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Should I remove Comodo BackUp?

What percent of users and experts removed it?
9% remove it91% keep it
Overall Sentiment
Very good
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How common is it?
Global Rank #8,133
United States Rank #6,884
Reach 0.0497%


VersionDistribution 48.06% 3.27% 2.45% 5.10% 6.63% 2.04% 1.22% 0.10% 0.82% 0.61% 0.71% 9.39% 0.10% 2.96% 0.51% 0.51% 0.82% 1.43% 1.33% 0.10%
3.0_build_56 0.10%
3.0.171317.133 4.49%
3.0.171317.130 2.24%
3.0.164972.96 0.61% 0.20% 2.76% 0.92% 0.10%

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Comodo BackUp

What is Comodo BackUp?  (from COMODO)

Comodo Backup is a powerful and easy to use desktop application that helps home and business users protect their valuable data against damage or loss. The application boasts a wealth of innovative and advanced features while the simple, task orientated interface means even beginner users can run their first backup job...  Read more


Comodo BackUp is a program developed by COMODO. The most used version is, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation, it defines an auto-start registry entry which allows the program run on each boot for the user which installed it. 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 main program executable is cbu.exe. The software installer includes 36 files and is usually about 27.7 MB (29,043,684 bytes). CBUpdater.exe is the automatic update component of the software designed to download and apply new updates should new versions be released. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 7 (SP1) as well as Windows 10. While about 55% of users of Comodo BackUp come from the United States, it is also popular in Italy and United Kingdom.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: backup.comodo.com
Help link: www.backup.comodo.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\comodo\backup
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Comodo\BackUp\BackUpconfig.exe -uninstall
Estimated size: 27.7 MB
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by Comodo BackUp

Program executable:cbu.exe
Name:Comodo BackUp
Comodo Backup main executable
Path:C:\Program Files\comodo\comodo backup\cbu.exe
Additional files:
  • CBUpdater.exe - Comodo BackUp Updater
  • CmdBkSvc.exe - ComodoBackupService (Comodo Backup Service)
  • CmdBackUp.exe - Comodo Backup
  • GUILANG.dll
  • cbunat.exe
  • cos-core-lib.dll
  • COSService.exe
  • CSE.exe (by C.O.M.O.D.O) - Comodo BackUp (Comodo BackUp Self Extracting Backup Executable)
  • SynchronizationService.exe
  • VSS_s2003.dll
  • VSS_vista.dll
  • VSS_xp.dll
  • cscdll.dll
  • offreg.dll (by Microsoft) - Offline registry DLL
  • UpdaterDLL.dll
  • utilsdll.dll
  • WdfCoInstaller01009.dll (by Microsoft) - WDF Coinstaller
  • CBDrvSys.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task
  • CBU.exe is scheduled as a task named 'CBU taskID 63297888908 0' (runs daily at 10:55 AM).
3 Services
  • CmdBkSvc.exe runs as a service named 'ComodoBackupService' (ComodoBackupService) "Comodo Backup Service".
  • SynchronizationService.exe runs as a service named 'Comodo BackUp Service' (SynchronizationService.exe).
  • COSService.exe runs as a service named 'Comodo Online Storage Service' (COSService.exe).
Startup File (User Run)
  • CmdBackUp.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'ComodoBackup' and executes as "C:\Program Files\Comodo\BackUp\CmdBackUp.exe" tray.

How do I remove Comodo BackUp?

You can uninstall Comodo 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 Comodo 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 Comodo BackUp.

Win 7 (SP1) 51%
Win Vista 0%
Auto-starting? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 9%
Keep it 91%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 51.73%
Windows 10 38.29%
Windows XP 5.50%
Windows Vista 4.48%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 29.39%
Windows 10 Home 11.82%
Windows 7 Professional 11.31%
Windows 8.1 9.04%
Windows 7 Ultimate 8.84%
Windows 10 Pro 6.58%

Distribution by countryGeography

54.76% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 54.76%
  Italy 9.53%
  United Kingdom 6.88%
  Germany 3.48%
  Australia 2.90%
  Canada 2.82%
  Netherlands 1.82%
  Belgium 1.33%
  France 1.33%
  Russia 1.08%
  Sweden 0.99%
  Poland 0.83%
  South Africa 0.75%
  Romania 0.66%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 26.26%
Dell 24.02%
Acer 14.53%
ASUS 9.31%
Toshiba 6.89%
Lenovo 5.96%
Medion 1.86%
Intel 1.68%
MSI 1.12%
Samsung 0.74%
Common models
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 5.02%
ASUS All Series 4.30%
HP Pavilion dv7 Notebook ... 4.30%
Dell Inspiron 3847 3.23%
Dell XPS 8700 2.87%
Acer Aspire E1-571 2.15%


Comodo groups provides computer software and SSL digital certificates as well as offers many products as freemium, but additional features or more featured editions are available for a fee.
Publisher URL: www.comodo.com


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