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What percent of users and experts removed it?
11% remove it89% keep it
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United States Rank #48,139
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1.6.7 90.32%
1.5.1 9.68%

Backup Magic

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What is Backup Magic?  (from Moon Software)

Backup Magic is a simple, fast and compact backup/file copy utility for power users and system administrators (it is not designed for people who have limited knowledge about computer file system). It is not meant for full system backup and does not have loads of options, but it includes all of the tools required to get...  Read more


Backup Magic is a program developed by Moon Software. The most used version is 1.6.7, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. 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 main program executable is bmagic.exe. The software installer includes 4 files and is usually about 1.47 MB (1,536,875 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 44% of users of Backup Magic come from the United States, it is also popular in South Africa and Canada.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.moonsoftware.com/bmagic.asp
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\backup magic
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Backup Magic\Uninstall.exe /U "C:\Program Files2\Backup Magic\Install.log"
Estimated size: 1.47 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Backup Magic

Program executable:bmagic.exe
Backup Magic
Path:C:\Program Files\backup magic\bmagic.exe
Additional files:
  • BMagicc.exe - Backup Magic (Backup Magic console module)
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

2 Scheduled Tasks
  • Uninstall.exe is scheduled as a task with the class '{459AC677-F089-4F3B-9364-B86490DE6679}' (runs on registration).
  • BMagicc.exe is scheduled as a task named 'Test Backup' (runs weekly on Tuesdays at 9:00 AM).

How do I remove Backup Magic?

Quickly and completely remove Backup Magic from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall Backup Magic 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 Backup Magic, 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 Backup Magic.

Win 7 (SP1) 48%
Win XP 16%
Uninstall it 11%
Keep it 89%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 48.39%
Windows 10 35.48%
Windows XP 16.13%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 22.58%
Windows 8.1 Pro 19.35%
Microsoft Windows XP 16.13%
Windows 7 Professional 9.68%
Windows 7 Ultimate 9.68%
Windows 10 Home 6.45%

Distribution by countryGeography

44.44% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 44.44%
  South Africa 8.33%
  Canada 8.33%
  France 5.56%
  Australia 5.56%
  Italy 5.56%
  Singapore 2.78%
  Belgium 2.78%
  Korea 2.78%
  India 2.78%
  Argentina 2.78%
  Israel 2.78%
  Netherlands 2.78%
  Germany 2.78%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 22.73%
Hewlett-Packard 13.64%
Samsung 9.09%
American Megatrends 9.09%
ASUS 9.09%
Sony 9.09%
Acer 4.55%
Lenovo 4.55%
Intel 4.55%
Common models
Dell XPS 8300 8.70%
Dell Precision WorkStatio... 4.35%
Dell Dell System XPS L3... 4.35%
Sony VPCEB11FD 4.35%
Sony SVS13A35PGB 4.35%
Samsung 530U3C/530U4C 4.35%


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