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What percent of users and experts removed it?
1% remove it99% keep it
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United States Rank #23,435
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VersionDistribution 10.20% 2.04% 10.20% 2.04% 2.04% 2.04% 2.04% 2.04%
4.4.1 6.12%
4.3.0 2.04%
4.2.0 6.12%
3.7.0 10.20%
3.6.4 16.33%
3.6.3 26.53%

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CrashPlan PRO


CrashPlan PRO is a program developed by Code 42 Software. The most used version is 3.6.3, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. Upon installation and setup, it defines an auto-start registry entry which makes this program run on each Windows boot for all user logins. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. The software installer includes 18 files. In comparison to the total number of users, most PCs are running the OS Windows 8 as well as Windows 7 (SP1). While about 90% of users of CrashPlan PRO come from the United States, it is also popular in Canada and Australia.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.crashplan.com/business
Help link: www.code42.com/r/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\CrashPlan\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{52CBD0E5-EBCD-4852-B713-534ED6098A9D}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by CrashPlan PRO

  • CrashPlanTray.exe - CrashPlan Tray (Windows system tray interface to CrashPlan)
  • CrashPlanDesktop.exe - CrashPlan PRO (CrashPlan PRO desktop application.)
  • CrashPlanService.exe - CrashPlan PRO backup engine which backs up your files!
  • Code42Filter.sys (by Windows (R) Win 7 DDK provider) - Windows (R) Win 7 DDK driver (Code42Filter Filter Driver)
  • jniwrap64.dll (by TeamDev Ltd) - JNIWrapper (64-bit JNIWrapper Native Library)
  • libyara64.dll (by Code42) - CrashPlan (Yara Library)
  • Code42FilterLib.dll
  • cpnative.dll
  • cpnative64.dll
  • md564.dll

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Scheduled Task (Boot/Login)
  • CrashPlanTray.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named CrashPlan Tray.
  • CrashPlanService.exe runs as a service named 'CrashPlan PRO Backup Service' (CrashPlanService) "This service backs up your files!".
Startup File (User Run)
  • CrashPlanTray.exe is loaded in the current user (HKCU) registry as an auto-starting executable named 'CrashPlanTray' and executes as C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Programs\CrashPlan\CrashPlanTray.exe.
Startup File (All Users Run)
  • CrashPlanTray.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'CrashPlanTray' which loads as C:\Program Files\CrashPlan\CrashPlanTray.exe.

Program resource utilizationResource utilization averages

Memory:1.89 MB
21.09 MB average
Total CPU:0.0004489347%
0.031193% average
Kernel CPU:0.00026716%
0.016088% average
User CPU:0.00018177%
0.015104% average
CPU cycles/sec:2,297,587
8,062,084 average
70 average

How do I remove CrashPlan PRO?

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

Win 8 59%
Win 7 2%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 1%
Keep it 99%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 59.18%
Windows 7 40.82%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Professional 26.53%
Windows 10 Pro 16.33%
Windows 8.1 Pro 12.24%
Windows 7 Home Premium 10.20%
Windows 8.1 10.20%
Windows 10 Home 10.20%

Distribution by countryGeography

90.24% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 90.24%
  Canada 3.66%
  Australia 2.44%
  Brazil 1.22%
  France 1.22%
  New Zealand 1.22%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 31.58%
Lenovo 15.79%
ASUS 10.53%
Hewlett-Packard 10.53%
Toshiba 10.53%
Acer 10.53%
Sony 5.26%
MSI 2.63%
Alienware 2.63%
Common models
Sony SVL24125CXB 4.35%
ASUS All Series 4.35%
TOSHIBA Satellite L775D 2.17%
TOSHIBA Satellite C55-A 2.17%
Alienware Aurora-R4 2.17%


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