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What is BackupGenie?  (from BackupGenie Ltd)

Syncing a file with Backup Genie is completely automated. Simply drag the file you want to sync into your SyncFolder and Backup Genie will do the rest. Once a file is synced, you can then sync it to any computer in the world and access your files from any device. Backup Genie provides its users with a choice of storag...  Read more


BackupGenie is a software program developed by BackupGenie Ltd. Upon being installed, the software adds a Windows Service which is designed to run continuously in the background. Manually stopping the service has been seen to cause the program to stop functing properly. 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 primary executable is named backupgenie.exe. The setup package generally installs about 28 files and is usually about 1.33 GB (1,424,825,297 bytes). The installed file Updater.exe is the auto-update component of the program which is designed to check for software updates and notify and apply them when new versions are discovered. Relative to the overall usage of those who have this installed, most are running it on Windows 7 (SP1). Most users that have installed this software come from the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.backupgenie.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\backupgenie
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\BackupGenie\uninst.exe
Estimated size: 1.33 GB

Program filesFiles installed by BackupGenie

Program executable:backupgenie.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\backupgenie\backupgenie.exe
Additional files:
  • MPCBContextMenu.dll - BackupGenie
  • Signup Wizard.exe - BackupGenie Setup Wizard
  • Updater.exe - Backup Genie Software Updater
  • AWSSDK.dll (by Amazon.com, Inc) - Amazon Web Services SDK for .NET (AWSSDK)
  • Configuration Updater.exe - Configuration Updater
  • UnRegisterExtensions.exe (by mypcbackup.com) - UnRegisterExtensions
  • Service Start.exe (by MyPCBackup.com) - MyPC Backup Service
  • ObjectListView.dll (by Bright Ideas Software) - ObjectListView
  • Shared Stack.dll (by mypcbackup.com) - Shared Stack
  • BackupStack.exe (by Just Develop It) - BackupStack (Backup Stack)
  • AlphaVSS.51.x86.dll (by Alphaleonis) - AlphaVSS (Alphaleonis Windows Volume Shadow Copy Service .NET Library)
  • AlphaVSS.52.x64.dll (by Alphaleonis)
  • AlphaVSS.52.x86.dll
  • AlphaVSS.60.x64.dll
  • AlphaVSS.60.x86.dll
  • AlphaVSS.Common.dll - AlphaVSS.Common
  • GetText.dll - GetText
  • Crypto32.dll
  • Crypto64.dll
  • diffstack.dll
  • LogicNP.EZShellExtensions.dll
  • MPCBIconOverlays.dll - Sync Icon Overlay Handler
  • RegisterExtensionDotNet20_x64.exe
  • RegisterExtensionDotNet20_x86.exe
  • RestartExplorer.exe
  • uninst.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • BackupGenie.exe is scheduled as a task named 'LaunchApp' (runs monthly on Sundays at 9:10 PM).
  • BackupStack.exe runs as a service named 'Computer Backup (OmniTech Support)' (BackupStack).

How do I remove BackupGenie?

Quickly and completely remove BackupGenie from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall BackupGenie 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 BackupGenie, 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 BackupGenie.

Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%
Windows 7 (SP1)

Distribution by countryGeography

100.00% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 100.00%


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