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AutoPCBackup Supporting Application


AutoPCBackup Supporting Application is a software program developed by Mindspark Interactive Network. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The primary executable is named autopcbackup.exe. Many users end up uninstalling this after less than a month of it being installed. The setup package generally installs about 14 files and is usually about 5.19 MB (5,446,964 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 and Windows 8. While about 58% of users of AutoPCBackup Supporting Application come from the United States, it is also popular in Brazil and DZ.
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • The wisdom of the experts agree, if you don't use it you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in AutoPCBackup Supporting Application.
autopcbackup.exe (daf13c8e9544549a83cc2f5ae58516b1) has been flagged by the following 11 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
avast! 2014.9-150816 Win32:Mindspark-A [PUP]
AVG 2016.0.3015 MyWebSearch
AVware MyWebSearch.J (v)
Baidu-International Adware.Win32.MyWebSearch.bQ
Bkav FE W32.HfsAdware
Dr.Web Adware.MyWebSearch.85
G Data 15.8.25 Win32.Adware.Mindspark
Malwarebytes v2015.08.16.06 PUP.Optional.Mindspark.A
Tencent Win32.Trojan.Falsesign.Wvuf
TrendMicro-HouseCall 7.2.228 Suspicious_GEN.F47V0421
VIPRE Antivirus 40684 MyWebSearch.J (v) (not malicious)

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.mindspark.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Mindspark\AutoPCBackup
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\Mindspark\AutoPCBackup\uninstall.exe" "/C:C:\Program Files\Mindspark\AutoPCBackup\Uninstall\uninstall.xml"
Estimated size: 5.19 MB

Program filesFiles installed by AutoPCBackup Supporting Application

Program executable:autopcbackup.exe (Malware detected)
Path:C:\Program Files\mindspark\autopcbackup\autopcbackup.exe
Additional files:
  • UnifiedLogging.dll - UnifiedLogging
  • RebootRequired.exe - Reboot Required
  • DesktopSdk.dll - DesktopSdk
  • manifest.json
  • LogicNP.FileView.WPF.dll
  • LogicNP.FolderView.WPF.dll
  • lua5.1.dll
  • Microsoft.Expression.Interactions.dll (by Microsoft) - Microsoft.Expression.Interactions
  • System.Windows.Interactivity.dll (by Microsoft) - System.Windows.Interactivity
  • uninstall.exe (by Indigo Rose) - Setup Factory Runtime (Setup Application)
  • Verify.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • AutoPCBackup.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'AutoPCBackup' which loads as C:\Program Files\Mindspark\AutoPCBackup\AutoPCBackup.exe /AutoRestart.

How do I remove AutoPCBackup Supporting Application?

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Or, you can uninstall AutoPCBackup Supporting Application 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: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program AutoPCBackup Supporting Application, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: 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 AutoPCBackup Supporting Application.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.
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Win 7 43%
Win 8.1 14%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 70%
Keep it 30%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 57.14%
Windows 8 28.57%
Windows 8.1 14.29%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 28.57%
Windows 8.1 Connected 28.57%
Windows 7 Ultimate 14.29%
Windows 8.1 Enterprise Ev... 14.29%
Windows Se7en Titan 14.29%

Distribution by countryGeography

58.33% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 58.33%
  Brazil 25.00%
  DZ 8.33%
  Italy 8.33%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 28.57%
Samsung 28.57%
Acer 28.57%
Dell 14.29%
Common models
HP Stream Notebook PC 11 33.33%
Samsung N150P 16.67%
Samsung 300E4A/300E5A/300... 16.67%

About Mindspark Interactive Network

Mindspark is a business unit of IAC that focuses on interactive products and web portals and operates IAC's interactive products and web portals such as Life123, Myway.
Publisher URL: www.mindspark.com


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