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What percent of users and experts removed it?
5% remove it95% keep it
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How common is it?
Global Rank #29,086
United States Rank #16,794
Reach 0.0051%


VersionDistribution 0.99% 2.97% 1.98% 3.96% 0.99% 0.99% 6.93% 0.99% 3.96% 5.94% 2.97%
4.4.3 1.98%
4.3.5 0.99%
4.3.4 12.87%
4.3.0 1.98%
4.2.0 0.99%
3.7.0 19.80%
3.6.4 8.91%
3.6.3 19.80%

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CrashPlan PROe


CrashPlan PROe is a software program developed by Code 42 Software. The most common release is 3.7.0, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. 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. The setup package generally installs about 20 files. Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 10 and Windows 7 (SP1). While about 87% of users of CrashPlan PROe come from the United States, it is also popular in India and Germany.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: www.crashplan.com/enterprise
Help link: www.code42.com/r/support
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\CrashPlan\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{19C5E720-AA4F-4AF5-8AD0-EB7FF7E15D2D}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Language: English (United States)

Program filesFiles installed by CrashPlan PROe

  • CrashPlanDesktop.exe - CrashPlan PROe (CrashPlan PROe desktop application.)
  • CrashPlanService.exe - CrashPlan PROe backup engine which backs up your files!
  • CrashPlanTray.exe - CrashPlan Tray (Windows system tray interface to CrashPlan)
  • 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 PROe 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 PROe?

You can uninstall CrashPlan PROe 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 CrashPlan PROe, 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 CrashPlan PROe.

Win 10 50%
Win Vista (SP2) 1%
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
Uninstall it 5%
Keep it 95%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 10 50.50%
Windows 7 48.51%
Windows Vista 0.99%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Enterprise 23.76%
Windows 7 Professional 20.79%
Windows 10 Enterprise 11.88%
Windows 10 Pro 10.89%
Windows 10 Home 9.90%
Windows 8.1 4.95%

Distribution by countryGeography

87.27% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 87.27%
  India 2.42%
  Germany 2.42%
  United Kingdom 1.82%
  Australia 1.21%
  Mexico 1.21%
  Canada 1.21%
  Hong Kong 0.61%
  Singapore 0.61%
  Norway 0.61%
  Japan 0.61%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Dell 40.28%
Lenovo 25.00%
Hewlett-Packard 22.22%
Sony 5.56%
Apple 2.78%
MSI 1.39%
Alienware 1.39%
Toshiba 1.39%
Common models
Dell Latitude E7440 3.16%
LENOVO 80MK 2.11%
Dell XPS 13 9343 2.11%
Dell Latitude E7450 2.11%
Dell Latitude E6430 2.11%
Dell OptiPlex 7010 2.11%


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