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Should I remove Autodesk Backburner 2015?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
2% remove it98% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #7,127
United States Rank #9,113
Reach 0.0597%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 8.05 days
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Average installed length: 124.75 days


VersionDistribution 100.00%

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Autodesk Backburner 2015

What is Autodesk Backburner 2015?  (from Autodesk)

You can use Autodesk® Backburner™ with Maya to manage your render jobs and render nodes while network rendering. Autodesk Backburner is a background rendering network system that allows animation scenes to be rendered by many computers working collectively on the same network.


Autodesk Backburner 2015 is a program developed by Autodesk. 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 software installer includes 20 files and is usually about 21.55 MB (22,598,232 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 10 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 32% of users of Autodesk Backburner 2015 come from the United States, it is also popular in France and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.autodesk.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Autodesk\Backburner\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{8C5F38D2-8EFE-49A4-B3F5-BF3210FED168}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 21.55 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Autodesk Backburner 2015

  • manager.exe - Backburner (Backburner Manager Application)
  • managersvc.exe - Backburner Manager Service
  • monitor.exe - Backburner Monitor Application
  • server.exe - Backburner Server Application
  • serversvc.exe
  • cmdjob.exe
  • libdlnrapi30.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • server.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Server starten' (runs daily at 23:00).
3 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • server.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Autodesk\Backburner\server.exe'.
  • monitor.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Autodesk\Backburner\monitor.exe'.
  • manager.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Autodesk\Backburner\manager.exe'.

How do I remove Autodesk Backburner 2015?

You can uninstall Autodesk Backburner 2015 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 Autodesk Backburner 2015, 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 Autodesk Backburner 2015.

Uninstall it 2%
Keep it 98%
PC installation base

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 57.89%
Windows 7 42.11%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Ultimate 13.93%
Windows 8.1 13.68%
Windows 8.1 Pro 13.42%
Windows 7 Professional 13.08%
Windows 7 Home Premium 13.08%
Windows 10 Home 8.84%

Distribution by countryGeography

31.93% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 31.93%
  France 5.11%
  United Kingdom 5.03%
  Italy 4.51%
  Canada 3.61%
  Brazil 3.01%
  Netherlands 2.63%
  Germany 2.63%
  Australia 2.18%
  Spain 2.10%
  Russia 1.80%
  Iran 1.65%
  Turkey 1.50%
  Colombia 1.43%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
ASUS 21.72%
Hewlett-Packard 20.19%
Dell 15.08%
Acer 11.20%
Lenovo 8.71%
Toshiba 3.87%
Samsung 3.73%
Alienware 3.46%
MSI 2.77%
Apple 2.35%
Intel 1.66%
Common models
ASUS All Series 16.58%
LENOVO 20378 3.27%
LENOVO 20217 2.76%
ASUSTeK N56VZ 2.51%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.51%
Dell Precision WorkStatio... 1.76%

About Autodesk

Autodesk focuses on 3D design application for use in the architecture, engineering, construction, manufacturing, media and entertainment industries.
Publisher URL: www.autodesk.com


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