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8% remove it92% keep it
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CA Online Backup


CA Online Backup is a program developed by CA. The software installer includes 42 files and is usually about 53.71 MB (56,314,865 bytes). In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows XP. While about 94% of users of CA Online Backup come from the United States, it is also popular in Mexico.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.onlinebackup.ca.com
Help link: www.onlinebackup.ca.com/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\CA\CA Online Backup\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{D7F96939-DBF2-40FC-9CB0-7DB1E3FAE7D6}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 53.71 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by CA Online Backup

  • AsynchWSCall.dll - CA Online Backup (AsyncWSCall)
  • Common.dll
  • Data.dll
  • Integration.Scheduler.dll - Integration.Scheduler
  • Integration.Shell.dll
  • Integration.UploadAgent.dll - Integration.UploadAgent
  • LocalBackupContainer.dll
  • SOSLibrary.dll
  • SOSLiveProtect.exe
  • SosLocalBackup.exe - CALocalBackup (SosLocalBackup Module)
  • AxLocalBackup.ocx - Local Backup (Local File Backup ActiveX)
  • Interop.XceedEncryptionLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library XceedEncryptionLib
  • Interop.AXUTILITIESLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'AXUTILITIESLib'.
  • Interop.LocalBackupLib.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'LocalBackupLib'.
  • Interop.VSBackupVista.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'VSBackupVista'.
  • Interop.Shell32.dll - Assembly imported from type library Shell32
  • Interop.VSS.dll - Assembly imported from type library 'VSS'.
  • Interop.VSS2003.dll - Assembly imported from type library VSS
  • acrypt32.ocx (by littleBIGware) - addCRYPT Encryption & Hash Components (aCRYPT32 library)
  • ACEV2.DLL (by ACE Compression Software) - ACE Compression Library, Pro (ACE Compression Dynamic Link Library, Pro)
  • ARProgBar.ocx (by Alvaro Redondo) - AR Progress Bar Control
  • AxUtilities.dll - AxUtilities Module
  • SLoader.exe (by Safe OffSite) - SLoader Module
  • BackupEngine.dll (by Safe OffSite) - CA Local Backup (Local Backup Engine)
  • saxfile.dll (by SoftArtisans, (http://www.softartisans.com)) - SAXFile Module (XFile(tm))
  • sosCompress.dll (by SOS Online Backup) - sosCompress
  • SMButton.ocx (by SM) - SMButton (SM Button, get all Button Style with this high speed control.)
  • sosbutton.ocx (by SM)
  • AxInterop.LocalBackupLib.dll
  • ClientApi.dll
  • Integration.Ace.dll - AceWrapper
  • Integration.Pipe.dll - Integration.Pipe
  • mgwz.dll
  • sosdelta.dll

How do I remove CA Online Backup?

You can uninstall CA Online Backup 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 CA Online Backup, 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 CA Online Backup.

Win 7 (SP1) 67%
Win 10 17%
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%
United States

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 66.67%
Windows XP 16.67%
Windows 10 16.67%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 66.67%
Microsoft Windows XP 16.67%
Windows 10 Home 16.67%

Distribution by countryGeography

94.12% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 94.12%
  Mexico 5.88%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 60.00%
Toshiba 40.00%
Common models
TOSHIBA Satellite L675 16.67%
TOSHIBA Satellite L455 16.67%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 16.67%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 16.67%
HP G62 Notebook PC 16.67%
BIOSTAR Group N61PC-M2S 16.67%

Publisher URL: www.ca.com


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