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Should I remove BackUp Maker?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
25% remove it75% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #6,433
United States Rank #8,791
Reach 0.0696%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 11.84 days
349.19 days >
Average installed length: 183.47 days


VersionDistribution 0.36% 1.53% 4.23% 1.60% 0.58% 3.06% 4.08% 2.41% 10.79% 11.81% 1.97% 1.90% 9.33% 1.53% 9.91% 9.18% 1.09% 10.28% 10.86% 0.22% 1.02% 1.31% 0.95%

BackUp Maker

What is BackUp Maker?  (from ASCOMP Software GmbH)

BackUp Maker is the professional solution for creation of data-backups. The ease of use as well as the range of functions enables you to create backup tasks for saving files and folders with a lack of time. Once the backup task has been configured you may forget backup creation. BackUp Maker saves your files fully auto...  Read more


BackUp Maker is a software program developed by ASCOMP Software GmbH. The most common release is, 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 bkmaker.exe. The setup package generally installs about 7 files and is usually about 14.09 MB (14,777,301 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 41% of users of BackUp Maker come from Germany, it is also popular in the United States and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.backupmaker.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\ASCOMP Software\BackUp Maker\
Uninstaller: "C:\Program Files\ASCOMP Software\BackUp Maker\unins000.exe"
Estimated size: 14.09 MB

Program filesFiles installed by BackUp Maker

Program executable:bkmaker.exe
Name:BackUp Maker
Backup Software
Path:C:\Program Files\ASCOMP Software\BackUp Maker\bkmaker.exe
Additional files:
  • Backup Maker.exe - BackUp Maker (BackUp Maker Setup)
  • libeay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/) - The OpenSSL Toolkit (OpenSSL Shared Library)
  • ssleay32.dll (by The OpenSSL Project, http://www.openssl.org/)
  • FoxSDKU32w.dll (by iFoerster Development) - FoxBurner SDK
  • unins000.exe - Setup/Uninstall
  • VistaStarter.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • bkmaker.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{6D9A5F1E-0F70-4061-B99B-7EABAB9D41AD}' (runs on registration).
Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • bkmaker.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named BackUp_Maker-wonderwoman.

How do I remove BackUp Maker?

You can uninstall BackUp Maker 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 BackUp Maker, 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 BackUp Maker.

Win 7 (SP1) 53%
Win XP 0%
Scheduled task? Yes
(Runs on Windows boot)
Uninstall it 25%
Keep it 75%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.93%
Windows 10 36.83%
Windows XP 4.59%
Windows Vista 4.59%
Windows Server 2003 0.07%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 33.19%
Windows 7 Professional 12.76%
Windows 8.1 12.32%
Windows 10 Home 10.25%
Windows 7 Ultimate 6.93%
Windows 10 Pro 4.50%

Distribution by countryGeography

40.74% of installs come from Germany
Which countries install it?
  Germany 40.74%
  United States 29.76%
  United Kingdom 4.50%
  Netherlands 3.17%
  Austria 2.65%
  Canada 2.45%
  Australia 1.65%
  Italy 1.52%
  Belgium 1.39%
  France 1.32%
  Switzerland 1.12%
  Brazil 1.06%
  Spain 0.93%
  New Zealand 0.60%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 21.36%
Medion 19.28%
Acer 17.48%
Dell 15.95%
ASUS 9.43%
Lenovo 4.58%
Toshiba 3.05%
Samsung 2.64%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7728 4.89%
ASUS All Series 3.67%
MEDION H81H3-EM2 3.36%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 3.36%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 2.75%
MEDIONPC MS-7366 2.14%


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