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What percent of users and experts removed it?
6% remove it94% keep it
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Global Rank #32,462
United States Rank #21,016
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1.02.01 54.43%
1.02.00 45.57%

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AsBackupWizard is a software program developed by ASUS. The most common release is 1.02.01, 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 (4,952,126 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 79% of users of AsBackupWizard come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Taiwan.

Program detailsProgram details

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\{124C9BD0-8C52-
Estimated size: 4.72 MB

Program filesFiles installed by AsBackupWizard

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
  • AsMultiLang.dll - AsMultiL Dynamic Link Library
  • ACPIWMI.dll (by ASUSTek Computer) - WIM ACPI Interfaces
  • AsUninsHlp.dll (by asusTEK) - asusTEK AsUninsHlp (AsUninsHlp)

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • AsBackupWizard.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{38B71DEB-9D94-4C78-AF81-EAA4E39B54BB}' (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 AsBackupWizard?

You can uninstall AsBackupWizard 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 AsBackupWizard, 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 AsBackupWizard.

Win 7 (SP1) 92%
Win 10 8%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 92.41%
Windows 10 7.59%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 77.22%
Windows 7 Professional 15.19%
Windows 10 Home 5.06%
Windows 10 Pro 2.53%

Distribution by countryGeography

78.99% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 78.99%
  Canada 12.61%
  Taiwan 8.40%

About ASUS

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


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