\
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\InstallShield Installation Information\{30075A70-B5D2-440B-AFA3-FB2021740121}\setup.exe -runfromtemp -l0x0409
Estimated size: 23.63 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Acer Backup Manager

Program executable:BackupManager.exe
Name:Acer Backup Manager
Path:C:\Program Files\NewTech Infosystems\Acer Backup Manager\BackupManager.exe
Additional files:
  • Bkupnow.exe - NTI Backup Now 5 for Windows (NTI Backup Now 5)
  • BkupnowLOC.dll
  • AboutNTISDK.dll - NTI CD-Writing SDK Library (AboutNTISDK DLL)
  • CdrwEx32.dll - CdrwEx32 DLL
  • DataEx32.dll - DataEx32 DLL
  • LogFile.dll - LogFile DLL
  • Mpeg2Dec.dll - Mpeg2Dec DLL
  • NtiInteractiveDialog.exe - NTI Backup Now 5 BKaux Module
  • BackupSvc.exe - BackupSvc Application (NTI Backup Now 5 BackupSvc Application)
  • NTIBackup.exe - NTIBackup Application (NTI Backup Now 5 NTIBackup Application)
  • BackupManager.exe - Acer Backup Manager
  • BackupManagerTray.exe
  • JCMKR32.exe - NTI JewelCase Maker
  • Lang.dll
  • Loc.dll
  • NtiMail.exe - NtiMail Application (NTI Backup Now 5 NtiMail Application)
  • NtiMailLOC.dll
  • Restore.exe
  • CdrMmc32.dll - NTI CD-Writing SDK (CdrMmc32 DLL)
  • Cdrw32.dll - Cdrw32 DLL
  • NtiAspi.dll - NTI ASPI Layer
  • Agent Installer.exe - NTI Agent Service (Setup Launcher)
  • BUL.dll - NTI Media Maker 8
  • Cdmkr32u.exe - NTI Media Maker
  • CHS.dll
  • CHT.dll
  • CRO.dll
  • CZE.dll
  • DEN.dll
  • DiscLaunchPad.exe
  • DUT.dll
  • EST.dll
  • FIN.dll
  • FRA.dll
  • GER.dll
  • GRE.dll
  • HUN.dll
  • ITA.dll
  • JAP.dll
  • KOR.dll
  • LAT.dll
  • LTU.dll
  • NOR.dll
  • POL.dll
  • POR.dll
  • ROM.dll
  • RUS.dll
  • SLO.dll
  • SPA.dll
  • SVK.dll
  • SWE.dll
  • TUR.dll
  • Agent_stub.dll - NTI Backup Now 5 (NTI Backup Now 5 Agent stub component.)
  • Agentsvc.exe - NTI Backup Now 5 Agent service.
  • Compdir.dll - NTI Backup Now 5 Directory comparison module
  • Data32.dll - NTI Backup Now 5 Data32 DLL
  • Hddrw32.dll - NTI Backup Now 5 Hddrw32
  • ImagFile.dll - NTI Backup Now 5 ImagFile DLL
  • Migrate.dll - NTI Backup Now 5 Migrate.dll
  • MigrateLOC.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Autoplay Handler
  • DiscLaunchPad.exe is registered as an AutoPlay event handler named 'NTIBurner' with the ProgID of 'NTIBurnerOpen' and the action verb 'open.
2 Scheduled Tasks
  • BackupManager.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{6FC491C7-B87D-40C9-AE7E-96BBFBB6F2B3}' (runs on registration).
  • DiscLaunchPad.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{AA3F9572-7913-4A25-8EB9-45059A8ABDE1}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • BackupManagerTray.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named BackupManagerTray.
3 Services
  • SchedulerSvc.exe runs as a service named 'NTI Backup Now 5 Scheduler Service' (NTISchedulerSvc) "NTI Backup Now 5 Manage BackupNow backup jobs and etc...".
  • IScheduleSvc.exe runs as a service named 'NTI IScheduleSvc' (NTI IScheduleSvc) "NTI IShadow Manage backup/Sync jobs and etc...".
  • BackupSvc.exe runs as a service named 'NTI Backup Now 5 Backup Service' (NTIBackupSvc) "NTI Backup Now 5 Backup service for backup(restore).".
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • BackupManagerTray.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'BackupManagerTray' which loads as "C:\Program Files\NewTech Infosystems\Acer Backup Manager\BackupManagerTray.exe" -k.
3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • BackupManagerTray.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\NewTech Infosystems\Acer Backup Manager\BackupManagerTray.exe'.
  • SchedulerSvc.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Programmer\NewTech Infosystems\NTI Backup Now 5\SchedulerSvc.exe'.
  • BackupSvc.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Programmer\NewTech Infosystems\NTI Backup Now 5\BackupSvc.exe'.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.99 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0004320257%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00026138%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00017065%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:7,242
8,062,084 average
I/O reads/min:5 Bytes
435.61 KB average

How do I remove Acer Backup Manager?

You can uninstall Acer Backup Manager 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 Acer Backup Manager, 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 Acer Backup Manager.

Win 7 (SP1) 74%
Win 7 0%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 85.10%
Windows 10 9.94%
Windows Vista 4.73%
Windows XP 0.23%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 78.97%
Windows 10 Home 8.19%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 4.08%
Windows 7 Professional 3.31%
Windows 7 Home Basic 1.49%
Windows 7 Ultimate 0.75%

Distribution by countryGeography

30.55% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 30.55%
  Germany 13.27%
  United Kingdom 10.08%
  France 6.15%
  Italy 5.91%
  Canada 5.54%
  Netherlands 2.66%
  Spain 2.50%
  Australia 2.37%
  Sweden 1.87%
  Belgium 1.70%
  Finland 1.24%
  Taiwan 1.13%
  Norway 1.03%

About NewTech Infosystems

NewTech Infosystems is a developer of software for Digital Media and Storage Management.
Publisher URL: www.nticorp.com


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