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3.7.6 build 352 (Sep-18-2009) 100.00%

Carbonite Pro

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Carbonite Pro is a program developed by Carbonite. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. When installed, it will add a context menu handler to the Windows shell in order to provide quick access to the program. The software installer includes 3 files. A majority of the PCs this is running on, most OS versions are Windows 7 (SP1). The distribution of this has mostly been seen in the United States.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.carbonitepro.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Carbonite\Carbonite Backup
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Carbonite\Carbonite Backup\CarboniteSetup.exe /remove

Program filesFiles installed by Carbonite Pro

  • CarboniteNSE.dll - Carbonite Explorer Extensions
  • CarboniteUI.exe - Carbonite InfoCenter (Carbonite User Interface)
  • CarboniteSetup.exe - Carbonite Setup

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Context Menu Handler
  • CarboniteNSE.dll added to Windows Explorer under the name 'Carbonite' with a class of {FE8BD682-9A64-4740-A92B-EE7E5F7FA0A5}.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • CarboniteUI.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'Carbonite Backup' which loads as C:\Program Files\Carbonite\Carbonite Backup\CarboniteUI.exe.

How do I remove Carbonite Pro?

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

Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 8%
Keep it 92%
Windows 7 (SP1)

Distribution by countryGeography

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

About Carbonite

Carbonite is an online backup service that backs up documents, music, photos and email.
Publisher URL: www.carbonite.com


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