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What percent of users and experts removed it?
8% remove it92% keep it
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4.9.292 2.70%
4.9.291 13.51%
4.8.289 8.11%
4.8.286 10.81%
4.8.275 2.70%
4.6.263 2.70%
4.5.243 59.46%

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Backup4all Standard 4

What is Backup4all Standard 4?  (from Softland)

Backup4all is an award-winning data backup software for Windows. This backup utility was designed to protect your valuable data from partial or total loss by automating backup tasks, password protecting and compressing it to save storage space. This backup application is feature rich and offers an intuitive interface m...  Read more


Backup4all Standard 4 is a program developed by Softland. The most used version is 4.5.243, 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. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. 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 42.93 MB (45,019,958 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows Vista (SP2). While about 47% of users of Backup4all Standard 4 come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and MA.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.backup4all.com
Help link: www.backup4all.com/en/contact.html
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Softland\Backup4all Standard 4\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /I{16C1966F-954A-4992-B961-C5E1FB2E4946}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 42.93 MB
Language: German (Germany)

Program filesFiles installed by Backup4all Standard 4

  • b4aSchedStarter.exe - b4aSchedStarter (b4aSchedStarter application)
  • bckEmail.dll - Softland Backup (Softland Backup Email)
  • AES.DLL - Softland AES
  • b4aShutMon.exe - b4aShutMon (Backup4all shutdown monitor)
  • Backup4all.exe - Backup4all (Backup4all application)
  • b4aSched.exe - b4aSched (Backup4all standalone scheduler)
  • b4aCmd.exe - b4aCmd (Backup4all Command Line application)
  • b4aOTB.exe - b4aOTB (b4aOTB application)
  • StarBurn.dll (by Rocket Division Software) - StarBurn CD/DVD/Blu-Ray/HD-DVD Burning, Grabbing and Mastering Toolkit for Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP/2003/Vista/Longhorn
  • PLX507.dll (by Prolific Technology) - PLX507 Dynamic Link Library
  • IoctlSvc.exe (by Prolific Technology) - IoctlSvc Application (PLFlash DeviceIoControl Service)
  • sp216.dll (by Sunplus Technology)
  • libeay32.dll
  • ssleay32.dll
  • VscSrv.exe
  • VscSrv2003.exe
  • VscSrv2003x64.exe
  • VscSrv2008.exe
  • VscSrv2008x64.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • b4aSchedStarter.exe is scheduled as a task named 'b4a_Server backup(1)' (runs daily at 4:00 AM).
2 Scheduled Tasks (Boot/Login)
  • b4aSched.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named Backup4all Scheduler_Acer.
  • b4aSchedStarter.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named b4a_LT-E[14-15WXP.O](1).
  • IoctlSvc.exe runs as a service named 'PLFlash DeviceIoControl Service' (PLFlash DeviceIoControl Service).
2 Windows Firewall Allowed Programs
  • Backup4all.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Softland\Backup4all Standard 4\Backup4all.exe'.
  • b4aCmd.exe is added as a firewall exception for 'C:\Program Files\Softland\Backup4all Standard 4\b4aCmd.exe'.

How do I remove Backup4all Standard 4?

You can uninstall Backup4all Standard 4 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 Backup4all Standard 4, 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 Backup4all Standard 4.

Win 7 (SP1) 62%
Win 7 3%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 64.86%
Windows Vista 13.51%
Windows 10 13.51%
Windows XP 8.11%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 48.65%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 10.81%
Windows 7 Professional 10.81%
Microsoft Windows XP 8.11%
Windows 7 Ultimate 5.41%
Windows 8 2.70%

Distribution by countryGeography

47.17% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 47.17%
  Germany 41.51%
  MA 1.89%
  Brazil 1.89%
  Australia 1.89%
  Greece 1.89%
  Israel 1.89%
  Malaysia 1.89%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Medion 28.13%
Dell 15.63%
Lenovo 15.63%
Acer 12.50%
Hewlett-Packard 9.38%
Intel 6.25%
Sahara 3.13%
American Megatrends 3.13%
Common models
MEDIONPC MS-7616 6.06%
Packard Bell EasyNote LM8... 3.03%
MEDIONPC MS-7653 3.03%
MEDIONPC MS-7502 3.03%


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